Maintenance Supervisor - Loading Equipment

30 Aug 2022

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Review and direct technicians on all scheduled / unscheduled repair activities, ensuring safe / efficient execution.
  • Discuss upcoming schedules and plans with peers
  • Coordinate with the operations supervisors / dispatcher for all scheduled activities. Ensure the sequencing matches the schedule as developed.
  • Assign and distribute the work order packages which include appropriate standard job plans, single point lessons, oil sample labels to the technicians.
  • Spend at minimum 80% of time on “visible felt leadership” interacting with the technicians and service contractors.
  • Attend morning meeting to communicate current machine status & priority, unplanned sick leave, parts issues, required schedule changes and uncompleted work orders requiring rescheduling.
  • Proactive interaction with TEAM, Pd.M. Technicians – supporting and executing safety / reliability improvements to the equipment.
  • Develop crew support for other continuous improvement initiatives.

Key Result Areas & Measures:

  • Excellent and demonstrated commitment to safety & health, interacting with maintenance shop personnel to ensure activities are completed without compromise to the safety and health of all personnel.
  • Reduce TRI (total recordable injuries) by 15% (including contractors) from previous year.
  • Focus on “visible felt leadership” spending at minimum 80% of time interacting with the technicians.
  • Ensure key performance measures are actively reviewed with the technicians targeting the loading fleet availability.
  • Positive and enthusiastic team member, seeking to assist and mentor others.
  • Rigorous and through management for completing scheduled activities to minimize the production impact of the equipment being down for maintenance activities.
  • Actively and constructively communicate opportunities for improvement / development to technicians consistently updating individuals as to their current job performance.
  • Maintain rigorous housekeeping habits of all maintenance shop facilities.
  • Maintain daily maintenance shift reports, area inspections, payroll records, planned general inspections, dispatch reporting data and employee evaluations.
  • Maintain good working relationships with key vendors / manufacturers such as Linder (Komatsu), Blanchard (Cat)
  • Provide technical support and training to the heavy repair technicians.
  • Submit - at minimum - one FLRA daily.

Key Relationships:


  • Maintenance Superintendent
  • Senior Supervisor – Mobile Maintenance
  • Maintenance Supervisors – Open Pit Maintenance
  • Operation Supervisors and Operators
  • Warehouse personnel
  • TEAM Coordinators
  • Trade Technicians
  • SOS


  • Komatsu, Smith – Detroit, Cummins, Caterpillar
  • Other key contractors and suppliers

Key Competencies:

  • Quality Communication: Communicates effectively and professionally with both internal and external personnel. Delivering clear and concise information to direct reports.
  • Planning and Organizing: Apply discipline and structure to the repair activities, assets and resources.
  • Focus on Quality: Prepared to challenge the status quo. Demonstrates a high degree of attention to detail. Striving to enhance the percentage of scheduled repair activities.
  • Leading Teams/Building Successful Teams: Demonstrates ability to engage crew members in improvement activities, brainstorming, and quality reviews.
  • Driving/Facilitating Change: As a frontline maintenance execution role, it is important to be able to adopt new ideas, improvements, and good practice. Then implement that change in the work-place – safety, health, environmental, production, cost reduction.
  • Maintaining Work Standards: Work consistently to set standards.

Work Experience:


  • 5 to 10 years technical experience in the maintenance industry, preferably in the heavy equipment environment.


  • 2 years’ experience as a supervisor or an equivalent supervisory position
  • Direct practical experience working with Loading Equipment, Komastu PC 3000 & 4000, Cat 6020 excavators



  • Mechanical trade or Bachelor qualification in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Driver’s license or ability to competently operate a motor vehicle.


  • Graduate diploma or Bachelor qualification in Mechanical Engineering.

Other Skills & Knowledge:

  • MS Office Suite (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, MS Outlook)
  • Pronto experience

Other Specific Requirements of the Role:

  • Must be Fit for Duty: Able to lift and carry 50 lbs overhead, climb ladders, work at heights etc.
  • Must be able to work in adverse weather conditions: -40°F through 110°F; rain, snow, sun.

Work Type:
United States
Haile Operations
Date expires:
30 Nov 2022