Heavy Equipment Manager

Jan 26 2021
Alpha Inc. |Kahului|Full Time
Job Description


  • Competitive Salary.
  • Relocation.
  • Company Paid, full family medical, prescription, vision and dental insurance.
  • Paid Time Off (PTO).
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Free Family Life Insurance.
  • 401K Retirement Plan.
  • Flexible Spending Account.



The Heavy Equipment Manager is responsible for the daily operations for the equipment operations, inventory management and maintenance function of the equipment.  This position will track equipment quality throughout the product lifetime and make recommendations for alternatives if needed.  The Heavy Equipment Manager will manage subordinate staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs and personnel issues at hand.  This position will also ensure that projects, department milestones and goals are met and adhering to approved budgets.



  • Manage the scheduling, maintenance, repair and utilization of equipment to ensure company standards.
  • Oversees all equipment maintenance operations and readiness to meet specific projects and organizational needs.
  • Authorizes and makes arrangements for procurement of parts, supplies, tools and machinery.
  • Manage purchases, rentals and lease options of new and used equipment and vehicles.
  • Monitor equipment condition and ensure compliance with local, state, and federal rules/regulations.
  • Lead and work closely with the heavy equipment mechanics to track repairs and ensures they adhere to established policies for inspections, maintenance and repair of equipment.
  • Track and report equipment utilization, hour meters, mileage and fuel by type and use per company and regulatory standards.
  • Manage work orders and invoice reconciliation.
  • Conduct analysis on equipment purchases versus renting equipment.
  • Assist Operations Manager with the final equipment budgets and potential equipment purchases in order to meet budgetary goals.
  • Ensure all licensing, permitting, registration and titling of all equipment and vehicles.
  • Monitor and confirm equipment insurance coordination, claims management and support.
  • Investigates and evaluates cause, extent and financial impacts of damages to equipment and fleet due to failures and accidents.
  • Maintain inventory of equipment, tools, and supplies and establish and monitor security procedures and protocols for the storage of inventory.
  • Issue purchase orders in accordance with company policy and the accounting system.
  • Maintain Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and OSHA compliance.
  • Coordinates training sessions for new equipment with operators as needed.
  • Maintain a safe working environment through safety awareness training and pro-active employee involvement.
  • Safeguard locked key cabinets for all equipment, fleet and spares.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum two (2) years of management experience or equivalent combination of education and experience (Required).
  • Minimum two (2) years of heavy civil construction experience (Required).
  • Associates degree in construction management or related field (Preferred).
  • Experience and knowledge in heavy equipment and fleet vehicles (Required).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Suites - Word, Excel, Powerpoint and MAC Suites (Required).
  • Proficiency in HCSS, or Adobe Acrobat (Preferred).


  • Strategic Agility – Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
  • Business Acumen – Knowledgeable in current and possible future policies, practices, trends, and information affecting his/her business and organization; know the competition; is aware of how strategies and tactics work in the marketplace.
  • Process Management – Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
  • Problem Solving – Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts, make decisions and develop solutions.
  • Managing & Measuring Work – Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; provide consistent and constant progress feedback.
  • Negotiating – Can negotiate skillfully in tough situations with both internal and external groups; can settle differences with minimum noise; can win concessions without damaging relationships; can be both direct and forceful as well as diplomatic; gains trust quickly of other parties to the negotiations; has a good sense of timing.
  • Conflict Management – Steps up to conflicts, seeing them as opportunities; reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can hammer out tough agreements and settle disputes equitably; can find common ground and get cooperation with minimum noise.
  • Communication – Communicates well both verbally and in writing in order to convey information effectively and efficiently, shares information and ideas with others and has good listening skills.
  • Leadership – Strong leadership and organizational skills with a proven ability to effectively influence others and resolve client, project and technical issues.
  • Integrity/Ethics ​ Deals with others in a straightforward, respectful, ethical and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality and supports company values.
  • Functional/Technical Skills – Requires the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment, keeps knowledge up-to-date, is a technical resource for others, follows technology practices and standards.
  • Drive for Result – Targets and achieves results in a consistent manner, sets challenging goals, prioritizes tasks, overcomes obstacles, pushes self and others for results, accepts accountability.
  • Must have a valid Hawaii Driver's License and access to an insured vehicle.