Plant Operations Supervisor - Gillette, WY
Pacificorp - Gillette, WY

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General Purpose

Supervises a location or segment of a larger department . Implements business objectives, strategies, and plans and manages daily work functions. Responsible for selecting, coaching, and developing employees. Implements and supports Company programs, policies, and procedures.

Responsibilities of this position include the following:
The primary responsibility of this position is to take the lead and direct all activities associated with the Operational Excellence Initiative. This position will also oversee the training of maintenance apprentices. The Operational Excellence Initiative includes overseeing the consolidation and writing of procedures, validation of P&ID, single line electrical drawings, equipment and valve labeling.

This position will oversee the qualification process for new operators as well as review all Management of Change notices to ensure compliance with corporate training standards.

Maintain a safe and clean working environment by observing safety and security procedures, and reporting/correcting potentially unsafe conditions as outlined in the PacifiCorp Accident Prevention Manual.

Hold supervised employees accountable to work safely and productively.
Monitor and ensure local, state and federal environmental compliance regulations are strictly enforced.
Supervise represented employees within the guidelines of the applicable working agreement.
Perform supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company’s policies, procedures and guidelines.
Implement business objectives, strategies, and plans.
Supervise the daily operation of the entire generating unit or plant.
Coach and develop employees through communication and measurement of performance and provide appropriate on-going feedback.
Direct on-the-job training for operator trainees/apprentices and new control operators.
Ensure generation expectations are delivered through cooperative relationships with corporate trading and load dispatching groups.
Build and maintain cooperative working relationships with other departments, including Administration, Engineering, and Maintenance.
Develop and implement thermal efficiency improvement initiatives.
Monitor and control costs associated with the operations of the plant.
Coordinate priorities to insure critical maintenance work is accomplished.
Develop, maintain and update plant operating procedures and guidelines.
Maximize generation and maintain efficient operation of all plant processes associated with power plant. Requirements for this position include the following:

The equivalent combination of plant operations experience and education or bachelor’s degree in an applicable field.
A minimum of five years of operations experience in a coal fired power plant or similar industrial facility.
Communication and interpersonal skills to communicate expectations, coach employees, provide feedback, and work collaboratively with other departments.
Ability to make timely decisions during critical plant conditions.
Basic computer skills, including e-mail and word processing.

Knowledge of coal fired plant operations and plant systems.
Supervisory skills including the ability to implement action plans for achieving objectives, and to manage daily operations.
Familiarity with operational performance improvement to include heat rate, cycle isolation and turbine performance.
Working knowledge of boiler cycle chemistry.
Familiarity with maintenance management systems.
Experience with bargaining unit environments and collective bargaining agreements.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools.
Previous experience as an operations supervisor at an industrial facility or power plant.
All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a drug screen and background check.

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