Mechanical Supervisor Job Description

Mechanical Supervisor Job Description

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Mechanical supervisor provides support and direction to preventative and predictive maintenance program for utilities, building systems equipment and process equipment in support of manufacturing.

Mechanical Supervisor Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Control and endorse work permits for the project work and ensure that QP's safety regulations, project safety plans, client Qatar's safety and environment regulations are understood and followed by the contractor
Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture
Closely apply and follow-up all SAP Process to manage notifications, work orders preparation and closing, parts ordering, job history recording and ensure work order closed after work completion with updated report and attachments
Assist in coordination of cross training of existing API personnel
Fluent with Inventory and Materials Management concepts, such as inventory control and analysis, material lead times, cost analysis, usage analysis
Review maintenance contracts
Develops and implements standard work procedures to continually improve overall team productivity
Responsible for safe work practices
Be able to make decisions based on knowledge and experience
Commissioning duties for the Mechanical discipline

Mechanical Supervisor Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Mechanical Supervisor

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: BAE, M1003, M214, FRA, AAR, ASE, A/C, NVQ, CMMP, ICC

Education for Mechanical Supervisor

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the mechanical supervisor job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Engineering, Technical, Associates, Education, Electrical Engineering, Manufacturing, Industrial, Science, Business

Skills for Mechanical Supervisor

Desired skills for mechanical supervisor include:

Inspection and repair
Microsoft Office programs
Industry-wide technological developments
Operations and predictive/preventative maintenance systems
Plant equipment
Continuous operation manufacturing process and improvement process
Yard operating rules and regulatory requirements

Desired experience for mechanical supervisor includes:

7+ years of mechanical engineering preferably with design and packaging
Standard MS Office software
Extensive exposure to Mechanical Static Equipment construction activities within a refinery environment
Minimum 5 years' track record managing Mechanical Construction activities within Oil & Gas or Petrochemical sector
10 years experience in a supervisory, lead, foreman, position
Minimum 5 years experience in industrial facility (petroleum industry experience is preferred but will also consider process industries) in maintenance supervisory, project management, engineering positions

Mechanical Supervisor Examples


Mechanical Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a mechanical supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mechanical supervisor
  • Be part of a multi-disciplined maintenance support team, reviewing existing maintenance procedures and determining I putting in place future recommendations
  • Provide day to day mechanical rotating equipment support and advice to the maintenance teams
  • Supervision of the construction of geothermal power plants, at the various locations of installation, provide experience in mechanical industrial construction and contract supply completion
  • Development work plan and follow ups on progress during the construction
  • Examination mechanical design drawings and specifications
  • Project scheduling assistance in and of evaluations for 3rd party contract bid development
  • Liaise and co-ordinate with different discipline Supervisors, Projects Engineers, End Users, Asset Holders and other client relevant departments
  • Review the project planning and scheduling for projects during the construction phase, identify any construction slippages and assist in optimising the contractor's resources
  • Review construction method statements, pre commissioning procedures and endorse red mark drawings and project dossiers
  • Inspect construction works and materials in accordance with project Quality plans and Inspection & Test plans
Qualifications for mechanical supervisor
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and MS Project
  • Currently employed in a similar role with a solid history of leading a team
  • Trade Qualified in an Engineering / Technical discipline
  • Experience in maintaining Underground Fixed Plant conveyance, hoisting and crushing assets
  • Experience with Double Drum Winders, Jaw Crushers and automated materials handling systems
  • Ability to develop and mentor team members

Mechanical Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a mechanical supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanical supervisor
  • Inputs to project management, engineering, and construction to ensure startup requirements are incorporated into project activities, including review of project designs and construction to ensure plant operability and operating personnel safety
  • Hold a City & Guilds of a mechanical function
  • Have the ability to communicate well
  • Have strong leadership and motivational skills with the drive and focus to deliver results through teams
  • Required to attend and assist in derailments which includes the oversight of the re-railing process, participating in the root cause analysis and damage estimates to ensure all appropriate reports are created
  • Provide static maintenance support to the field operations to manage asset operation and ensure the set production target are met and safeguard technical integrity
  • Handling all types of works involved in predictive, preventive and emergency maintenance
  • Assist with resource forecasting
  • Have previous experience of working in the water and waste water industry
  • Ensure work is performed to CN
Qualifications for mechanical supervisor
  • Bachelors Degree in mechanical engineering, physics, or other related fields
  • Masters Degree in mechanical engineering, physics, or other related fields
  • Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, or related discipline, or completion of formal U.S. Government courses in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning as related to facilities and plant maintenance
  • A minimum of ten years experience in maintenance operations of large government or commercial facilities
  • Strong ability to perform well under pressure and in stressful situations and circumstances
  • Must display logistical thinking, critical thinking, multitasking skills, problem solving skills and decision making skills

Mechanical Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a mechanical supervisor. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for mechanical supervisor
  • Lead and implement the safety and training programs, including (but not limited to) the development of the Risk management, Standard Operating Procedures, (SOP’s), Standard Maintenance Procedures (SMP’s), Workplace Inspections, Task Observations and Training programs
  • Ensure team members are focused on and comply with the site safety standards
  • Elaborates short and medium term work planning together with the foremen and the supervisors
  • Manages the contractor employees and the engineers’ team
  • To line manage immediate staff ensuring resources are allocated evenly and performance issues are dealt with in accordance with the HR policies and procedures
  • Plan workload and resources
  • Plan and schedule work assignments for the team
  • Act as the primary contact for the team
  • Makes recommendations on human resources actions
  • Monitor and drive engineering standards and ensure alignment with product teams cross-functional teams
Qualifications for mechanical supervisor
  • Ability to display strong planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to successfully collaborate in a team environment while prioritizing tasks and instructions
  • Ability to work autonomously and adapt to changing situations
  • Must have the ability to stay alert and prepared for unusual conditions or circumstances
  • Ability to travel to job sites
  • Must have an understanding of power plant operations

Mechanical Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a mechanical supervisor. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for mechanical supervisor
  • Assist superintendents in planning and coordinating mechanical work orders
  • Involved in the installation of piping, pumps, valves and other associated mechanical equipment in support of plant modifications and repairs
  • Brief management daily conerning administrative, mechanical and operation related issues
  • Direct emergency repairs to systems, equipment, and components
  • Interpret designs, drawings, and O & M manuals in locating and diagnosing trouble in mechanical equipment, components, and systems
  • Direct the replacement of worn, damaged, or failed equipment and components in support of facility operations
  • Demonstrate and conduct any required inspection and testing of equipment and components as necessary to complete work packages and ensure systems are returned to operational conditions
  • Ensure Mechanical Technicians follow predetermined checklist in performance of preventative maintenance of facility mechanical equipment and systems
  • Direct mechanical trade functions towards the installation of new equipment or modification of existing systems in support of changes to plant system configuration
  • Utilize designs and drawings to plan and layout installations to minimize waste of materials, provide access for future maintenance, and ensure applicable project specifications and industry standards are adequately satisfied
Qualifications for mechanical supervisor
  • Must develop a strong working knowledge of company policies, procedures and union labor agreements
  • Normal daily activities may include twisting, reaching, balancing, repetitive hand use, grasping objects, and finger dexterity
  • Prioritize, plan, schedule, and coordinate all maintenance activities/programs/procedures
  • Responsible for driving Environmental Excellence
  • Responsible for developing, updating and effectively communicate execution plans and maintenance procedures
  • Responsible for developing plan, schedule, and resource strategy to allow execution of applicable environmental-related mechanical work to be completed by scheduled compliance date

Mechanical Supervisor Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for a mechanical supervisor. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for mechanical supervisor
  • Ensure strict compliance to Award conditions, Company standards and other applicable protocol when dealing with an employee found to be in breach of a safety standard or unacceptable work practice and involves a disciplinary action or a potential situation that may lead to such an action
  • Monitor or inspect all worksites daily, ensuring safety and quality standards are consistently upheld in work practices, employee behaviours and housekeeping, eg by spending sufficient daily hours in the field, using HSE Worksite Inspection and Observation documents in compliance with LCP targets
  • Lead Maintenance safety and environmental compliance initiatives
  • Equipment specifications and compliance with operational and safety standards
  • Assist superintendents in planning and coordinating instrumentation/electrical work orders
  • Brief management daily concerning administrative, mechanical and operation related issues
  • Investigate operational reports of equipment failure and analyze system characteristics to determine cause of failure and necessary corrective action
  • Interpret designs, drawings, and operations and maintenance manuals in locating and diagnosing trouble in mechanical equipment, components, and systems
  • Undertake quality audits of work in progress and completed
  • Manages the development of mechanical systems, products, components and vehicle packaging
Qualifications for mechanical supervisor
  • Or actions such as braking and steering inputs to help “coach” the driver to stay in lane
  • A current license to drive a manual vehicle in Australia
  • Responsible for monitoring execution of maintenance activities to achieve desired business targets
  • Interfaces with Operations for equipment preparation activities
  • Ability to understand, control and drive optimization of maintenance expenses
  • Key competencies for this position include initiative, innovation, interpersonal skills, concern for effectiveness, a drive for continuous improvement and flexibility

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