Position posted by Smart Sand, Inc.

Created: Nov 21, 2017

Job Title:
Maintenance Superintendent
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
5-10 Years
Tomah, WI
Salary Type:
Job ID:
Human Resources
3402 Oakwood Mall Dr. Ste. 101 Eau Claire, WI 54701

Job Description

Smart Sand, Inc. is committed to the safe, sustainable, economical, and environmentally-responsible mining and processing of sand (proppant) used in unconventional oil and gas exploration. As an experienced and industrial sand mining company, we are eager to meet hardworking, dedicated and safety-oriented individuals. We are currently looking for an individual to join our Maintenance team as the:

Maintenance Superintendent:
The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for assisting the Maintenance Manager in supervising all maintenance activities with regard to the installation, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of production and facility equipment according to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes in order to support the achievement of the site’s business goals and objectives. The position will work under the supervision of the Maintenance Manager; but will require taking direction from other Smart Sand managers. This position is based primarily at our Oakdale, WI facility.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
 Plans, organizes and supervises Mechanics in their performance of regular preventive maintenance and repair on machines, equipment and plant facilities.
 Diagnoses malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components using test equipment to locate the cause of a breakdown and correct the problem.
 Able to research and find information in order to troubleshoot and maintain mechanical and electrical systems.
 Establishes job priorities and timeframes for Maintenance staff.
 Monitors completion of job assignments through frequent field observation and inspections to ensure compliance with standards and instruction and revises instructions and timeframes as necessary.
 Helps supervise work performed by contractors or subcontractors on production equipment and plant facilities.
 Maintains appropriate documentation for maintenance schedules, equipment installations, structural repairs, and work orders and other operating reports.
 Works cooperatively to comply with facility-wide environmental and quality management systems.
 Demonstrates constant commitment to safety, professional behavior, environmental considerations.
 Maintains a respectful environment and is involved with work teams on specific projects.
 Reports regularly to management on safety matters.
 Follows through on incidents and accidents involving safety.
 Facilitates and/or coordinates employee required training.
 Advocates and implements policies to protect company property and assets.
 Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
 Effectively trains, coaches, disciplines and develops employees to achieve and maintain positive working relationships within the department.
 Achieves desired results through effective leadership and appropriate influence while adhering to established policies and procedures.
 Supervises Maintenance staff.
 Reviews, verifies, and approves time sheets.
 Obtains and authorizes OT, PTO requests, and other assigned work.
 Assist the Maintenance Manager in determining methods and courses of action to achieve departmental and organizational goals through effective planning and efficient performance of the department.
 Assist the Maintenance Manager in conducting performance reviews.
 Models and reinforces safety as a top priority of the organization.
 Schedules and meets deadlines, adheres to policies and procedures, and maintains a good attendance/tardiness record.

Education and Experience:
 High school diploma or equivalent, prior experience in supervising others strong encouraged. Military experience, technical school or college background is a plus.
 5+ years of maintenance experience (e.g. preventative maintenance best practices, mechanical reliability, pumps, valves) required.
 Electrical or welding certification preferred.
 MSHA training and experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
 Must be able to understand and follow oral and written directions.
 Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
 Excellent documentation skills including, but not limited to, Microsoft-based programs and maintenance programs.
 Excellent leadership and people skills.
 Able to prioritize and meet schedules and timelines.
 Exceptional communications skills and good judgment are required.
 Must be adaptable and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
 Must have high safety standards for self and others.
 Practical problem-solver, highly-organized, self-motivated and have great people skills.
 Must be able to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate effectively with others.
 Must be willing to work any assigned shift, overtime, weekends, and holidays.

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