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Geothermal Operations & Maintenance Manager - Milford, UT - #104451

Date: Dec 3, 2020

Location: MILFORD, UT, US, 84751

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

 This position is responsible for functional oversight of the day-to-day operations of the Operations and Maintenance groups. Under the direction of management implements business objectives, plans, and supports company programs and policies

  • Plan and manage the work of the groups. Lead projects and initiatives.
  • Coordinate and manage all operations and maintenance functions necessary to ensure the efficient and reliable operation of the plant to meet scheduled production level. Must be able to take immediate and decisive action to minimize disruption of operations.
  • Responsible for plant operating performance as related to equipment reliability and performance. Schedules all maintenance activities with plant personnel and outside service providers.
  • Maintain and enforce safety procedures, including all lockout/tagout and safe work procedures. Maintain direct working relationship with environmental, health and safety representatives.
  • Develop and direct the implementation of operations and maintenance procedures and plans to assure optimum efficiency and effectiveness in routine O&M and outage planning, giving consideration to equipment capabilities, customer demands, personnel and equipment maintenance requirements.
  • Establishes daily operating plans for electric power and thermal energy production. Maintains records and report plant performance as required on a daily, monthly, quarterly and annual basis.
  • Develop and maintain computerized maintenance management program, including routine, outage, and preventative and predictive maintenance programs.
  • Coordinate, schedule and conduct mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation maintenance repair and preventative maintenance.
  • Schedule materials, equipment and personnel for plant activities.
  • Maintain needed site spare parts in coordination with maintenance and warehouse personnel.
  • Actively supports compliance with all applicable provisions of federal and state labor laws, environmental regulations, as well as company policies and procedures.
  • Develop contracts, in coordination with others, and oversee performance of operations or maintenance service agreements and support contractors required for on-site maintenance, services, equipment rentals and maintenance training.
  • Be able to perform the duties, as a substitute, of a plant manager in his/her absence.
  • Lead the Operations and Maintenance teams; direct day-to-day activities, and provide guidance and recommendations.
  • Provide input into team employee performance reviews. Flag performance and personnel issues for people manager resolution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of seven years of related power plant operations or maintenance experience.
  • A minimum of three years in people or functional management experience.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, including presentation skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills and leadership abilities.
  • Effective analytical, and problem solving, and decision making skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
  • Ability to read and interpret written documents such as drawings, manuals, procedures, contracts, financial reports, safety rules, policies, and professional periodicals/journals.
  • Ability to write routine reports, business correspondence and manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and employees at all levels.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Able to conceptualize and develop creative alternatives to problem resolution, Capability of interpreting an extensive variety of technical instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to deal with abstract and concrete concepts.
  • Project management skills; ability to prioritize and handle multiple issues and projects concurrently.
  • Knowledge of laws and regulations affecting an electric generating facility.
  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance philosophy and processes.
  • Comprehensive understanding of electric generating plant systems.
Additional Information

Req Id: 104451

Company Code:   PacifiCorp

Primary Location:  Milford, UT

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule:  Full Time

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 107,100 - 126,000

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

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening

Nearest Major Market: Utah

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