Maintenance Superintendent

Date:  14 Jul 2024

Iraq, IQ

Department:  Plant Operations
Job Description: 

Basic Function and Scope: 

  • Manages and organizes all the resources of the maintenance department and ensures that all maintenance jobs are completed efficiently and cost effectively.
  • Technical responsibility for all plant, equipment, and machineries.
  • Provides support to design stage of KM250 and all other plant development projects and ensures equipment design is in line with current and required maintenance needs.
  • Support SAP implementation project and ensures all ongoing routines and major services and their data transferred and managed smoothly during and after migration to SAP.
  • Improves competency of maintenance team.


Principle Responsibilities:

  • Facility Management & Policy Compliance
  • Ensures accurate development, implementation, and administration of the Computerized Maintenance Management through SAP system.
  • Ensures that sub- contractors are managed safely and effectively.
  • Responsible for providing input into design stage of KM 250 / 500 projects and ensuring equipment design is in line with current and required maintenance needs. Support all construction, pre-commissioning, and commissioning of new facilities.
  • Liaises and co-operates with other heads of departments, ensuring awareness of schedule & ongoing maintenance activities.
  • Review and validate all maintenance manuals and procedures and provide the required support for document mapping and control project.
  • Ensures that all maintenance personnel, service contractors and personnel involved in operations under the control of the Maintenance Department.
  • Participates in the effective monitoring, audit and review of management systems and procedures, and to Contributes to their further development and continuous improvement.
  • Ensures the Permit to Work (PTW) system is adhered to and that all isolations are in compliance with the Isolation Philosophy.
  • Promotes effective communications through regular awareness and safety meetings.
  • Manages through detail planning, preparation and reporting, the execution of both PPM and Corrective Maintenance works in a safe, efficient, and cost - effective manner.
  • Manage and control the application of diagnostic fault - finding skills on key equipment and systems and identify the training for personnel as required.
  • Maintains facilities equipment and associated documentation in accordance with prescribed PPM schedules.
  • Participates fully where required, in the investigation and reporting of accidents and incidents.
  • Provides technical support for the performance of all aspects of rotating equipment operation, care, and maintenance.
  • Performs root cause failure analysis where required.
  • Manage maintenance budget and provide budget forecasting requirement for upcoming years.
  • Improve the competency of LN staff and carry performance evaluation for maintenance personnel.

Health, Safety and the Environment

  • Ensures the strict adherence to Safety, Health, and Environmental policies across the business.
  • Assists in the planning, coordination and execution of shutdown programs and the implementation of safety procedures and practices.


Functional Leadership Management

  • Ensures the effective achievement of maintenance department functional objectives through the leadership and supervision of staff – setting individual objectives, managing performance, developing, and motivating staff, provision of formal and informal feedback and appraisal – to maximize subordinates and departmental performance.
  • Builds a strong team to ensure versatility and adequate succession cover. Ensure the maintenance team has appropriate skills and resources including personnel, process, and tools to meet the business objectives.
  • Manages all staff under authority professionally, fairly, and reasonably in line with Company HR policies and protocol towards agreed objectives.


HSE in Project

  • Commitment to health, safety, and protection of the environment by demonstrating safe work practices, schedule specific HSE related site visits, actively participate in safety meetings.


Continuous Improvement of Position

  • Conducts a continuing study of operational policies, procedures, and systems to keep senior management updated of contemporary practices.
  • Identifies areas for improving facilities on a continuous basis to increase the equipment availability and productivity.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Chemical)
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in day-to-day management of equipment maintenance, condition monitoring and control system interfaces in a field position as maintenance superintendent