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ARAMARK Chief Engineer/Maintenance Manager in Durant, Mississippi


Join our team as a Chief Engineer/Maintenance Manager!

The Chief Engineer/Maintenance Manager is responsible for the overall efficient operations of the facilities branch equipment and physical plant. Ensures standardized, safe, and efficient functioning/operation of all equipment, completion of required scheduled maintenance, correct operation of fresh water and waste water, and the building structure and capability as a production facility. Monitor plant and equipment levels and proactively adjusts to ensure output levels are met in a timely, safe, and cost-effective manner to meet business needs. Builds and maintains positive working relationship with Branch Management team and keep them informed. Leverages resources of CRC Engineering team as needed to address and overcome engineering issues. This position is required to follow Company policies and legal requirements, including among other things; Statement of Business Ethics; equal opportunity; confidentiality/non-disclosure; and harassment-free, respectful, violence-free and drug-free workplace. Performs daily maintenance audits in plant – through observation - to ensure optimum production efficiency for all systems and equipment.

AmeriPride Services, an Aramark Company, is a nationally recognized leader in the uniform rental industry, has been delivering exceptional service to all of our customers since 1889. We have grown into a multi-national organization operating production facilities and service centers throughout the United States and Canada. We develop customized uniform and facility services programs for our customers that will enhance their employees’ image, provide brand identity apparel and products, and promote the safety of their employees and clients through a full portfolio on innovative products and services.


  • Sets and establishes maintenance schedule for production equipment that ensures timely equipment operation without disruption in production activities

  • Follows manufacture guidelines for audit, review and upkeep of equipment

  • Proactively intervenes when there are found issues with equipment or the facility

  • Seeks out efficient and timely resolution to issues

  • Communicates with branch management on resolution activities and timing

  • Performs needed repairs in a safe and efficient manner to restore equipment or facility to operating conditions

  • Where needed, seeks out specialized expertise to complete needed repairs to the equipment or facility

  • Audits work and ensures operation of equipment is safe and up to standards

  • Assists, overseas and coordinates new equipment installation and or removal

  • Ensures contracted work is completed in a safe and efficient manner


  • Two-year technical college degree or certificate in related discipline or equivalent business/work experience

  • Proficiency with standard calculator ability to complete simple measurements

  • Familiar with basic math functions

  • 2 years of experience managing a maintenance staff in an industrial facility required

  • Experience with performed maintenance in an industrial setting required

  • Proved track record of increasing responsibility with documented business results

  • Strong attention to detail with the ability to work within a fast-paced environment, yet willing and able to work effectively with ambiguous circumstances

Technical Qualifications:

Given the technical nature of this job certain unique specific qualifications are expected at hire or to be obtained within first year of employment as specified by regulatory bodies of the city, country, state/Provence or federal government:

  • Must have knowledge of motor controls, A/C inverters, frequency drives and hazardous material handling and disposal procedures along with hydraulic and pneumatic repair skills

  • Must have knowledge and ability to read and understand electrical codes, electronic drawings, schematics, diagrams, blue prints and equipment manuals

  • Waste water permit (Class A) OR a willingness to obtain such permit within first year of employment preferred

  • Boilers License or Operating Permit preferred

  • Familiar with boiler operations

  • Industrial laundry experience preferred

  • Knowledge and experience with: PLC’s and electro mechanical systems

AmeriPride Services, an Aramark Company, is an EOE/AA employer, the organization will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, national origin, and veteran or disability status.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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Aramark will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the Los Angeles Fair Chance ordinance.