• Title
    Maintenance Superintendent
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    GB-Wilton International (Redcar)
    Department / Discipline
    Commissioning, Maintenance, Operations & Validation
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is rcurrently recruiting a  Maintenance Superintendent on a staff permanent basis to be based in Teesside. Ideal candidate must have extensive experience in the Oil and Gas and Petrochemical industry  


    Purpose / Role


    • To support the supervisors and planners in the efficient allocation of resources to achieve the required performance of equipment and systems
    • Accountability for the quality of all equipment repairs and for the evaluation of technician and Craft Operative competency
    • To ensure the supervisors, technicians and craft operatives deliver maintenance in accordance with their job descriptions and person specifications


    Key aims and objectives


    • To ensure the availability of all plant and equipment to safely achieve production targets
    • To ensure the technicians and craft operatives perform all required tasks in a timely and cost effective manner to the desired safety and quality standards in accordance with the site requirements, procedures and specifications
    • To coordinate activities with other stakeholders to ensure the maximum overall effectiveness of the team
    • To achieve the required targets (key performance indicators) for the contract


    Prime responsibilities and duties

    • Provide comment and input into the weekly schedule / look ahead as drafted by the scheduler / client
    • Commit to delivering the agreed weekly schedule / look ahead as issued by the scheduler / client
    • Issue multiple work packs / job cards / job lists to supervisors, technicians and craft operatives throughout the day
    • Manage multiple Supervisors / technicians and Craft operatives throughout the week
    • Solve work delivery problems as they arise. Maintain a backlog of ‘fall back’ jobs for technicians should scheduled work not be forthcoming due to unforeseen reasons
    • Monitor / inspect the quality of workmanship
    • Liaise with and coordinate work activities with other groups to ensure the job progresses in a timely and cost effective manner
    • Report progress to Operations / the scheduler / Client each day
    • Complete timesheets each day
    • Assist the planner / client in job stepping / task estimating / method statement / specification development
    • Assist the planner / client in checking availability of all materials, spares, tools & consumables and preparing these in advance of the task
    • Prepare task specific risk assessments
    • Re-direct the resources quickly and safely in response to emergencies and plant breakdowns
    • Maintaining good industrial relations which requires a close working relationship that must also be professional
    • Carry out personal performance assessments on Supervisors (PDR), Technicians (PPA) and Craft Operatives (PPA) on a six monthly basis or at the end of their contract. Ensure paperwork is recorded.
    • Managing performance levels. Holding appropriate conversations (positive and negative) when performance deviates from the expected norm
    • Authorising authority for Technicians and Craft Operatives to perform the discipline specific tasks they undertake

    Skills / Qualifications



    • Technical apprenticeship or equivalent.
    • OR - in lieu of formal technical qualifications, candidate may offer extensive experience in maintenance with an auditable track record of consistently good performance.
    • Amec Foster Wheeler mandatory HSSE elements, Pre and Post-employment elements.
    • CCNSG safety passport.


    • NVQ 4 supervisory qualification
    • 32/D33 or A1 or CDCA Workplace Assessor
    • Secondary role qualifications (e.g. discipline authority, first aid, accident investigation)





    • Senior supervisory maintenance position held on an industrial COMAH regulated facility for a significant period
    • Good understanding of Risk Assessment techniques
    • Good knowledge of permit to work systems and prescribed permit isolations for COMAH regulated sites
    • Good knowledge of industrial continuous processes
    • Specialist in Mechanical, Instrument, Electrical or Fabrication maintenance
    • Demonstrable experience of managing groups of industrial engineering people


    • Good knowledge of maintenance strategy development, techniques, and tools
    • Good understanding of Industry best practice

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in.


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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