Responsible for maintenance (preventive, predictive, corrective and special projects) planning, preparation, schedule development, and maintenance coordination for 1 Combined Cycle Plant consisting of 2 Combustion Turbine/Generators, 2 Heat Recovery Steam Generators and Steam Turbine/Generator, along with all associated auxiliary equipment, including: monitoring and coordinating milestones and action items; budget and scope development and control; self-assessment and performance monitoring; improvement initiatives, and risk assessment. Responsible for administering the Conduct of Maintenance Program and ensuring compliance within the program for the facility, facilitating post work critiques and identifying actions necessary to improve future maintenance. Responsible for providing reliable and efficient electric power generation in compliance with corporate safety policies and procedures, mandatory electric reliability standards, FERC, EPA, EPD, OSHA, DOT and all applicable governmental regulations.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or electrical engineering or engineering technology is preferred.
Experience: Eight (8) years minimum outage maintenance and management experience in an operating commercial electric power generating plant is desired. Must have experience with using a CMMS, with preference given to Maximo.
Equivalent Experience: Candidates with a two (2) year technical degree plus ten (10) years of directly related maintenance and management experience in an electrical power plant environment or twelve (12) years of directly related maintenance and management experience may be considered.
Equivalent experience will be determined based on a combination of education, training, and professional, technical or military experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Education considered may include technical and college studies and degrees, industrial training programs and certifications, and military training. Experience considered may include related industrial and military work. Supervisory, management and leadership responsibilities may be considered in any work or military setting.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (i.e., communication skills, systems knowledge, personal and professional characteristics):
Motivated individual who has very strong attention to detail and organizational skills
Good interpersonal skills.
Strong technical and business analytical skills.
Ability to get results and yet operate with a diplomatic style.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other fellow employees and representatives of vendors and contractors used on outages.
The ability to develop instructions from technical manuals, journals, drawings, and other related material.
Possess excellent skills in oral and written communication using the English language
Decision making capabilities.
Must pass the Basic Aptitude/Skills exam.
Ability to use personal computers, including but not limited to word processing, spreadsheets, database, and scheduling applications.
Ability to plan, schedule, organize and coordinate work assignments of various trades.
Working knowledge or power plant equipment and systems.
Knowledge of the methods, materials, and equipment used in servicing and repairing mechanical, electrical, electronic and instrumentation and control equipment.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints, diagrams, and drawings for structures, process systems, mechanical equipment, HVAC systems, piping, and electrical and electronic equipment.
Basic management/supervisory skills.
Ability to wear and use required personnel protective equipment including respirators (self-contained breathing apparatus and face cartridge respirators and air line supplied respirators).
Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: Valid driver’s license that meets the insurance eligibility requirements under Oglethorpe Power’s Driver Qualification Program.
Percent of travel involved: 30%
Unusual hours required of this position: The generating plants operate on a 24 hour basis. At his or her discretion, the incumbent may elect to remain on site around the clock during forced outages, maintenance outages, or to attend plant meetings which occur outside normal office hours. The incumbent is on 24 hour call in the event of incidents that affect the operation, rating, or reliability of the Corporation’s generating assets.