Superintendent (Maintenance)

Country/Region:  US

Basalite Building Products, LLC is one of the largest manufacturers of concrete masonry products in the Western United States. Product lines include structural block, interlocking paving stones, engineered wall systems, retaining walls, ornamental and garden products, and a full range of sack goods. We are a proud member of the Pacific Coast Building Products Family of Companies.


POSITION SUMMARY: Under the supervision of the Plant Manager, the Superintendent (Maintenance) supervises electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance and repair of machinery and is responsible for supporting and demonstrating the Core Values of Integrity, Safety, Respect, Customer Focus, Quality, Innovation and Financial Success. Performs other related duties as assigned.




ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Directs workers in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic maintenance and maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.
  • Assists workers in diagnosing malfunction in machinery and equipment.
  • Directs workers engaged in dismantling, assembling and installing block machinery.
  • Coach, train, instruct, and offer guidance to all subordinates
  • Hold team accountable to meeting production schedule and production objectives
  • Perform annual reviews for direct reports, engage in employee development and discipline as applicable.
  • Lead recruiting, hiring and training of staff for area of responsibility.
  • Responsible for monitoring and approving employee actions in EC (HRIS) in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for auditing time data audit report of recorded time and errors and track attendance daily.
  • Requisitions and keeps supply of spare parts.
  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.
  • Interprets company policies to workers and enforces safety regulations.
  • Interprets specifications, blueprints and schematics to workers and assigns duties.
  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.  Recommends measures to improve productions, equipment and performance.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of shop, department or work crew.
  • Initiates or suggests plans to motivate workers to achieve work goals.
  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities of individual departments.
  • Directs construction, setup and building of existing and new molds.
  • Supervises maintenance and repair of trucks, forklifts, trailers and loaders.
  • Determines when machinery should be shut down and repaired.
  • Supervision Duties
    • Provide direct guidance and coaching for direct reports.
    • Assess staff skillset and address essential training needs to promote retention.
    • Conduct performance reviews for direct reports and advise on year end performance reviews for all personnel via SuccessFactors (HRIS).
    • Make critical hiring and firing decisions
    • Work with Human Resources to recruit, interview, select, hire and employ using SFSF Recruiting module.
    • Responsible for monitoring and approving employee actions in EC (HRIS) in a timely manner.
    • Responsible for running time data audit report of recorded time and errors and track attendance via payroll system (NOVAtime).
  • Attends safety meetings and abides by all safety rules set forth by company and governmental regulatory agencies; ensures that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • Regular attendance is required.


QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


  • High school education or equivalent.
  • Four to ten years related experience in manufacturing maintenance setting.  Three to four years welding experience and basic industrial knowledge required.
  • Training and experience are interchangeable on a year for year basis.
  • Requires mechanical ability, good reading, writing, mathematical and supervisory skills.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete production machines.
  • Ability to operate telephone, welding machine, electrical meters, grinders, oxygen acetylene, various hand tools and any other equipment required to perform duties.
  • Regular attendance is required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


  • Standing, walking, talking/listening, bending and twisting at the neck and waist, simple grasping with both hands, and reaching with hands and arms below shoulder level.
  • Occasionally required to bend at the waist; Lift and/or move items weighing between 51 to 100 pounds with assistance


WORK ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.


  • Office environment with moderate noise.
  • Plant environment with loud noise.
  • Work near moving mechanical parts, work in high, precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, heat or cold (non-weather) conditions, risk of electrical shock, exposure to dust.
  • Outdoor weather conditions.
  • Extreme temperatures.
  • Wear mandatory and/or other appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE)





This is a regular, full-time position with competitive compensation and full benefits including medical/dental insurance, disability benefits, life insurance, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan, and wellness programs. We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace

Nearest Major Market: Stockton