Lehigh Hanson Maintenance Superintendent in Calgary, Alberta

AutoReqId: 3715BR

Line Of Business: Pipe

Department: Maintenance

Primary Location: Calgary-AB

Job Posting:

Inland Pipe a division of Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Maintenance Superintendent.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position is primarily responsible for reducing maintenance costs and improvement equipment reliability through the implementation of a predictive maintenance program and by planning, designing, coordinating, scheduling, and supervising corrective maintenance staff. Assist the plant in achieving maximum productivity with minimal downtime due to equipment issues, and reduce the need for subcontractors. The Maintenance Superintendent will be responsible for building a team through training, development, and the hands-on oversight of the production floor measured by the quality of the work performed.

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the Company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.


  • Coordinate all maintenance activities for the plant. Prioritize and schedule work from the work order backlog system and produce annual, monthly, weekly, daily work schedules to ensure all required maintenance is performed. Manage the planning of the step by step execution of all major equipment outages and significant repairs by utilizing project-planning techniques and software.

  • Ensure that all regulated inspections are completed within guidelines to maximize safety and to minimize downtime.

  • Develop and maintain files such as: equipment lists, suppliers list, operating, maintenance manuals, purchase orders, drawings, checklists, spare parts lists, corrective maintenance details, maintenance history, departmental performance and PM compliance. Oversee the availability of parts, controlling and reducing parts, minimum/maximum inventory.

  • Facilitates daily, weekly, monthly planning meetings to recommend the necessary repairs based on input from the Production and other plant departments. Provide ongoing maintenance support to the plant for all shifts. This includes evaluating and determining the course of action for maintenance incidents after hours and on weekends while on call and may require on-site supervision of the resolution to maintain operational efficiency.

  • Provide guidance to the mechanical maintenance personnel in the areas of: training, repair, maintenance and installation.

  • Work closely with production and other departments in developing the work schedules including the coordination of all maintenance activities for efficient flow of operations.

  • Serve as the liaison between departments for optimal coordination.

  • Assist the Mechanical and Electrical Maintenance staff and contractors in the preparation of the annual maintenance budget; the development of the department's long-term goals and objectives to meet the overall plant operational and cost containment goals.

  • Support maintenance projects by identifying parts required to execute work, tool requirements, manpower requirements and the estimated completion time for effective planning & execution of maintenance work.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, EIT; engineering or Journeyman preferred

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of maintenance experience in a supervisory role in an automated manufacturing facility

  • Solid understanding of preventive/predictive/corrective maintenance principles, techniques and technologies and provide oversight for hands on implementation

  • Demonstrated proven ability to supervise, teach and motivate others in a union environment in a large capacity, a crew of 6 people would be an asset

  • Prior experience working with large rotating heavy industry machinery and equipment

  • Strong trouble shooting skills (electrical/mechanical)

  • Project management and organizational skills; strong attention to detail; computer skills, including Oracle, maintenance modules; ability to manage multiple tasks; problem-solving, creativity and decision making skills, ability to interact with many levels within the organization


At Lehigh Hanson, we believe our employees play a key role in the company’s success and future growth. Lehigh Hanson’s comprehensive package of compensation and benefit programs reflect this belief. We strive to develop competitive pay programs that will attract, motivate, retain and reward employees.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in Canada on a full-time basis.

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