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  • Job reference: RMS0102135

Maintenance Execution Superintendent

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Ohio
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/11/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (21/12/11)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Large international exploration & production company.

The Role:
Position Summary

The Maintenance Execution Superintendent manages all aspects of the Maintenance Execution team, including direction-setting, personnel development, oversight of work quality, establishment of standards, development and implementation of improvements, and measurement of results.

In conjunction with the Maintenance & Reliability Superintendent and other Maintenance Superintendents, the Maintenance Execution Superintendent provides leadership of Routine Maintenance activities at Company Refinery. In addition to overseeing Maintenance Execution, the Maintenance Execution Superintendent provides support in implementing and improving the Maintenance Work Practices, with the objective of achieving the business goals, including HSSE, Availability and cost management objectives. This job description is intended to provide an overview of the position and does not include all the tasks that might be required to provide support for your area job requirements.


Key Accountabilities
Responsible for the health, safety, and environmental performance and awareness in areas of responsibility to achieve the refinery goals of zero incidents, i.e. no accidents, no harm to people and no harm to the environment. Participates in refinery safety programs, investigates accidents and near-misses, prepares and conducts safety meetings. Promotes a clean, safe work site and assures proper housekeeping.
Administers and/or participates in support of the Employee Policy, i. e., everyone knows what is expected of them, everyone has open discussions about performance issues, everyone is helped/helps develop employee capabilities, and everyone will be listened to and involved in improving their team’s performance.
May backfill for Maintenance & Reliability Superintendent or other department Superintendents during absences.
Develops, mentors and supervises Maintenance Supervisors through coaching, training, and other developmental activities. Assures supervision, training and development of Maintenance Craft employees, including COMPANY and/or contract Heavy Crafts (Pipefitters, Boilermakers, Welders), Equipment Operators, Coke Loaders, Carpenters, Insulators and Laborers.
Acts as champion of the Maintenance Execution work practices and COMPANY’s Maintenance Operating Model in support of the business goals and safe, quality, reliable and competitive Maintenance services.
Proactively supports the Reliability strategy and work practices in support of the business goals. Supports the concepts that no failure is unavoidable, that fit-for-purpose analyses are conducted for all failures and that opportunities are taken to improve equipment and processes as part of the routine.
Assures and optimizes Maintenance execution practices and procedures to achieve cost-effective results, including efficient scheduling of resources, proper training and performance of Craft personnel, and high-quality execution of work with a focus on Safety and Availability.
Leads execution of planned and unplanned unit shutdowns executed by the Maintenance team, including support of timely worklist, job plan and critical path schedule development, and efficient completion of high quality field execution, tracking and closeout activities.
Assures appropriate Control of Work requirements, HSSE reviews, actions and considerations are addressed or completed in the execution of work.
Performs regular review of execution quality and efficiency.
Responsible for implementation & utilization of disciplined Maintenance execution practices and standards.
Provides support for the development and execution of multi-year infrastructure programs and projects.
Responsible for effective maintenance of facilities and buildings throughout the refinery, including auxiliary systems such as HVAC, plumbing and electrical, along with grounds upkeep, lawns, fences, parking lots and roadways. Ensures high standards of preventive maintenance, corrective repairs and janitorial and cleaning services for facilities are completed and facility improvements are performed.
Assures annual budget is managed and maintained for areas of responsibility.
Supports the use of high-quality Maintenance and Reliability Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) along with other input to drive performance and implementation of improvements as appropriate.
Assures support for Turnaround organizations and special projects as required.
Administers the union - company labor agreement fairly and consistently, with an understanding and consideration for the company’s position on issues. Coordinates actions and responses with other members of management. Investigates grievances thoroughly and responds at first step. Participates in arbitration hearings as required.


Key Challenges of the Position
Analyzing Problems/Troubleshooting & Problem Solving: Systematically determine the root cause(s) of problems through questioning and inspecting, and then identify the best course of action to take
Ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and differences to optimize or detect abnormal conditions within the process
The ability to multitask while performing job tasks, without being distracted
Assist in HAZOPs, MOC’s, Incident Investigations, and Job Safety Analysis
Identify and assess safety hazards
Provides shut down and start up support
Communication of HSSE Plan including Control of Work CoW and Authorization To Work ATW expectations
Creation of competency templates and assessments
Emphasizes and enforces proper use of Management of Change by team members.
Facilitates and encourages ownership of Maintenance execution results and efforts at the lowest levels.


Position Impact

Actions performed by a Maintenance Execution Superintendent have the potential to affect safety, the environment, and the community
Utilize lessons learned and best practices to prevent further impact on safety and the environment
Be proactive with waste minimization and handle waste generation utilizing procedures and waste handling procedures
Work with operations and Maintenance Scheduler to repair/replace equipment

OMS Element – Risk
Understands and manages maintenance risks in regards to:
Process Safety
Personal Safety
The Environment
Health

Security
Recognizes and acts to improve work situations that impact the health and safety of others
Assesses and mitigates all hazards associated with Control of Work (CoW) & Process Safety
Uses risk assessment procedures consistently and implements to avoid deviations
Recognizes the importance that safety systems play in Process Safety. Demonstrates the proper use of these safety systems and how to by-pass these systems using the proper procedures and checklists

OMS Element – Procedures
Observes all policy, procedures, and guidelines for maintenance of the process unit; including normal operations, emergency operations, start up and shut down of the process
Observes all policies and procedures dealing with safety, health, environment, security of the facility, energy isolation and permit to work
Follows guidelines on how to deviate from procedures
Applies principles for managing change

OMS Element – Optimization
Analyzes and implements changes that result in improved efficiency, greater process throughput, reduced operating costs and improved plant maintainability
Collects and analyzes data using the available hardware and software
Accomplishes the job with focus on quality, ensuring accuracy and completeness of outputs

OMS Element – Leadership
Knows what information is available as a resource, accesses the information readily and uses the information routinely
Effectively exchanges information with peers, management and other personnel
Uses all of the communication tools appropriately and effectively

OMS Element – Organization
Understands the overall site operations and how people, equipment and technology interact to affect operations
Works effectively with team members and others to achieve production goals
Has respect for others in the workplace regardless of race, gender, culture or position
Effectively transfers and receives work related knowledge amongst other team members
Actively seeks out know-how and best practices in relation to own work

OMS Element – Privilege to Operate
Must operate the facility in compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements
Recognizes that COMPANY-Refinery’s license to operate is conditioned on being good neighbors

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience Qualifications

Educational background: Bachelor degree in Engineering required; Mechanical discipline preferred.

Experience (years and nature): Candidates should have minimum 10 years relevant experience in maintenance repairs, engineering and reliability activities and must have demonstrated strong leadership capabilities. Background in maintenance and/or capital project execution, contractor relations, and some exposure to plant operations are desirable

Other: Key skills include communication, interpersonal relationships, facilitation, influencing, and negotiating. Must be able to develop others and foster diverse relationships throughout the refinery organization


Required Skills / Competencies

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Competencies:

Incumbent should have Application (Level 3) in the following COMPANY Programs and computer programs:
Computer Programs—Microsoft Office, Power Point, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word
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