Maintenance Superintendent

Geismar, Louisiana

Position: Maintenance Superintendent

Job type: Permanent

Location: Gulf Coast, Louisiana

Petroplan is currently working with a chemical producer on the Gulf Coast who are in need of a Maintenance Superintendent to oversee their operational facilities and manage the supervisors and junior members of the team to maintain continuous operations.

This role will have be responsible for overseeing the preventive maintenance program and developing of the team personnel while overseeing the rotating equipment, I&E and other business unit teams . You will be involved with ensuring that all activities are planned, scheduled and executed to achieve the agreed requirements in a safe and efficient manner. Key challenges will include:

  • Leading the team during the turnaround and shutdown program within the facility
  • Reviewing the sire prioritization system to ensure all maintenance work is planned and scheduled accordingly.
  • Working in conjunction with the Reliability and Maintenance Engineers, develops and optimizes the maintenance program to meet plant availability requirements.
  • Ensuring that technical skills within the wider team are at a level consistent with top quartile performance in the manufacturing industry.

You must have at least 10 years of experience working within a manufacturing environment and the majority of that within a Maintenance supervisory role.

Suitable candidates will be a driven, autonomous, self-motivated safety professional who is passionate and hungry to succeed.

At this point the client are unable to sponsor VISAs.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.


Simon Peckston
Simon Peckston
Recruitment Consultant