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Yard Supervisor

Company: COST of Wisconsin, Inc.
Location: Jackson
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Shift: M – F; 7:00am – 3:30pm; potential for some weekend and/or on-call hoursEmployment Type: Direct hire; non-exemptSummaryCOST is a specialty theme construction company that creates custom projects for museums, theme and water parks, aquariums, zoological exhibits, and other unique assignments. The Yard Supervisor is responsible for management of fleet, equipment and mechanic shop operations for two Jackson, WI based sister companies inclusive of employee management with emphasis on monitoring safety, general work duties and schedules in accordance with company policy. This role will oversee, plan and direct all fleet movement and transportation of equipment and materials between all interstate pick up and drop off locations.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Directs and supervises a team of five or less employees to ensure quality of work performed meets company and customer standards. Self performs repairs or other work when and where necessary.
  • Maintains a professional team of employees by mentoring, coaching and developing employees inclusive of addressing disciplinary tasks.
  • Adheres and meets schedule and project requirements for completion of department duties with focus on meeting logistic needs. Prepares trucks for shipping runs and facilitates safe loading and unloading of fleet vehicles.
  • Ensures all fleet vehicles and equipment are operable through routine and seasonal maintenance; trouble shoots and triages emergency repairs.
  • Regularly inspects work for quality and timeliness; prepares and provides progress reports as needed.
  • Reviews and approves timecards and requests for time off.
  • Communicates and enforces safety procedures and other company rules and guidelines.
  • Participates in the development and administration of fleet procurement and budget, including the purchase and customization of vehicles and equipment for each department.
  • Maintains mechanic shop functions, including shop inventory, supplies and equipment, including fuel, oil and chemicals, and all parts and materials needed for repairs and customizing.
  • Procures and coordinate with outside vendors for work that may be beyond time and/or capacity scope for mechanic shop staff.
  • Maintains necessary documentation including license tabs, title cards, insurance, certification, and inspection records; codes and processes invoices for billing.
  • Responds to questions and concerns from internal vehicle and equipment users.
  • Stays current with all DOT, OSHA, etc. requirements for vehicle and equipment safety; communicates updates as needed.
  • Maintains availability for emergency situations.
  • Reviews, recommends, and implements appropriate internal and external training programs.
  • Recommends improvements in methods and procedures.
  • Adheres to all company policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as requested or required.Knowledge and Skill
  • Motivator who sparks enthusiasm while directly promoting and implementing organizational policies and procedures.
  • Analytical thinker who logically breaks down problems and looks for solutions.
  • Flexible to change, and able to multitask and shift direction based on changing needs and deadlines.
  • Experienced in a managerial and/or supervisory role(s) or demonstrates leadership skills and capabilities.
  • Carries a valid driver's license and maintains a satisfactory driving history. Able to pass a DOT physical, drug test, background check.
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills.
  • Associates degree in electrical, mechanical, or related field preferred; or high school diploma or GED combined with 4 years of relevant work experience; or other applicable professional certifications.
  • Able to operate a variety of trucks and light, medium and heavy equipment and tools: hand tools, automotive lifts and other hydraulics, and all company owned equipment and vehicles for purposes of repair and maintenance.
  • Demonstrated understanding of welding principles.
  • Significant attention to safety standard, procedures, and practices.
  • Rapid response and accurate problem solving in emergency repair situations.
  • Prioritization skills to triage and appropriately repair issues.
  • Able to read, interpret and understand documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instruction, procedure manuals and blueprints.
  • Proficient computer skills to include internet navigation, email use, and Microsoft Office use.Benefits
    • Company credit card for company purchases and travel
    • Company cell phone
    • Paid time off
    • 8 paid holidays
    • Company paid basic life and long term disability insurance
    • Medical insurance
    • Voluntary insurance: dental, short term disability, term life, critical illness, and accident insurance
    • 401k
    • Quarterly variable pay bonusPhysical Demands
      • Use hands to handle or feel; stand; walk; climb or balance; stop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk and hear.
      • Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
      • Lift 70 lbs. floor to waist; lift 90 lbs. waist to chest; lift 25 lbs. chest to overhead; carry 50 lbs. over a distance of 50 ft.; push a 100 lbs. wheeled cart over a distance of 100 ft.; and drag 50 lbs. over a distance of 100 ft. Work Environment
        • Exposed to typical noises and smells associated with the production environment, such as exposure to fumes or airborne particles and production machinery. Noise level is moderate to loud. The above statements reflect the general details necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work that may be inherent in the occupation. COST of Wisconsin, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity workplace.

Keywords: COST of Wisconsin, Inc., Milwaukee , Yard Supervisor, Other , Jackson, Wisconsin

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