CF SHOP FOREMAN in Atlanta, GA at Dobbs Equipment

Date Posted: 1/15/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 3 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    1/15/2023

Job Description

 Job Title: Shop Foreman

Reports To: General Manager

Department: Service, Non-Exempt

Location: Atlanta

 

 Summary of Primary Functions

Dobbs Equipment is looking for a Shop Foreman, this position is responsible for coordinating and directing the workload of the Service Department for maximum efficiency and productivity while providing quality repair work. Advises and recommends to the Service Manager regarding technician skills and training needs.  

 

Essential Functions and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. (Other duties may be assigned)


  • Assists with the assignment of jobs and work areas to Service Department employees according to their skills and knowledge
  • Assists in the appraisal of repair orders coming into the Service Department and may participate in repairs.  May review repair orders for accuracy and completeness
  • Directs and assists in the diagnosis of machine problems of technicians and apprentices    
  • Inspects and repairs all special tools.  Recommends new tooling as required
  • Advises Service Manager of all customer complaints
  • Coordinates and schedules all in-house technician training
  • Assists the Service Manager with coordinating and conducting quarterly safety meetings 
  • May fill the Service Manager role in their absence
  • May arrange for and participate in re-conditioning of used equipment and set-up of new equipment 
  • May approve the release of equipment for delivery to the customer 
  • May assist in providing performance feedback for service technicians and staff to the Service Manager 
 

Qualifications:  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Individual must be proficient in-service operations leadership, customer focused, analytical and comfortable communicating with customers.
  • Valid Drivers License
  • Pass background/drug screen
  • Industry experience 

Education:  Formal education or training required to perform the essential functions of the job. Includes degrees, certifications, licenses and/or registration requirements.  

  • A degree and familiarity with industrial equipment, such as construction or forestry equipment is preferred. 
  • Ongoing training provided.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Service Technician
  • High School Diploma or equivalent experience
 

 Language Skills

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
 

Mathematical Skills

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  
  • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, statistics, and geometry.
 

Reasoning Ability

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
 

Work Environment:

While performing the functions of this job, the employee regularly works in a service field setting and is exposed to frequently changing temperatures, wet or humid conditions, noise, vibration, fumes, odors, dust, and close proximity to moving mechanical parts.

 

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is continuously required to:

  • Ability to work using Personal Protective Equipment, including respirators, welding shields, hard hats, vests, safety glasses, goggles, gloves and etc.
  • Ability to use full range of motion for back, arms, hands, and fingers.
  • Able to use full range of motion for both legs, including climbing, twisting, squatting, and pushing with both legs.
  • Able to use hand tools, fuel hoses, lubrication systems on all equipment
  • Able to climb onto or down from mobile construction equipment, typically 3-4 feet of climbing, for service and inspection.
  • The employee is frequently required to lift or carry loads greater than 50 lbs but less than 75 lbs.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance and color vision.
  • The employee is regularly required to talk or hear at moderate noise levels.

We’re an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Dobbs Equipment is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. We are committed to providing an environment free of discrimination, harassment, and retaliation both for our employees and applicants. We make all employment related decisions on the basis of an individual’s qualifications and job performance. We recruit, hire, promote, train, transfer, and make compensation decisions without regard to race, religion, color, creed, national origin, ancestry or citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy status, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 

Notice to Applicants: We participate in E-Verify in the United States.

 

 

Drug Free and Alcohol-Free Workplace Notice.

Dobbs Equipment is an Equal Opportunity and At-Will Employer.

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