AES United States Outage Manager in Petersburg, Indiana
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Applies knowledge of maintenance repair techniques and project management processes to lead a team of project managers in the execution of work plans and projects. Manages implementation of assigned work plans to facilitate quality, cost effective and safe execution. Provides daily reports which include high level notes of job status, issues encountered, schedule and financial impacts. Adept in work management best practices and can apply them. Effectively uses CMMS, purchasing, and financial software to meet work management process requirements. Assess job hazard analyses for maintenance tasks and provides appropriate feedback (LOTO, hot work, confined space, etc.) for execution of work.
Degreed candidates must have two (2) years of recent verifiable related experience
Non-degreed candidates must have five (5) years of recent verifiable related experience
Must be willing to travel to other AES facilities, conferences and vendor repair facilities
Willingness to perform in a leadership role in both a union and non-union environment
Ensures adherence to all AES safety policies
Project management certification
Experience in the planning/performance of combustion turbine maintenance
Experience in the planning/performance of power plant mechanical or electrical system maintenance
Experience with SAP or other computerized maintenance management system
Experience with Primavera or other scheduling software
Experience directing contractors performing power plant maintenance activities
Experience with cost and schedule control throughout project execution
Experience and training with industrial QAQC inspections and procedures
Working knowledge of industry work management best practices as related to power plants
Willing to participate as a member of applicable User Groups
Effective organizational skills with commitment to deadlines
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Self-motivated individual with a positive attitude
Strong interpersonal, technical, financial, and estimating/planning skills or experience
Strong computer skills with knowledge in Microsoft Office and Primavera or other scheduling software applications
Team player with the willingness and ability to learn/teach
Ability to quickly adapt to changing business needs
Ability to lead skilled project managers executing multiple projects with the same completion goals.
Ability to support a 24/7 operation at multiple locations
Primary Responsibilities :
Thoroughly review work orders to ensure that all steps are included and estimated properly
Initiates capital project authorizations
Ensure assigned outages are forecasted and accrued per assignment
Work closely with project cost analyst to monitor outage cost development leading up to outages, and real-time spend during outages
Support development of resource-loaded, logical critical-path outage schedules with the outage scheduler
Ensure that all necessary stakeholders provide input to create ownership and a realistic work plan
Drive and monitor outage progress by using the schedule as a primary project management tool
Enhances technical knowledge through participation in various user group forums and conferences
Foster outage safety culture through consistent support and application of AES safety policies and initiatives, driving for zero incident mentality for all outage participants
Verifies and approves contractor timesheets
Resolves various conflicts as they arise to keep projects moving forward
Manage contractors to ensure appropriate manpower staffing per job along with adequate productivity
Ensure outages and projects are properly closed and logged
Mentor project managers in work scope execution utilizing schedule and cost controls
Ensures project managers are implementing QAQC industry best practices
Prepares project and scheduled outage maintenance reports
Identify and document lessons learned
Performs in a supervisory role for both union and non-union labor (contractor and internal)
Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL), an AES Company, provides retail electric service to more than 480,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers in Indianapolis, as well as portions of other Central Indiana communities surrounding Marion County. During its long history, IPL has supplied its customers with some of the lowest-cost, most reliable power in the country. IPL is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: IPL will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.
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