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Maintenance Manager
Tyler, TX

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Direct Hire

$110,000 - $140,000 / yr

General Summary:

Under the direction of the Plant Manager, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for managing the daily maintenance activities of the plant and ensuring the plant is maintained in a safe and efficient operating condition.  The Maintenance Manager manages the implementation and modification of the Maintenance Program and identifies improvement projects to enhance the economic performance of the plant.  The Maintenance Manager is responsible for managing and coordinating the activities relating to the Long Term Service Agreement (LTSA). 

Essential Job Functions:

Implement the plant’s preventive, predictive, and corrective maintenance program.  Manage equipment failure records and use to diagnose root cause of repetitive failures.  Manage equipment performance trend information and provide to Plant Manager and others.  Employ best in class techniques to enhance plant performance (capacity, heat rate, and availability).

Oversee and coordinate the daily activities of the maintenance staff.  Act as primary liaison to the Site Services Director regarding the LTSA.  Manage and monitor planned and unplanned maintenance activities and coordinate outage activities including outage planning.

Ensure the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is utilized and kept current by maintenance personnel for equipment maintenance history, work orders, purchase orders, and inventory control.

Oversee and manage maintenance team staffing, training and qualification plans for commercial O&M phases.  Assist with the location, screening, and hiring of plant personnel.  Ensure goals of all maintenance personnel are aligned with goals of facility and Owner.  Provide ongoing feedback to the Operations Manager regarding effectiveness of Training Manual.

Provide safe working environment and promote attitude of safety awareness for all plant personnel including actively ensuring the safety of others.  Oversee the plant’s Safety Program and ensure that it is compliant with local, state, and federal requirements.  Develop and implement incentive program for personnel and plant safety records and milestones.  Maintain the plant’s Safety Manual.

Work together with the Operations Manager to identify maintenance activities, which are required to maintain and enhance the operability of the plant.  Work together with the Plant Engineer to identify and implement plant improvement projects to enhance plant performance and reduce corrective maintenance activities.  Develop hybrid reliability-centered maintenance program to minimize maintenance costs while maximizing plant availability.

Enhance image of plant as a good neighbor to the community and the environment.  Encourage involvement and participation of plant staff in community activities.

Provide necessary reports to the Owner and/or Utilities.  Oversee the daily upkeep of necessary plant logs and records.

Provide leadership to all plant personnel.  Conduct periodic reviews of plant maintenance policies and procedures to ensure they reflect current plant goals, operating requirements, and the industry’s best in class.  Enhance the morale and motivation of maintenance personnel and handle employee concerns in a timely and diplomatic manner. 

Complete special projects as required by the Plant Manager.

Dependable, reliable and predictable attendance is required for this position.

Must possess a valid, in-state motor vehicle operator’s license at all times.

Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities: 

BS in Engineering is preferred.  Six or more years of experience in the maintenance of power generating facilities, including significant exposure to gas turbine power plants.  Three or more years of supervisory experience are required.  Demonstrated skills in 1) maintenance of control systems (microprocessor-based), rotating equipment, and high-pressure boilers (1800 psig or more), 2) utilization of computerized maintenance management systems, and 3) personnel management.  History of development of innovative and creative problem solving approaches to improving various aspects of facility performance including technical, personnel, and business.  Must have strong leadership, motivational, and communication (oral and written) skills, including the ability to communicate effectively to large groups.


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