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NSG Superintendent

Date:  Aug 6, 2022
Location: 

Kilgore, TX, US, 75662

Req ID:  22896
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, forestry, forklift, and industrial machinery markets, maximizing value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Komatsu supports a myriad of markets, including housing, infrastructure, water, pipeline, minerals, automobile, aerospace, electronics and medical, through its many brands and subsidiaries, including Joy, P&H, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton.

Job Overview

We are currently looking for two (2) Superintendents to support our National Service Group (NSG) team.

Our National Service Group (NSG) is a project-based team that travels across the US completing large equipment assemblies, overhauls/outages, and relocations for a variety of mining equipment for our clients. 

Projects will have varying durations with some lasting 3 - 4 months, and during this time the NSG works long shifts and can be away from home for 3 - 4 weeks at a time. When not assigned to major projects, the individual will be required to support other regions as needed to complete assigned duties of the NSG team.

The successful candidate of this role will be comfortable with the sporadic nature of this business and be able to adapt to changing environments and work processes.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Primary focus on a safe work environment and employing safe work practices on a consistent basis.
  • Lead service crews to ensure that work is done safely, efficiently, and cost effectively.
  • Lead major machine jobs, inspection and audit teams.  This includes undercarriage audits on Rope Shovels, Hydraulic Shovels, Dozers and Structural Audits of Rope Shovels, Hydraulic Shovels, Trucks.
  • Lay out and perform complex repairs with a high level of accuracy and quality.
  • Assess equipment repair needs and develop repair processes.
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and perform minor repairs to most assigned tooling.
  • Work in a diverse team environment.
  • Work efficiently and productively at all times to maintain a billable rate according to department and company objectives.
  • Minimize loss/spoilage of raw or in process materials.

Qualifications/Requirements

Additional Information

  • Quote, plan and manage major machine repairs.  Work with shift leads, supervisors and planners to maximize project efficiency.
  • Lead machine audits, gather data, compile reports and deliver findings and recommended repairs to customers.
  • Provide input or draft procedures, installation guidelines, test procedures, or similar technical documentation for mechanical, welding and machining functions.
  • Apply mechanical/welding/machining engineering theory and related practical knowledge to troubleshoot, diagnose, and recommend actions to safely return faulted, damaged, rebuilt, or shutdown equipment to operation. 

Komatsu is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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