Maintenance Superintendent – Port Alberni, BC (499574)

Port Alberni, BC

The Island is calling you! Our client is seeking a Maintenance Superintendent to provide day to day direction and assistance to the Maintenance team at their sawmill located in Port Alberni, BC, just about an hours’ drive west of Nanaimo. Working closely with the Production team, you will organize and execute corrective and preventative maintenance activities with the goal to drive improved equipment reliability and reduced overall maintenance costs. This is a great opportunity to gain a role with a company known for their sustainable forestry practices, advancement opportunities for employees, and for their dedication to creating a safe and happy workplace. To learn more, give us a call at 1-855-733-7325 (RED)-(SEAL), text 250-483-5954, or better yet, apply online now!  

Port Alberni is a waterfront community at the heart of the west coast of Vancouver Island, located about an hours’ drive from Nanaimo and about 35 minutes from Coombs. It is a gateway to the West Coast of Vancouver Island and the Pacific Rim National Park, Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds. The city offers a deep sea port, beautiful waterfront quays, an airport, a new hospital, and a well-developed array of recreational facilities.

Salary:  Competitive compensation with a pay-for-performance philosophy.

Benefits: Employer-paid benefits, pension and other programs.

Education:  Millwright certification, Red Seal  Inter-Provincial endorsement preferred.

Experience:

  • 10 plus years of experience working in an industrial maintenance department, preferably in forestry or similar heavy industry.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience supervising and managing staff.

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of sawmill or other heavy industry maintenance and repair.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Understanding of financial reports and forecasting.

  • High level of integrity and professionalism.

  • Ability to motivate and engage hourly employees to perform at a higher standard.

  • Demonstrated strong analytical, problem solving and logical thinking skills.

  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Demonstrated continuous improvement mindset.

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel, proficiency in the use of Project Management and CMMS is desired.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide leadership in safety and environmental stewardship.

  • Supervise all maintenance activities and supports capital project cost management and delivery schedules.

  • Support the analysis of downtime reports and other relevant metrics, identifying opportunities.

  • Other duties as required.