Maintenance Manager - Houston, TX

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, the Maintenance Manager will oversee all maintenance and asset management activities of a 200 MGD Water Purification Plant. The maintenance manager will implement, maintain and administer a team qualified to maintain all equipment and facility maintenance in a safe and efficient working condition. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Leads by example the safety mindset and practices. Ensure the Veolia Safety Program is effective 

  • Administration and management of treatment facility and site maintenance department including the computerized maintenance management system 

  • Select, supervise and train staff to ensure implementation of management directives and the ongoing availability of qualified staff.

  • Develop, Administer and Manage departmental budgets to stay within plan

  • Interacts with other managers, front line supervisors, operators and shift supervisors to ensure the efficient, safe and permit compliant operation of the facility.

  • Establishes and administers programs, policies, and procedures, including general, predictive, preventative, and corrective maintenance programs, repairs and overhauls, fee structures, general shop operations, and scheduling and prioritizing of work.

  • Provides technical advice and guidance in the diagnosis and repair of difficult problems.

  • Direct staff to utilize all available predictive maintenance technologies including, but not limited to, vibration analysis, oil analysis, infrared thermography, and ultrasound to determine machinery condition.  

  • Determines need and feasibility of major repairs on individual pieces of equipment; consults with user departments to recommend repair or replacement of equipment.

  • Recommends and reports on management of Capital Improvement Projects.

  • Oversees and optimizes an effective Predictive Maintenance program to minimize unscheduled down time.

  • Consults with Operations and Engineering regarding modification or replacement of existing equipment to improve operation of the facilities at reduced maintenance cost.

  • Oversees and ensures all vendor/contractor maintenance services are performed to contractual agreements.

  • Coordinates with Procurement for identifying/sourcing “best-in-class” maintenance contractors, parts and inventory needs, and delivery.

  • Develops objectives and standards of performance for projects within the Maintenance Department required to meet contract, site and regional goals and objectives.

  • Coordinates the management and maintenance of the CMMS System.

  • Ensures and audits compliance to VWNA and Customer maintenance policies

  • Will assist VWNA with training staff in Asset Management related topics

  • Performs other projects/tasks/duties as assigned

  • Ability to manage and oversee team of maintenance personnel that includes staff and third party contractors

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills  Good understanding of machine diagnostics and complex operating systems.

  • Ability to understand and use reference materials (manuals, schematics, etc.). 

  • Knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) and data analysis

  • Experienced in application of Reliability Centered Maintenance and Root Cause and corrective actions

  • Must be able to respond to emergency calls as needed and work extended hours to accommodate site needs.

  • Demonstrated commitment to compliance with applicable laws and regulations, the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and other Company policies and procedures

  • 7 years of increasing maintenance responsibilities in large and complex Water Treatment Facilities.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Full time
Salary Range
$70,000.00 - 108,000.00
per Year
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Houston, TX 77246, US
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