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Shop Manager

Shop Manager

locationRed Deer, AB, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 2 weeks ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in less than 4 weeks
Operations / Facilities / Pipelines
Full time
6 - 10 years
TrainingClass 5 Driver's License | H2S Alive | Confined Space Entry and Monitor | Forklift | Standard First Aid & CPR | WHMIS | Transportation of Dangerous Goods (TDG) | Petroleum Safety Training (PST)

Why join SECURE? 

We value people.   We offer competitive wages.  We also provide benefits on day 1 for you and your family. We know how important this is to families and we want to be there for you.  

 We value your time.  We want you to feel fulfilled both at work and at home.  We often offer innovative shifts to achieve this, along with experience-based vacation time to encourage better work-life balance.

We value your growth.  We are growing/adapting, and we need more great people to help us do that safely and sustainability.   We want to help you develop your skills and hone your talents to help us do that.

Together, we are SECURE 

Job Purpose:

Reporting to the Manager, Equipment, the Shop Manager is responsible for overseeing Maintenance Operations and equipment on all projects ensuring the equipment is maintained to the highest standards.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Assist with management of all aspects of the maintenance hub and spoke sites across the country (AB, BC, SK, MB etc.) in accordance with each region’s business plan and budget.
  • Ensure the proper maintenance and repair of equipment at all sites by managing fleet maintenance activities.
  • Communicate regularly with all supervisors, planners and parts personnel to insure optimal maintenance hub activity.
  • Makes recommendations for changes in staffing as necessary to meet demands of workload; interviews applicants and makes recommendations for hire; assesses training needs, develops training programs, and trains new and existing staff in various aspects of fleet operations, repair, and maintenance; counsels employees and recommends corrective and/or disciplinary action when appropriate; and documents employee performance and maintains employee records.
  • Ensures adherence to all laws, regulations, policies, procedures and guidelines affecting areas of responsibility.
  • Actively support the management team in maintaining safety programs and safety attest.
  • Responsible for the safety compliance of the repair and maintenance team for Tail Gate, Work site inspections and any Safety System Requirements.
  • Provides leadership to maintenance staff and fosters a collaborative climate.
  • Manage the coordination of both company owned vehicles and equipment and third party vehicle and equipment rentals.
  • Monitor developing trends and innovation regarding equipment and rolling stock maintenance activities.
  • Assist in forecasting replacements for HD vehicles and HD equipment.
  • Accurate and timely coding of all invoices and timesheets.
  • Proper and efficient tracking and processing of new machine warranty.
  • Capable of managing the companies lubricant analysis program.
  • Assist in spec’ing of new equipment.
  • Assist in spec’ing of new equipment warranty packages.
  • Communicating with clients, support staff and management to insure optimum everyday problem solving.
  • Supporting senior staff in developing strategic HR initiatives.
  • Assisting management in coordinating fleet utilization and disposals.
  • Managing meter reading and Vision Link compliance there by policing a timely and accurate service, preventive maintenance and repair schedule.
  • Possible assistance with KPI (Key Performance Indicators).
  • Assist with accurate tracking of all vehicles and equipment for internal billing and job costing purposes.
  • Mentor Mechanical staff and apprentices.
  • Prepares and approves requisitions for parts and supplies; and develops and implements inventory controls to minimize waste and loss.
  • Supervise Maintenance staff and facilities in the Calgary location, may act for the Fleet Manager in his/her absence.
  • Minimal travel to various locations as required. 

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

The successful candidate will have:

  • Must have a minimum of 8-10 years of management experience in the heavy equipment industry with shop exposure and field repair capabilities
  • Experienced and considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of various types of heavy equipment and other power-driven equipment and tools
  • Skilled in the operation of a variety of tools and equipment used in the repair of heavy equipment
  • Ability to multi-task and meet objectives/deliverables
  • Ability to mentor and lead a team of trades personnel
  • Results-oriented team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter; with ability to handle change
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to stand, climb, bend, and lift to 50lbs for extended periods
  • Strong commitment to health, safety, environment and customer service
  • Valid safety tickets: (H2S, Confined Space, Forklift, First aid, WHIMIS, TDG, and PST)
  • Be committed to working as part of a team and making safe choices.

At SECURE, we focus on opportunities for growth and improvement; for our employees, our customers, our partners, and the communities we operate in.  We are an energetic team, driven by the needs of our customers, and care about making a meaningful contribution.  We strive to attract, retain, and motivate employees by offering a compensation package that competitively recognizes employee contributions and performance.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Leading industry wages with competitive base salary, compensation programs
  • Industry leading safety
  • Comprehensive benefits package including:
    • Employer paid benefits: health, dental & more
    • Health Care Spending Account
    • Employee Wellness Program
    • Employee savings plans
  • Career progression/internal mobility opportunities including off season rotational opportunities
  • Community investment activities
  • A competitive employee referral program

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  • SECURE is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are not assessed on the grounds of race, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.




Ability to Meet Timelines


Managing Multiple Priorities


Team Oriented




Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group



Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization



High School or better.



Experienced and considerable knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of various types of heavy equipment and other power-driven equipment and tools

7-10 years:

Management experience in the heavy equipment industry with shop exposure and field repair capabilities

Years of experience

  • 6 - 10 years
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