Maintenance Supervisor

Website Airgas

Maintenance Supervisor Job Highlights

Title Maintenance Supervisor
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Hopewell, VA, United States
Company Airgas

Company Profile

Airgas, an Air Liquide company, is a leading supplier of industrial, medical, and specialty gases, hard goods/related products, safety products, ammonia products, and process chemicals.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Maintenance Supervisor who will be responsible for daily, hands-on maintenance of plant equipment.

Manage/organize all plant maintenance activities

Responsible for maintaining adequate spare parts inventory to ensure plant reliability

Education Level

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Work Experience

  • Experience working with pumps, compressors, refrigeration systems, electrical systems, and controls (required)


  • Identify and procure critical spare parts to ensure plant reliability.
  • Interface directly with suppliers and service providers.
  • Maintain maintenance logs, reports, and filing necessary
  • Maintain the plant, and perform welding, plumbing, and mechanical work.
  • Must be able to troubleshoot pumps, compressors, refrigeration equipment, process controls, etc.
  • Maintain work area in a neat and clean manner (housekeeping, safety).
  • Manage/schedule and direct maintenance activities using a computer-based work order system.
  • Must be able to recognize significant events and communicate maintenance conditions.
  • Perform hands-on maintenance for pumps, compressors, high-pressure piping, refrigeration systems, etc.
  • Take the lead in implementing safety procedures such as hot work permitting, electrical lockout, confined space entry, etc.


  • Regularly required to stand, walk, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Must occasionally lift or move up to 80 pounds
  • A working knowledge and comfort level with basic office software is required.
  • A working knowledge of refrigeration systems and compressors, electrical circuits, and process controls is required.

Work Environment

  • Regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions and regularly risks exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals.
  • Occasionally works in high places and is occasionally exposed to wet or humid conditions, fumes, or air-borne chemicals and risk of electrical shock.
  • The noise level in parts of the work environment is high.


  • Competitive salaries
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Choose between 5 medical plan options
  • Select from two valuable dental plan options
  • Always have the medication you need with a prescription drug plan
  • Keep tabs on your eye health with our vision care plan
  • Basic life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Optional spouse and dependent life insurance
  • Short-term disability coverage
  • Basic long-term disability insurance
  • Worker’s compensation insurance
  • Paid sick leave
  • Paid holidays
  • On-site training programs
  • Leadership development courses
  • Scholarship programs
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Auto, home, and personal property insurance options

Employer’s Statement

Airgas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability.

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