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Equipment Superintendent Direct Hire

C. A. Rasmussen, Inc.

Position Details & Responsibilities

This is an opportunity to join one of southern California’s leading General Engineering Contractors. Founded in 1964, C. A. Rasmussen, Inc. builds some of the most complex and noteworthy transportation and infrastructure projects in the region. At C. A. Rasmussen, Inc., we believe that our people are our greatest asset. The company is dedicated to attracting, developing and retaining future generations of leaders.


This position is responsible for the maintenance and management of company equipment including supervising the activities of all employees engaged in repairing and maintaining equipment to ensure company assets are preserved and work schedules are met.

Essential Job Accountabilities 

  1. Oversee the maintenance and repair of all company equipment in accordance with Rasmussen Corporate Equipment Standards. 

    2. Manage and schedule the maintenance of all company equipment to ensure all equipment is up and running in a timely manner and no work is delayed; maintain equipment files including inventory, repair, maintenance, oil sampling, and servicing to ensure the preservation of company investments. 

    3. Manage all shop and field mechanics including hiring, firing and development to ensure a productive and efficient department. 

    4. Monitor the condition of company equipment including removing equipment from use due to mechanical or safety problems to ensure a safe working environment. 

    5. Maintain communications with local equipment dealers and appropriate vendors. 

    6. Inspect damaged equipment in the shop or field as required to determine normal wear and tear, damage or abuse and report results to the Equipment Manager to ensure proper use and upkeep of equipment. 

    7. Review and analyze requests for purchases, repairs or replacement of tools and parts and make recommendations to the Equipment Manager to ensure equipment is kept up-to-date and budgets are met. 

    8. Compare costs and best value of equipment repair including contracting outside vendors, using in-house labor or equipment replacements to ensure the most cost effective choices are made. 

    9. Oversee transportation of all equipment and obtain, as necessary, all moving permits, licenses, titles, and safety checks, as required by corporate policy, state and/or federal regulations, or client requirements to ensure compliance. 

    10. Comply, understand, and support Rasmussen corporate safety initiatives including holding weekly safety meeting with staff to ensure a safe work environment. 



• High School Diploma required 
• Some college preferred

Work Experience 
• Minimum of 3+ years experience in the management of construction equipment maintenance and staff, preferably heavy equipment and commercial trucks. 

Knowledge, skills, and abilities 
• Strong supervisory skills and leadership ability. 
• Practical knowledge of the function, operation and maintenance of construction equipment and/or education & experience in heavy equipment maintenance and repair. 
• General knowledge of construction practices (excavating, grading, paving, etc.) 
• Expert computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet and scheduling software and familiarity with accounting/financial software. 
• Excellent communication (both written and verbal) and organizational skills. 

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of 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 regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Subject to outside working conditions. At times will be working around large construction equipment, must be safety conscience. 

Additional Requirements/Skills 
• Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment 
• Ability and willingness to abide by The Rasmussen Way Values on a daily basis 
• Valid driver’s license and ability to drive 
• Team player 

As an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability. 

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