Caglia Environmental
  • Fresno, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Health, Dental, Vision and 401K Retirement Plans

POSITION: MRF Maintenance Supervisor

REPORTS TO: Division Manager


COMPANY OVERVIEW: The Caglia Family has provided solid waste and recycling services to the greater Fresno area for over 70 years. Orange Avenue Disposal began in 1941 and has expanded over the years to Cedar Avenue Recycling & Transfer Station (CARTS), Industrial Waste & Salvage (IWS), Caglia Construction Recycling, and Red Rock Environmental Group.



The MRF Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of all MRF equipment, addressing performance issues and insuring maximum productivity and performance of the MRF's equipment. The MRF Maintenance Supervisor is also responsible for supervising 2-4 MRF workers and reports directly to the Division Manager.



  • Maintains, diagnoses and repairs a variety of equipment, including balers, optic sorters, conveyors, sorting screens, rolling stock.
  • Leads staff members to ensure compliance with all safety, operating, regulatory, requirements.
  • Attends all required safety meetings and conducts all business activities in accordance with Company policies and procedures.
  • Consistently behaves in a manner that is appropriate and professional.
  • Builds a team of engaged employees.
  • Assists and directs the daily work of mechanics and other maintenance employees. Works in tandem with the operations team.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned
  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and troubleshoots problems.
  • Dismantles devices to gain access to and remove defective parts, using hoists, hand tools and power tools.
  • Serves as a recognized expert in maintenance processes, procedures and functions
  • Prioritizes, plans and organizes repair and maintenance of MRF equipment, ordering parts as needed; maintains parts inventory.
  • Must be able to effectively interface with equipment manufacturers, request quotes, and order parts.
  • Maintain repair and service records for all MRF fixed and rolling stock equipment.
  • Supervises staff in electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic, and utility systems maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.  
  • Supervises repairs or replacement of defective parts.
  • Manages plant maintenance staff and supervises plant inspections for optimum performance.
  • Directs assigned staff engaged in dismantling, assembling, and installing industrial machinery.
  • Develops preventative maintenance procedures that are cost effective and increase the operational life of the equipment
  • The MRF Maintenance Supervisor maintains positive and effective working relationships with staff and other supervisors, has regular and reliable attendance and timeliness.



  • Five (5) years of maintenance experience in a solid waste, industrial and/or food processing facility, etc.
  • Experience with maintenance and repair of IPS balers and Wire Tie systems
  • Experience planning and creating maintenance schedules
  • Experienced with general plant maintenance inspection, diagnosis and repairs.
  • Demonstrated problem solving abilities
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a team environment
  • Ability to manage time and multitask while managing subordinates
  • Experienced at hiring, mentoring and training new employees
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff so tasks are performed in a safe, efficient, and effective manner
  • Fabrication knowledge (Mig/Tig/Arc/Oxy Acetylene/brazing etc.)
  • Sufficient working knowledge regarding plant component repairs and replacements.
  • Ability to effectively troubleshoot and identify electrical/mechanical issues and complete in a safe timely manner.
  • Must have understanding of electrical systems: check continuity, overloads and contactors & shorts in electrical conduits.
  • Must have understanding of variable frequency drives (VFDs): Identify faults, set faults and reset VFD's.
  • Must have understanding of programmed logic controllers (PLCs): Diagnose if PLC is communicating with system, inspect input card when not working. Experience with rubber and steal belts: align, patch or repair.
  • Experience interfacing with equipment manufacturers, requesting quotes and ordering parts.
  • Must have an exceptional understanding of production processes and the demonstrated ability to troubleshoot problems.



  • High school diploma or G.E.D.
  • Bilingual (Spanish) preferred
  • Valid Class C Driver's License.
  • Microsoft Office Proficiency
  • Will be exposed to outdoor weather conditions (heat, rain, wind).
  • Must have ability to lift up to 50lbs




  • The ability to lead and motivate staff members.
  • The willingness to be open to new ideas and alternate solutions.
  • The ability to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing, as needed.
  • The ability to work with others collaboratively.  
  • The ability to suggest strategies for organizational success as they apply to the organization.
  • Creates a collaborative, communicative team environment and drive employee engagement with the Company
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks/problems simultaneously
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills



  • Maintain accuracy when submitting any required written reports
  • Show initiative when working with the Division Manager.
  • Respond promptly to the Division Manager's requests and to those of other departments as needed.
  • Meet deadlines as assigned.
  • Attend and participate in all meetings
  • Report to the Division Manager as requested.



  • Competitive Wages
  • Medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation and sick time
  • Opportunities for advancement





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