Gator Dredging
  • Clearwater, FL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance $15,000 provided by company with option to purchase additional coverage, Accident & Critical Care available, LTD & STD

The Heavy Equipment & Maintenance Manager is responsible for leading a team of Mechanics in an aggressive preventative maintenance repair program, including the maintenance of large, medium, and light duty diesel Equipment, Trucks and Trailers to ensure a safe and efficient fleet.

  • Lead, educate and develop a team of mechanics
  • Monitor employee's performance and be accessible to all areas of the shop
  • Plan daily manpower to meet workload
  • Provide support to the operations team regarding all equipment related issues
  • Monitor and analyze all opportunities to cut costs and improve efficiencies
  • Perform administrative functions; including payroll approval, scanner downloads, repair order maintenance and compliance documentation
  • Address all corrective action regarding direct reports
  • Be able to repair air brakes, drive trains, electrical systems, A/C and pneumatics
  • Provide clean, safe working conditions of the facility and equipment
  • Communicate with the operations manager to ensure operation's and company's needs are met
  • Identify and monitor equipment sent to outside sources for repairs
  • Conduct pre-shift meetings
  • Comply with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures


  • Must be able to repair and maintain large, medium, and light duty diesel Equipment, Trucks and Trailers
  • Must possess at least 5+ years industry experience in equipment maintenance management or operations capacity within the auto/diesel industry
  • Must have heavy duty fleet experience (pre/post inspections)
  • Current driver's license with a clean record is required, CDL is a plus
  • Prior technician/mechanic experience is required
  • ASE certifications are a plus
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be able to travel as needed
  • Basic written and verbal communication skills (documentation, communication with peers, supervisors, etc.)
  • Thorough knowledge of tractor and trailer maintenance, DOT rules and regulations, company policies and procedures
  • Proven leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Must be multi-tasked oriented
  • Strong computer skills
  • OSHA Certifications are a plus
  • Forklift Certification a plus
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Drug Free Work Place

Working Conditions:

  • Exposure to considerable amounts of dust, diesel fumes and noise
  • Exposure to heavy traffic areas while performing the duties of the job.
  • Exposure to chemicals, oils, greases, or other irritants
  • Access any area of the equipment or vehicle to perform necessary maintenance
  • Ability to move and position heavy objects
  • Ability to bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair vehicles
  • Ability to work outside in various weather conditions.


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