Life Cycle Maintenance Engineer (LCM)
Chief Mechanical Officer
Knowledge and Skills
Experience with Life Cycle Maintenance optimization.
Ability to carry out Reliability Centered Maintenance reviews.
Demonstrated ability to deliver projects in line with quality, cost and timescale.
Ability to develop and implement a strategic plan in the 2-12 month time horizon for the area of scope.
Demonstrated acumen with Enterprise Asset Management (EAM). EAM experience in the railroad or transportation industry is a plus.
Key personal traits:
collaborative, forward thinking, proactive, resilient, sound judgment, innovative where it’s required, driven by a relentless pursuit of excellence.
Undergraduate degree-educated, ideally as a mechanical, electrical or electronic engineer. Equivalent experience will be considered.
Experience successfully implementing change in a heavily unionized environment
Knowledge of preventative maintenance and work order scheduling techniques.
Effective communication skills at interpersonal and all group levels.
Evident ability to build trust in relationships.
Demonstrated ability to successfully influence, negotiate and facilitate buy-in with a variety of stakeholders up to and including labor organizations, clients, external PTAs, and other counterpart transportation agencies.
Proven ability to lead by example to foster positive cross functional relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
Knowledge of working procedures and techniques utilized with respect to Life Cycle Maintenance.
1. Develop, introduce, and improve:
(a) Maintenance Standardization; (b) Maintenance Optimization; and (c) Engineering Practices.
2. Undertake Reliability Centered Maintenance reviews of existing maintenance techniques and practices. Develop initiatives to drive a higher level of reliability, optimize maintenance programs, improve asset utilization, lower costs, and maintain the highest possible level of safety, reliability, and regulatory and contractual compliance.
3. Identify & evaluate special equipment and innovative practices to improve maintenance and optimize asset utilization.
4. Support the production teams to undertake lean reviews of production processes and implement changes to more efficiently and effectively complete maintenance activities, driving cost savings and increased equipment availability.
5. Develop and introduce standardized operating procedures.
6. Support the Engineering Change process to develop and deliver modifications and changes to maintain or improve the safe and reliable operation of our fleets.
7. Work with the materials team to identify components with equivalent fit, form and function to replace those which become obsolete. If no replacements are available, work with the fleet manager to develop a modification to address the issue.
8. Support the materials team to investigate vender quality issues, and provide standards for materials to be procured against, such as overhaul instructions.
9. Identify opportunities to reduce and spend on materials by repairing rather than renewing items and seeking lower cost alternatives. Work with materials team to implement.
10. Identify components that are frequently changed out of course and investigate why and if anything can be done to reduce the usage. Develop and implement solutions.
11. Collaborate with procurement to leverage material reliability from the supply chain.
12. Manage the warranty process with respect to projects and material supply contracts.
13. Manage projects as requested by Technical Director.
14. Support the other members of the Technical Team as required.
15. Attend layovers as directed during winter weather to support service start up.
16. Carry over other duties as assigned.
Understanding of the wider public transport sector.
Methods and tools for performance optimization.
Stakeholder relationship management at a senior management level.
Defining and managing KPI's.
Management and control of costs.
- Must fully apply oneself to all requirements of the position, including being “on call” as necessary.
- Must pass pre-employment drug and alcohol screen and random testing.
- Must meet safety requirements and place safety first in doing the work.
- Must meet environmental protection requirements.
ADA Reasonable Accommodation:
- Drug and alcohol screening: Employment contingent upon passing pre-employment drug and alcohol screen. Also, contingent upon receiving a favorable background check. Must pass a physical examination.
- Safety commitment: Safety is a way of life at Keolis. By placing safety first, we ensure the wellbeing of our employees, customers, and communities. Together we can become the most successful transportation company in the world.
- Environmental commitment: Keolis is committed to protecting the environment by minimizing the impact of operations to our people and the communities in which we operate.
- EEO statement: Our policy is to afford Equal Employment Opportunity to qualified individuals regardless of their race, color, sex, religion, age, creed, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, or gender identification. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Keolis CS is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Keolis CS will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations.
Disclaimer and closing statement:
The above states are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees assigned to this job. Keolis is committed to offering our employees competitive compensation and benefits, opportunities for development and growth throughout an exciting and reward career, and the safest work environment possible.