Lead Shift Supervisor
GE Power & Water - Linden, NJ

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Under the direction of the Operations Manager this role is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Linden 1-5 Plant. This includes Scheduling and Management of all site Operational Inspections/Testing, Operations Communications, Plant Equipment Monitoring Logs, Site Operations support to VFT coordinator, NERC Compliance, and Demineralization Plant Operations.

Essential Responsibilities
In addition, in this role you will:
  • Support the operation of the facility to meet contractual efficiency and availability obligations
  • Oversee the Site’s NERC Compliance Program
  • Supervise the monitoring of plant equipment including inspections and testing per the original equipment manufacturers guidelines
  • Supervision of the Linden 1-5 and Linden 6 operations Teams
  • Support Operations Manager day to day responsibilities
  • Submit and manage all phases of the Linden 1-5 annual operational budget including the planning and scheduling of all inspections/testing, equipment upgrades and demineralization plant operation
  • Oversee the forecasting, purchasing and scheduling of all necessary fuel (Natural Gas/Butane) on a daily/weekly/monthly basis
  • Forecast and submit available merchant power for NYISO daily bidding schedule
  • Oversee and review daily and monthly operations reports
  • Support the annual summer and winter capacity testing for submittal to NYISO
  • Submit GADS data to PJM and NYISO on a monthly basis
  • Review, maintain and update all site operational procedures and technical manuals
  • Maintain all environmental and operating logs/records as per the Quality Assurance Program
  • Supervises all contractor operational activities
  • Complete the routine inspections and assigned tasks to support the site Discharge, Prevention, Containment and Countermeasures (DPCC) Plan as well as handle all hazardous materials and wastes in a safe and environmentally sensitive manner
  • Aggressively maintain a safe working environment to include good housekeeping practices of assigned work area and comply with all applicable environmental, health and safety policies
  • Completes all administrative functions required within scope of department as necessary including updates to operations manuals, logs/records to be maintained throughout shift, schedules, special projects, inventories, parts tracking, etc
  • Keep management informed of operations and maintenance issues identified through web casts, conference calls, emails, and meetings
  • The physical demands described here 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 the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to work on feet for up to 12 hour periods, requires stair and ladder climbing sometimes in excess of 100 feet. Protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties (e.g. hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection, chemical suits, hot gloves, and high voltage protective equipment, safety shoes, etc.).
  • Position requires extended working hours and varied shifts with the possibility of weekend and holiday work, as required by schedules, work load and plant conditions. "On call" status will periodically be required.
  • All employees participate in the Fitness for Duty Program. This program includes post-offer physical examinations and drug screening. WORK ENVIRONMENT
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to the following: moving mechanical parts, heights, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, electrical equipment and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud. Before exposure to these conditions, protective equipment and training are supplied.

  • High School Diploma / GED
  • New Jersey Stationary Engineers License 1-C or greater
  • Minimum of 6 years of Power Plant Operations experience at supervisory level ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • Intimate with all phases of GE 7FA/7EA/GE Medium Steam Turbine-Generator operations
  • Total Power Plant systems operations experience
  • Familiar with GE MK VI turbine control logic including LCI and EX-2000 systems
  • Ability to interpret electrical, electronic and piping/instrument drawings

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

    Desired Characteristics
  • Proficient with DCS control system and control logic interpretation
  • Proficient with Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems
  • Familiar with SCADA operation
  • Familiar with Electrical Protective Relaying
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient with computer programs including Microsoft Office and Excel Why join one great company when you can join many? At GE, we’re passionate about making life better with new ideas and technologies. We’re diverse, supporting our communities in more than 100 countries. Experience personal growth and competency development as part of the GE team. GE Power & Water provides customers with a broad array of power generation, energy delivery and water process technologies to solve their challenges locally. Power & Water works in all areas of the energy industry including renewable resources such as wind and solar; biogas and alternative fuels; and coal, oil, natural gas and nuclear energy. The business also develops advanced technologies to help solve the world’s most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. Numerous products are qualified under ecomagination, GE’s commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world work better. Headquartered in Schenectady, N.Y., Power & Water is GE’s largest industrial business. Follow GE Power & Water on Twitter @GE_PowerWater. Learn More about GE Power and Water Today! To stay connected with exciting news and the latest job opportunities from GE AMSTC, Aviation, Energy Management, Oil & Gas, Power & Water and Transportation, follow us on twitter: @geconnections

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