Maintenance Manager



Bloomington, CA, USA
Posted on Saturday, October 28, 2023

Anaergia is a global leader in the production of clean energy, fertilizer and recycled water from virtually any
waste stream, offering the widest range of maximizing resource recovery solutions for the municipal, industrial,
commercial and agricultural markets. Anaergia’s integrated solutions create value for its customers in the forms
of renewable energy, quality fertilizers and clean water, while dramatically reducing the cost of waste
management. Anaergia delivers integrated solutions globally through established offices in North America,
Europe, Africa, and Asia and its breakthrough technologies are in use at over a thousand resource recovery
facilities worldwide, reducing greenhouse gas emissions while creating new revenue sources for its clients.
Facility Description
Anaergia’s Rialto California Bioenergy Facility is the largest organics waste diversion facility in North America.
The facility converts organic waste streams into renewable electricity, renewable natural gas, and fertilizer
products which would otherwise be destined for landfill disposal. The facility will utilize Anaergia’s proprietay
organics polishing system, anaerobic digestion, digestate drying, pyrolysis and biogas conditioning to supply
renewable natural gas into the pipeline and also create quality fertilizers. The facility utilizes four combined
heat and power engines to generate electricity for the site. The Rialto project reduces greenhouse gas
emissions by 220,200 metric tons per year. The facility is currently in construction with commissioning and
startup planned in 2019.

Job Description:

This role reports to the Facility Manager at Rialto. The Maintenance Manager has responsibility managing
aspects of the site including safety, environmental, financial, HR, administration, legal, engineering, operations,
maintenance, and project management. The Maintenance Manager will lead, manage and coach a team of
maintenance and plant support employees at the site. The Maintenance Manager under the direction of the
Facility Manager has responsibility for establishing and maintaining world class safety and environmental
standards for the site while driving a strong culture of operational and maintenance discipline. The
Maintenance Manager has responsibility to support the Facility Manager to meet financial, operational, and
performance goals for the facility and manage contractual matters for the site. The Maintenance Manager will
review, develop, and implement procedures that improve maintenance and equipment efficiencies and increase
revenues by using “Best Practices” while maintaining a high safety standard and compliance with all regulatory
requirements. The Maintenance Manager will be responsible to develop and deploy lean, efficient
maintenance, production and executing strategy through operational excellence, quality improvement, best
practice implementation, enhanced equipment reliability, repair and maintenance practices, business process
consulting, supply chain development and alignment of the production line, to meet new product quality and

Job Requirements:

Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in business or technical field.
Eight Years of progressive relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
Experience: Possesses a Minimum of 5 years of Maintenance Management (Administration, Maintenance,
and Engineering) experience of similar facilities including Anaerobic Digestion, Wastewater Treatment ,
Industrial Processes, Solid Waste, and/or Power Production.

Key Competencies:

The Maintenance Manager has the following skillsets:
- Ability to motivate, engage, and manage a team to achieve goals including safety, environmental,
financial and production
- Ability to maintain and promote a safe work site for employees, contractors, vendors, and visitors
- Ability to operate the facility in compliance with all safety and environmental regulations and permits
- Ability to support Facility Manager with all contractual agreements with utilities, suppliers,
customers and contractors
- Skilled in understanding technical drawings, documents, specifications
- Ability to develop, implement, and maintain a computerized maintenance management system for
the facility
- Ability to develop, implement, and deploy maintenance practices that ensure optimal facility
availability and reliability
- Experienced training and coaching employees
- Solid Waste / Wastewater / Biogas / Power Generation/ Industrial specific competences
- Hands-on, “roll-up sleeves” management style
- Excellent interpersonal communication and cross-functional team management skills
- Ability to coordinate staff and contractor efforts to solve problems and optimize plant operation
- Strong analytical, decision-making, and initiative capabilities
- Ability to develop and implement best practices and work instructions utilizing vendor manuals,
instructions and industry knowledge
- Ability to analyze data and write reports
- Ability to implement budgets and long-term plans
- Ability to administer company policies and procedures and maintain a strong culture of operational
- Participate in public forums to support business development and community education
- Fluent in English