Arkadelphia, Arkansas

Job Description Company Description

Veolia Group aims to be the benchmark company for ecological transformation. With nearly 220,000 employees worldwide, the Group designs and provides game-changing solutions that are both useful and practical for water, waste and energy management. Through its three complementary business activities, Veolia helps to develop access to resources, preserve available resources and replenish them. In 2021, the Veolia group provided 79 million inhabitants with drinking water and 61 million with sanitation, produced nearly 48 million megawatt hours and recovered 48 million tons of waste. Veolia Environnement (Paris Euronext: VIE) achieved consolidated revenue of 28,508 billion euros in 2021.

Job Description

Reporting to the Plant Manager, managing Maintenance, Outage Planning, and Reliability staff. Provide leadership and responsibility for safe and cost-effective execution of preventative, day-to-day, and outage maintenance activities for a large hazardous waste incineration facility. Ensure maximum plant availability through the implementation and use of reliability principles and optimal asset management.

  • Manage turnaround activities including planning, scheduling, budgeting, staffing, procurement, and execution at the facility in the most cost-effective manner.
  • Manage multi-skilled maintenance team and subcontractors.
  • Together with the Operations management team, the Maintenance Manager will ensure safe work practices, technical verification of work, and system integrity during the daily operations of the facility
  • Prepare action and backup plans during equipment failures, plant shutdowns to minimize financial impacts including resources
  • Perform field walk-throughs to inspect internal and external work progress and perform QA QC during work in progress
  • Effectively practice Reliability Based Management that will allow optimum uptime for the incinerator complex including overall program planning and evaluation of the effectiveness of risked-based reliability activities that impact incinerator operations.
  • Oversee the CMMS program to verify adherence to best practices and compliance with the corporate CMMS program.
  • Interact with internal and external customers pertaining to new and ongoing projects.
  • Develop and manage the department's budget including effectively managing costs related to all site maintenance related activities and purchases
  • Develop and maintain quality assurance (QA) testing and validation requirements for equipment.
  • Ensure the implementation of maintenance procedures and training programs such that maintenance employees are qualified to troubleshoot and maintain equipment and that their skill level is continually improving.
  • Interfaces with customers and regulators during facility audits, inspections, etc.
  • Supports PSM Team and other regulatory functions
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Qualifications

    Education / Experience / Background
    • High-School Diploma
    • BS in Mechanical Engineering or a related discipline preferred
    • 10+ years of work experience: hazardous waste industry or large utility/industrial plant experience preferred
    • Prior work experience in high-reliability environments, plant operations, or related field
    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities
    • Extensive knowledge in mechanical methodologies, data compilation, implementation, and evaluation of resulting improvements
    • Excellent leadership and communication skills
    • Ability to organize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously
    • Organized, detailed oriented, analytical, proactive, energetic, problem solver
    • Proficient knowledge of Oracle Primavera P-6 scheduling tool
    • Solid understanding of preventive and predictive maintenance techniques, including Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) program
    • Budgeting skills and a solid understanding of financial (cost/benefit) analysis
    • Solid understanding of the troubleshooting and maintenance of equipment common to large industrial facilities.
    • Skills such as Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode and Effects Analysis.

    Additional Information

    VNA is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity. VNA's practices and employment decisions, including those regarding recruitment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, benefits, training, discipline, and termination shall not be based on any person's sex, race, color, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, citizenship status or other protected group status as defined by applicable law. VNA gives fair consideration to all qualified individuals and affords all employees and applicants opportunities for advancement according to their individual abilities without regard to membership in any applicable protected category. No opportunity for hire, advancement or any other condition of employment will be diminished through unlawful discriminatory practices.

    As an inclusive company, Veolia is committed to diversity and gives equal consideration to all applications, without discrimination.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer! All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    Arkadelphia, Arkansas

    Veolia North America helps customers address environmental and sustainability challenges in energy, water and waste. We know our planet’s natural resources are limited and demands are increasing. Our mission is to resource the world. Helping develop access to resources — while preserving and replenishing those resources — is what we do at Veolia. Our commitment to resourcing the world means: • Considering waste as a treasure and something to value. • Treating water to make it drinkable or usable. • Developing energy services that reconcile energy and environmental performance. For more information about Veolia North America, visit us at For specific information about Veolia North America in Canada, visit us at

    Similar jobs