Facility Maintenance Engineer

Cleburne, TX, US, 76031

James Hardie Building Products Inc. is the North American leader in fiber cement home siding and exterior design solutions. Hardie® products offer long lasting beauty and endless design possibilities with trusted protection and low maintenance. The company pioneered modern fiber cement building products and continues to invest in innovation to transform the industry. James Hardie is a high-performance organization, with an unwavering commitment to Zero Harm. The company proudly employs a diverse workforce of over 3,000 employees across operations in North America.

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Onsite from the Cleburne, TX plant

James Hardie is looking for a Facility Maintenance Engineer to oversee/coordinate with contractors and site maintenance team to maintain and troubleshoot upsets of site support infrastructure support systems such as chillers, boilers, cooling towers, air compressors, HVACs, and other building systems throughout our 90+ acre site. You’ll perform systems evaluations on facilities and determine what installation or repair services need to be performed, manage a budget, and create calculations to ensure operational efficiencies. You’ll also assist in the hiring and training of support resources and arrange their work activities. This is a great opportunity for someone who’s looking to grow their career in facilities engineering or operations management, as well as get experience under their belt with people and systems management.


What You’ll Do:

  • Work with engineering and maintenance managers to assign and schedule work tasks with other facility technicians and/or contractors to perform initial evaluations of building systems and distribute work assignments.
  • Evaluate contractor performances to ensure quality operations and investigate all accidents/incidents that may occur and prepare relevant reports.
  • Work with Planners to evaluate needs for all work requests—both scheduled and unscheduled—as well as any special projects that arise.
  • Coordinate and follow up on preventative maintenance on all facility support systems listed above, along with working with the EHS team in sustaining our water discharge system to the city.
  • Read blueprints and plan projects to complete assigned tasks, and coordinate and follow up on incidental carpentry, masonry, concrete, and painting & plaster work.
  • Assist in Instructing team in how to properly dispose of hazardous materials in accordance with established OSHA procedures.
  • Manage additional facilities initiatives such as evaluation of new technology, cost reduction, industry comparisons or evaluation of strategic business development opportunities.
  • Support the execution of non-routine project work.
  • Ensure all regulatory, environmental and safety compliance issues are met.
  • Display leadership of EH&S programs by demonstrating safe work practices, adhering to best practices and guidelines, and strictly following all applicable Federal, State, County and local laws and industry standards


The position responsibilities outlined above are in no way to be construed as all encompassing. Other duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may be required and/or assigned as necessary. 



What You’ll Bring:  

  • Preferred:

  • Experience in project management
  • Experience in the maintaining and sustaining of facility support systems
  • Experience with people management
  • Required:

  • 5 + years of experience in the field
  • Degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent
  • Skills with ACAD and Visio, and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Access, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Explorer)
  • Strong analytical skills and proven organizational ability and attention to detail is a must. Exhibit above average communication skills written, oral and interpersonal.
  • Basic knowledge of facility systems, e.g., mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic.
  • Must be a self-starter, proactive, flexible, and deadline focused. Ability to learn new tasks quickly and handle confidential data.
  • Applicants should possess strong interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills and can excel in a fast-paced development area and diverse team environment with minimal supervision



What You’ll Receive:

At James Hardie, we recognize that our success depends on our people. We've worked hard to build a generous and competitive benefits program that demonstrates our commitment to our employees.

  • Comprehensive low-cost co-pay Health Insurance; medical, dental, prescription, and vision insurance benefits for every 30+ hour full-time employee. Insurance starts on day one!
  • 401(k) Retirement plan that will match 100% of employees saved dollars up to the first 6% of your salary
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation including Jury Duty and bereavement leave
  • Wellness Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Parental Leave
  • Community Involvement & Sustainable Solutions - Fire Resistant Siding to Help Rebuild the Grizzly Flats Community | James Hardie
  • And more



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James Hardie Building Products Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, veteran's status, marital status, pregnancy, disability, or any other basis protected by law.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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