O&M SUPERVISOR - Pittsfield, MA


Job Description:
Job Summary
The Operations and Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for managing the daily operations of the plant. The Operations Supervisor directs the implementation of the Operating Plan and identifies those areas which may need improvement or further development. The Operations Supervisor assures that plant operating conditions are always kept within optimum limits.

Job Functions

Ensure that thermal and electrical outputs are maintained at maximum levels and efficiencies.
Report normal, abnormal, or emergency plant conditions to the Plant Manager. Take necessary corrective action in accordance with established policy or at the direction of the Plant Manager.
Provide guidance to the maintenance supervisor relative to equipment conditions and required maintenance activities.
Prepare required reports for the owner and/or utility.
Oversee the daily upkeep of necessary plant logs and records.
Maintain the plant Operations Manuals and assure that operating policies and procedures are kept up-to-date.
Sustain the morale and motivation of operations personnel and handle employee concerns as they arise.
Ensure that the water chemistry program for the plant is properly implemented, including testing, inspections, and maintenance of water treatment program. Provide guidance to the chemist in administering the chemistry program.
Assist with the location, screening and hiring of operating personnel. Complete other tasks as requested by the Plant Manager.
The Operations Supervisor operates from established and well-known procedures, performing duties independently with only general direction given. Decisions are made within policy constraints.
The Operations Supervisor encounters new and varied work situations, involving a high degree of complexity.
The Operations Supervisor must ensure that all work is performed in a safe manner resulting in no accidents, in compliance with all environmental permits at all times.
The Operations Supervisor .must effectively communicate information to the Plant Manager, fellow supervisors, and subordinate operation and maintenance personnel, relative to the condition of the plant equipment and performance, and provide suggestions for plant improvement.
The Operations Supervisor must ensure duties are performed in such a way as to result in an optimum cost­ benefit ratio.
All employees have the responsibility to both the customer and their co-workers to do the job right the first time and to ensure the customer's needs are being met.
The Operations Supervisor supervises subordinate operations personnel and cooperates with the Administrative Manager as needed in the daily operation of the plant.

Education and Experience An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or equivalent required. 5+ years of power plant or similar experience required.
Gas turbine experience highly desirable.
At least 2 years of experience supervising technical, supervisory and administrative personnel required.
Strong leadership and motivational skills required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

Must possess basic math skills, good verbal communications skills, and be proficient with the use of power and precision tools.
Must be cooperative with those he/she contacts in this work and have the ability to work without direct supervision.
Must know the hazards involved and the safety precautions to be practiced in the operation and maintenance of power plant equipment and machinery.
Work within and insure strict adherence to all safety practices and procedures.
Must be able to respond to audio alarms and variations of sound.
Basic data entry/computer skills
Work as a team. Must be able to pool our knowledge and energy to work in tandem to completely understand and productively respond to all of the business challenges.

Work Environment Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

Protective equipment such as hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection, chemical suits, hot gloves, high voltage protective equipment and other equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties.
Work with hazardous materials may be required.
Requires working extended working hours, varied shifts or 12 hour shifts with weekend and holiday work as required by schedules, workload and plant conditions. On call status (day and night) may be required.
Includes working indoors and outdoors.

Physical Abilities that is commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Physical requirements include: possibility of working on feet for extensive periods, requiring stair and ladder climbing; and routinely lifting 50 pounds.
All employees will participate in the Fitness for Duty Program. This program includes a post­offer physical examination and drug screening and post-employment random drug screening. There are extensive smoking restrictions in and around the facility.

IHI Power Services Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

In the case of a work related injury, the Company may be able to accommodate restricted duties for a limited period of time.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.

Application Method: Email
Base Pay: TBD

Posted on March 29, 2021

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