Utilities Shift Manager

Job Description

  • Responsible for the maintenance and reliability of the plant power distribution system including: AC systems (utilizing 138kV, 34.5kV, 25kV, 13.8kV, 6.9kV, 4.16kV, 2.3kV, 480V, 230V) and DC systems (rated at 750VDC and 250VDC), plant rotating equipment and air compressors.
  • Manage and coordinate Electric, Air & Water (EAW) department and/or contracted personnel in maintenance and engineering projects and outages.
  • Prepare drawings and specifications for equipment and materials to be installed in the power distribution system with a focus on improving cost and time efficiency.
  • Inspect and test completed installations for safety standards as well as conformance with design and equipment specifications.
  • Responsible for EAWs documentation involving safety, quality, environmental and maintenance.
  • Respond to all calls regarding power outages, equipment failures, and production delays. Locate the resources required to return equipment to operational condition.
  • Utilize planned outages and scheduled production downturns to perform preventative and predictive maintenance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Implement electrical safe work practices throughout the plant.
  • Conduct safety audits, pre-job briefings and hazard assessments.
  • Authorize switching orders for outages on the electrical distribution system.
  • Organize, plan and schedule the annual maintenance outage.
  • Schedule preventive maintenance for electrical, water and pneumatic distribution.
  • Schedule predictive maintenance for main drives and utilities.
  • Interact with outside electric utility for switching of lines and power curtailment.
  • Comply with federal and state environmental laws.
  • Track department costs and charges.
  • Develop new engineer succession planning.
  • Work safely and assure plant safety policies are followed
  • Assist plant electrical technicians in troubleshooting and improving plant systems
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 3-5 years Industrial/manufacturing power distribution experience
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience in maintenance in an Industrial/manufacturing facility
  • Full understanding and working knowledge of AC and DC Power circuits, including respective drives.
  • Fully understand the electrical safety standards and the hazards associated with electricity.
  • Knowledge of electrical construction and standards associated with it.
  • Ability to coordinate and execute a multitude of projects with minimal supervision within the allotted time and budget.
  • Good troubleshooting and team building skills
  • Excellent communication, analytical, organizational, and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to lift more than 25 pounds on occasion
  • Climbing, kneeling, bending, stooping, walking, use of hands, etc. is required
  • Experience in a union environment.

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