Black & Veatch Commissioning Operations Supervisor in Smithton, Pennsylvania

Commissioning Operations Supervisor



Date published:19-May-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:CNS


Primary Purpose:

Direction and supervision of unit operations during the startup phase. Support of on-the job training program for the client’s staff, including evaluation, and functional supervision/direction of the owner’s staff. Establishes of operating procedures, routines, and controls to support the startup effort. Supervises other Operations Supervisors on staff.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Establishes and implements a program of operations planning, communications, and control in order to support the startup effort. • Assesses the capabilities of the operations staff and address any weak areas as allowed under the contract. • Supervises client’s staff on operational activities. • Establishes and maintains an operations log and operations instructions, ensuring activities and instructions are properly recorded and available to all concerned parties. • Assists in startup activities planning relating to operational activities. • Monitors and controls a shift or crew of operators for best effectiveness. • Provides functional supervision of other operations supervisors assigned to the project. • Provides supervision, training, development, and performance management of direct reports. • Adheres to safety and quality standards as applicable to duties and accountabilities. • Supports continuous improvement efforts and the change management effects associated with the implementation of improvements. • Acts in capacity of a "lead person." Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction. Directs client's operations staff.

Minimum Qualifications:

10+ years experience operating similar type generating units, including 5 years of startup experience preferred. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent preferred. Preferred Competencies: • Project Instructions Manual and contract documents • Division Policies • Communications Skills • Problem Solving Skills • Computer Skills • Knowledge of Power Plant Operations • Ability to handle stressful situations

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