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Posted: Thu Jun 09 2022

Power Plant Manager

Milford, Connecticut

Direct Hire

Title:  Power Plant Manager

Location:  Milford, CT

Pay:  $160,000-$180,000 Base – 30% Bonus – Relocation Package

Schedule:  Monday – Friday with additional hours as needed

Why Work Here?

This is an opportunity to lead a team of Operations & Maintenance personnel in the safe, compliant, and efficient operations of a gas turbine power plant in Milford.  There are over 20 individuals at the site including a dedicated Planner, Engineer, EHS Manager, Administrator, Operations Manager, and Maintenance Manager.  The site is strategically positioned in multiple power markets with strong commercial viability especially for their fuel price.  The plant is fully staffed besides this role making now an ideal time to bring your leadership skills to the table.

Job Description:

  • Accountability for the plant's long-range planning, policies and procedures, hiring, etc.
  • Establish meaningful and effective annual goals and objectives for the plant team. Evaluate employee performance and plant activities and implement improvement programs as required.
  • Review and evaluate plant performance and implement plant improvements and/or corrective actions to ensure maximum operating efficiency in accordance with approved budgets, policies and procedures.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with business partners, environmental and regulatory agencies, local community officials, fuel and equipment suppliers and contractors.
  • Interview, select, assign responsibilities, schedule personnel, and provide support in the successful development of plant staff.
  • Achieve consistently superior plant performance as evaluated by both objective and subjective measures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Develop overall plant administrative, operational, safety, environmental and maintenance procedures in coordination with the Vice President of Operations and update as necessary. Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations and environmental requirements; company policies and procedures; company’s annual operations plan; legal and contractual requirements; and good utility practices while operating in a clean, safe, efficient, reliable and economical manner.
  • Establish and cultivate a “safety first” culture and work with the EHS Supervisor to ensure safety, environmental, and regulatory compliance and reporting for the plant to protect the facility’s operating permits including the preparation and execution of emergency plans.
  • Operate and maintain facilities to maximize plant profitability, and optimize use of manpower, resources and maintenance for achieving company and group goals.
  • Manage plant activities, preventative maintenance, and outage schedules and procedures. Ensure compliance with established standards and related contractual requirements where applicable.
  • Accountable for the maintenance of all plant administrative, maintenance, and production records and reports.
  • Ensure the procurement of equipment, parts, and services in accordance with established Supply Chain Management policies and procedures.
  • Ensure effective coordination and communication of plant start-up and shutdown activities.
  • Work with the Vice President of Operations, the Asset Manager, and the Financial Manager to prepare the annual plant operating budget, as well as forecast future major maintenance. Continually work with the plant team to monitor and control costs and report budget variances on a monthly basis throughout the year.

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