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Maintenance Supervisor in Colstrip, MT at Veolia North America

Date Posted: 4/19/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary:
Under general direction, the Operations Maintenance Supervisor performs and is responsible for a variety of operations and maintenance functions. This is a skilled maintenance position that also performs operational duties. Perform preventative maintenance, repair programs and procedures; inspects equipment with may include mechanical, electromechanical, pneumatic and/or hydraulic equipment at facility.  Arranges, manages and gives direction to other team members as well as subcontractors. Fully qualified to perform the most complex functions and may lead the work of others when assistance is needed to perform maintenance tasks.  

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform work in a professional and safe manner compliant with policies, procedures and work practices.
  • Contribute to creating a safety culture; monitor self and others to ensure safe work practices.  Stop unsafe behavior; report unsafe work practices promptly as defined to appropriate individuals and team members.
  • Must have the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot mechanical problems in single or multiple unit processes and take action to correct the process problems by chemical, physical or mechanical adjustments to the process.
  • Work with contractors to develop work scope, manage budgets and issue Purchase Orders.
  • Manages contractors and others for the execution of work in a timely fashion within budget
  • Maintain spares inventory including keeping spares operable, managing chemical inventory,  proper cycling off spares as well as physical counts.
  • Carry out verbal and written tasks, assignments and instructions; i.e., standard operating procedures, work orders.
  • Report to work, on time, as scheduled; able and prepared to work.
  • Effectively prioritize work requests and complete tasks timely not to disrupt operations.
  • Compete and submit required reports, paperwork, accurately and timely.
  • Communicate effectively and timely with team members; follow up to ensure accurate understanding to solve operational issues.
  • Demonstrate behavior that contributes to creating effective teams and positive work environments.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with managers and employees
  • Maintain working knowledge of Veolia policies, work practices, regulations and customer requirements.
  • Maintain in an orderly manner maintenance, materials and equipment.
  • Maintain knowledge and commitment to continuously learning to ensure effective solutions for continuous operations. Share knowledge with team.
  • Maintain a safe, neat and clean work environment this includes: work areas and equipment.
  • Perform other job duties as requested to support the business operations.

Job Requirements


  • High School diploma or GED
  • Valid Driver’s License and maintain throughout employment
  • Pass drug screens, physical and safety sensitive background check.
  • 3 years of experience in maintenance position or performing job tasks.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Read, write and understand instructions/signs/directions in English.
  • Proficient using PC, word processing and email software.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; able to effectively engage with others. 
  • Demonstrate sound judgment, work independently under general supervision in team environment.
  • Organizational and time management skills;
  • Mathematical aptitude, attention to detail and follow up to complete tasks
  • Work effectively in dynamic and diverse team environments.

Physical Requirements:

  • Wear required personnel protective equipment including; gloves, respirators, safety glasses, foot protection and hard hat.
  • Lift, push, pull or carry up to 50 lbs; up to 100 lbs with assistance
  • Sit and stand periodically and for extended periods of time; climb ladders and stairs, reach below knees and above shoulders; kneel and crawl to access work areas.
  • Stand, walk, bend, stoop; reach forward and grasp.
  • Balance while walking on wet and slick surfaces, metal grates, narrow platforms/pathways, and uneven surfaces.  Able to walk across pathways with open enclosures at heights of 10 to 25 feet.
  • Work in loud, cold, hot, wet and dry environments; both indoors and outdoors in inclement weather.


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