The role of maintenance engineering function is more tactical in nature, for example, ensuring that the assets within a plant meet the present demands of the company. Where the reliability engineer is
looking at the long-term reliability needs, the maintenance engineer is handling the day-to-day reliability responsibilities.

Responsibilities of Position

  • Identify, initiate, coordinate, and complete tactical maintenance and process improvement opportunities
  • Technical support of operations or maintenance in assigned area, for example, trouble- shooting, turnaround scoping, spares management, and so on
  • On new projects, assist project engineering with development and implementation of control plans, that is, criticality, preventive maintenance plan, spares, quality, maintainability, and operability
  • On existing assets, perform periodic reviews and upgrade and modify control plans
  • Communicates with reliability engineering to ensure long-term operations and maintenance asset problems are appropriately investigated with solutions implemented
  • Assist operations or maintenance management with department budgeting and expenditure forecasting
  • Continuously track and evaluate operations or maintenance expenditures, for example, cost and labor-hours to ensure effective resource utilization
  • Facilitate positive change in the maintenance organization by proactively leading department initiatives. Act as a change agent in implementing cross-functional plant business objectives
  • Generate the maintenance reports for area of responsibility
  • Completions of environmental health and safety (EHS) tasks, including excavation permits, preliminary hazard analysis (PHA), and the like
  • Develop, implement, and survey best practices within area of responsibility, that is preventive maintenance practices, operating methods, and the like
  • Review major purchases to assure correct specifications and design
  • Initiate, develop, and review capital improvement projects
  • Generate the monthly maintenance report for area of responsibility
  • Backup for maintenance supervisor
  • Other duties and projects as assigned

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