10437 Director of Engineering & Maintenance

Energy Recruiters | VA

Posted Date 2/21/2020

Energy Recruiters has partnered with a successful liquid asphalt supplier to support their search for a Director, Engineering & Maintenance. The position is responsible for the development and execution of projects to support terminal facilities and manufacturing operations.



Based on experience






Manages and coordinates project approvals, engineering design, procurement, construction, budgeting and assists with staff in commissioning and facility or process startup.

Develops the facilities standards for materials and design that best supports the Operations team 

Manages and directs internal E&I staff as well as any contract engineering services.

Supports executive management in the review process of potential new terminal locations, facility acquisitions, and review of third party facility lease assets

Support operations, terminals and production locations, to assist in rolling out new technologies to ensure project design and mechanical integrity provide desired production outcomes.

Reviews processes for best safety practices, environmental stewardship, maximum profitability, energy efficiency and operational effectiveness.

Leads staff in working with Operations and production facilities staff to help resolve engineering, equipment and reliability issues.

Leads staff and works directly with Technical and R&D, groups, as well as Operational teams in developing systems which use data to optimize production and formulations of products.



Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering with 5+ years of experience in petroleum terminal operations and construction field is preferred. Field experience will be considered in partial lieu of a degree. Registered Professional Engineer (PE) a plus. Master’s degree a plus but not required.

Managerial experience in asphalt or petroleum terminal operations, design, construction, and maintenance.

Strong background in asphalt and or petroleum storage, blending and manufacturing operations and asset maintenance including turnarounds, preventive maintenance, rack automation, steam and hot oil process heating systems, operations process training, process safety management, environmental and petroleum terminal operations management. 

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. Auto CAD and Preventive Maintenance Systems a plus.

Must possess a TWIC Card or be able to obtain one in a timely manner.



Danielle Baase at danielleb@er-inc.com or 252-507-0122


Professional Interests (choose at least one)
Distribution & Transportation | Engineering | Pipelines & Terminals | Refining & Chemicals | Upstream Oil & Gas
Geographic Regions (choose at least one)
No Preference/Open to All | Mid Atlantic

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