Asset Care Manager

Date: Oct 13, 2021

Country: Surrey, 5155, CA, V3S6T4

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Terus Construction Ltd.

Terus Construction Ltd. is an integrated road construction and materials manufacturing company, which has been building roads in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory for over 30 years through decentralized business centers.

Road construction, asphalt paving, aggregate production, hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete supply are the core activities. In addition, the Company acts as general contractor on civil construction projects, including excavation, utilities, concrete placement, sidewalks, and curbs, and in all kind of road construction related activities.

Over 800 jobs every year are performed through more than 20 decentralized business centers, such as highway rehabilitation, airport construction, industrial, municipal and commercial work, subdivisions. More than 550 employees are locally employed.

Terus Construction provides challenging and rewarding opportunities in an entrepreneurial, diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment. As our growth creates new career opportunities, likely there is the right one for you!


Terus Construction Ltd., a Colas company, is looking for a highly motivated Asset Care Manager to join our team, based out of our Surrey, BC head office.

The incumbent will perform the following:

As part of the Senior Management team, you will plan and execute Asset Care strategy for the Operational units and provide input on technology based on requirements. This includes management of the entire lifecycle of assets within the organization. You will also oversee optimal functioning, continual upgrading and acquisition of equipment and technology while supporting capital projects. All of this with a focus on managing change, maximum utilization, cost effectiveness, improving effectiveness, profitability procurement and installation. 
Ensure respect of corporate policies and procedures.  Provides recommendations to optimize equipment efficiencies and establish the equipment replacement schedule.  Support operations to ensure efficient inventory management and maintenance functions. Ensure that operations track records of fuel consumptions, licenses, inspections, equipment aging, warranties, and service agreements for the organization's fleet, production equipment and fixed assets. Minimizes organizational cost through product standardization and tracking.  Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. A wide degree of creativity and latitude is required. 

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Work with Operations team to oversee and support Profit and Loss for the Department. 
  • Serve as liaison with Colas Canada in regard to all Asset Management functions. 
  • Support Operations in budgeted equipment procurement and maintenance.
  • Ensure all operations are performed with the utmost regard for safety and health of all persons involved. 
  • Ensure compliance to equipment/asset management corporate guidelines and strategies 
  • Develop, recommend, and monitor plans and programs for the efficient and effective management of assets. 
  • Maintain and deliver asset management related data to support optimization decisions. 
  • Prepares and present a range of reports including Capex, Equipment Utilization
  • Accountable for effective budgeting, reviewing of equipment rates and equipment utilization.
  • Resolve work problems and recommend measures for improvement from an asset management perspective. 
  • Recommend requirement to ensure efficiency. 
  • Provides internal and external customers with full value quality service.
  • Sharing of best practices across the organization. 
  • Keeping informed or new innovation, trends ad changes to technology to apply standards, resources and possible implementation to organization. 
  • Travel regularly to operations sites to conduct assessments and support local management in resolving issues surrounding his area of responsibilities. 




  • Comprehensive leadership, mentoring, communication and analytical skills.
  • Excellent scheduling and organizational skills.
  • Strong communication and team building skills.
  • Detail oriented and customer driven.
  • Ability to work effectively across varying levels of management and employees.
  • Self-motivated and ability to work within a team environment.
  • Willingness for continuous learning and advancement of technical knowledge.
  • Proven ability to be flexible, prioritize and manage multiple projects, as well as solve problems in a timely manner.
  • Extensive knowledge of construction equipment.
  • Knowledge in safety procedures and policies.
  • Extensive background in reading and understanding equipment manuals


  • Mechanical Engineering degree paired with 8 to 10 years of experience in the construction industry.
  • Combination of technical training paired with vocational education such as licensed Heavy Duty Mechanic certificate in addition to 12 -15 years of experience in the construction industry.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high-performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in-house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.

Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.