Director – Maintenance

Posted on 5/28/2024

Venture Global LNG

Venture Global LNG

501-1,000 employees

Producer of North American liquefied natural gas

Venture Capital


Lake Charles, LA, USA

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 15 years combined maintenance and plant engineering experience in LNG terminal and/or petrochemical/gas
  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance and engineering supervisory experience
  • Experience in LNG liquefaction facilities highly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of the various types of equipment in the facility
  • Technical knowledge of electrical, mechanical, instrumentation of LNG facilities and maintenance strategies, failure modes, troubleshooting and repair/refurbishment
  • Implementation or supervision of a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)
  • Broad knowledge of budgeting, planning, scheduling of maintenance tasks
  • High level of HSE knowledge
  • Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) preferred
  • Ability to assist in development of employee training programs and their evaluations
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate teams and maximize the value of people
  • Ability to build relationships and engage with stakeholders across the organization
  • Knowledge of Emergency Response management
  • Responsible for all plant maintenance, in safe and efficient manner, while meeting business objectives
  • Directs the planning, scheduling, and managing of all maintenance activities associated with power, process and marine areas
  • Responsible to stand up the maintenance department from ground up
  • Develops maintenance targets and ensures that annual, quarterly, and monthly performance delivers to planned targets
  • Prepares the annual budget and put controls in place for the expenditure
  • Ensures that the plant's predictive maintenance program for equipment is maintained and kept up to date
  • Directs development of and approves contracts for maintenance related functions such as painting/coating, and arranges the procurement and equipment warranty terms and contracts
  • Directs the activities and approves all actions to maintain and enhance the plant's equipment and facilities, including engineering techniques to affect improvements in equipment reliability and corrosion control
  • Ensures that maintenance planning, scheduling, long-term maintenance certification and inspection activities including condition monitoring are occurring as scheduled
  • Manages work scopes required for Ready for Operations Plan (RFO) and delivery for the plant aligned with project milestones for readiness to maintain the plant such as standing up the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), plant operating and capital spares orders, maintenance staff hiring and training etc.
  • Recruits staff and monitors the training and development programs for staff to form highly qualified teams in order to undertake the various activities of the Company
  • Ensures staff are fully trained and competent to maintain the plant. Continuously identifies need for job instruction, retraining and development of operations staff
  • Works closely with multiple stakeholders across VG’s organization, including C-suite management & functional disciplines across all assets
  • Advises the management team on key O&M risks & issues, and mitigation plans
  • Promotes compliance with HSE standards and guidelines, including any work engaging contractors, suppliers and customers

Venture Global LNG excels as a long-term, low-cost producer of North American liquefied natural gas, prioritizing not only energy efficiency but also environmental stewardship through its Carbon Capture and Sequestration projects at each facility. By providing a cleaner alternative in the energy sector, and demonstrating a firm commitment to sustainable practices, it offers an engaging workplace for professionals passionate about making a significant impact in energy production and environmental conservation. This positions the company as a leader in its field, making it an exemplary place not just to work, but to grow and innovate within the burgeoning LNG industry.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding



Arlington, Virginia



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth