Shop Manager

Location: Tacoma

Company: Carlile

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Pacific Northwest

Job Category: Maintenance, Management, Mechanic, Trucking

Publish Date: January 14, 2020

Company Description: As Alaska’s premier trucking company, Carlile offers a variety of exciting careers with competitive salaries and benefits. Carlile recruits for positions throughout its network of terminals servicing Alaska from Anchorage, Fairbanks, Kenai, Kodiak, Prudhoe Bay and Seward, as well via locations in Tacoma, WA, Houston TX and Edmonton, AB.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • This position has been filled


This position is responsible for safely and efficiently managing the Anchorage Shop. The primary functions are communicating and coordinating with Operations to ensure the high level of fleet readiness and availability.


  • Operates safely and in compliance with all established HSSE policies and procedures
  • Capable of performing all of the duties of the feeder Positions(s): Shop Helper, M1,M2,M3,M4
  • Communicates and coordinates with Operations to ensure adequate staffing and resources to maintain the highest level of fleet readiness and quality in order to meet equipment needs
  • Prioritizes schedules, repairs and workloads of shop personnel
  • Coordinates all other elements of equipment repair including parts, third party services and freight
  • Reviews and authorizes major repairs and shop expenditures
  • Approves shop personnel timecards and payroll
  • Actively involved with recruiting, retention, mentoring and training of all levels of shop personnel to include: regular/consistent counseling, appraisals, and wage reviews
  • Acts as a key liaison with key vendors and third party suppliers
  • Primary person of responsibility for shop and personnel safety and environmental performance
  • Participates in the annual budgeting process at Carlile and for R&M
  • Review expenses and manages costs in adherence with the approved R&M budget
  • Review R&M P&L and regularly/actively communicates with Finance and Accounting regarding budget performance
  • Coordinates the disposal of equipment/scrap assets, trailers, tractors, etc.
  • Take delivery of new equipment, inspect and approve for operational readiness
  • All other duties as assigned


  • High School Diploma
  • Degree of completion from two-year college or technical school
  • Must furnish and keep onsite all necessary tools for completion of job
  • 10-15 years vehicle/equipment maintenance experience required
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience preferred
  • Class A CDL preferred