Equal Opportunity Employer

406-892-2188 Main Office
406-862-4111 Retail Gravel Sales

Mon-Fri 8am-5pm Main Office
Mon-Fri 7am-5pm Carlson Pit

Shop Foreman

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Operations Leader, the Shop Foreman will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all road construction equipment. The key responsibilities of the Shop Foreman include managing the mechanics and the workshop, troubleshooting issues relating to the repair and maintenance of our equipment, and purchasing parts.  The Shop Foreman will be based in Columbia Falls, with some travel to our various project sites required.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Shop Foreman include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing the day-to-day operations of the workshop, including managing the performance of all the mechanics and maintenance personnel
  • Troubleshooting and researching equipment repair issues. The types of equipment include: loaders, trucks, trailers, mixer trucks, skid steers, scrapers, excavators, dozers, brooms, pickups and paving equipment. The types of issues include: mechanical, engine, transmission, hydraulic, electrical, cutting and welding, and minor fabrication.
  • Working with the Operations Leader to prioritize equipment repairs, assign mechanics to jobs, and make repair versus purchase decisions
  • Interacting with the mechanics to understand the status of repairs and inspecting the repairs to ensure they are complete
  • Working with the Dirt, Paving and Crushing crews to schedule preventative maintenance needs and troubleshoot unscheduled repairs
  • Researching and negotiating with vendors on purchases and repairs of equipment and parts
  • Tracking costs; reviewing and approving invoices and timecards
  • Sharing knowledge and developing the mechanics to enable them to gain new skills and improve their performance
  • Lead and participate in safety meetings, and ensure that “Safety First” is understood and demonstrated

 

Other Requirements

  • Previous experience managing a workshop or supervising mechanics is preferred
  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s policies and procedures as outlined in the employee handbook
  • Promote a team approach and maintain an open and respectful approach to communication with all employees
  • Wear appropriate protective equipment: steel toed boots, hard hats, ear and eye protection
  • No High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, but preferred
  • Valid commercial driver’s license and a good MVR is required
  • Must be willing to work an average of 50 + hours per week during the busy season. 45 hours per week can be expected during the slower winter season.
  • As required, a willingness to work overtime
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.

 

Compensation offered with this role will be based on work experience and capability

The successful applicant will be required to join or be a member of the Union of Operating Engineers

Schellinger Construction Company is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer


 

Crusher Mechanic

 

Functional Summary

Reporting to the Crusher Foreman, the Crusher Mechanic is responsible for completing repairs and periodic maintenance on the crushers.  This position requires traveling for extended periods of time to perform duties at various locations.

Key Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Crusher Mechanic include, but are not limited to:

Operations

  • Responsible for performing repairs to all crushing equipment, to include welding, minor fabrication, and cone liner change outs.
  • Ensure that a clean and organized job-site is maintained, including the tool van and service truck.
  • Identify mechanical failures and future preventive maintenance needs.
  • Understand and follow directions from supervisors.
  • Undertake other construction related duties as required, such as assisting other employees, or working in the gravel pit.

 

Safety, Teamwork & Compliance

  • Promote, execute and adhere to the company’s safety policies and encourage all employees, subcontractors and consultants to adopt safety as a culture.
  • Attend and participate in safety meetings and inspections.
  • Work in a safe, responsible manner to not intentionally or unintentionally injure one-self, or endanger the well-being of others.
  • Understand and comply with Company policies and procedures
  • Promote a team approach and maintain an open and respectful approach to communication with all employees.
  • Wear appropriate protective equipment: steel toed boots, hard hats, ear and eye protection.

Requirements/Experience

  • Strong work ethic.
  • Prior mechanical experience preferred, but not necessary as on the job training will be provided.
  • No High School Diploma or G.E.D. required, but preferred
  • Valid driver’s license and good MVR.
  • Ability to occasionally lift up to 75 pounds.
  • Shifts are typically 8 – 10 hours, but work schedule is weather dependent, so flexibility is required
  • A willingness to work overtime, as required.
  • Must be willing and able to travel to various locations, as the crushers are mobile.
  • Work is performed in an outdoor setting, which could include inclement weather, heat and cold, and exposure to dust and asphalt.
  • MSHA certification is required. Training will be provided if needed.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.

The successful applicant will be required to join or be a member of the Union of Operating Engineers.

Schellinger Construction Company is a drug free and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Please apply online at www.schellingerconstruction.com or send resume to info@schellingerconst.com, fax to 406-892-2187 or mail to Schellinger Construction, PO Box 39, Columbia Falls, MT 59912.  No phone calls please.

 

Disclaimer

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

If you are interested in joining the Schellinger Construction team, please go to the previous screen, (http://schellingerconst.com/employement/) and click on the “Employment Applications” link or the “Commercial Driver Application” link.

We look forward to hearing from you.