Aegion Corporation

Fabrication / Maintenance Manager

Location US-CO-Durango
Job ID


United Pipeline Systems is seeking a Shop Manager.


United Pipeline, a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation, provides durable and reliable high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipe lining solutions for new pipeline protection and existing pipeline rehabilitation throughout the world.  As the worldwide leader in installing polyethylene lining systems, United and the Tite Liner® system thrive in multiple environments, including the oil, gas, mining, industrial, and municipal markets.


  • Responsible for the fabrication shop operation, fleet management and building maintenance
  • Maintain schedule and reporting activities to meet demand while working with Scheduling, Management and Design
  • Ensure all equipment is maintained and serviced, as well as monitor and approve building maintenance by working with management to identify and oversee capital expenditure needs
  • Plan, direct, coordinate, control manufacturing and logistic activities including equipment, tooling and supply load out for field crews
  • Accountable for the performance and safety of employees working in the shop, and overall quality of the products being manufactured
  • Responsible for meeting product deadlines through timely production and shipment.
  • Ensure completion of all proper documentation
  • Manage the Load Out Sheets by reviewing after the PM’s release to ensure accuracy and following through the process to meet deadlines and expectations
  • Work with Project Management and Engineering/R&D to schedule projects and manage delivery and performance expectations
  • Control overhead and shop rate by managing financial accounts, labor coding and procurement processes
  • Ensure company procedures, DOT policies and other required standard work instructions are followed
  • Monitor material inventory and inventory consumables
  • Provide overall logistic support including international support, equipment, manufacturing requests, technical support, and control of commercial invoices
  • Assist Project Manager to facilitate cost reduction projects through implementation
  • Provide support with estimating, trucking, and assisting with hotel booking and other logistics
  • Communicate with Superintendents for feedback on project load out success and make necessary improvements
  • Make recommendations for hiring, transfers, dismissal, and promotions by partnering with HR, as well as supervise Shop Foreman and the Equipment Manager/Coordinator
  • Ensure ongoing training and mentoring with new hires and existing employees


  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, Mechanical, or related field preferred
  • 7 years of fabrication shop operation, fleet management or building maintenance experience in manufacturing environment including managing Welding, Machine Shop and Diesel Mechanics
  • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills with experience motivating and empowering staff, as well as making staff management decisions 
  • Experienced in safety aspects related to manufacturing process flow
  • Excellent organizational skills with flexibility to change paths to meet project demands
  • Experience with Microsoft Office required, as well ability to work with complex spreadsheets, databases and presentation software
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred

We offer a Competitive Salary with Training and Growth Opportunities, Full Benefits Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Matching 401k, 14 days Paid Time Off per calendar year, 8 Paid Holidays per calendar year, Tuition Assistance, and much more!


Aegion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Aegion is firmly bound. Aegion will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with Aegion on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.  VEVRAA compliant – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.



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