Shift Supervisor (power plant)

Date:  Nov 22, 2021
Location: 

MILLSBORO, DE, US, 19966

Company:  NRG

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Job Summary: 

 

This position directs the ongoing operational shift activities of the power plant and is responsible for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of individual units in compliance with all environmental regulations.

 

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

 

  • Administer and monitor equipment safety lockout/tagout system.
  • Promotes accident prevention and safety awareness by conducting pre-shift briefings, weekly safety meetings, job safety audits and accident investigations.
  • Supervises the duties of operating and fuel handling personnel during off-shift periods, directs maintenance personnel for priority work.
  • Monitors and evaluates maintenance activities to expedite return of equipment and systems to service.
  • Acts as incident commander during plant emergency conditions.
  • Performs administrative duties for operations and fuel handling to include timekeeping, scheduling, shift and environmental logs/records, initiation of work requests and documentation of equipment testing and inspections.
  • Leads troubleshooting of equipment problems to correct the problem or recommends corrective actions; involves operators to develop technical expertise within the work group.
  • Performs housekeeping assessments, assures shift cleaning and housekeeping assignments are completed, and directs work assignments to maintain acceptable plant conditions.
  • Ordering of consumable materials such as fuel, oil, hydrogen, CO2 and ammonia.
  • Directs all station operations at the plant during the off-shift periods as the lead management person on shift.
  • Generates repair tickets to insure maintenance problems are properly and timely repaired and participates in station work management through daily planning discussions and outage planning with the cognizant maintenance personnel.
  • Provides direct supervision of union represented employees, training instruction to operators, developmental and performance based coaching, and disciplinary action when appropriate.
  • Communicates with other departments on unit status, deratings, plant operating risks, and scheduled maintenance affecting unit capability on a daily basis.

 

Working Conditions:

  • This position is a combination of work in office and industrial settings.  Moderate physical activity is regularly required including walking, climbing stairs and ladders, crawling through equipment, bending, and entering confined spaces.  Person must be able to wear required personal protection equipment (PPE) such as hard hats, safety glasses, goggles, face shields, hearing protection, respirators, fall protection harnesses, and other PPE as required.

 

Minimum Requirements:

 

  • High school diploma
  • 5+ years of power plant, industrial manufacturing, or chemical industry operational experience
  • Extensive experience in troubleshooting equipment problems
  • Basic computer skills (MS Word and MS Excel) 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Two year technical degree
  • 3+ years of demonstrated supervisory experience

 

Additional Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

 

  • Detailed knowledge of unit generating sub-systems and operational procedures and guidelines.
  • Basic mechanical, electrical and chemical theories as they relate to power generation.
  • Decision making skills.
  • Ability to train new operators.
  • Proficient oral and written communication skills.

 

Physical Requirements:

 

  • This position is a combination of work in office and industrial settings. 
  • Moderate physical activity is regularly required including walking, climbing stairs and ladders, crawling through equipment, bending, and entering confined spaces. 
  • Person must be able to wear required personal protection equipment (PPE) such as hard hats, safety glasses, goggles, face shields, hearing protection, respirators, fall protection harnesses, and other PPE as required.

 

 

NRG Energy is committed to a drug and alcohol free workplace.  To the extent permitted by law and any applicable collective bargaining agreement, employees are subject to periodic random drug testing, and post-accident and reasonable suspicion drug and alcohol testing. EOE AA M/F/Protected Veteran Status/Disability

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Level, Title and/or Salary may be adjusted based on the applicant's experience or skills.

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Nearest Major Market: Delaware