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Electric Cooperatives of Arkansas Maintenance Supervisor in Little Rock, Arkansas

Salary Range

$88,900 - $111,032

Overview

Maintenance Supervisor

Oswald Generating Station

Little Rock, AR

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation (AECC) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future.As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.

The Maintenance Supervisor assists in managing the maintenance of the power plant to insure the continuous, smooth operation of the plants in normal, abnormal or emergency situations.In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and continuing to strive to push AECC and our mission forward.

Oswald is a seven by two combined cycle plant. Utilizing 6 GE LM6000 aero-derivative gas turbines, one GE 7EA gas turbine, and two GE steam turbines, it is capable of 548-Megawatts. Oswald is located near the town of Wrightsville, just outside of Little Rock Arkansas.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinates maintenance activities and outage planning; develops and implements a planned maintenance program for the assigned power plants.

  • Reviews and recommends appropriate changes in plant equipment, design, or existing policies and procedures to maximize plant efficiency and reliability and minimize maintenance expense.

  • Maintains records of completed maintenance and repairs, reviews records for identification of equipment problems and initiates corrective action.

  • Reviews plant work orders daily and schedules maintenance personnel to perform work as required.

  • Maintains familiarity with and adheres to all applicable internal AECC policies and procedures regarding NERC and FERC compliance and provides training and direction to plant maintenance personnel to ensure compliance.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Directs training program and reviews all aspects of plant maintenance and ensures all applicable laws, regulations, and permit requirements are adhered to.

  • Works with personnel during turbine generator inspections and repairs and other maintenance projects as necessary and as appropriate subject to the approval of the Plant Superintendent.

  • Requisitions spare parts and supplies as needed and recommends changes in inventory levels.

  • Inspects plant equipment routinely, including equipment located at remotely located hydroelectric turbine and combustion turbine plants, and determines the need for maintenance.

  • Procures equipment, material, and services required for maintenance of the assigned plant or plants; recommends changes for inventory levels.

  • Observes plant maintenance and construction work in progress and monitors outside contractors working on plant property.

  • Collaborates with the Assistant Plant Manager in implementing safety programs at the plant.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Handles stress effectively and works well with others.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Pursuant to the Arkansas Medical Marijuana Act 593, this position is a designated safety-sensitive position according to AECC/AECI standards and processes.

  • Associates degree plus at least 5 or more years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to legally operate commercial motor vehicles under 26,000 pounds.

  • Must be able to read and understand blueprints, schematics, instruction manuals, etc.

  • Must be able to properly use a wide range of hand tools, power tools, measuring instruments, etc.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly, both verbally and in writing.

  • Must have a working knowledge of the proper maintenance and repair of all power plant mechanical systems including boiler, steam turbine/generator, hydroelectric turbine/generator, fans pumps, piping and valves, and air compressors.

  • Must be knowledgeable in metallurgy and welding.

  • Must be familiar with OSHA rules and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of supervisory experience in preferred.

Benefits

  • 2 Retirement Plan Options

  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

  • 9 Paid holidays

  • Educational assistance

  • Paid time off accrual

  • Short-term disability

  • Long-term disability

  • Free & confidential Employee Assistance Program

EEO/AA/M/F/VETS/DISABLED

Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.

Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.

Job ID 2022-2604

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