Precision Castparts Corp. Maintenance Superintendent in Houston, Texas

Maintenance Superintendent


  • Organize, review, and establish priorities for all maintenance jobs in the assigned craft/s as requested by Maintenance, Production, Engineering, and Planning.

  • Evaluate preventive maintenance practices on critical equipment and modify or add new practices and procedures as necessary to more effectively use hourly labor and improve equipment uptime.

  • Provide direction and guidance for Maintenance Supervisors working under your direct supervision

  • Provide technical expertise for equipment troubleshooting, repair, and equipment enhancements, and provide training to continually improve skill level of work force.

  • Work closely with Operations and Safety Departments to ensure compliance with all applicable company and governmental standards and policies.

  • Develop, monitor, and evaluate departmental labor and material costs relating to department budgets and spare parts inventories.

  • Work within and outside of department to improve equipment reliability and upgrade/install new equipment




Direct supervisors and/or hourly work force

Maintain equipment at an effective cost; improve effectiveness of hourly personnel

Coordinate safety and training issues within the department

Meet company standard procedures and policies

Monitor labor and material costs

Maintain department budgets

Work with computer maintenance management system

Maintain current up to date data relating to labor, material cost, and equipment histories

Develop/implement preventive/corrective maintenance programs

Improve equipment uptime and reduce costs

Effectively communicate to all levels in and out of the organization

Effective work force and cooperative efforts from outside the department


  • This position reports directly to the Maintenance Superintendent or Maintenance Manager

  • Direct/provide leadership to assigned supervisor/s and craft/s to improve skill level, reduce equipment downtime, maintain budgets, and meet applicable company and governmental standards/policies.

  • Develop and write work instructions, operating procedures, and preventive maintenance checks to maintain a high level of equipment integrity.

  • Work with Planners and outside Contractors to install new equipment and improve reliability

  • Maintain reasonable and effective communications and working relationships with appropriate Production, Purchasing, Engineering, Accounting, MIS, Labor Relations, and Union representatives.




Production supervision and hourly

Schedule work and improve uptime

Maintenance Planners

To plan and schedule work

Maintenance Supervisors

Direct and supervise; effective use of workforce and improved uptime of equipment


Approve and order materials; maintain proper spare parts levels


Modify and improve equipment reliability

Outside Vendors and Contractors

Technical information and equipment maintenance and installations


  • Pass internal Mechanical Test during interview process

  • Minimum of Associate Degree or 10 years of Maintenance plant experience with at least 5 years in Maintenance supervision

  • At least 3 years in Heavy Industry

  • Ability to communicate with and motivate personnel in a union environment.


  • Strong Hydraulic knowledge

  • Some electrical knowledge/experience preferred but not required

  • Strong overall Mechanical skills with ability to train employees if needed

  • Overhead crane maintenance experience preferred

  • Good knowledge of maintenance and engineering procedures, policies, proper work practices.

  • Good understanding of budgets and accounting principles

  • Ability to communicate to all levels of the organization

  • Computer literate

  • Strong technical expertise in assigned area with good understanding of production operations and customer requirements.

Wyman Gordon is committed to hiring, promoting and transferring employees without regard to race, religion, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin (where a person was born), sex, age, ancestry (ethnic heritage), citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, or any other reason prohibited by law. Decisions as to hiring, promoting or transferring employees should be based solely upon job-related qualifications.

As an equal opportunity employer, Wyman Gordon is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 843-506-8461 for assistance.

Requisition ID: 173503.1