Job Status: Filled

Maintenance Superintendent (Management & Executives)

Full Time

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  California, California, United States

Job#180412MS– Maintenance Superintendent – Sawmill – California
Location: United States
Wage: $80-100k/year depending on experience
Education Required: BS Degree in Engineering preferred
Years Experience Required:  Sawmill maintenance management/supervision experience required 5+ years of manufacturing experience in the areas of reliability methods and techniques.

Employment Description: 

The Maintenance Superintendent at this sawmill in California will manage maintenance and maintain direct communications with the maintenance supervisor and all other management in other departments regarding maintenance needs. 


  • Oversee the servicing, repairing, and preventative maintenance of equipment in the sawmill, planer mill, bark plant, and power plant.
  • Manage and work on equipment and machinery as necessary to maintain production demands.
  • Schedule maintenance and service:
    • Maintain preventative maintenance program and documentation
    • Maintain work order log, safety recommendation work list, and insurance recommendations.
    • Maintain service records.
    • Maintain vendor files and reference books.
    • Supervise millwrights, welders, oilers, and other maintenance personnel in conjunction with your supervisor(s):
      • Schedule work times.
      • Delegate work.
      • Insure quality and quantity of work performed.
      • Fill out employee absence reports, tardy slips, and evaluation forms.
      • Maintain timecards and cost accounting records.
      • Promote training, and enforce safe work practices.
      • Enforce lock-out plant wide safety program.
      • Assist electrical department and truck shop department during absence of supervisor in those departments, per instruction of management.
      • Keep maintenance workshop area organized and sanitary.
      • Keep area neat as possible.
      • Keep work areas safe with maintaining proper tools and equipment.
      • Responsible for purchasing parts, supplies, tools, and materials necessary to meet demands of maintaining the plant:
        • Select and specify what is to be purchased.
        • Maintain approved inventory levels.
        • Keep inventory of parts, supplies, tools, and materials in an organized and safe manner.
      • Coordinate equipment and facilities maintenance and repair with department supervisors.
      • Communicate operator abuse problems and coordinate discipline.
      • Coordinate maintenance and service for adequate and appropriate time.
      • Keep safety a priority and maintain safe working conditions.
      • Attend supervisor safety meetings and conduct tail-gate safety meetings crew.
      • Document meetings and submit to safety director.
      • Maintain current material safety data sheet (msds) files.
      • Enforce all OSHA and company required safety rules and regulations including lock-out policy, hardhat policy, steel-toed boot policy, etc.
      • Know your duties outlined in the emergency evacuation plan and fire prevention plan.
      • Maintain a paper trail. Fill out necessary paperwork for personnel department, payroll department, plus accident reports and investigations, tardiness and absence reports, warnings, training documentation, etc.
      • Supervise outside service contractors.  Make sure “certificates of insurance” are current, and enforce company safety rules while contractors are performing work on company property.
      • Perform other reasonably related duties as necessary as assigned by management.
      • Overtime as business needs arise.

Job Requirements:

  • Sawmill maintenance management/supervision experience required. From log yard through dry kilns.
  • Experience using CMMS computerized maintenance software and work orders
  • Understanding of both mechanical and electrical maintenance.
  • Good computer skills including: MS Office: Word and Excel
  • 5+ years of manufacturing experience in the areas of reliability methods and techniques.
  • Fluent with English, Spanish speaking preferred.
  • High school GED required, college degree preferred.