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Maintenance Superintendent

Government and Military

Maintenance Mechanic


Richmond, Kentucky, United States

Job Summary

Amentum is seeking a Maintenance Superintendent for the Bluegrass Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant Project located in Richmond, Kentucky.

Typical Responsibilities include:

  • Perform all work safely and with the utmost concern for the safety of self and other employees.
  • Perform all work in compliance with environmental permits and regulations.
  • May be required to work overtime or varying hours to include shift work.
  • Be at work when scheduled and maintain a good attendance record.
  • Work in close proximity to and or in a chemical demilitarization facility.
  • Assign, supervise and direct work activities of assigned personnel.
  • Review resumes, conduct interviews and identify desired candidates
  • Establish and enforce standards and expectations for assigned personnel
  • Ensure assigned personnel have read and understand all applicable policies and procedures
  • Responsible for administration of certification program, training and development of assigned personnel
  • Provide clear, concise goals and objectives, policies and procedures, priorities and constraints that must be met during operations (ie schedule, budget, personnel and equipment restraints)
  • Review work of assigned personnel for compliance with policies and procedures, effectiveness of coordination, technical adequacy, and for attainment of objectives
  • Reinforce conduct of operations and compliance culture
  • Responsible for performance evaluations, recommending salary adjustments and reviewing leave requests
  • Counsel assigned personnel on company policies, procedures, performance and personal issues
  • Provide assistance to department personnel in communicating payroll, travel and human resources issues
  • Prepare, review and implement plans, policies, procedures, directives, technical data packages and schedules to meet production requirements
  • Assist Engineering with modifications revisions to plant systems, equipment and components
  • Assist with development of short and long range plans to accomplish established goals
  • Support operations and munitions movement
  • Interact with other departments on administrative issues
  • Responsible for maintenance planning, scheduling, and interfacing with Work Control
  • Coordinate activities of personnel involved in repair and maintenance of facilities, buildings, and equipment to minimize interruption and improve efficiency
  • Minimize downtime by prioritizing administrative tasks to maintain an operational condition shortening overall processing schedule
  • Conduct accident and incident investigations
  • Make timely notifications when required by plant events and procedures
  • Responsible for ensuring qualified and certified personnel are available to meet LCO requirements and maintain operating conditions
  • Assess manpower requirements for scheduled maintenance activities and assign work orders to the maintenance supervisors
  • Supervise and assist vendors in performing instrumentation, electrical or mechanical maintenance tasks that is beyond the department's capability while providing technical support
  • Ensure that instrumentation and equipment supporting plant modifications are installed as per design
  • Interpret designs, drawings, and operations and maintenance manuals in locating and diagnosing trouble in electrical/instrumentation equipment components, and systems
  • Develop technical solutions and workarounds to address maintenance related problems while minimizing cost and subordinates so that safe and environmentally sound operations are not compromised
  • Specify maintenance equipment needs to complete electrical and mechanical tasks
  • Inspect plant facilities and review inspection reports to determine repairs, replacement or improvements required
  • Direct the replacement of worn, damaged, failed equipment and components in support of facility operations
  • Ensure that corrective and preventative maintenance on facility systems, equipment and components are completed in a timely manner that does not compromise the safety of the workers, the public or the environment
  • Assist management in follow-up of projects, reports, and information required of the department
  • Prepare related reports and audit current procedures to monitor efficiency of operations
  • Provide department with administrative support, including record keeping, generation and maintenance of forms
  • Brief management daily concerning administrative issues and deadlines
  • Prepare shift change-over documents, review production data, and conduct precise, informative shift briefings establishing goals and priorities
  • Evaluate proposals and bids for various design, contracting, and follow-on services as required
  • May serve as Deputy Maintenance or Maintenance Manager in event of their absence
  • May serve on Emergency Response Team (ERT)

Relocation Assistance Provided

This position is designated as an unescorted access position and is subject to the requirements of the Unescorted Access Program (UAP). As a condition of employment, candidates and incumbents must favorably complete a personnel security investigation, urinalysis testing, respiratory screening, and must meet and maintain personnel suitability and reliability requirements established by the Blue Grass Army Depot Commander.

BGCAPP is subject to Army Regulations (AR 50-6 Chemical Surety Program and AR190-59 Unescorted Access Program) which govern persons performing work under the Chemical Personnel Reliability Program (CPRP) and unescorted Access Program (UAP). Eligibility to be placed in a CPRP or UAP position requires US citizenship. Employees must favorably complete a series of screenings to include but not limited to: a National Agency Check with Local Agency Check and Credit Check (NACLC) security investigation, drug/alcohol testing and medical examination.

All employees are subject to and agree to random drug and alcohol testing as a condition of continued employment for the duration of their assignment. Respiratory screening and the ability to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) may be required for this position. The ability to obtain/maintain access to the Blue Grass Army Depot is required.


Minimum Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in technical field and 5 years of industrial maintenance experience with 2 years’ supervisory experience in an operating demilitarization, chemical, power, processing, industrial service, or manufacturing plant


  • Associate degree in technical field and 9 years of industrial maintenance experience with 2 years’ supervisory experience in an operating demilitarization, chemical, power, processing, industrial service, or manufacturing plant


  • High school diploma/equivalent and 13 years of industrial maintenance experience with 2 years’ supervisory experience in an operating demilitarization, chemical, power, processing, industrial service, or manufacturing plant

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be a United States or naturalized citizen able to obtain and maintain Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) site access
  • Must be computer literate in common software applications and able to operate general office equipment
  • Must maintain fitness-for-duty standards to perform the essential functions of the position, to include any depot or BGCAPP drill, contingency and/or emergency requirement
  • Knowledge of demilitarization, nuclear, chemical, or other heavy industry maintenance operation
  • Knowledge of plant process equipment including utility systems, building codes and other design requirements (including reading blueprints): Occupational Safety & Health Administration, Environmental Protection Agency, and quality control manuals
  • Proficient in trade skill level mathematics and maintenance instrument and electrical skills
  • Able to effectively communicate using oral and written reports and instructions
  • Have thorough understanding of equipment operation, maintenance and restrictions imposed by safety and environmental regulations
  • Experience with computerized maintenance management system software such as MAXIMO or other industry standard planning software
  • Able to read and interpret designs, drawings, layouts and specification in performance of duties
  • Knowledge of scheduling and planning activities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in chemical demilitarization, nuclear, chemical, or toxic/hazardous environment
  • Experience in operation, systemization and start-up of electrical systems
  • Experience writing maintenance plans and procedures and work order planning
  • Experience with Explosive Detonation Technology (EDT) control systems