Maintenance Supervisor
Suez Energy - Northfield, MA

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Essential Functions

Plans, schedules, and provides overall supervision for maintenance work related to mechanical and electrical equipment and piping systems including, but not limited to, turbines, generators, pumps, motors, compressors and valves.

Initiates immediate repairs resulting from forced outages; communicates status to plant chain of command.

Oversees and coordinates activities of the Mechanical maintenance department in compliance with applicable labor agreements and FLPR personnel policies and procedures.

Assist in planning, developing, and scheduling major maintenance activities including overhauls, replacements and installations.

Coordinates maintenance activities with other station sections and FLPR support personnel.

Defines scope of a maintenance project, and consults with contractors and/or vendors.

Coordinates and oversees work performed by outside contractors.

Collaborates with equipment insurance inspectors in conjunction with routine and/or specific inspections.

Organizes, prepares, and maintains records and reports on electrical maintenance activities.

Participates in development of maintenance budget at the station.

Coordinates all station activities if assigned to supervisory duty on weekends, etc.

Reviews and evaluates the need for tools, parts and materials for electrical and mechanical maintenance work.

Responds to emergency or unanticipated electrical or mechanical maintenance requirements outside work hours.

Optimum reliability and availability of station mechanical and electrical equipment.

Effective building and yard services including general housekeeping.

Performance of work in compliance with corporate policies, labor agreements, and insurance requirements.

Accurate assessment and documentation of maintenance requirements.

Responsible for arranging on-the-job training of maintenance personnel in accordance with established programs.

Acts as a team member with all employees of GDF SUEZ Energy staff.

Complies with all GDF SUEZ Energy policies and procedures.

Other Functions

Carries out other duties as assigned



Extensive knowledge in the installation of mechanical and electrical equipment in a generating station.

Familiarity with applicable recognized national, state, and local codes.

Working knowledge of generating station operations.

Ability to communicate and work effectively in a supervisory role.

Ability to combine theory with practical experience in order to resolve mechanical and electrical problems.

Ability to develop, assign and coordinate the maintenance activities of the station.

Ability to meet highest attendance requirements.


High school diploma or equivalent.

Five or more years of supplemental training in mechanical and/or electrical skills such as welding, rigging, machining and high voltage equipment maintenance.

Must have or have the ability to obtain within first year, a MA hoisting engineer license 1c, 3a and 2a.

Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

50% of the work is performed indoors and 50% is performed outdoors. Work environment characteristics 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.

GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

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