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Operations Manager

Cameron Craig Group Norwich, CT

  • Expired: July 26, 2021. Applications are no longer accepted.

GENERAL SUMMARY Manages and oversees the daily operations of a power plant. Monitors operations for efficiency and safety ensuring that all applicable regulatory requirements are followed. Oversees technical staff and hires and trains personnel.

May be required to meet certain certifications in field. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Performs a variety of complicated tasks. Leads and directs the work of others. Knowledge of solid fuel handling, boiler operation, turbine operations and emissions control equipment is required. PRIMARY DUTIES * Manage and communicate daily operation activities such as planning, coordinating and controlling plant operations in accordance with written requirements, procedures and schedules * Coordination of the development of plant procedures and shift instructions, including safety procedures, statutory regulations, outage schedules and routine test and inspection schedules * Manage the work of the shift personnel and supervise the strict compliance with company safety rules * Administer the training of the power plant operations personnel * Manage the processing, approving, closing and status reporting of fault notifications, work orders and isolations and the monitoring of the Permit to Work system * Coordination of planning for Minor and Major Inspections * Determine work plans and resources necessary to achieve plant production targets; prepare Maintenance budget estimates and participate in plant budget preparation process; control maintenance expenses to achieve approved budgets * Promotes an attitude of safety awareness and sets a high standard for safety through adherence to all company safety policies and compliance with all site-specific safety requirements and procedures * Takes a proactive role as a member of management to identify safety hazards and takes corrective actions as necessary to address. * Assists with conducting safety meetings and training programs and participates in plant safety programs * Perform other duties as assigned SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY The Operations Manager will lead and manage the operations employees with the supervision, shift schedules and any other duty involving plant personnel. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS The Operation Manager reports directly to the Plant Manager and will effectively communicate with all levels of management. JOB QUALIFICATIONS Bachelors Degree, diploma, or certificate in power plant engineering or equivalent, or at least five years experience in management of a solid fuel power plant operation or with experience in power plant commissioning. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS * Ability to be fitted with full-faced respirator or ability to use a self-contained breathing apparatus. * Ability to learn new skills and knowledge * Ability to perceive depth * Ability to work from sky climbers and scaffolding * Must be able to detect abnormal plant conditions (i.e.

sight, hearing, smell or touch). * Must be able to distinguish colors * Must be able to interface effectively with the plant distributed control system. * Must be able to lift and carry a minimum of 50 lbs. and up to 75 lbs. occasionally. * Must be able to lift and carry heavy objects (like rigging equipment). * Must be able to push and pull. * Must be able to communicate effectively with plant personnel * Must be able to sit for extended periods. * Must be able to work in confined spaces and elevated areas. * Must be able to work on feet including standing and walking for extended periods including climbing stairs when needed * Must be capable of using protective equipment such as hard hats, safety glasses/goggles, safety shoes, hearing protection, air masks, respirators, etc.

in the performance of job duties. * Must have the ability to reach and stretch, including reaching and working overhead * Must have the ability to stoop, bend, kneel, crouch and crawl. * Requires the ability to utilize a computer, mouse and keyboard for extended periods of time. * Responsible for company rolling stock and vehicles; must possess a valid drivers license. * The Operations Manager must be able to work in extreme temperatures and will be exposed to heat, cold, wind, rain, dust, dirt, ash particles and fuel particles. * The Operations Manager will be exposed to vibration, moving mechanical parts and loud noises. * Working with hazardous materials may be required * All employees are required to comply with the Substance Abuse policy, which includes but is not limited to a post-offer drug screen and physical examination

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