Maintenance Superintendent – Lumber (Management & Executives)

Full Time

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  Washington State, Washington, United States

Job#180831MS – Maintenance Superintendent – Lumber – Washington State
Location:  United States
Industry:  Lumber
Wage:  $80-$100k/year depending on experience
Education Required:  High school diploma or equivalent required.  Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or industrial management preferred.
Years Experience Required:   Must have a minimum of 5 years experience in sawmill maintenance management.


The Maintenance Superintendent at this sawmill in Washington State will manage a team of maintenance technicians (mechancial and electrical) at a lumber manufacturing facility. The goal is to manage in a way that supports/enhances the company’s principles, fosters teamwork and produces results.
Other responsibilities of the position include (but are not limited to): driving preventive and predictive maintenance; working with other managers to ensure proper maintenance scheduling; working with the facility operations group to increase reliability while improving plant performance; assuring safe work practices are followed at all times; and, driving safety awareness through leading by example.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. Engineering degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years sawmill maintenance supervisory experience


  • Problem solving skills
  • Strong computer skills especially in MS Office Word and Excel
  • Leadership experience in a manufacturing company with a customer focus in mechanical and reliability maintenance and training and mentoring employees
  • Strong communication, scheduling and organizing skills
  • Proven ability in managing others as well as influencing and building partnerships
  • Strong interpersonal and technical troubleshooting skills, to include hydraulics
  • Strong sense of urgency and teamwork
  • Ability to read structural blueprints and hydraulic schematics
  • Basic electrical skills and understanding
  • Team building and motivational skills
  • Risk management skills, risk identification / mitigation
  • Experience leading and managing direct reports - including coaching, performance feedback and incentives

How To Apply

If you are interested in this job and have the required skills, please submit your resume in MS Word

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