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Regional Equipment Manager - Odessa, FL

Odessa, FL, US, 33556

Preferred Materials - Concrete



Job ID:  327921


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division, part of CRH South Division, is a leading supplier of ready mix concrete, concrete block, rebar and building materials in the state of Florida, providing the highest product quality and service in the construction industry. With headquarters in Bonita Springs, Florida, and operations in five key Florida markets, Preferred Materials provides municipalities, developers, architects, engineers, contractors, builders and suppliers a wide variety of construction materials and products. Our employees make Preferred Materials a great place to work. We promote a strong safety culture, where employees take responsibility for their own safety.


Position Overview

Equipment Manager is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the Shop to ensure alignment with the Company's vision and objectives.  This includes management of satellite shop technicians, Outside Vendor Management, repair processes, safety awareness and an effective preventative maintenance program for the fleet in a defined area. 


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Ensure employee driven health & safety culture and standards are in place and effective by complying with legislation, company policies and promoting a safe work environment.
  • Implement and ensure effectiveness of repair processes thru direct performance management of shop leads and technicians.
  • Review, ensure accuracy and approve hourly technician time entry.
  • Find, schedule and guide training programs and needed training for hourly technicians.
  • Perform Activity Sampling on all technicians and provide visual management to ensure appropriate production and performance.
  • Directly manage all lead personnel and technicians including reinforcement, communication and disciplinary actions where necessary.
  • By identifying cost, shop capacity/competency and technician capacity/competency, ensure effective outsourced repairs are determined and managed.
  • Ensure all National and Local programs established by sourcing are being utilized to their fullest extent.
  • Review, manage and approve all purchases prior to purchase by utilizing the Proactis approval process.
  • Identify, manage and ensure safe, effective tire program is in place according to National OMG guidelines and in alignment with Divisional Equipment Manager recommendations.
  • Consistently and effectively communicate with all Lines of Business and operations to ensure company fleet/equipment needs are being met to ensure maximum availability and production.
  • Provide consistent communications thru meetings, email and phone with operations to ensure needed information is delivered.
  • Involvement in forecasted work/fleet needs with focus on LOFAT to assist company in right sizing fleet levels with understanding from all necessary.
  • Ensure effective, timely and urgent repair culture is driven throughout employees to drive customer satisfaction, uptime and productivity.
  • Utilize Sourcing input on all significant purchases and agreements.
  • Regular and predictable attendance at assigned times is required. 
  • Other duties as may be assigned.



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



  • Associates degree or related experience required with a minimum of 5 years of shop management experience required.
  • Experience working with electronic equipment management systems preferred.
  • Experience managing P&L responsibility preferred.
  • Experience in mining, construction or manufacturing would be beneficial
  • Valid state driver’s license and satisfactory driving record is required.


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.
  • Must pass pre-employment physical, drug screen and criminal background check.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required.
  • Must maintain current driver’s license that meets state requirements, i.e., CDL, Class A and/or B Driver with possible hazmat and tanker endorsements.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Individuals are required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) in designated operations and production areas as stated by OSHA and/or MSHA. Protective equipment that may be required, but not limited to, for this position is: Face Shield, Safety (hard toe) Shoes, and Coveralls.
  • Compliance with all OSHA and/or MSHA regulations.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.
  • Ability to work effectively with others.
  • High ethical standards.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to work with suppliers.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness.
  • Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation.
  • Ability to drive change and sell new concepts and approaches through persistence, self-motivation, energy, tenacity, follow-through, and commitment.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
  • English and Spanish bilingualism preferred.
  • Understanding of procurement’s impact on financial results.


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.

  • Able to use hands and fingers to manipulate objects, talk and hear.
  • Vision abilities (with correction) include close, distance, peripheral, depth, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit.
  • The employee is occasionally required to climb, crawl, kneel, and bend.  


Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock or burn.
  • The noise level in some areas of the work environment may be loud, but is typically moderate.


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 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


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!


Preferred Materials – Concrete Division is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Date Posted:  Oct 1, 2021

Nearest Major Market: Tampa

Job Segment: Electrical, Regional Manager, Manager, Procurement, Performance Management, Engineering, Management, Operations, Human Resources