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Posted: Thu Jul 20 2023

Lead Maintenance Engineer

Houston, TX
Salary:$30 Per Hour

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Lead Maintenance Engineer
Houston, TX 77073
M-F, Some weekends: 1pm - 9:30pm

Job Summary
Under the direction of the Manager, Maintenance, the Lead Engineer will identify maintenance and facility initiatives and set standards that will apply to the two shift maintenance operation. Will assist in the development of preventative maintenance, and repairs programs/processes on equipment for buildings, grounds and equipment in the automotive processing department and the parts distribution department.
Essential Functions
  • Under the direction of the Chief Maintenance Engineer, Lead and motivate staff to reach their productivity goals in a fair and balanced environment.
  • Responsible for Maintenance team daily safe work practices and regulatory compliance/standards pertaining to maintenance operations.
  • Analyzing complex operational problems, evaluating alternatives and recommending or implementing effective courses of action.
  • Assists with the planning, organizing, coordination, administrating and supervision of the efficient operation of the buildings throughout the facilities.
  • Maintains current maintenance parts inventory for a wide variety of equipment compiles stock control records; and prepares requisitions, orders or others for purchasing new or additional parts.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities:
This position has no supervisory responsibilities. May participate in project or process improvement teams. Some Project Management. Coordinate all support activities for assigned business units and assigned customers.

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum 5 years related experience in a Maintenance position and Texas Maintenance Electrician License (for the distribution center, a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Operator D Water License is also required) or the equivalent combination of certifications and/or experience. Stationery Engineer License is preferred.
  • Must have experience as a Lead Position in a facility or building. (Power Plant/HVAC)
  • Knowledgeable of the operation of boilers, Generators, Pumps, Compressors, water treatment, etc.
  • Knowledgeable with the Electrical Distribution System and Emergency Power Generation.
  • Familiar with various federal, state and local codes on installation, fire safety, sanitation, OSHA, NFPA, City of Houston and other regulations applicable to Industrial Buildings.
  • Must have computer skills, such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook).
  • Must be proficient with Computerized Preventative Maintenance Program, Energy Management and Building Automation Systems.
  • Ability to interpret and work from blueprints, diagrams, sketches and construction plans.
  • Proven leadership skills to motivate staff to reach their productivity Goals in a fair and balanced environment.
  • Must be an intelligent, articulate and persuasive leader who can serve as an effective member of the leadership team and who is able to communicate concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff.
  • Must have positive attitude and customer relations skills
  • Must be willing and able to handle diversified assignments with confidence

Certificates:  Valid driver’s license, Stationery Engineer license from City of Houston preferred, Licenses, and Texas Maintenance Electrician license, Texas Commission on Environmental
Travel Required
Occasional overnight travel will be required.

Physical Demands:
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to
successfully perform the essential responsibilities of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the
associate is regularly and repeatedly required to talk; hear; stand; walk; stoop; sit; kneel/squat, climb, use
hands and fingers, to handle, grip/squeeze and/or feel; push/pull and reach with hands and arms. The
associate will be frequently required to balance; crouch, or crawl; reach over-head and taste or smell. The
associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision,
peripheral vision, depth perception, night vision, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters
while performing the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is
regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles,
toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is
usually loud. Associate will also be asked to travel to remote Houston area locations, as well as several
out of state locations. Occasional overnight travel will be required.

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