Equipment Manager - Palmer Office

Location: Palmer, Alaska
Date Posted: 03-08-2018
Job Title:
Equipment Manager
SOC code:
FLSA Classification:
Equipment/Palmer Office & Project Site (Remote)
Reports to: 
President of AAP
Status: Full Time, Regular  EEO-1: First/Mid-Level Officials and Managers
Normal Work Hours and Days:  Regular office hours are 6:00AM to 6:00PM Monday through Saturday. 
Revised: 03/8/2018

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.**

Oversee day-to-day activities of the Equipment Division facility and personnel, to include the maintenance, repair and inventory of equipment, machines and tools used on construction projects.  Develops protocols and procedures for implementation into Company operations.

Essential Functions:
  • Maintain and/or oversee documentation of facility equipment and machine repairs, services, adjustments and work performed. 
  • Tracking and filing equipment repair notes.
  • Ensure that proper safety, compliance, inventory, maintenance and reporting procedures are followed, bring problems to the attention of the President.
  • Directly supervise and monitor the performance of subordinate employees and provide technical support and mentoring as needed.
  • As required, assist with the work of subordinate employees at various job sites.
  • Management of all equipment failures, damages, and servicing; manifesting; Equipment Cost Control.
  • Evaluate incoming equipment and machines and diagnose defects.
  • Oversee the assembling and/or disassembly of various types of equipment or machines as well as the acquiring of the necessary parts to repair them.
  • Review and verify employee time sheets in conjunction with Master Mechanics for submittal to payroll on specified days. Ensure that hours are assigned properly.
  • Advise Master Mechanics on purchasing needs, recommendations and required approvals, as appropriate.
Other Tasks:
  • Answer phone and relay messages when needed.
  • Conduct business errands requiring driving, i.e., bank deposits, etc.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
Directly supervise and monitor the performance of the Master Mechanics, Shop Foremen, and employees and provide technical support and mentoring as needed

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

Education and/or Experience:
  • Familiar with general accounting principals
  • Some college or vocational training in business or accounting and/or one year of job related accounting experience
  • Two years clerical/financial record keeping work experience, including accounts receivable.
  • Two years of college course work in business, accounting or a related field.
  • MSHA certification
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
  • Knowledge of basic accounting principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of construction contract principles and practices.
  • Knowledge of office protocol and the ability to effectively work as a member of a team.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use computer hardware, electronic data base management and related software.
  • Ability to work with written and computerized data.
  • Ability to accurately perform mathematical computations.
  • Ability to communicate information in writing so others will understand.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally with others.
  • Ability to work well with others and able to prioritize workloads and flexible enough to change gears when needed.
  • Knowledge of and ability to use various construction equipment and tools.
  • Ability to read and follow assembly and instruction manuals.
  • Knowledge of and ability to read blueprints and schematics.
  • Knowledge of and ability repair equipment and follow related procedures.
  • Ability to assess and troubleshoot equipment failure.
  • Knowledge of and ability to apply first aid and applicable safety precautions.
  • Ability to effectively understand and communicate verbally and in writing 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 wear protective clothing.
Physical Requirements:
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
Sitting Frequent 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 10 lbs. 30 lbs. 100 lbs.  
Carrying 10 lbs. 30 lbs. 50 lbs.  
Pushing/Pulling 10 lbs. 30 lbs. 100 lbs.  

Working Conditions:
1. Exposure to Inclement Weather X  
2. Extreme Cold X  
3. Extreme Heat X  
4. Wet and/or Humid X  
5. Noise X Moderate
6. Vibration X  
7. Atmospheric Conditions (dust/fumes/etc.) X  
8. Moving Mechanical Parts X  
9. Electric Shock X  
10. High, Exposed Places X  
11. Radiant Energy X  
12. Explosives X  
13. Toxic or Caustic Chemicals X  
14. Other Risks X  

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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