Project Equipment Manager - Kiewit Equipment Services


Woodcliff Lake, NJ, US

Requisition ID: 172273 

Job Level: Senior Level 

Home District/Group: Kiewit Equipment Services 

Department: Equipment 

Market: Industrial 

Employment Type: Full Time 

Position Overview

As a Project Equipment Manager, you will be responsible for the planning, scheduling and budgeting for the maximized utilization equipment fleet.  In this role, you will deal with both day-to-day and long term fleet related issues focused on improved equipment reliability and preventative maintenance programs.

District Overview

Kiewit Equipment Services (KES) helps to ensure the profitability of Kiewit projects through the improved equipment utilization and mechanical reliability by delivering world-class equipment and service. 


This position will be based out of Woodcliff Lake, NJ and typically requires 25% travel across the United States and Canada.  


•    Safety is your number one responsibility
•    Ensure crews understand and comply with all federal, state, and company health, safety, and environmental requirements.
•    Long/short range equipment planning, scheduling, and budgeting.
•    Use reliability and failure analysis data to increase equipment availability and reliability.
•    Interpret parts and service manuals for proper and timely diagnosis and repairs.
•    Ensure accurate record keeping of daily tasks performed by maintenance team.
•    Train and mentor entry level positions.
•    Establish and maintain communications between all levels of supervision and management


•    Undergraduate degree in Diesel/Automotive Technology, Heavy Equipment Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Construction Management.
•    5+ years of equipment related experience.
•    SAP and Microsoft experience preferred.
•    Strong attention to detail and ability to focus on multiple projects at once while prioritizing tasks
•    Knowledge of CAD modeling programs is preferred
•    Lift 50lbs, access equipment including tower cranes.
•    Must be willing to travel and relocate as required
•    Strong work ethic – Willing to do what it takes to get the job done.
•    Strong organizational, time management and communication skills.
•    Willingness to work in both office and field environments
•    Ability to freely access all points of a construction or mining site in wide-ranging climates and environment.


Other Requirements:

  • Regular, reliable attendance 
  • Work productively and meet deadlines timely
  • Communicate and interact effectively and professionally with supervisors, employees, and others individually or in a team environment.
  • Perform work safely and effectively. Understand and follow oral and written instructions, including warning signs, equipment use, and other policies.
  • Work during normal operating hours to organize and complete work within given deadlines. Work overtime and weekends as required.
  • May work at various different locations and conditions may vary.


We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

There’s no limit to what you’ll do at Kiewit. Whether you’re building or supporting projects that provide communities with dependable energy, safe transportation, clean water, or access to health care, the work you do will positively impact people’s lives for generations to come. 

Here you’ll have endless opportunities to expand your expertise through on-the-job experience and internal and external training and development opportunities. 

We offer our full-time staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry. From top-tier health care programs to employee assistance programs and retirement planning, we aim to provide you with the tools you need to be successful in the areas of life that matter most to you.

Kiewit is an equal-opportunity employer, and we believe a diverse workforce is vital to the success of our business. We continue our efforts to attract, develop and retain employees from all backgrounds who are passionate about our industry.  

We are committed to veteran and military hiring and will consider relevant military experience as equivalent to qualification requirements.

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