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Equipment Superintendent - HK

Idaho Falls, ID, US, 83402

HK Contractors


Job ID:  477606


HK Contractors, a CRH company, is a member of the CRH 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

The primary function of the Equipment Superintendent is to direct and coordinate all the equipment activities for the HK / IMC Pocatello companies. This position is considered a working hourly position and may require occasional travel to gravel sources and construction projects to fully understand company needs.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Direct, schedule, and coordinate with all company supervisors to ensure the efficient use of all company owned & rented equipment. 
  • To be thoroughly knowledgeable about the proper applications, uses, and abilities of the various types of heavy construction equipment.
  • To maintain and distribute a weekly live up to date equipment schedule to ensure all applicable equipment is working efficiently and generating money.
  • Schedule transporting, delivery, mobilization or demobilization of all company equipment to construction projects and company owned locations.
  • Thorough DOT permitting knowledge to permit oversize loads movements and to ensure safe delivery.
  • Organize large transportation projects such as crusher and plant relocations.
  • Understand and ensure DOT rules and requirements are followed.
  • To safely coach, manage, and train transport drivers in their day-to-day activities.
  • To assist with the daily truck dispatching duties as required.
  • Manage necessary paperwork including timecards, daily cost reports, and provide support for truck drivers.
  • Assist with data entry of equipment reports into CMMS for repair.
  • Embrace our safety culture and foster the devolvement of safe practices and procedures.
  • Assure compliance with all regulatory mandates, company policies and procedures governing worker safety and plant operation.
  • Confer with management personnel to establish schedule and quality delivery control standards, and cost controls.
  • Plan and direct production activities and establish production priorities for products in keeping with effective operations and cost factors.
  • Review and analyze production, quality control, maintenance and operational reports to determine causes of non-conformity with product specifications and operating or production problems.
  • Develop and implement operating methods and procedures designed to eliminate problems, improve product quality and assure the operational status of company plants does not affect production of material for customers.
  • Maintain and improve the appearance of company property and facilities.
  • Responsible for ensuring operating cost are within budgeted amounts



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



  • Education: High School Graduate
  • Experience: 3-5 years supervisory experience in transportation and or equipment operations.


Work Requirements

  • This position works directly with the trucking, equipment, and all production departments.
  • Communicate with customers, and other company departments as required to assure the safe, accurate and timely delivery of company products and service.
  • Communicate with Management on any subordinate commendations, disciplinary actions, operational deficiencies, QC issues, productivity issues or unusual purchase requirements.
  • Schedule PTO, and communicate unexcused absences and tardiness to Management. Prepare incident reports as appropriate.
  • Verify, review and approve daily timecards and production purchases. Ensure all timecards and invoices are forwarded to the office in a timely fashion.
  • Communicate accident/incident information to Management immediately. Verify completion of accident/incident reports and assist the Manager with accident reports and investigations.
  • Review and analyze productivity reports for continual operational improvements. Conduct designated performance appraisals. Compile, verify and record accurate production, QC, purchasing, inventory, and best practice reports as necessary.
  • Reflect a professional appearance and attitude with all work related activities. Encourage professional attitudes and appearances with all subordinate employees. Maintain positive professional relationships with all customers and employees.



Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Knowledge: Supervisory experience in transportation & equipment fields, computer skills, regulations governing areas of responsibilities. Familiarity with, OSHA, EPA, and State and Federal procedures, practices and specifications as they relate to QC and production activities.
  • Decisions involving the above responsibilities are encountered on a day to day basis. The Equipment Superintendent is expected to rely on professional judgment to make decisions while working. Decisions regarding changes in company policy or major deviations in standard company operating procedures will require the approval of the Operations Manager or General Manager.
  • Work Hours:  Hourly Position, position requires overtime as necessary, year round.




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.

The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to signal and handle equipment. The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move anywhere up to 50-75 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 CRH Offers You


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



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


HK Contractors, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date Posted:  Jan 16, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Idaho
Nearest Secondary Market: Idaho Falls

Job Segment: Construction, Data Entry, Engineering, Administrative