The Shop Manager is responsible for efficiently managing the daily operations of the facility. This role involves overseeing visitor management, maintenance of equipment, and ensuring a safe and organized workspace.

Shop Manager Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for performing and managing the overall maintenance of facilities
  • Plans, budgets, and schedules facility maintenance
  • Performs maintenance duties to include cleaning, stocking, purchasing, and organizing
  • Responsible for preventive maintenance of facility equipment, including HVAC, roofing, access controls, and parking
  • Have an eye for detail pertaining to cleanliness of facilities
  • Schedule emergency repairs with outside vendors
  • Verify visitors, issue necessary PPE and conduct safety orientation
  • Ensure visitors are directed to the appropriate staff members or areas
  • Manage and schedule yard activities
  • Document all equipment and inventory that arrives to or leaves the shop.
  • Responsible for the organization and cleanliness of the yard and all the equipment in it.  
  • Oversee the management of small tools acquisition and distribution to job site.
  • Create a schedule of maintenance of certain items within HCSS360
  • Maintains vendor relationships and vendor accountability
  • Inspects verifies vendor work when onsite performing maintenance
  • Approves invoices generated within division
  • Reconciles credit card statements of team
  • Assists in the Capital Expenditure Budget and scheduling of facility modifications, including cost estimates
  • Any other duties as assigned

Shop Manager Qualifications:

  • 5-10 years of experience managing a facility, preferably in the construction industry
  • 1 -3 years’ experience managing direct reports
  • Advanced mechanical skills and knowledge of plumbing, HVAC and other building systems
  • Proficiency with repair tools and techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, on computers and other electronic devices
  • Strong interpersonal skills; must be a self-starter, highly organized, and creative
  • Superior time management and organizational capabilities, including the ability to accurately benchmark project length, deliver on deadlines

Who is Brennan?

J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. (Brennan) is a 100-year-old, family-owned company that specializes in water-based environmental remediation and marine construction headquartered in La Crosse, WI that offers our employees growth, challenging work, empowerment, and meaningful work. Brennan is known for tackling complex maritime projects, providing unique solutions through teamwork and collaboration, and maintaining a family-orientated culture. 

Why choose us?

  • We are a company voted by our employees as a certified Great Place to Work®, for the seventh year in a row recognized by Fortune magazine as a Best Workplacein Construction.
  • Our culture sets us apart. We strive to make our company the best possible place to work. We work hard to continue to build a culture in which every individual is important and the key to our success.    
  • Our focus on safetyand quality is unmatched in the industry, and our ability to innovate has enabled us to succeed.
  • We are a family-focused company and are determined to provide a rewarding career that offers above-average compensation.
  • We offer an industry-leading benefits package. We are proud to offer our employees and their families group health, dental and vision insurance plans, 401(K) program with generous matching, annual bonus eligibility and profit-sharing program. 

J.F. Brennan Company, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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Phone: 608-784-7173



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