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Duke Energy Supervisor Operations (OTS) in Owensville, Indiana

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The Supervisor Operations is responsible for the execution of work needed to manage unit operations, including unit generation, environmental emissions control, and material handling and maintenance of the station. They are responsible for committing to the work plans, executing the plans and schedules, and providing oversight to the work. Safety, environmental compliance, productivity and quality are all critical responsibilities. They are responsible for identifying and addressing barriers in the workplace. They must also effectively communicate the plans and direction of the organization. The Supervisor Operations is responsible for the employee development and performance management of the assigned personnel in his work group and is often the senior leader on site, particularly at nights and on weekends.


  • Ensures compliance with all operational, environmental and other compliance requirements. Monitors station environmental, health and safety objectives are met and ensures compliance with all operational, environmental and other compliance requirements

  • Provides leadership and accountability in order to achieve desired safety results (Lock Out Tag Out compliance, safety meeting attendance, safety policies/procedures, work practices, etc.)

  • Responsible for the preparation and execution of the Lock Out Tag Out procedures for equipment under the jurisdiction of the production team.

  • Communicates performance metrics and expectations to direct reports

  • Provides leadership and direction in the development and implementation of best practice routines, work process improvement, maintenance and operation procedures.

  • Supervise plant operations and maintenance following company guidelines, meeting power generation requirements, and completing planned activities as defined by the Operating Model

  • Provide input to establish unit generation plan (Short, Medium and Long Term)

  • Provide leadership and support for incident reporting process, including fact-finding investigations, decision-making problem-solving analysis, etc.

  • Monitor generating unit and/or equipment operating parameters and conditions, direct team in corrective actions needed

  • Counsels, trains, evaluates, develops, guides and assists assigned personnel relative to job performance and duties

  • Develop and maintain positive working relationships between departments and internal customers

    Basic / Required Qualifications

  • Associate Degree from an accredited university or college and 3 years of experience

  • In Lieu of degree; High School/GED and 7 years related work experience

    Additional Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and five (5) years of work-related experience

  • Strong working knowledge of RRE LOTO Energy Control Program

  • Strong computer skills including ability to use various applications

  • Effective communicate skills, both oral and written

  • Demonstrated ability to train individuals and groups in a classroom setting and on the job

  • Working knowledge of the overall operating fundamentals and principles of generating station systems, equipment and processes

  • Demonstrated effective leadership skills

  • Financial knowledge and skills including ability to analyze data

  • 3 years of previous supervisor experience

  • 5-7 years of plant operations experience, including Work Control Center operations

    Working Conditions

  • Onsite - Work will be performed at a company facility

  • Performs work in a power plant and an office environment; required to observe work in all areas of generating facilities which are power plant, industrial environments operating 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, which includes exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and humidity.

  • May be required to climb ladders and stairs at various heights; enter vessels or equipment with limited access; walk, stoop, bend or squat.

  • Must be able to read, comprehend, inspect, calculate, count, retain and make sound decisions.

  • Regularly required to sit, talk, hear, use and reach with hands, arms and fingers.

  • There is potential exposure to high stress situations and requirement to be available for emergency response as required by the needs of service.

Specific Requirements

  • Must have the ability to be respirator qualified.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable) Yes

Represented/Union Position No

Visa Sponsored Position No

Posting Expiration Date

Thursday, February 9, 2023

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.

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