Supervisor, Plant Operations - Kemmerer, WY - #112337

Date: Jun 25, 2024

Location: KEMMERER, WY, US, 83101

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Supervises a location or segment of a larger department. Implements business objectives, strategies, and plans and manages daily work functions. Responsible for selecting, coaching, and developing employees. Implements and supports Company programs, policies, and procedures.


•    Maintain a safe and clean working environment by observing safety and security procedures, and reporting/correcting potentially unsafe conditions as outlined in the PacifiCorp Accident Prevention Manual. 
•    Hold supervised employees accountable to work safely and productively.
•    Monitor and ensure local, state and federal environmental compliance regulations are strictly enforced. 
•    Supervise represented employees within the guidelines of the applicable working agreement.
•    Perform supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company’s policies, procedures and guidelines. 
•    Implement business objectives, strategies, and plans.
•    Supervise the daily operation of the entire generating unit or plant.
•    Coach and develop employees through communication and measurement of performance and provide appropriate on-going feedback.
•    Direct on-the-job training for operator trainees/apprentices and new control operators.
•    Ensure generation expectations are delivered through cooperative relationships with corporate trading and load dispatching groups.  
•    Build and maintain cooperative working relationships with other departments, including Administration, Engineering, and Maintenance.  
•    Develop and implement thermal efficiency improvement initiatives.
•    Monitor and control costs associated with the operations of the plant.
•    Coordinate priorities to insure critical maintenance work is accomplished.
•    Develop, maintain and update plant operating procedures and guidelines. 
•    Maximize generation and maintain efficient operation of all plant processes associated with power plant.


  • The equivalent combination of plant operations experience and education or bachelor’s degree in an applicable field.
  • A minimum of five years of operations experience in a coal fired power plant or similar industrial facility.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to communicate expectations, coach employees, provide feedback, and work collaboratively with other departments.
  • Ability to make timely decisions during critical plant conditions. 
  • Basic computer skills, including e-mail and word processing.


  • Knowledge of coal fired plant operations and plant systems.
  • Supervisory skills including the ability to implement action plans for achieving objectives, and to manage daily operations.
  • Familiarity with operational performance improvement to include heat rate, cycle isolation and turbine performance.
  • Working knowledge of boiler cycle chemistry.
  • Familiarity with maintenance management systems.
  • Experience with bargaining unit environments and collective bargaining agreements.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools.
  • Previous experience as an operations supervisor at an industrial facility or power plant.

Additional Information

Req Id: 112337 
Company Code: PacifiCorp  
Primary Location: KEMMERER     
Department: Power Supply 
Schedule: Full-time -  Rotating Shifts 
Personnel Subarea: Exempt
Hiring Range: $100,700 - $118,400  
This position is eligible for an annual discretionary performance incentive bonus of up to 15.00% of salary.  

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit: 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming

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