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Equipment Manager

Location:  Knoxville, TN, US, 37914
Company:  Harrison Construction Company

Job ID:  122792


Since 1947, Harrison Construction Company, an Oldcastle Materials company, has been the preferred source for ground-level site construction throughout eastern Tennessee and western North Carolina. Committed to quality, service and safety, our integrated products and services enable us to build and manage site development projects from concept through construction.  In addition, by being a part of the Oldcastle family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form Oldcastle.  Oldcastle is the number one asphalt producer, the third-largest aggregates producer, and one of the top five ready mixed concrete producers in the United States.  Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.



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The Equipment Manager will oversee all areas of Harrison Construction’s equipment for all lines of business including Aggregates, Ready Mix Concrete, Industrial Minerals and Construction. The candidate will work with Company President and Line of Business Managers to ensure peak optimization and maintenance, as well as prepare annual budgets and Capex requests.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure a safe work environment by overseeing compliance with all safety policies and procedures including the demonstration and communication that safety is priority number 1.
  • Effectively manage preventative and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Work with Line of Business Managers and to plan, budget, and coordinate all repairs including winter repairs.
  • Work with Company President to prepare monthly forecasts including R&M costs, Revenue, Shop Costs.
  • Work with Line of Business Managers to ensure peak equipment utilization.
  • Prepare annual budgets and Capex requests
  • Prepare evaluations of Capex vs 2nd life using lifecycle analysis.
  • Review and prepare evaluations of tire cost, major repair spend, and asset disposal recommendations
  • Ensure effective utilization of all Oldcastle processes including use of CMMS, SmartEquip, and Proactis.
  • Other duties as assigned



  • 5 -10 years of maintenance experience
  • 2-4 Years of supervisory experience
  • Progressive Yellow Iron Management experience



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

  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, etc
  • Must pass a drug screen and criminal background check
  • Able to work independently with attention to detail
  • Able to follow direction and work effectively in a team environment
  • Knowledge of DOT, CDL and MSHA regulations
  • Able to respond to stressful situations and customers in a professional, courteous manner
  • Ability to effectively prioritize assignments to meet long-term and short-term deadlines
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Able to write reports, document findings, and procedures, and to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Able to work flexible hours including weekends, at various locations, as required
  • Able to have set-up knowledge and to show leadership qualities
  • Able to complete MSHA safety training as required


Language Skills

  • Able to effectively communicate in verbal and written form to employees, management, executives, and customers


Reasoning Ability

  • Able to identify, define and resolve problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Able to interpret an extensive variety of instructions in mathematical, written or oral form
  • Able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables
  • Able to interpret written and oral instructions, and to read, analyze and interpret, operating and maintenance instructions or regulations
  • Root Cause Analysis


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, or controls
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus
  • Able to talk, hear, stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • Able to climb ladders with exposure to heights
  • Able to work in all weather conditions
  • Able to move/carry objects up to 50 lbs.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.  Other duties may be assigned as required.  Requirements for this job are subject to modification by the Company and its designees, and reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Harrison Construction Company is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Knoxville

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