We are seeking a Sr. Equipment Director to lead in the strategic management, procurement, preventative maintenance, repair/replacement, safety assurance and enforcement of all equipment activities in the United States and Canada for a Leading Railroad Construction Provider. The Manager will be responsible as the primary equipment contact for support and leadership for all operations and the New York Corporate Headquarters. This role is cross functional and requires a high level of collaboration and influence across multiple departments and stakeholders.
The Equipment Manager will be responsible for selecting and maintaining the company’s fleet of commercial equipment to support construction activities while managing the records, licenses, inspections, warranties, and service agreements within the budget. This position will report directly to the Director of Procurement and Strategic Planning.
The successful candidate will have significant experience in equipment management, operations, logistics and using software programs to monitor the fleet and the inventory. The candidate should match the Required Skills and Qualifications section that includes significant experience in the construction industry.
Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Develop and implement strategies to build and maintain an effective and sustainable equipment program that will adhere to to safety, compliance, regulations and corporate policies.
Ensure safe and reliable equipment is available to meet operational requirements
Inspects facilities to determine proper inventory, utilization, maintenance, and
Maximize equipment profitability and utilization.
Manage and direct effective and timely preventative, maintenance and repair programs.
Measure and report on the overall effectiveness of the department, its equipment goals, objectives, and programs on a quarterly basis.
Manage existing and develop new vendor relationships.
Negotiate contracts, purchase agreements and maintenance service agreements for the Corporation’s equipment through continuous pricing, service and other improvements.
Participate in the estimating and bid process for determining equipment needs and costs of prospective projects
Establish short and long term agreements when necessary to lock in pricing and services for an agreed duration
Monitor company policies for equipment use
Assist in the establishment and maintenance of capitalized equipment records and procedures, for all equipment owned by the Company
Assist in the development of yard and equipment inventory procedures and reports
Oversee supplier warranty claims submission and payment
Manage the Equipment Department annual budget
Bachelors degree in Construction, Engineering, or related field OR minimum of 10 years’ experience in the heavy construction equipment management field
Must possess practical knowledge of the function, operation, financial modeling and decision making and the maintenance and upkeep of construction equipment
REQUISITION NUMBER: 20180111-90001-001