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Maintenance Manager- Eagle Point

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 Job Title: Maintenance Manager- Eagle Point
 Company Name: NAES Corporation
 Employment Type: Full Time
 Location: WESTVILLE, NJ, United States
 Department: Eagle Point
 Salary: Highly Competitive
 Shift Hours/ Days: 8/5
 Hours/Pay Period: 80
 Degree Required: B.S.
 Job ID: 2012.01611
 Date Posted: Dec 11, 2012
 Years Experience: 10
 Service Category: Operations & Maintenance
 Location: Westville NJ
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  Complete Description

NAES Corporation is the energy industry's largest independent, third-party provider of operations and maintenance services, and also serves the industry with specialized support services, gas and steam turbine inspections, mechanical shop repairs, electrical and mechanical construction and maintenance, and the placement of technical personnel. NAES is a full service provider offering a complete array of services dedicated to making facilities run more safely, reliably and cost-effectively.

The Eagle Point Power Generation facility is a 225 MW natural gas-fired power facility located in Westville, New Jersey. It began commercial operation in 1991 as a cogeneration facility providing steam and power to the adjacent refinery.  Beginning in 2012, the facility became a full Independent Power Producer serving the PJM market. 

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Maintenance Manager is responsible for managing the maintenance and repair of a combined cycle power plant and all associated facilities, grounds, and equipment. The Maintenance Manager manages the implementation of the plant's maintenance program and identifies those items which need improvement or additional work. The Maintenance Manager works with the plant operating staff to assure plant facilities and equipment are maintained in a safe and efficient operating condition at all times meeting all applicable compliance requirements.

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

Oversee the activities of all the personnel, including plant employees and contractors, performing maintenance, repairs, and process improvements to the facility including but not limited to gas turbines, HRSGs, steam turbine, water treatment plant, balance of plant equipment, electrical systems, system networks, communication networks, facilities, grounds, tools and auxiliary equipment.

Meet all regulatory compliance requirements including but not limited to safety, environmental, reliability and employment.

Implement and proactively manage the plant's preventive and predictive maintenance program, including maintaining equipment records, and provide trend information to plant management as needed.

Create and manage task lists and schedules for plant and contractor personnel who are working during normal operating periods, planned outage periods, and forced outage situations.

Improvise and find creative solutions to manage tasks, maintain schedule, and provide value to the Owner.

Maintain the plant's maintenance records, manuals, and documentation in an organized manner in line with plant requirements and best practices.

Identify, implement, and manage effective training programs and procedures in the maintenance area and ensures training requirements are met.

Contribute to the overall favorable morale and motivation of plant personnel and contractors handling any associated employee or contractor complaints in an appropriate manner.

Implement and manage purchasing procedures as defined in the Administrative Manual.

Write effective work scopes and maintenance job tasks to obtain competitive bids.

Provide a competitive environment in the purchasing area for goods and services providing value to the Owner.

Establish housekeeping standards and monitor compliance to those standards throughout the maintenance areas and areas where contractors are working.

Manage Reliability requirements as determined by the Plant Manager.

Manage the computerized maintenance management system.

Complete work tasks by effectively using Microsoft Word, Excel, Project, and PowerPoint.

Assist with identifying, evaluating, screening, and hiring plant personnel, particularly those in the maintenance area.

Complete other tasks as requested by the Plant Manager, Owner's representatives, and other management personnel.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY

The Maintenance Manager must ensure that all work is performed in a safe manner resulting in no accidents, in compliance with all environmental permits and reliability requirements at all times. The Maintenance Manager must effectively communicate information to the Plant Manager, peers, and subordinate plant personnel, relative to the condition of the plant equipment and performance, and provide suggestions and recommendations for plant improvement. The Maintenance Manager must ensure duties are performed in such a way to result in an optimum value to the Owner.

The Maintenance Manager must be knowledgeable and experienced in mechanical, hydraulic, communications, electrical, instrumentation, and controls disciplines relative to their application in maintenance. The Maintenance Manager must be familiar with the Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code, NFPA Codes and Standards, National Electric Code, and applicable environmental regulations relative to their application to this facility.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

The Maintenance Manager reports to the Plant Manager, and supervises designated maintenance personnel reporting to the Maintenance Manager in the organization chart. The Maintenance Manager supports and cooperates with peers, including the Compliance Coordinator, Operations Manager, and Senior Financial Analyst, as needed in the daily operation of the plant. The Maintenance Manager supervises contractors working on site through the lead employee for the contractor.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORKING CONDITIONS

Physical requirements include working for extensive periods of time on one's feet, climbing stairs, standard ladders, ship ladders, and scaffolding and periodically lifting up to 50 pounds. Protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties including, but not limited to, hard hats, safety glasses, respirators, ear protection, chemical suits, hot gloves and high voltage protective equipment. Employees must be able to pass requirements associated with wearing a respirator for this position. Work with hazardous materials in appropriate personal protective equipment may be required.

The position requires extended working hours and varied shifts with the possibility of weekend and holiday work, as required by schedules, work load and plant conditions. "On call" status will periodically be required.

All employees will participate in the Fitness for Duty Program. This program includes a post-offer physical examination, post-offer drug screening, post-employment random drug screening, and post-incident drug screening. There are extensive smoking restrictions in and around the facility.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or equivalent degree or a minimum of 10 years of power plant maintenance management experience required. A minimum of 7 years of power plant or similar experience in a responsible maintenance position is required. Maintenance experience with both gas turbines and steam turbines is required. At least 5 years of experience supervising maintenance personnel is required. Highly desired qualifications include:
• Strong electrical, instrument, controls, and network background;
• Strong rotating equipment experience;
• Experience with preventive and predictive maintenance tools.
• Strong leadership and motivational skills.
• Effective writing and speaking skills.
• Very experienced with MS Excel and MS Project.

Experience that is considered a plus includes:

Maintenance experience with the GE Frame 7.

Experience using MP2 computerized maintenance management system.

 

It is the practice of NAES to seek employees of the highest quality and to select the individuals on the basis of merit and competence, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, military status or affiliation protected under USERRA, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state and federal law.


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