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Shop Foreman Lamont, FL at Preferred Materials

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lamont, Florida

Job Description:

Job ID:  149627

Conrad Yelvington Distributors, Inc., a CRH company, supplies and distributes aggregate materials such as granite, river gravel, limestone, natural sand, and more. This rail served aggregate distribution network covers Florida, Southern Mississippi, South Carolina, and Alabama.

Position Overview

Shop Foreman is responsible for overseeing all aspects of a specific shop facility to ensure alignment with Equipment and Area Managers vision and objectives. This includes management of local technicians, repair processes, safety awareness and an effective preventative maintenance program for the fleet in a defined area. 


Hours: 10-14 hours per day.  Week: 55-60 hours per week.  Lunch: No designated lunch period, (Eats as work load allows, but is required to take a 30 minute minimum break.)

Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

•          Coordinates between mechanics, vendors and dispatch to maintain equipment and shop


  • Utilize CMMS system to accurately track and maintain work request and work orders.

  •  Manage and ensure accurate equipment inspections as needed.

    • Maintain and work with operations to ensure thorough daily inspections are being conducted.

    • Conduct monthly inspections on equipment and communicate results to Operations Management and Equipment Manager.

  • Manage and maintain all mechanics

    • Includes ensuring accurate time card completion and data entry.

    • Effectively schedule all mechanics as required by work load and needed repairs.


  •      Creating purchase orders utilizing Proactis

  •      Compiling weekly reports, ie; fuel etc..

  •       Self-starter with initiative to work independently

•           Performs all duties in conformance to appropriate safety standards. 

  •       Strong computer skills with an attention to detail

  •       Ability to work under pressure in deadline driven environment.

  •       Strong knowledge of various parts used for equipment, plants and vehicles

  •       Update and maintain PM hours in CMMS and various Excel spreadsheets

  •       Problem solving abilities

  •       Proficient Skill using Excel, Word and data entry spreadsheets

  •      Work schedule will be a combination of administrative duties and hands on repairs to        equipment

Job Knowledge:

  • Demonstrated commitment to achieving the organization's goals and objectives.

  • Ability to work effectively with others

  • High ethical standards

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks effectively with a focus on timeliness and responsiveness

  • Capable of utilizing the internet effectively for research and evaluation

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written)      

  • Skill in operating computer and imaging systems

  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

  • Ability to effectively communicate in writing and verbally.

  • Ability to learn procurement systems and processes.

  • Driver’s License with less than 6 points.

Qualifications:  A review of the essential job functions and physical requirements of this position (complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990) has been made.  In order to perform the essential functions of this position, the minimum knowledge, skills and abilities are listed below:

Education and/or Experience: 

High School diploma or GED. 1 year accounts payable/ purchasing preferred

Language Skills:    

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

•           Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.

•           Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.

•           Ability to use basic hand tools


Mathematical Skills:    

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty to Preferred Materials. Inc. guidelines

Must pass Pre-employment physical, drug screen, criminal background check and driving record review.

Must be willing to work flexible schedules including: nights, weekends and holidays when necessary

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States

Must demonstrate a strong commitment to safety

Regular and timely attendance is required

Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in both indoor and outdoor settings. Must comply with all work rules, including those that pertain to safety and health.

Special Needs:  Must be able to utilize personal protective equipment; hard hats, appropriate foot protection, back support belts, gloves, respirators, both disposable and air fed.

Travel Requirements:   Quarterly site visits to inspect mobile equipment and meet with stakeholders at Gulf Coast Rail Terminals

Travel may be required to other facilities & vendors or to pick up a part; usually local. 

This position description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.  Employees may be required to perform any other job-related instructions as requested by their supervisor.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be conducted by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

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!

Conrad Yelvington Distributors, Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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