Jacobs is seeking a Regional Maintenance Specialist to join our Operations Management and Facility Services (OMFS) team. This position has the flexibility to reside in any Jacobs office in the Pacific Northwest with access to a major airport. Candidate must live near a major airport. Position will require 75% travel.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Assume a lead role in supporting maintenance and asset management efforts at all treatment facilities within the geographic region including Industrial projects.
Facilitate maintenance knowledge sharing between projects in the region and the company as a whole, including participating in monthly Maintenance Sharing calls and providing input and feedback as requested.
Provide technical support to projects in the region. This includes mechanical, electrical, I&C support and PdM as skills support.
Support optimization of treatment facilities maintenance within the region through benchmarking and key performance indicator analysis.
Communicate effectively, both written and verbally, with supervisors, coworkers, clients, and project personnel.
Evaluate the projects' maintenance programs on an ongoing basis and provide input for possible improvements.
Conduct maintenance management and technical skills training programs utilizing provided training material.
Maintain technical skills at the highest level and remain informed of the latest developments in the field.
Establish cooperative relationships with coworkers, project maintenance and operations staff, clients, vendors, contractors, and all others contacted during the work.
Provide guidance regarding maintenance programs in accordance with the Jacobs OMFS Maintenance Resource Guide.
Read, interpret, and work from blueprints, drawings, sketches, plans, specifications, and mechanical illustrations.
Perform skilled mechanical repair work on industrial water/wastewater treatment plant and related equipment.
Analyze equipment failures to determine root cause and to prevent recurrences.
Perform preventive and corrective maintenance on mechanical and electrical machinery or equipment in accordance with skillset.
Lubricate equipment and check for malfunctions.
Assist project personnel with replacing bearings, packing, seals, shafts, sleeves, valve seats, or other components found in plant equipment.
Use special tools, such as bearing pullers, torch, welding machine, hoist, or other equipment used in the repair of treatment plant equipment.
Assist projects in set-up and training for predictive maintenance programs (vibration, thermography, oil analysis, ultrasound, etc.)
Conduct condition assessments on project vertical assets and document assessments in the ACES software program.
Prepare, consult on, or review maintenance cost estimates and level of effort.
Perform ongoing project reviews to determine client satisfaction with past service and develop recommendations on the need for future service.
Assist in the development of project specific Capital Improvement Planning when requested.
Assist with project recovery efforts after significant weather events in any region as assigned.
Ten (10) years of complex and/or industrial maintenance experience. US Military training is acceptable.
Proficient in the use of CMMS software (example, Maximo, Maintenance Connection, SAP)
Highly proficient in the use of spreadsheet and/or database computer programs
Experience and understanding of budget preparation and financial accountability.
Ability to travel approximately 75%
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Preferred qualifications include:
Comprehensive understanding of the technical aspects of industrial equipment maintenance and extensive knowledge of methods to reduce operating costs, improve reliability, and ensure permit compliance.
Water and/or wastewater equipment maintenance experience is a plus.
Physical Requirement/Working Conditions:
Must be able to walk up to 3 miles per 8-hour shift
Must be able to ascend and descend up to 1,100 stair steps per 8-hour shift
Must be able to lift bags weighing up to 40 pounds each from floor level up to waist high in an 8-hour shift
Must be able to work in all types of weather