Scope of Position
The Plant Superintendent will report
directly to the Plant Manager and is responsible for the Safe, Efficient,
Lawful, and Cost Effective Management and Operations of the facility. He/she will provide leadership in Operations,
Maintenance, and Environmental functions of the facility. He/she will ensure conformance with all
Facility Contracts, Environmental Permits, Safety, Federal, State and Local Laws.
This individual will also provide quality
assurance of programs and share best practices throughout the facility and
maintain personal qualifications for the staff and is the senior most
representative of the facility in the absence of the Plant Manager. The Plant
Superintendent will also direct maintenance activities in the absence of the
Reports to: Plant Manager
Division/Department: Operations & Maintenance
Location: Allendale, SC
While performing the duties of the
job, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication
skills, read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve
complex problems, observe and interpret situations, use math and mathematical
reasoning; deal with changing, intensive deadlines, and interact with internal
and external clients. Must be able to concentrate while under time constraints.
Occasional overnight travel (up to 20%) by land and/or air.
· Ensure the
performance and record keeping of required daily plant operations activities.
Including equipment readings, inspections and testing.
· Monitor systems to
ensure proper operations; perform routine equipment and safety checks and
· Take measurements and
readings and compare with standards; implement corrective actions within
· Responsible for
maintaining the water treatment facility and associated equipment.
· Responsible for
maintaining the boiler system by adding/transferring chemicals as appropriate.
· Inspect and monitor
environmental equipment and make appropriate notifications.
· Identify and correct
problems: report problems requiring further action to Maintenance.
· Maintain plant
operating records and logs.
· Provide leadership to
all Team Members.
· Ensure the facility
complies with all Federal, State, and Local laws.
· Maintain a safe work
environment through identification and correction of hazards, and maintaining a
high standard of cleanliness of the facility.
· Ensure the repair of
all electrical, mechanical and instrument and control equipment.
· Respond to alarms in
a timely manner; operate firefighting equipment as necessary.
· Respond to Plant
Emergencies in accordance with the Emergency Response Plan.
· Oversee the work of
other crafts on assigned shift, as necessary.
· Perform other
comparable non-operating duties during plant shutdowns.
· Develop and maintain
professional competence in the field of power plant operations.
· Maintain a safe work
environment though job planning, housekeeping and identification and correction
· Adhere to all
applicable health & safety, environmental and administrative policies,
procedures and regulations.
· Assist in performing
routine and preventative maintenance for all plant systems and equipment.
· Assist with major
maintenance (including plant outages) and repair process including intervals
and cost information.
· Coordinate the Short,
Mid, and Long term budget processes for the Facility.
· Establish &
maintain plant operator work schedules; schedule personnel for shift coverage
for vacation, floating holidays, personal time, etc.
· Cover Plant Operator
position during absences.
· Attend and or hold
morning, monthly and quarterly meetings with staff.
· Attend training,
implement and pursue personal development goals.
· Other duties as
· A Bachelor's Degree
in Engineering, Business Management, or extensive Power Plant experience in
Operations / Maintenance with project construction background.
· A minimum of 10 -
15years experience in steam and electric power plant operations of which, at
least 8 years have been in the commercial generating facilities.
· A minimum of 8 years
Management experience in solid fuel power plant.
· Extensive experience
in the use of personal computers and numerous software applications such as
Excel, Word, MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Access, etc.
· Ability to provide
leadership as a senior team member.
· Ability to live the
company Mindset and develop relationships with corporate entities.
· Must have excellent
communication skills and the ability to effectively organize and facilitate
process teams to implement the company’s improvement initiatives.
· Ability to understand
complex contractual issues as they relate to plant operations.
· Ability to handle
quick changing situations under stress and to work extended hours on short
notice if and when required.
· Travel to other
corporate locations will be required.
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