Lead Operations and Maintenance Technician

  • Job Tracking ID: 512238-644802
  • Job Location: Waldorf, MD
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 18, 2019
  • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

Under the general direction of the Operations Manager, the incumbent is responsible for the day-today operations of the facility and supervision of on shift personnel.

  • Provides coverage and shares on call duty with the Operations Manager.
  • Performs inspections, water analysis and troubleshooting, to optimize plant performance.
  • Develop and train shift personnel.
  • Plan and coordinates plant maintenance as required to maximize plant availability and optimize cost effectiveness.
  • Prepares accurate plant documentation, to assure that proper historical records and reporting of plant operation and maintenance is done.
  • Participates in planned day operator shift coverage at the discretion of the Operations Manager.
  • Formulate and executes projects assigned by the Operations Manager.
  • Promotes and works with others in a team environment.
  • Coordinates plant production in accordance with contracts and owners representatives.
  • Communicates verbally and in writing to customers, suppliers, and operators to ensure optimum resource utilization.
  • Administers shift schedules, housekeeping assignments, and operations routines.
  • Assists with operations/maintenance training and qualification programs.
  • Must make expeditious appropriate decision to non-routine plant operating situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a power generating facility or equivalent experience.
  • Competent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Other skills required include knowledge of computer systems and software, and the ability to read technical manuals and drawings.
  • Demonstrates full knowledge and proficiency in the operation and maintenance of a combined-cycle combustion turbine generating station, including balance-of-plant equipment.
  • Demonstrated supervisory skills.
  • Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment.
  • Work overtime and non-standard working hours as required.
  • Requires wearing personal protective safety equipment (respirators, safety glasses, hard hat, appropriate footwear, ear plugs, etc.)
  • Requires operation of a personal computer.
  • Driving on company business is a requirement of this position and as such, the incumbent shall have and maintain a valid driver’s license.