Certified Detroit Cummins Caterpillar Shop Foreman

K&S Enterprise of Kansas City, Inc.   Kansas City, MO   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on January 17, 2023

Certified Detroit Cummins Caterpillar Shop Foreman-Kansas City, MO

Full-Time Day $70-80K/year

K&S Enterprise is recruiting for an experienced Certified Detroit, Caterpillar, Cummins Foreman to join our Kansas City, MO location.

Learn more and apply by calling 816.241.3666

Responsibilities Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for repair and maintenance of heavy equipment and trucks.
  • Completes work orders timely and accurately. Records mileage, hours, date and work/repair description.
  • Ensure that all safety rules/regulations are followed.
  • Ensures that shop area, tools and other equipment are maintained in a neat, orderly fashion.
  • Actively participates in team based work assignments ensuring timely completion of repairs/maintenance.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications Required Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum of FIVE years demonstrated maintenance experience with heavy equipment and/or truck/trailers, etc.
  • Minimum of FIVE years' experience
  • Education to include: High School Diploma/GED AND trade school/or dealership/factory service training in diesel mechanical repair/maintenance that would be equivalent to an associate's degree.
  • Drive for achieving results and ability to convey a sense of urgency when appropriate.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Strong communication and organization skills.
  • Proficient computer skills.
  • Able to read, write and speak English
  • Knowledge of compliance with OSHA, DOT, and CSA regulations


As a Fleet Mechanic:

  • You will complete a quality preventative maintenance inspection and repairs on all company owned equipment, to include tractors, trailers, and support equipment.
  • Diesel Technicians perform preventative maintenance on all equipment to appropriate specifications (OEM, DOT, etc.)
  • Inspect, analyze, troubleshoot, diagnose and perform minor and/or complex repairs for all equipment.
  • Disassemble, repair and re-assemble of Heavy Truck & Trailer components; including but not limited to; diesel engines, transmissions, axles and any other components or systems.
  • Assist any shop personnel as needed to create a cohesive and well-rounded shop environment centered around learning.
  • Perform tire maintenance to include repairs, failure analysis, coding, and identification.
  • Perform offsite repairs to include all roadside breakdowns as directed by leadership.
  • May be required to test drive equipment if certified.
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment.
  • Proactively work to assist others in achieving the organization's objectives.
  • Knowledge of compliance with OSHA, DOT, and CSA regulations

Physical Demands:

  • Constant bending / twisting / stooping / walking / talking / sitting / standing / kneeling / climbing / bending / carrying materials/parts
  • May work in a variety weather conditions.
  • Working extended hours.
  • Regular lifting of up to 50 pounds

Note: K&S Enterprise is a 24/7 provider to the railroad industry and as such, this position is subject to work outside of normal working hours including nights, weekends and/or holidays.


Required Certifications and Licenses:

  • Detroit, Caterpillar, Cummins certification
  • Valid Driver's License with good driving record; CDL-A or B preferred with DOT medical card
  • Training and experience equivalent to two years of technical/vocational school and two years of on-hands repair and maintenance of heavy equipment
  • Professional certifications related to maintenance and repair of heavy equipment
  • Other certifications as may be necessary for accomplishment of assigned responsibilities