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Supervisor, Maintenance Services

13 January 2020


Supervisor, Maintenance Services
Full TimeProfessional

The Supervisor, Maintenance Services will be responsible for managing the execution and day-to-day maintenance scaffolding, insulation, asbestos removal, painting, civil jobs, and projects. This position will assure work is completed in an orderly, timely, and cost-effective fashion. When necessary, this position may be required to operate equipment and perform production activities to complete the necessary improvements or project installations. This position will report to the Manager, Central and Contractor Maintenance Services.


  • Supervise and direct the production of the assigned department to meet production schedules that meet quality requirements
  • Maintain efficiency and utilization throughout department via assigning manpower to address productivity, process, and quality issues where needed
  • Maintain equipment, improve processes, and develop employees in department to meet quality and productivity requirements along with communication expectations
  • Assure company standards are met
  • Maintain departmental adherence to high standards of safety and housekeeping in compliance with company policies and governmental regulations
  • Maintain positive employee and management relations within the guidelines of company policy
  • Hold regular communication and start-up meetings with staff to drive day-to-day tasks and resolutions
  • Drive improvement through recommendations and assist in root-cause analysis, along with driving autonomous maintenance activities
  • Supervise and oversee industrial painting projects: surface preparation, coating installation, generic types of coatings, environmental conditions, installation techniques, and tolerances
  • Oversee insulation projects:
    • Application, removal, and repair of multiple types of industrial insulation materials
    • Fabrication and installation of aluminum and stainless steel insulation jacketing parts on industrial equipment, pipes, and storage tanks
    • Transportation of materials and equipment to jobsite
    • Erecting scaffolding
    • Managing general labor
  • Manage owned scaffolding
  • Ability to coordinate with customer, other trades and supply vendors
  • Follow company policies and procedures in regards safety and environmental guidelines


  • Journeyman level certification as a carpenter/scaffold builder or painter required OR
  • Associate's degree in Engineering or vocational training required


  • Five years' experience working in a refinery setting required
  • NCCER certification required in a refinery trade
  • Five years' supervisory experience required
  • Five years of previous experience as foreman journeyman or maintenance supervisor required


  • Ability to read blueprints and construction drawings
  • Industrial insulation, commercial mechanical insulation or other relevant experience required
  • Sheet metal layout knowledge and experience working with sheet metal tools
  • Knowledge and experience with industrial insulation materials and industrial applications required
  • Metal building construction
  • Basic Microsoft applications and SAP knowledge
  • Primavera software knowledge preferred
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Good aptitude and manual dexterity
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
  • Ability to lead others and provide detailed task instructions
  • Results-driven with strong planning and organization skills

Applicable Additional Requirements

  • Valid driver's license
  • Ability to obtain, or currently possess, a valid Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)

Physical Requirements

  • Work is generally in an office and refinery setting
  • Ability to occasionally lift up-to 50 pounds, push & pull, reach overhead, operate hand tools, stoop & squat, wear breathing apparatus, enter confined spaces, and utilize all necessary personal protective equipment


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