Supervises, coordinates, and directs the safe, efficient, and reliable operation of all Plant Morrow and Silver Creek generating and control facilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Supervises and monitors all facets of the day-to-day operations, as related to the generating and control facilities, to ensure safety and protection of personnel and to maintain optimum equipment reliability and performance.
Ensures that the plants are operated in accordance with the directives of the System Operators.
Oversees the supervision of personnel which typically includes recommendations for hiring, termination, performance evaluation, training, work allocation, and problem resolution.
Analyzes plant operating data and performance and makes recommendations to improve and maintain plant reliability and efficiency.
Develops and issues directives to Operations Supervisor to optimize the efficiency while meeting generation requirements.
Directs the Operations Supervisor with the analysis of operating efficiency problems, job performance of assigned personnel, and scheduling of personnel.
Assists in planning, scheduling, and staffing levels of operation.
Performs inspections of equipment during outages and writes final reports.
Monitors the work of external contractors in operations area and coordinates work with internal and external group and writes final reports.
Directs the Utility Supervisor in maintenance and upkeep of plant grounds and landfill.
Stays abreast of all environmental requirements and the status of the plants' environmental equipment, thereby maintaining complete compliance and reliability.
Directs Shift Supervisors in communications with system operators in order to schedule planned and emergency outage times and the status thereof.
Promotes, implements, and enforces safety and environmental programs including the continuous development of improvements for operating policies and procedures.
Participates in the development, implementation, and administration of annual capital and operating budgets for Operations and Utility sections.
Identifies staff development and training needs and ensures that training is obtained.
Performs job performance appraisals for each assigned employee.
Develops Job Hazard Analysis and/or Safe Work Plans and conducts tool box safety meetings as needed to accomplish tasks.
Promotes good community relationships through communications and personal participation in plant tours.
Utilizes computer to review MSDSs, inventory levels, work orders, preparation of purchase requisitions, operational reports/procedures, write inspection reports, and maintain equipment records.
Bachelor's Degree Engineering General (ABET Accredited Institution) Required
5 years Electric Power Generation Experience And
3 years Supervisory Experience Required
Certification & Licensures:
Valid Mississippi Driver's License Required
Successfully pass a security sensitive background screening. Required
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
Extensive knowledge and understanding of combustion turbines, steam turbines, power plant auxiliaries, systems, and their interaction for electrical power production.
Ability to review plant operating data/performance and recommend procedures or modifications to improve reliability and operating efficiency.
Ability to analyze combustion turbine, HRSG and environmental controls to optimize plant operating performance and reliability.
Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment during routine and stressful situations.
Understanding of the plant role in operating the system in a safe, reliable, and economic manner.
Comprehensive knowledge of the overall electrical system and its operations.
Ability to plan, assign, instruct and direct work responsibilities of others.
Ability to read and interpret engineering plans, specifications, technical manuals, material safety data sheets and any other relevant material.
Extensive knowledge of applicable policies and local, state and federal laws and regulations impacting areas of responsibility.
Ability to analyze and understand budgets and supporting financial documents.
Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Excellent presentation skills.
Strong team motivational skills.
Strong leadership skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Demonstrated ability to effectively work with others in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision.
Cooperative Energy is an equal opportunity employer. It is Cooperative Energy's policy to provide equal opportunity to all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, veteran status or disability.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
About Cooperative Energy
Cooperative Energy, a generation and transmission cooperative, and our 11 member-owned distribution electric cooperatives provide safe, reliable and affordable power to approximately 432,000 homes and businesses across Mississippi.
Not-for-profit, member-owned, locally led. And community-driven:
Electric cooperatives are unique because we’re owned by our customers and driven to make a difference, not a profit. At the end of the year, remaining funds, or capital credits, go back to you. Here’s more information on how we work for you.
*Transparency and responsiveness
*Fiscal, regulatory and environmental compliance
*Safety and reliability
*Serve as a trusted and value-adding resource for member-owners
*An experienced, skilled workforce
*A long-term contractual relationship with member systems
*Financial health, including that of members
*Long-range planning for cost-effective generation resources
*Fuel diversity in generation resources