Equipment Engineer - 2019 - 2020

The Walsh Group Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 months ago

Overview

Walsh is currently seeking Equipment Engineers Nationwide.

Walsh is a rapidly growing, highly diversified construction company, and we constantly seek builders and business people to join our industry-leading team. Walsh employees are "built to succeed" - competitive entrepreneurs with strong character who are energized by working on a team to meet challenges and are willing to take risks after careful planning. There are many compelling reasons why exceptional people should consider a career with our company:

  • Challenging, complex projects

  • Creative and innovative problem solving environment

  • Supportive, communicative managers who reward your success

  • Opportunities for growth, training, and development

  • Flexibility to build what you want, where you want

Responsibilities

  • Support estimating teams through the collaborative and optimal selection of equipment, vehicle & marine assets for the defined project scope, while providing alternative equipment solutions, means, and methods.

  • Create and maintain a master listing of equipment Ownership and Operating costs and leverage this economic foundation throughout the support of estimating teams.

  • Additional costs related to equipment transportation, mobilization, and demobilization should also be understood and considered when evaluating an optimum fleet solution.

  • Through a close partnership with estimating teams, develop Rent vs. Own analysis and, where applicable, Buy-Salvage economics in support of a bid-day equipment strategy. Recommendations should provide an equipment solution that is the safest, most productive and most economical for the company.

  • Partner with estimating teams to efficiently integrate HCSS-based equipment needs into a resource-loaded equipment schedule within the Walsh Equipment Management Tool (EMT).

  • Supports the research of equipment brands, specifications, prices, service levels and operating costs.

  • Remain current with industry developments in areas such as Tier 4 emissions, grade controls, telematics, hybrid-technologies, etc.

  • Partner with Asset Management team to remain current on relevant machine pricing, residual values, rental rates and/or operating costs that are necessary to support estimating teams.

  • Manage hourly mechanic's timesheets for accuracy and proper coding.

  • Manage Repair Authorizations and estimate scope of work per mechanic's inspections.

  • Responsible for conducting weekly shop safety inspections to ensure the safety of shop mechanics, conduct weekly tool box talks, REAP's, conduct and maintain daily THA's.

  • Manage process of quality repairs by maintaining the Outbound Inspection Program.

  • Manage shop tool inventories. Purchase or repair of shop tools replace broken mechanics tools.

  • Inventory and maintain appropriate quantities of consumable shop supplies and parts.

  • Assist managing the repair of components sent from shop to outside vendors.

  • Collaborate in weekly Resource Allocation Planning for future repair scheduling.

  • Special projects as assigned by equipment management staff.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of work experience in equipment purchasing, repairs or asset/fleet management

  • Bachelor's degree or technical

  • Experience with construction software is preferred

  • Demonstrated history of managing and prioritizing multiple projects

  • Strong leadership skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication

  • Strong follow up

  • Ability to establish relationships

  • Self-motivated

  • Critical thinking and decision making skills

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Disability/Veteran


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