Date:  Mar 18, 2023

Tacoma, WA, US, 98421

Job Function:  Refinery
Requisition Number:  3411

Title:  Maintenance Superintendent


Par Pacific is a growth-oriented company that owns and operates market-leading energy and infrastructure businesses in logistically-complex markets. Par Pacific combines experience in the oil and gas industry with corporate financing know-how. We bring this unique strength to complex markets where we seek out diamonds in the rough. As a nimble, entrepreneurial organization, we actively pursue new opportunities in response to local market demands and changing external environments.


The Role 

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Superintendent will assist in maximizing and achieving effective maintenance performance through management and daily oversight of the execution of maintenance work. 

  • Responsible for oversight of the front-line supervisors and ensuring execution of the daily work tasks as identified by the schedule. 
  • Individual will work to improve execution efficiency, supervisor capability and optimize preventative maintenance.    

The Opportunity

  • Maintenance Superintendent for a Growth-Oriented Energy Company
  • Work with a diverse and close-knit group of technicians/mechanics
  • Enjoy an ever-changing opportunity to showcase your troubleshooting skills


The Requirements 

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. To be a good fit for the Maintenance Supervisor opportunity, you will have: 


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent refinery maintenance experience required. 
  • 10+ years of maintenance or project management experience in industrial setting.
  • Must have good organizational skills and the ability to communicate well.  Must be able to work effectively and professionally with others.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Experience working with other scheduling software (e.g., Primavera, MS Project, etc.) preferred.
  • Experience in using CMMS (SAP) preferred.


Note: This description is intended to give you a general overview of the position and is not an exhaustive listing of duties and responsibilities. 


More Good Reasons to work for Par:  


Unique culture

There is nothing ordinary about Par Pacific -- a niche player in the energy space that operates in logistically complex markets. And there's certainly nothing ordinary about Par Pacific people. We are driven, hardworking, entrepreneur-minded professionals that love to win. If that describes you, you'll fit right in. 


Location, location, location 

Because Par Pacific is located in some of the most beautiful places throughout the country, our employees get to make these places their home and enrich their lives. The office where you'll work is in Tacoma on Puget Sound with many recreational opportunities.


Opportunistic growth strategy 

At Par Pacific, we look for operations with strong fundamentals and great employees who can move a business forward. Our management team has deep experience in the energy industry, as well as in leading mergers, acquisitions, and integrations of newly acquired companies. 


Excellent compensation 

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a strong comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision insurance; a robust allotment of paid time off; a 401(k) with company match; retirement savings plans; educational reimbursement; and more. 


Keys to Success 

We are looking for a highly motivated, self-starter with a positive attitude. Candidates should have a natural thirst for knowledge and curiosity to drive personal and professional development. 

In addition, in order to be a successful Maintenance Superintendent, you will: 


  • Work effectively with others, reach consensus, can lead meetings and get attendees to reach an agreeable conclusion.  Supports management objectives.  Can coach, direct, and develop subordinates.  Can present and defend positions to higher management when required.
  •  Determine the processes necessary to accomplish tasks; know how to organize people and activities; understand how to separate and combine tasks into efficient workflow; know what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can’t; can simplify complex processes; get more out of fewer resources.
  • Use rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probe all fruitful sources for answers; be able to see hidden problems; be excellent at honest analysis; look beyond the obvious and will not stop at the first answer.
  • Spend your time and the time of others on what’s important; quickly zero in on the critical few and put the trivial many aside; quickly sense what will help or hinder accomplishing a goal; eliminate roadblocks; create focus.
  • Effectively cope with change; shift gears comfortably; decide and act without having the total picture; do not get upset when things are up in the air; do not have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.     

The Company 


Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses. Par Pacific's strategy is to identify, acquire and operate energy and infrastructure businesses with attractive competitive positions. We own and operate refineries in Hawaii, Washington and Wyoming, with total operating throughput capacity of over 150 Mbpd. We own and operate one of the largest energy infrastructure networks in Hawaii with a logistics network supplying the major islands of the state. In Wyoming, Par Pacific owns a refinery and associated logistics network in a niche market. We operate 123 fuel retail outlets in Hawaii, Washington, and Idaho. Par Pacific has an active, opportunistic growth strategy. Our common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the trading symbol "PARR". 


Note: Par Pacific will not accept calls from third-party recruiters. All candidates are required to apply through this web posting. 


Par Pacific is an equal opportunity employer. Par Pacific prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status,genetic information or any other status protected by applicable law. 


Pay Range:

$125,428 - $188,142 per year



Full-time employees (and their families) are offered medical (with prescription), dental, vision, voluntary critical illness, accident, life/AD&D insurance, Health Savings Account, Flexible Spending Account. Employees can enroll in our company’s 401k plan and are able to purchase company stock at discounted prices.  Salaried employees are eligible for Unlimited Paid Time Off and have twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year.


Other Compensation:

Employee is eligible for an annual incentive program targeted as 15% of annual pay based upon both company financial performance and individual performance to goals.  

Nearest Major Market: Tacoma

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