Austin Industries

  • Site Manager

    Job Locations US-KY
    Requisition ID
    Industrial Maintenance
  • Overview

    Austin Industrial, Inc. is a leading General Contractor who provides construction, maintenance and plant services to a variety of industrial clients. We are currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Site Manager for Owensboro, KY.

    Department: Maintenance

    Reports To: Operations Manager, Maintenance



    Responsible for administering, directing, and coordinating all maintenance, turnaround, capital, and/or other plant services performed on site by Austin Industrial personnel. Serves as Austin's point of contact on site for the customer's maintenance, capital, turnaround and other department managers.



    - Maintenance Management

    - Small Capital Management

    - HS&E Compliance

    - Business Acumen

    - Risk Analysis

    - Human Resources

    - Customer Alignment

    - Quality Assurance/Control

    - Project Controls

    - Austin Asset Management

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES includes but may not be limited to the following.


    Managing the safety, health and well-being of all assigned employee-owners by assuring compliance with the client’s and Austin safety programs and policies including such things as conduction safety meetings, performing audits, educating on hazards and monitoring mental alertness of employee-owners.


    Serves as primary spokesperson for Austin in relations with client/customers.

    Meets regularly with client management to fully understand expectations, goals, priorities, and requirements to identify potential growth opportunities.


    Supervises the activities of subordinates to include staff and other supervisors (i.e., General Foremen and Foremen) to ensure that maintenance, capital, etc. performed by Austin employee-owners meets or exceeds the expectations of the client.

    Maintains positive employee relationships. Ensures compliance with all personnel requirements (EEOC, Harassment, ADA, FMLA) and responds to employee-owner concerns that come up in the Open Door Process.


    Ensures and maintains compliance with all Austin and/or client policies.


    Leads the recruiting and selection process to fill any and all open position associated with the project.


    Inspects work in progress to assure quality workmanship and proper utilization of manpower and equipment for maximum level of productivity.


    Monitors and maintains compliance with the terms and conditions of contractual agreements between Austin and the client.


    Assesses training needs of site personnel and implements a plan to address the needs.


    Responsible and accountable for administrative reports of the project (i.e., time keeping, cost reporting, AR/AP, etc.)


    Monitors all work activity to assure projects meet established safety, budget, schedule and quality goals.


    Develop, implement and maintain the Site Strategic Plan.


    Leads continuous improvement and cost saving initiatives in all aspects of services provided.



    • Maintenance work flow processes
    • Planning/scheduling
    • Predictive and preventive maintenance techniques
    • Cost controls
    • Austin Industrial Policies and Disciplinary actions
    • Business management principles and practices.
    • Safety rules and regulations and safety improvement processes
    • Risk assessment to identify and mitigate hazards
    • Environmental regulations and guidelines
    • Quality control processes
    • Continuous improvement techniques and tools
    • Forecasting manpower needs
    • Data analysis and reporting


    • Problem solving and decision making
    • Planning and organizing
    • Driving for results – Safety, Quality & Productive performance
    • Coaching, building relationships and teamwork
    • Analyzing workforce utilization to increase plant efficiency
    • Driving change and continuous improvement
    • Communication - ability to speak effectively before groups of employees-owners in daily safety huddles; ability to communicate work status, ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Computer skills - Microsoft Office applications (limited Word, Excel, and Outlook)
    • Willingness to take ownership and accountability for overall site performance




    Four-year college degree preferred but will consider equivalent on the job and related training that combines technical training and/or related functional experience.

    CMRP or PMP certification is a plus.


    Minimum of 10 years’ experience in textiles, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, refinery and/or petrochemical plants with emphasis on maintenance and small capital construction. Significant maintenance experience is required.

    Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a maintenance and small cap construction projects in the textiles, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, refinery and/or petrochemical industry.


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