Dyno Nobel Maintenance Manager in Nortonville, Kentucky

Maintenance Manager

Location: US - KY - Nortonville

Job Code: 30004924

# of Openings: 1

Job Brief

Purpose: The Central US Maintenance Manager is responsible to administer and manage maintenance and repairs on mobile equipment, non-mobile assets and site infrastructure.

Dyno Nobel, a wholly owned subsidiary of Incitec Pivot Limited, a global leader in diversified industrial chemicals that manufactures and distributes industrial explosives, industrial chemicals and fertilizers. We provide blasting solutions and quality explosives products throughout North America and Australia, as well as selected customers in the Asia Pacific region. Due to continued results and world-leading innovation, customers in the mining, quarry, construction, pipeline and geophysical exploration industries choose Dyno Nobel

Maintenance Manager

Purpose: The Central US Maintenance Manager is responsible toadminister and manage maintenance and repairs on mobile equipment, non-mobile assets and site infrastructure(includingelectrical, plumbing, mechanical)in accordance with corporate, local, state and federal regulations and requirements with specific focus on maintaining zero harm.

Core Accountabilities

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that all maintenance activities in WO Operations are appropriately carried out.

  • Keep accurate records of all maintenance and service activities conducted and maintaining a cycle of the same. Maintain and improve the preventative maintenance program for all mechanical equipment that accommodates manufacturer’s suggested systems and parts checks on all facility equipment into the ongoing preventative maintenance schedule.

  • Plan labor and material needs for designated maintenance and repair projects and handle all coordination of schedules to accomplish required tasks.

  • Administer calls for troubleshooting on building and mechanical systems including the review of requests for service, determining whether problems can be resolved in-house, setting priorities and performing or coordinating required work.

  • Schedule, assign and perform grounds maintenance functions such as mowing grass, trimming lawns and shrubs, raking, blowing leaves, shoveling snow, spreading salt, repairing roads and fences, managing fire breaks and sterilization and other related grounds tasks.

  • As required, determine the need for outside contractors and assist in the preparation of bid specifications and the selection of contractors; serve as liaison with contractors and review work of contractors for conformity to standards.

  • Administer general repairs such as painting, patching walls, security hardware, hanging shelves, landscaping, etc.

  • Perform on-call duties for after-hour issues or emergencies, review the nature of the required task and perform maintenance repair or arrange for an outside entity to resolve the problem.

  • Demonstrate and encouraging a disciplined approach to compliance in all elements of the Company's policies, processes and procedures.

  • Operate, maintain and repair all process equipment and typical power sources.

  • Manage the existance and acquisition of non-mobile and mobile equipment to be used in WO Operations.

Technical Competencies

  • HS grad or equivalent required.

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Management preferable.

  • A minimum of 10 years mobile equipment maintenance experience is required.


  • Must be able to operate, maintain and repair highly technical mobile equipment.

  • Must be able to effectively install, maintain and repair select component of electrical systems and equipment

  • Requires training and certification as for lock-out/tag-out plan administration.

  • Requires knowledge and experience with administering planned maintenance programs that meet regulatory standards for health and safety.

  • Must be able to effectively manage hazardous chemical inventories including communication requirements, storage and handling.

  • Must have excellent comprehension of chemical hazards.

  • Ability to operate, troubleshoot and repair a variety of power sources and motors or drive systems used in equipment operations, as well as mechanical systems, and other chemical conveyance systems, vehicles or other types of mobile equipment.

  • Must administer all aspects of site equipment and infrastructure maintenance to ensure the timely completion of projects and support activities.

  • Intermediate skill level utilizing computer software (MS Office and Lotus Notes applications). Ability to learn and adapt to proprietary software utilized with process controllers.

  • Must satisfy the requirements for a "possessor of explosives" as defined by the Bureau of Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

  • Must satisfy the requirements for a commercial driver’s license (CDL) with Hazmat endorsement.

Work Environment and Physical Requirements (Required in USA)

  • Ability to wear and care for applicable personal protective equipment (such as, safety glasses and shoes, respirator, hard hat and ear protection, safety harness) as required by site and area-specific requirements

  • Must be 21 years of age

  • Must possess valid Driver’s License.

  • Must be capable of frequently lifting 50 lbs minimum to waist level for up to several hours

  • Must be able to work safely and effectively in exposed areas during extreme weather and environmental conditions (excessive heat/cold, seasonal weather, etc.)

Dyno Nobel is an equal employment opportunity employer and will give all qualified applicants consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Being a part of the Dyno Nobel team is a combination of everything that is unique about Dyno Nobel: our culture, our core values, our commitment to safety, but most importantly, it is our people. It is what sets us apart from your average employer, and is everything that makes Dyno Nobel a great place to work. At Dyno Nobel, we are committed to equal employment opportunity.

Dyno Nobel does not accept resumes from headhunters, placement agencies, or other suppliers that have not signed a formal agreement with us. Our supplier base is restricted to specified hiring needs. Therefore, any resume received from an unapproved supplier will be considered unsolicited, and Dyno Nobel will not be obligated to pay a referral or placement fee.