19 days old

Superintendent Equipment Services

Newark, New Jersey 07101
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift, 2nd Shift

Responsible for the efficient and cost effective execution and supervision of the duties and labor associated with the maintenance and repair of terminal automobiles and equipment, as well as preserving positive relations with customers and union labor.

Essential Duties:

  • Enforcement of shop procedures, practices, and policies to effectively and efficiently address the PM, CM, safety and environmental needs to the fleet to provide equipment available for operational needs
  • Supports profitability goals through effective and efficient labor management.
  • Operate within approved fiscal and capital equipment budget limits and be able to fully explain variances from budget plan to the Department Manager.
  • Complies with Ports America Safety policies and procedures and provides on-going feedback to labor.
  • Secures, evaluates and directs mechanics, ensuring high levels of productivity and quality repairs.
  • Keeps Equipment Services Manager informed of work status and problems as they arise.
  • Ability to obtain thorough knowledge of union contracts, ensuring adherence to policy and contract procedures.
  • Completes production, payroll-related, safety and other reports accurately (either within the computer system or manually), and submits to appropriate PA staff and others as required on a timely basis.
  • Use current CMMS (MainPac) to plan and document all related costs, inventories and job planning.
  • Actively participates in the improvement and enhancement of operational procedures and systems by providing ideas and feedback.
  • Evaluate and select outside contractors and vendors who can provide quality products and services at the best price.
  • Works closely with other Maintenance and Operations departments to coordinate repair and maintenance activities and to arrange down time for repairs and maintenance.
  • Works with Equipment Service Manager to develop schedules for maintenance and repair of equipment, ensuring that tools and replacement parts are available and that preventative maintenance is included in repair schedules.
  • Analyzes equipment status, determining and recommending modification, improvement and new equipment needs, ensuring full and safe operating efficiency.
  • Provides comprehensive work direction to all labor at the beginning of each work assignment and provides a follow-up assessment upon completion.
  • Completes other tasks and projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must be computer literate; proficient with Microsoft Office -- Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Knowledge of safety and accident prevention codes and regulations and related industry governmental regulations.
  • Requires the ability to plan and organize multiple projects in fast-paced environment.
  • Requires ability to respond quickly in a fast-paced environment and be available to work varied hours, shifts and days.
  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively with union labor and Ports America staff.
  • Thorough knowledge of the gear and equipment used in a port environment


Minimum Requirements (Education, Experience, Certifications):

  • College degree or equivalent maintenance related experience is preferred.
  • Three (3) years' experience supervising industrial or automotive maintenance repair operations.
  • Requires the ability to obtain a TWIC Card issued by the Department of Homeland Security.
  • A valid Driver's License in good standing is required.

Working Conditions:

  • Frequent walking, standing, bending, and occasional sitting
  • The ability to climb up and down a stairs and equipment
  • The ability to lift item up to 50 lbs.
  • The ability to work in changing hot and cold climates based on weather conditions
  • The ability to work in an environment with moving objects and machinery; the environment may be hazardous to persons unable to see or hear fast moving heavy equipment


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Posted: 2021-04-17 Expires: 2021-05-17
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