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Equipment Maintenance Superintendent

Fairbanks, Alaska
Job Title:
Equipment Maintenance Superintendent
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Non exempt
Equipment / Fort Knox Goldmine/Fairbanks
Reports to:
Equipment Manager
Full Time, Regular
First/Mid Level Officials and Managers
Normal Work Hours and Days:
Three week days to nights Rotation. 12 hour days, Monday-Saturday

EEO Statement:
Alaska Aggregate Products LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, citizenship, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, other protected activities, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. **This employer participates in E-Verify. Este Empleador Participa en E-Verify.**

The Equipment Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for coordinating service, track all costs, and assist with E360 reporting. Coordinates projects of field workers; Responsible for facilitating repair and maintenance of equipment, machines, and tools used on maintenance projects and conduct purchasing and scheduling activities. The Equipment Maintenance Superintendent position is located at the Fort Knox Mine. This location is not a camp job; applicants must be able to live in the Fairbanks/North Pole area with reliable transportation.

Essential Functions:
  • Assist in the documentation of all equipment and machine repairs, services, adjustments and work performed.
  • Ensure that proper safety, inventory, maintenance and reporting procedures are followed, convey problems to the attention of the Equipment Manager.
  • Review and verify employee time sheets, ensure that hours are assigned properly and submit to Payroll on specified days, in a timely manner. Consolidation of timecards.
  • Conduct purchasing activities and required approvals as necessary.
  • Pick up/deliver necessary supplies, Coordinate materials and equipment as needed.
  • Cost control/cost tracking.
  • Logistics- day to day
  • Scheduling; Equipment/labor
  • Daily updates to Equipment Manager
  • Order parts for equipment maintenance jobs
  • Equipment operations/coordination.
  • Scheduling of crew for projects
Other Tasks:
  • Load and unload various equipment and supplies from or to delivery truck.
  • Performs other related duties, as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Directly supervise shop and field personnel.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function and preferably able to perform other tasks satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. 

Education and/or Experience:
  • Familiarity with supervision of equipment maintenance repairs and employees. 
  • Three year of job related experience, with supervisory experience.
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • A valid driver license
  • Current MSHA certification
  • Five years experiences of equipment maintenance repairs in a supervisory role related to large mining or construction fleet.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of Heavy Equipment management and shop procedures and protocols.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various construction equipment and tools.
  • Knowledge of and ability to read and apply information obtained from blueprints, schematics, job specifications and manuals
  • Knowledge of and ability to repair equipment and follow related procedures.
  • Ability to assess and troubleshoot equipment failure.
  • Knowledge of first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Ability to interpret and record written data and information.
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to ensure that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed.
  • Ability to perform a variety of tasks involving strenuous manual labor
  • Ability to meet equipment schedule with dependability and consistency.
  • Ability to motivate and supervise assigned employees.
  • Ability to relate to the public, customers, peers and subordinates in a professional, courteous and respectful manner, and appropriately respond to questions or complaints.
  • Ability to coordinate people, equipment and inventory.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment when carrying out duties.
  • Ability to do mathematical computations related to the management of equipment and inventory systems.
  • Ability to wear protective clothing.
Physical Demands:
The following activities were rated for frequency of occurrence based on the following:
Not Present = NP    
1-10% of the work day = Rare 34-66% of the work day = Frequent
11-33% of the work day = Occasional 67-100% of the work day = Constant


Reaching Overhead Frequent
Standing Frequent Reaching Straight Ahead Frequent
Walking Frequent Reaching Downward Frequent
Bending/Stooping Frequent Handling Frequent
Crouching Frequent Fingering Constant
Kneeling Frequent Feeling Occasionally
Crawling Frequent Talking Occasionally
Climbing Frequent Hearing Occasionally
Balancing Occasionally Twisting Frequent
Operate Foot Controls Occasionally Twist of Wrist Frequent
(Pounds) Constant Frequent Occasional Rare
Lifting   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying 10 lbs. 50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling   50 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X Regularly exposed to inclement weather
2. Extreme Cold X  
3. Extreme Heat X  
4. Wet and/or Humid X Will experience Rain/Snow/Ice on location
5. Noise X Moderate to high noise level.
6. Vibration X Occasional normal equipment vibration.
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X Possible diesel fumes.
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X  
9. Electric Shock    
10. High, Exposed Places X Occasionally exposed to situations which require fall protection.
11. Radiant Energy    
12. Explosives    
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals X Occasionally exposed
14. Other Risks X Aware of the potential hazards of working around equipment.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employee(s) will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments.

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