• Roads & Grounds Shop Lead Jobs in Kuwait City

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  • 0 - 3 Years
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Job Description:

Roads & Grounds Shop Lead ( KBO001758 )

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

Under limited direction, performs work of moderate difficulty in leading crews in the operation of a variety of heavy construction equipment Ensures personnel exhibit superior workmanship and focus upon a quality end product Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to ensure all tasks are accomplished safely and with a focus on quality Direct oversight of Roads and Grounds shop personnel Verifies actual hours worked by staff to reduce manpower expenditures Ensures staff completes all tasks by the local Environmental, Safety and Health directives Provides leadership and mentors junior staff to develop appropriate skill sets Addresses customer concerns in a prompt, professional and courteous manner Uses Computer Maintenance Management System (Maximo) to correctly capture data related to maintenance work orders, preventative maintenance inspections, and emergency/urgent customer requests Ensures personnel accurately capture data on maintenance work order requests and preventative maintenance inspection forms for upload into the Maximo database

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES

Provides leadership, guidance, and technical assistance to lower-level operators and related workers in the performance of their day-to-day activities

Directs and mentors workers in maintenance and repair of roads, pavements, driveways and walkways

Operates several types of power/heavy-construction equipment

Performs digging, leveling and grading operations; builds berms, grades roads, levels ground and other similar tasks using construction equipment

Operates heavy paving and surfacing equipment to lay, spread or compact concrete, asphalt and other surface materials during road construction

Aligns machines, cutter heads, or depth gauge markers with reference stakes and guidelines or ground, or position equipment following hand signals from other workers

Loads and moves dirt, rocks, equipment, and materials, using crawler tractors, power cranes, shovels, graders, and related equipment

Drives and maneuvers equipment equipped with blades in successive passes over working areas to remove topsoil, vegetation, and rocks, and to distribute and level earth or terrain

Coordinates machine actions with other activities, positioning or moving loads in response to hand or audio signals from crew members

Disseminates instructions workers and starts work by assigning the tasks to members of the group

Verifies work in progress and ensures that deadlines are being met

Conducts pre-operational checks, lubricates and refills fuel in equipment

Records and reports all faults, deficiencies, and other unusual occurrences

Performs other duties as assigned

MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED

Power/heavy construction equipment such as bulldozers, front-end loaders, scrapers/graders, backhoes, excavators, compactors and other power equipment at construction sites such as air compressors, road saws, trenchers and pumps

Must have good knowledge of equipment gauges, dials, or other indicators and the proper working characteristics of construction and related power equipment

WORKING ENVIRONMENT

Work is generally conducted on-site at maintenance and project locations in out-of-doors areas with potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions Work may require lifting up to 50 lbs, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is required in certain areas Such PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices Must comply with OSHA, EPA, and Fire Regulations and published company work rules

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

Work may require lifting up to 50 lbs, stooping, climbing, prolonged standing, prolonged sitting, and working with or in areas where a potential could exist for exposure to physical, chemical or biological agents

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Certifications One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required

High school diploma or equivalent

Must possess a drivers license from country of origin for the purpose of obtaining a Military or Kuwait Drivers License

Must be able to obtain Common Access Card (CAC)

Experience

Approximately six (6) years experience operating construction equipment

Skills

Advanced understanding of earthmoving techniques

Good knowledge of equipment gauges, dials, or other indicators and the proper working characteristics of construction and related power equipment

Thorough knowledge of routine maintenance on assigned equipment and determining maintenance needs

Ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of power construction equipment to exact positions

Able to obtain required operator license for assigned equipment

SUPERVISORY/BUDGET RESPONSIBILITIES

Will have direct oversight of Roads and Grounds shop personnel

Primary Location Kuwait

Job Maintenance

Clearance Level required at Start Date NACI

Travel Yes, 5 PERCENT of the Time

Work Status Full-time

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Software
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 25th Feb 2020

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