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Shop Foreman

Location:  Price, UT, US, 84501
Company:  Nielson Construction

 

City:  Price
State:  Utah
Postal/Zip Code: 84501

 

Nielson Construction & Materials, is a member of the Oldcastle Materials West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.

 

 

 

Position Overview

Shop Foreman is responsible for overseeing the daily activities in a shop. This includes but is not limited to technician scheduling and effectiveness, repair procedures, technical advice/guidance and overall fleet condition.

 

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensure employee driven safety culture is in place and effective.
    • This should include participation and engagement with all OMG/Division safety, environment and health policies, procedures and audits.
    • Will also include continual improvement towards Gold Class shop facility standards.
  • Implement, manage and maintain effective scheduling process (visual board) to ensure overall preventative maintenance program is in place.
    • Technician effectiveness scheduled, tracked and managed thru visual management, activity sampling and thorough time scheduled vs time shift schedule comparison.
    • Shift schedule management based on production needs and efficiency in place.
    • Daily T5/Performance meetings held with technicians based on tracked metrics of productivity, quality and safety.
    • Ensure all work requests or deficiencies identified through DVIR’s are scheduled through CMMS and assigned to technician or vendor for repair.
  • Define, implement and utilize current Work Order process with full utilization of CMMS and operational Work Requests in order to effectively manage and track all equipment repairs.
    • This should include full utilization of PM System, work orders and scheduling with technician name, estimated time and scheduled date updated daily.
  • Implement and ensure effectiveness of repair processes.
    • PM/Lube process (CMMS) in place to ensure timely maintenance on fleet.
    • Annual inspection process to ensure scheduled maintenance to reduce downtime.
    • Maintain Federal, State and local compliance with all DOT laws and regulations including annual DOT inspections
    • Track, manage and reduce all re-active repairs on break downs, door calls and service calls.
    •  Oversee VCR/VIR process to ensure effective inspections are being performed daily and repairs completed. Communication with shop manager on VCR/VIR in place.
    • Communicate with local vendors to ensure effective and timely outsourced repairs.
  • Implement and ensure 5S culture is driven throughout all technicians.
    • Direct focus on complete 5S process should be evident and sustained throughout facilities.
  • Continually communicate and foster open dialogue with operational groups
    • Take place in and provide agenda driven information during necessary operational meetings and communications.

       

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

 

Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma required with a minimum of 2 years of shop experience required.
  • Experience working with electronic equipment management systems preferred.
  • Experience in heavy equipment and on-highway trucks preferred.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, Class A CDL preferred.

 

Work Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers.
  • Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation.

 

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • High ethical standards
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)

 

Key Competencies

  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs.
  • Teamwork - Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
  • Judgment - Exhibits sound and accurate judgment.
  • Planning/Organizing - Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance.

 

 

Physical Requirements

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.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or hear.  The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to handle, or feel.  The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move from 10 to 100 lbs.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and depth perception

 

 

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; outside weather conditions; and extreme cold and/or heat.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

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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Nielson Construction is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Utah

Job Segment: Facilities, Operations

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