Location: Merom Generating Station, near Sullivan, IN
Pay Grade: M7, M8, M9
Oversees the operation of the station to meet System Control load requirements. Oversees the assignment, execution, and completion of work by craftworkers. Ensures work is being performed in a productive, safe and quality manner, according to established Work Practice Procedures, with emphasis on environmental compliance and housekeeping. Ensure customer requirements are met. Provides leadership to direct reports such that they have information, training and knowledge required to perform the work as required.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Directs the safe, continuous, efficient and economical operation of the plant during the scheduled shift. Assumes full administrative responsibility for the operation of the station in the absence of plant management. Ensures the plant is operated to meet all environmental compliance standards including: SO2, NOX, and Opacity.
Communicates timely information and works closely with System Control concerning the availability and status of all station systems required to meet load requirements. Knowledgeable in the operation of system control and takes a leadership role during load curtailing events to ensure the duration of the event is minimized.
Clearly identifies and defines the maintenance that is needed through the work request procedure and coordinates with the Maintenance department to ensure that equipment is serviced in a way satisfactory to plant needs. Utilizes the Daily Work Scheduling meeting for daily coordination of work and provides direction on future work through the Long Range Scheduling meeting. Verifies with Maintenance that requirements are being met for successful job completion. Coordinates work across craftworkers to ensure customer priorities are being met in timely and quality manner. Acquires equipment knowledge to better understand work processes to meet customer standards. Expedites use of resources as a result of emergency situations.
Provides leadership, coaching and counseling to direct reports regarding job performance. Conducts annual performance appraisals and quarterly developmental review meetings in a timely manner. Ensures direct reports receive training in order to meet or improve their job performance. Keeps employees informed of work requirements, business conditions, company policies and other factors that impact their work performance and work environment. Analyzes and resolves work problems and grievances to create a productive and positive work climate. Conducts weekly safety and information meetings.
Administers plant safety procedures. Includes, but not limited to, the Clearance Permit System, Confined Spaces, and the Cutting and Welding Permits. Ensures all Operations personnel adhere to and maintain proficiency in all personnel and equipment safety procedures.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associate’s Degree in related field minimum
Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
In lieu of degree, equivalent work experience and knowledge may be considered
5 years' technical experience
Skills and Abilities:
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels and work as part of a team
Ability to manage multiple projects with varying scopes and timelines
Demonstrated level of professionalism and positive attitude
Ability to exercise flexibility to work effectively in a changing environment
Strong problem solving and decision making skills to identify, anticipate and resolve problems at hand
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