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Shop Manager 

About the Organization For over 30 years, Carver Companies fundamental belief has been to provide unparalleled service all while maintaining our values of honesty and integrity both on Land & Sea.

With locations up and down the east coast, including the Capital District of Upstate NY, Brayton Point in Mass, North Charleston Carver Maritime, Port Manatee in Florida, and our latest addition - Carver Canada in New Brunswick.

Our core competencies consist of General & Marine Construction, Sand and Gravel Mining, Property Maintenance, Port, Stevedoring, Terminal & Warehouse Management Maritime & Logistics, and Tug and Barge Marine Towing.

We strive to inspire our diverse, well-rounded work force and management team to always perform at the highest levels of safety and professionalism. We deliver service by maintaining a reputation where our unquestionable VALUES of honesty and integrity drive our actions on and off the job.

What we have to offer you:
• Medical Insurance (great plan choices with reasonable premiums!)
• Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
• 401k Retirement Savings Plan with up to an 8% MATCH!!
• Group Life Insurance Plan
• Short & Long Term Disability Plans
• Employee Investment Opportunity with Carver Group Ventures
• Career Development Opportunities
• Casual Dress Code
• Voluntary Dental, Vision, Life and AFLAC plans also available!  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  


Supervises and coordinates workers' activities in setting up, installing, repairing, and maintaining machinery, equipment, heavy-duty trucks and trailers, and fabricating metal parts and tools by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Directs workers in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.
  • Assists workers in diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment.
  • Directs workers engaged in dismantling, assembling, and repair
  • Requisitions and keeps a supply of spare parts, working in conjunction with the Parts Manager.
  • Studies repairs needed and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment. Assigns schedules and monitors overtime.
  • Interprets company policies for workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Interprets specifications and assigns duties.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet repair schedules.
  • Recommends measures to improve methods, equipment performance, and quality of repairs.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase the efficiency of shop, department, or work crew- focused on constant improvement.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Maintains time and maintenance records.
  • Daily review of Driver DVRs- listing of repairs needed. Addresses concerns. Meets with drivers daily.
  • Ensures day-to-day safety of employees and municipal code compliance of buildings and fixtures.
  • Road tests trucks when required.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities- including General Manager and Fleet Supervisor.
  • Performs activities of workers supervised.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises approximately 12-15 employees in the Coeymans Repair Facility. Carries out supervisory responsibilities following the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include computer documentation, training employees, planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Physical Demands

The employee is may be required to sit and use their hands and fingers to handle or feel and manipulate tools. The employee must stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may also be required to lift, push or pull up to 70 pounds.

Work Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off (Vacation, Holidays)
  • Health insurance (substantial company contribution)
  • 401k with an 8% match
  • Investment Opportunity
  • FSA
  • Group Life
  • Voluntary Life Available
  • AFLAC available
  • Dental insurance, Vision - Available

Position Requirements

Required Experience:

  • 5+ years of experience in the transportation or a related industry
  • Previous experience with Heavy Duty Trucks and Equipment
  • 1+ years of experience leading the work of others
Benefits We offer a competitive compensation package: medical insurance, 401(k) w/ 8% match, paid vacation time, group life, holiday pay. Voluntary benefits: dental, vision, life insurances, AFLAC  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  

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