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Maintenance Supervisor


Swenson Granite Co LLC


Barre, VT


Full Time


Job Title:         Maintenance Supervisor
Department:    Landscape Division – AFCO Plant
Reports To:     AFCO Plant Manager

The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for managing and working with a team of maintenance employees and directing the workflow to ensure the safety and productivity of the Landscaping Division’s facilities, vehicles, equipment and tools. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, scheduling, daily front line supervision of maintenance personnel, parts ordering and vendor control.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – other duties may be assigned

  • Supervise and work with maintenance employees and contract workers.
  • Review work orders and assign tasks to maintenance employees to accomplish. Verify the quality of work performed.  
  • Work closely with line supervisors to ensure fluid and effective operations as related to equipment maintenance and repairs.
  • Anticipate equipment and parts needs and procure parts necessary to complete repairs.
  • Establish and execute a preventive maintenance program for all equipment, tools, facilities and machinery.
  • Oversee routine maintenance functions and adjustments on all equipment in compliance with the manufacturers' and company schedules.
  • Handle related administrative matters for the team such as maintaining records of all preventive and corrective maintenance performed.
  • Oversee safety inspections of equipment and prepare safety documentation.
  • Monitor plant for efficiency, safety and maintenance compliance.
  • Comply with pertinent VOSHA and DOT regulations.
  • Monitor the sale and disposition of retired and scrapped equipment.
  • Conduct safety and job process training to department personnel.
  • Oversee the purchasing, delivery and inventory of necessary maintenance supplies.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned or apparent.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE                               
This position requires at least five years experience in a maintenance shop, and two years supervisory or progressive responsibility experience in a lead role.  Experience with Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs), Variable Frequency Drives (VFDs) and Servo motors is a plus.

The majority of time is generally spent on the floor troubleshooting and working on equipment. Work performed in the plant may entail exposure to hazardous working conditions including but not limited to dust and other air particles, loud noises, fumes, vibrations, mechanical systems and electrical systems. Lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling parts and tools weighing up to 75 pounds for distances up to 50 feet may be necessary. This position will require extended hours, including some evenings, weekends and holidays.


  • Excellent time management skills and independent judgment necessary to plan, prioritize, and organize a diversified workload
  • Good computer and math skills
  • Strong work ethic/stable work history
  • A sense of urgency to minimize down time
  • A high mechanical, analytical and diagnostic aptitude
  • The ability to work as a team player
  • A customer service orientation
  • The ability to anticipate business needs and plan accordingly to ensure that equipment, employee resources and fiscal resources are utilized in the most efficient manner
  • A thorough knowledge of safe working practices and the ability to promote and enforce safety rules and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal skills to handle personnel matters

Apply online or mail your resume to Swenson Granite Co LLC, P.O. Box 626, 54 Willey Street, Barre, VT 05641

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Are you looking for an opportunity that combines teamwork and advancement in a supportive environment that offers valuable benefits and good pay? Then you should consider joining the Rock of Ages Team!

Why Rock of Ages?

Purpose.  We help families memorialize memories.  We help businesses grow and prosper.  We participate in our communities and make them stronger.  We are here for the long haul.

Fun.  At Rock of Ages, we work hard because we believe in what we do - and we have fun!  There are multiple company socials and events.  From our highly productive and casual work environment to team-building meetings, you’ll be glad to be part of the best team around.  

Culture.  Rock of Ages culture is centered on treating its team members with fairness, integrity and respect.  We encourage teamwork, risk-taking and creativity.  We celebrate the power of individuals and community.

Family.  At Rock of Ages we offer our employees a number of benefits designed to provide them with health, wellness, financial security and retirement planning.  You’ll be impressed with our comprehensive health and retirement benefits as well as a generous paid time off. 

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