Fleet and Facility Manager & Mechanic

Esch Landscaping, LLC is a residential and commercial landscape design/build firm located near the beautiful shores of Lake Huron on Saginaw Bay. Many of our clients have second homes along the coast of Lake Huron. We primarily service the thumb area of Michigan. We have been in business for twenty-two years and have established a reputation in our marketplace as the provider for high-end landscapes. We employ only the best people who have passion for what they do. We work every day with a focus on our core values and mission statement.

Position Overview:

The Fleet and Facility Manager and Mechanic is an experienced employee with a complete understanding and knowledge of heavy equipment, diesel engines and small equipment. This person works directly with the Operations Manager, and other division leaders and team members. This position oversees all aspects relating to our vehicles, equipment, and facility. This position is full time year-round.

Key Duties:

  • Responsible for daily scheduling of vehicle and equipment preventative maintenance and emergency repairs.

  • Responsible for managing repairs within a monthly and annual budget.

  • Maintains time and material records as necessary to complete daily job costing and manage hours for the fleet and facility.

  • Monitors the safety of vehicles and equipment daily.

  • Responsible for daily coordination of fleet with various crew leaders and team members.

  • Communicates daily with the Operations Manager, vendors and independent contractors, to discuss scheduling and fleet and facility needs.

  • Responsible for establishing and monitoring vehicle and equipment replacement dates and needs.

  • Maintains insurance and registration records and effectively communicates with the office as necessary to ensure vehicles are in compliance with laws and regulations.

  • Reports at mandatory manager meetings the status of the fleet and facility operations year-round.

  • Manages and adjusts their work schedule to ensure the required maintenance on off-site vehicles and equipment are properly maintained.

  • Maintains Company policy, the safety of crew members and safety of the public who may interact with the job.

  • Traits to possess: independent, organized, and forward thinker.


  • Effective communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Attention to detail, including quality of work

  • Teamwork and team player

  • Responsible and dependable

  • Ethical and integrity

  • Proficient with time management

  • Excellent problem solving skills

Work Conditions:

  • Ability to work with hand tools, small engine equipment, and materials

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. repeatedly through an entire work shift

  • Requires good manual dexterity

  • Excellent stamina is required

  • Work near heavy equipment and other vehicles on a regular basis

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to read and write

  • High School Diploma/GED

  • Must possess a valid chauffeurs license

  • Competent in the use of power tools

  • Minimum of one year’s experience in a related field

  • Working knowledge of mechanics troubleshooting

  • Strong oral communication skills, job planning skills, and mechanical aptitude

  • Ability to operate a truck and trailer combination proficiently

Wage Range:

Starting at $30,000-$35,000 annually; paid on an hourly basis.

Other Benefits:

Health insurance, Simple IRA retirement plan, and paid time off, holiday time off, and other benefits may be available.


E-mail resumes to: info@eschlandscaping.com

Effective 9/13/18