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Oglethorpe Power Shift Supervisor in Rincon, Georgia

Shift Supervisor

Location:Effingham Energy Facility - Rincon, GA

Job Code:208

of Openings:1


Responsible for the management and oversight of the operations shifts for a 500-MW natural gas fired combined cycle plant, consisting of 2 Combustion Turbine/Generators, 2 Heat Recovery Steam Generators and Steam Turbine/Generator, along with all associated auxiliary equipment. Perform coordination of all day-to-day operations priorities including utilization of Maximo processes to drive equipment maintenance ensuring that the facility is properly operated and maintained to provide safe, reliable and efficient electric power generation. Responsibility and accountability for the Corporation’s financial, technical, and business interests at the generating facility. Responsible for providing reliable and efficient electric power generation in compliance with corporate safety policies and procedures, mandatory electric reliability standards, FERC, EPA, EPD, OSHA, DOT and all applicable governmental regulations.

Job Duties:

  • Manage the day-to-day plant operations (scheduling, manpower utilization, etc.), and support maintenance programs to ensure safe, efficient, and reliable plant operations, complying with corporate policies and procedures, and all governmental regulations. Provide interface with corporate departments, as needed, on planning, accounting, budget, engineering, reporting, and personnel issues and problems. Provide direction, supervision and QA/QC to personnel at the plant. As well as perform hands-on production technician work task/duties and operation of the control board including start-up/shutdown.

  • Develop and maintain accountability for the generating facility operating procedures to ensure safe, efficient, and reliable plant operations, as well as enhance equipment longevity, complying with corporate policies and procedures, and all governmental regulations. Coordinate necessary reviews and revisions to ensure procedures are accurate and up to date with best management practices.

  • Coordinate development and implementation of operations developmental and technical training program to support a formal progression process for operation’s associates and the Operational Excellence Program/Standards and supplemented with on-the-job training to obtain maximum proficiency of personnel.

  • Analyze, troubleshoot and resolve plant issues as assigned to assure facility safe and reliable operations.

  • Provide periodic performance reviews, a minimum of semi-annually, to all direct reports with a formal development plans that links to their job succession.

  • Provides leadership and ownership of all compliance programs (OSHA, EPA, DOE, NERC/SERC, etc.) driving Operational Excellence Standards. Supports all procedures and mandatory reporting requirements. Serve as the EH&S Liaison/Champion in various capacities to support programs.

  • Provides project and contractor management (as needed) and supports the strategic and budget planning process.

  • Maintains job related qualifications, system knowledge, and understanding of OPC policies and procedures (Emergency Action Plan, Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Plan laws and directives as they apply in all employment practices).

  • Perform all other work-related duties as assigned.

    Required Qualifications:

    Education: High School Diploma or equivalent required.

    Experience:Ten years of progressively responsible experience in operation in a power plant environment to include nuclear, coal, or gas fired power station, of which two years were at a supervisory level. Specific rotating shift operations experience desired including conrol room experience.

    Equivalent Experience:

  • BS Degree in a technical field or equivalent, and eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in operating and maintaining a thermal electric power station, of which four (4) years were at a supervisory level, OR

  • Two (2) years of college or technical school in a related technology program and ten (10) years of progressively responsible experience in operating and maintaining a thermal electric power station of which six (6) years were at a supervisory level.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • The ability to develop instructions from technical manuals, journals, drawings, and other related material; effectively communicate, both orally and in writing using the English language.

  • Decision making capabilities.

  • Must pass the Basic Aptitude/Skills exam.

  • Ability to use personal computers, including but not limited to word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications.

  • Ability to plan, lay out, assign, supervise, and inspect the work of others.

  • Basic management/supervisory skills.

  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment/system malfunctions.

  • Ability to design modifications to equipment/systems as required to improve plant operations.

  • Ability to design new equipment/system installations as required to improve plant operations.

  • Ability to evaluate predictive maintenance data to determine the condition of the plant equipment.

  • Lift weight up to 75-pounds.

  • Discernment of the colors red, green, amber, and blue.

  • Ability to successfully complete a physical and respirator fit test.

    Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations: Valid driver's license, which meets the insurance eligibility requirements under Oglethorpe Power’s Driver Qualification Program.

    Unusual Hours: This position will require the associate to be on call at any hour to address emergency conditions at the plants, or operational and maintenance problems. Standby duty will be required. Position will require overtime and shift work, including weekends and holidays.

    Travel: 10%

    Status: Full-time

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.