Maintenance Manager
Sarnia, Ontario, N/A
6d ago

Job OverviewWe are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Manager to be based in Sarnia, ON, Canada. The Maintenance Manager will have responsibility for the supervision and direct leadership of the maintenance staff including the Maintenance Planner, Mechanical Technicians and IC&E Technicians and is accountable for ensuring all plant equipment is maintained in a fashion that provides the functional reliability to meet the plant owner’s business requirements.

This position includes accountability for the effective management of the planning, scheduling and completion of maintenance work and ensuring that management systems are in place and utilized for this work.

The Maintenance Manager is also accountable for the long -term life management of the facility within the scope of the O&M agreement including development of proactive, predictive and preventative maintenance programs and major maintenance planning and execution.

  • The responsibilities also include providing project oversight for steam and combustion turbine overhauls. This includes machine condition assessment;
  • review of as found and as left data, formulation and implementation of repair recommendations, and start-up assistance. The position also provides consulting and troubleshooting for operational problems.

    This includes a wide range of operational problems including control system problems (specializing in mechanical hydraulic controls), machine efficiency and performance problems, and vibrationJob Responsibilities

  • Oversee the day -to -day maintenance activities and ensure that the facility is operated in a safe, reliable, and economic manner consistent with site O&M Agreement, contracts, permits, rules and regulations, and written instructions from the Facility Owner.
  • Promote a safe working environment and ensure that all personnel and contractors follow plant and company safety procedures and policies.
  • Assign a Safety Liaison and oversee the safety activities to ensure compliance with all OSHA required training and activities.
  • Overall responsibility for maintenance outage planning for steam and combustion turbines.
  • This includes, work scope definition, budgeting, scheduling, bid specification development for turbine maintenance and repairs, contractor selection and evaluation, and spare parts assessment and procurement.
  • Maintain compliance with all company policies, procedures, and contractual requirements.
  • Develop a training program for the maintenance personnel and encourage the staff to cross train and add skills to create a more flexible and productive plant environment.
  • Provide coaching, training, and development opportunities for the team to ensure appropriate skill sets are maintained and personnel are qualified for the activities with which they are being asked to perform.
  • Delegate projects and tasks to the operations & maintenance personnel to ensure an acceptable back -log of work -orders, work is properly distributed, and all personnel are being exposed to the various functions in the plant thus promoting the experience level of the staff.
  • Support the Facility Manager in the completion of all facility reporting requirements including environmental, safety, budgeting, and plant performance.
  • Support the monitoring and optimization projects for improving plant performance.
  • Encourage the plant staff to incorporate improvements internally to reduce contractor costs. Provide input and support in the development of the annual budget and annual operating plans.
  • Manage the O&M staff to promote efficient maintenance and utilization of overtime hours. Communicate effectively with the site staff, Facility Manager, Facility Owner, vendors, and outside agencies.

  • Demonstrate effective management skills in meeting or exceeding facility goals and objectives and support the Facility Manager in ensuring that WGPPS is performing in accordance with the O&M agreement.
  • Lead the effort to identify problem areas in the plant where there are repeat problems, inefficiencies, or unsafe areas.
  • Once identified prepare capital project suggestions with appropriate cost benefit analysis’.Required Skills / KnowledgesfdcPage.
  • setHelp('01Ia0000000Gunv.00Na000000B8X2O', 'Consider demonstrated or related technical or functional proficiencies, leadership skills, competencies, communication skills, decision making and other relevant skills.

  • i.e. Team Player / Self Starter / Accomplished Leader');
  • A thorough demonstrated understanding of plant maintenance and reliability methods and best practices, including a working knowledge of the operations & maintenance functions.
  • Experience within a thermal power station, especially with Siemens 501F Combustion Turbines considered an asset.
  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of the engineering design and engineering practices on a modern Power Station.
  • Strong leadership and skills and the ability to manage and motivate subordinates.
  • Experience with managing external contractors to maintain productivity. Understand budgets, bid proposals, contract evaluation, basic accounting principals, plant economics and the impacts of maintenance activities on costs and performance.
  • Demonstrates the ability to make competent decisions in emergency situations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings, electrical one -lines, logic drawings, and technical manuals.
  • Ability to solve practical problems, clearly communicate tasks and needs, and training of other personnel.
  • Analyzes and interprets data to make sound professional judgments and recommendations.
  • Substantial knowledge of engineering practices, functions and processes involved in maintenance of relevant Power Stations.
  • Knowledge of typical legislation associated with Power Station maintenance.
  • Knowledge of risk management techniques.
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.Experience
  • Minimum of eight year's relevant experience, with a minimum of four years in a supervisory or management position or a position in which there was oversight and delegation of tasks associated with completion of projects.
  • Experience in maintenance of large industrial equipment, preferably combined cycle power plants.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of power plant operations, plant management, maintenance experience and technical ability is preferred.
  • Education RequirementssfdcPage.setHelp('01Ia0000000Gunv.00Na000000B8X2Y', 'i.e. High School diploma or Equivalent');
  • Electrical or Mechanical Engineering BSc degree or commensurate experience is an asset as well as a demonstrated track record of successful goal achievement.
  • First Class Power Engineer Certification would be an asset.Physical RequirementssfdcPage.setHelp('01Ia0000000Gunv.00Na000000B8X2d', 'i.
  • e. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.');Ability to do walking, reaching, climbing, and stooping and lifting (up to 50 pounds).PostingIND1

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