Shop Manager

Date: Jun 28, 2024

Location: Jacksonville, FL, US

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 18051 

Benefits Offering
RailWorks is committed to helping our employees live better lives.  We offer comprehensive benefits packages to eligible employees, including competitive pay, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) with company match, and additional performance incentives.


Pay Range: $75000 - $78000 / year


Position Summary
The Shop Manager supervises, coordinates, and performs the maintenance and repair of equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s specification, company standards and safety standards.


Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
•    Supervises and assigns work to subordinates engaged in the repair, maintenance, and servicing of equipment.
•    Plans and organizes shop work activities and personnel according to changing demands and priorities.
•    Determines and documents repair schedules.
•    Provides estimates of materials, costs, and timelines for service and repair activities.
•    Purchases necessary parts and supplies to accomplish repairs.
•    Schedule’s work, establishes deadlines, and modifies work schedules to meet deadlines.  
•    Makes initial inspections in difficult cases and diagnoses malfunctions.
•    Inspects work in progress and upon completion.
•    Provides technical assistance or advice to subordinates in difficult and unusual problems.
•    Inspects shop facilities to determine proper utilization and maintenance and adherence to safety regulations.
•    Performs skilled mechanical work in the repair and overhaul of equipment.
•    Travels to field project locations to provide technical maintenance and support. 
•    Monitor’s equipment and vehicles leaving or returning to base.
•    Trains and manages workers.
•    Performs a variety of administrative tasks.


Required Skills and Qualifications 
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the skilled mechanical repair of construction equipment.
•    A valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.
•    Ability to read and understand procedural instructions and manuals.
•    Ability to keep records and to prepare work and time reports.
•    Ability to understand and efficiently carry out instructions.
•    Ability to supervise the work of others and clearly communicate instructions.
•    Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
•    Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work being performed.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions
•    Works both indoors and outdoors.
•    Frequently walks, stands, stoops, bends, kneels, and reaches.
•    Lifts and carries heavy equipment and parts.
•    Uses hands to operate equipment and tools involved in repairs.
•    Works around vehicles and machinery with moving parts.
•    Exposed to exhaust fumes, gasoline, and diesel fuel.
•    May be exposed to harsh weather conditions.
•    May be exposed to loud noise.


This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned. 


RailWorks is North America’s leading track and transit system experts for over 100 years and with 45 offices across the U.S. and Canada.  We take on challenging projects every day and our success rely on a collaborative and open-minded work environment that encourages teamwork, positivity, and ingenuity.  We are committed to creating a culture of trust, respect, and acceptance.  RailWorks also offers opportunities to grow your career, develop your skills and pursue success.

RailWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with RailWorks without regard to an individual’s sex, race, religion, creed, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville