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Posted: Wed Jan 17 2024

Reliability Manager

East Chicago, Indiana

Direct Hire

Position Title: Reliability Manager

Location: East Chicago, IN

Target Base: $100,000-$160,000

Bonus: 10% annual – has paid out at full historically

Benefits: PTO – 401k w/ 7% match – 90% covered medical – life insurance covered – etc.

Target Individual: We’re looking for someone with 7+ years of reliability engineering experience within a fossil generation plant. This person should have a background handling preventative maintenance plans for boilers, HRSGs, turbines, etc. Bachelor’s degree or Engineering Technology degree required.

Job Description:
The Reliability Manager (RM) is responsible for directing the plant’s preventative maintenance programs to ensure continuous availability and operation of equipment to maintain effective and efficient production of electricity and process steam. The RM coordinates with the Operations and Maintenance Manager (O&MM) and subordinates, overseeing plant inspections, equipment repair and installation ensuring preventative and corrective maintenance is conducted according to the long-term reliability goals. The RM coordinates in planning day to day and long-term maintenance schedules and supervising day-day maintenance activities. The RM ensures that project milestones/goals are met and adhere to approved budgets. 

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES (including but not limited to)
  • Manages the preventative and proactive maintenance program by:
    • Ensuring current programs are being complied with in schedule and scope.
    • Evaluating work completion reports for follow-up PM and CM work.
    • Evaluating corrective maintenance for recurrence, conducting RCFAs and implementing improvements to PM plan to reduce CM recurrence.
    • Evaluating current programs for improvement opportunities and implementing revised or new programs and processes with a cost-savings mindset.
    • Maintaining CMMS Maximo PM records and producing weekly and monthly KPI reports using Maximo and Excel templates. Develop new templates as needed.
    • Regularly utilize plant data historian software for trending and analyzing equipment data for tracking equipment health and troubleshooting, incorporating the results into reports.
    • Leads plant staff, contractors, consultants, and testing companies by driving a proactive culture and approach to maintain optimal plant availability, profitability, and performance
  • Develops technical scopes of work for engineering and maintenance contractors.
  • Develop and adhere to approved project cost budgets and schedules.
  • Assists in performance of compliance and acceptance testing of equipment
  • Assists in plant construction, commissioning, and troubleshooting.
  • Regularly coordinate and report activities to direct supervision, as well as provide management updates as required.
  • Roughly 50/50 split of office time and field time, depending on project workload.
  • Mechanical engineering background and experience with Boilers, Steam Turbine Generators, Dry FGD systems and all supporting equipment.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems and their relationship to mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to write operating and maintenance procedures and develop diagnostic testing protocols.
  • Ability to develop detailed preventative maintenance job plans in Maximo
  • Ability to write technical scope, equipment scope of supply, work scope, and technical summary documentation.
  • Proficient in using technology to aide work efficiency, (computers, mobile devices, email, cloud services, and IoT (Internet of Things)
  • Proficient in IBM Maximo, MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, eDNA or PI plant information and historian system and Outlook software programs.
  • Communicates effectively in both group and one-on-one settings.
  • Works well in a Team environment with an aptitude towards leadership.
  • Incorporates critical thinking with an analytical mindset into work approach.
  • Values and practices personal and team growth through learning and teaching promoting continual improvement in team members thus plant and company performance.
  • Detail oriented with the acuity to determine level of detail relative to tasks to ensure efficient use of time.
  • 4-Year Engineering or Technology degree or equivalent experience, BSME preferred.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Engineering, Operations, and Maintenance in fossil fuel power/utilities with relevant experience in leading proactive, preventive, reliability maintenance programs.

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