Site Manager - Maintenance

Austin Industries   •  

La Porte, TX

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


11 - 15 years

Posted 37 days ago


Austin Industrial, Inc. is a leading General Contractor who provides construction, maintenance and plant services to a variety of industrial customers. We are currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Site Manager.


Responsible for administering, directing, and coordinating all maintenance, turnaround, capital, and/or other plant services performed on site by Austin Industrial personnel. Serves as Austin's point of contact on site for the customer's maintenance, capital, turnaround and other department managers.



- Maintenance Management

- Small Capital Management

- HS&E Compliance

- Business Acumen

- Risk Analysis

- Human Resources

- Customer Alignment

- Quality Assurance/Control

- Project Controls

- Austin Asset Management

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes but may not be limited to the following.

Managing the safety, health and well-being of all assigned employee-owners by assuring compliance with the customer's and Austin safety programs and policies including such things as conduction safety meetings, performing audits, educating on hazards and monitoring mental alertness of employee-owners.

Serves as primary spokesperson for Austin in relations with customers.

Meets regularly with customer management to fully understand expectations, goals, priorities, and requirements to identify potential growth opportunities.

Supervises the activities of subordinates to include staff and other supervisors (i.e., General Foremen and Foremen) to ensure that maintenance, capital, etc. performed by Austin employee-owners meets or exceeds the expectations of the customer.

Maintains positive employee relationships. Ensures compliance with all personnel requirements (EEOC, Harassment, ADA, FMLA) and responds to employee-owner concerns that come up in the Open Door Process.

Ensures and maintains compliance with all Austin and/or customer policies.

Drives the recruiting and selection process to fill any and all open position associated with the project.

Inspects work in progress to assure quality workmanship and proper utilization of manpower and equipment for maximum level of productivity.

Monitors and maintains compliance with the terms and conditions of contractual agreements between Austin and the customer.

Assesses training needs of site personnel and implements a plan to address the needs.

Responsible and accountable for administrative reports of the project (i.e., time keeping, cost reporting, AR/AP, etc.).

Monitors all work activity to assure projects meet established safety, budget, schedule and quality goals.

Develop, implement and maintain the Site Strategic Plan..

Drives continuous improvement and cost saving initiatives in all aspects of services provided.

Identifies and positions Austin for additional revenue grown within the project.




Four year college degreepreferred but will consider equivalent on the job and related training that combines technical training and/or related functional experience.

CMRP or PMP certification is a plus.


Minimum of 10 years experience in petrochemical plants and/or refineries with emphasis on maintenance. Significant maintenance experience is required.

Minimum of 10 years experience managing a maintenance projects in the refinery and/or petrochemical industry.

Must have managed sites with personnel over 150+ people.


Thorough knowledge of maintenance work processes (technology, reliability, equipment, methods); planning, cost control, schedules and safety required.

Business management principles and practices

Environmental regulations and guidelines

Data analysis and reporting – financial and other performance indicators

Safety rules and regulations and safety improvement processes

Risk assessment to identify and mitigate hazards

Preventative and predictive maintenance techniques

Quality control processes

Continuous improvement techniques and tools

Forecasting manpower needs


Communication- ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

Computer- proficient in all Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point) and web based applications.


Strategic Leadership

Problem solving and decision making

Planning and organizing

Driving for results

Business savvy and financial acumen

Leading through vision and values

Delegating responsibility

Coaching, building relationships and teamwork

Selecting talent and managing people performance

Collecting, reporting, and analyzing data

Driving change and continuous improvement

Analyzing workforce utilization to increase plant efficiency