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Director of Miner Maintenance

Company: Riot Blockchain
Location: Corsicana
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

About Riot PlatformsRiot is a Bitcoin mining and digital infrastructure company focused on a vertically integrated strategy. The Company has Bitcoin mining data center operations in central Texas and electrical switchgear engineering and fabrication operations in Denver, Colorado. Our mission is to positively impact the sectors, networks and communities that we touch. We believe that the combination of an innovative spirit and strong community partnership allows the Company to achieve best-in-class execution and create successful outcomes.Riot is actively expanding and improving its Bitcoin mining operations through innovation, expansion, and procurement, including large-scale expansion of its Texas-based mining and hosting facilities. Join us in building the world's leading Bitcoin-driven infrastructure platform. Key attributes we are looking forYou are interested in Bitcoin and being involved in the sector. You are creative, innovative, and strive to improve organizational efficiency. You have strong communication skills and can multi-task. You identify problems and solve them. You take initiative, you are self-sufficient, and you are detail focused.About the roleThe Director of Miner Maintenance is responsible for developing and implementing the maintenance strategy. This includes oversight and ongoing development of the miner maintenance teams, establishing SOPs, implementation of KPIs, and managing vendor relationship related to bitcoin miner repairs.Essential Functions

  • Lead and manage the miner maintenance teams, including hiring and development at the new Corsicana facility.
  • Develop and implement maintenance strategies:
  • Create comprehensive maintenance plans that include preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance for mining equipment.
  • Manage the balance of in-house versus outsourced repairs to ensure optimal fleet management and minimized cost.
  • Manage inventory of spare parts: Oversee the inventory of spare parts and equipment, ensuring that critical components are readily available for quick repairs and minimal downtime.
  • Work closely with hardware vendors and contractors for the procurement of parts, warranty claims, and outsourcing of specialized maintenance tasks.
  • Lead the development of key performance metrics.
  • Lead innovative utilization and application of current technologies for maintenance management; keep abreast of the latest developments in bitcoin mining technology and best practices in hardware maintenance.
  • Collaborate with Operations, Engineering, Inventory and other technical teams to develop and sustain task/project hand-off procedures and update deployment and utilization guidelines.
  • Develop leaders within the teams - identify opportunities for training, development, and growth so that the team can continue to scale with the company.
  • Develop and manage the budget for maintenance operations, ensuring cost-effective spending.
  • Identify trends in equipment failures and collaborate across departments to identify root cause and mitigation opportunities.
  • Maintain short term and long-term schedules/targets and report on the status to management.Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
    • Highly developed interpersonal and organizational skills and demonstrated ability to develop a team.
    • Experience in process engineering and process improvement.
    • Demonstrated leadership/management skills and the ability to provide direction and guidance to a broad and diverse population of trade technicians.
    • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with the ability to articulate technical objectives and processes effectively to varied audiences.
    • Ability to mentor and develop personnel to promote technical competency and professional growth.
    • Proven experience in leading and managing successful technical teams is crucial.Education and Experience
      • Fundamental understanding of computer hardware, software, and networking is crucial.
      • Advanced knowledge in business management, operations, and strategic planning.
      • Proficiency in managing large-scale IT projects, including data centers, networking, and security.
      • Hands-on experience with setting up and operating mining rigs, understanding of mining algorithms, and familiarity with industry standards.
      • Experience in strategic planning, financial modeling, and operational efficiency in the context of mining operations.
      • Ability to identify, assess, and mitigate risks associated with bitcoin mining, including security risks and market volatility. Compensation and Benefits
        • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
        • 401k plan with company matching
        • Great medical, vision, and dental plans to choose from
        • Long-term and Short-term disability
        • Additional benefit options (Employee Assistance Program, Pet Insurance, and more)
        • Flexible Spending Accounts
        • Generous PTO and Paid Holidays
        • A fun company culture with tremendous growth opportunities! PIbab22837a751-31181-33904209

Keywords: Riot Blockchain, DeSoto , Director of Miner Maintenance, Executive , Corsicana, Texas

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