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Shop and Equipment Manager ($75,000 to $90,000) - Le Grand, IA

Le Grand, IA, US, 50142

Midwest - Cessford Construction



Job ID:  344519


Hallett Materials, a CRH company, was established in 1918.  Hallett Materials produces quality aggregates with a firm belief in customer service.  The materials produced by Hallett Materials are used in the construction of new highways, bridges and buildings as well as landscaping and maintenance projects.


Job Summary

Manages the full fleet of key and non-key equipment in alignment with corporate objectives.  Focuses on supporting the operation to ensure growth in the market.  Maintains and grows positive, customer-centric relationships within and outside the organization.  Remains a key business partner within the operation.  Effectively communicates, prioritizes and tactically manages all situations regardless of difficulty.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned. 

  • Continually focuses on achieving market profitability through effective management of all equipment and maintenance activities within the assigned area, including cost control, employee development, and high training and safety standards.
  • Ensures safe and reliable assets are available to meet operational requirements.
  • Manages effective utilization of vehicle assets.
  • Conducts fleet evaluations to ensure maintenance standards are met.
  • Ensures maintenance shops are adequately staffed and mechanics are properly trained.
  • Ensures vehicle management systems are effectively utilized.
  • Complies with and ensures adherence to all safety standards and regulations to encourage safe and efficient operations.
  • Meets all financial review dates, report submissions and corporate directed programs in a timely fashion.   
  • Ensures the cleanliness and maintenance of the maintenance shops through regular inspections and preventive maintenance programs.
  • Oversees personnel needs of the department including selecting, coaching, disciplining, and training employees and evaluating employee performance. Provides input into termination, compensation, and promotion decisions.
  • Conducts and/or attends and contributes to periodic operational meetings to maintain favorable working relationships among all employees and promote maximum morale, productivity, and efficiency.  Provides positive training and presentations upon request.


Supervisory Responsibilities




The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree (accredited) or in lieu of degree, High School Diploma or GED (accredited) and 4 years of relevant work experience.
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience , shop supervision and customer service.
  • Direct/Indirect supervision of full-time employees that include mechanic/technicians, shop managers and shop support personnel.        
  • Valid driver’s license required.


Work Environment

Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

The normal environment for this job is an office setting; however, frequent visits to field operation locations and shops will be required along with some overnight travel.



What CRH Americas 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
  • Salary - $75,000 to $90,000


About CRH Americas


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


CRH Americas 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 CRH Americas family!


Hallett Materials is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

 EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link


Date Posted:  Dec 30, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines

Job Segment: Manager, Management