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Chief Engineer / Maintenance Manager
Renton, WA



Client is searching for a Chief Engineer (Maintenance Manager) for a commercial laundry operation in Renton, WA.
As a chief engineer you’re the leader of the maintenance department where you will develop and facilitate mechanical needs between all departments.
Job Summary:
The Chief Engineer will plan and direct the work of 4 other technician engineers and your team will be responsible for equipment and facility maintenance, ensuring compliance in environmental and safety programs, managing utility consumption, operation of boilers, equipment installation, and preventative maintenance program. You will also oversee parts inventory, general truck maintenance, housekeeping and overall appearance of the plant and building. You will be responsible for equipment and truck maintenance for both of our Service Centers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Safety is Priority #1. Ensure a safe working environment, and protection of all company assets
  • Ensure the proper maintenance, preventive maintenance (PMs), repairs, and installations are conducted on all plant equipment.
  • Supervise, direct, coordinate and assign daily work schedules to ensure accountability for the team.
  • Develop and implement computerized methods, control systems and procedures to ensure a fully operational and productive preventive maintenance program, parts stockroom and inventory system.
  • Monitoring and ensuring the efficient use of all utilities, practicing energy conservation through usage reduction and cost control.
  • Recommend and communicate to senior management on capital expenditures, equipment, parts, supplies, and materials.
  • Minimum of 4 years maintenance management experience with specific knowledge of industrial equipment.
  • PLC, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical trouble shooting, oxy-acetylene welding and plasma cutting welding
  • Experience with Milnor tunnel washer and Kannegeisser laundry equipment is a HUGE PLUS
  • Must have a preventive maintenance mindset, and experience managing a PM program in this industry or a similar industry.
  • Safety conscious with demonstrated success in building and implementing safety programs to promote Safety culture.
  • Previous supervisory/management experience is required. Proven ability to lead and train a team of maintenance technicians.
  • Must be a team player with enthusiasm, initiative, and pride in work well done; self-starter dedicated to continual quality improvement.
Benefits:Why join this company?
  • Modern plant and equipment
  • A family business, with a family atmosphere where you'll be supported and your voice will be heard
  • Compensation in the range of $90-120k, Negotiable based on experience
  • Bonus potential!
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement: Pension plan with 9% company contribution!
  • Insurance is 100% paid by employer (health, vision, dental)
Apply today! A recruiter will contact all qualified candidates.

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