Electric Program Supervisor – Power Plant Maintenance

Company Name: City of Redding
Phone Number: (530) 225-4406
City: Redding
State/Provence: California
Zip: 96049
Job Title: Electric Program Supervisor – Power Plant Maintenance
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Management
Posting Start Date: July 6, 2018
Salary: $6,884 - $10,875
Salary Per: Per Month
Work Time: 5
Work Time Type: Days

The City of Redding Electric Utility is seeking a highly qualified and motivated individual to supervise and direct the maintenance department of the Power Plant.  This position will safely maximize reliability and the cost-effective operation of the power plant facilities.

Examples of Duties:
Supervise and direct the activities of the power plant maintenance staff; plan, direct, coordinate, supervise and review the tasks and objectives of the power plant maintenance department; provide technical support to power plant staff as required; promote safe work practices; ensure compliance and adherence to industry standard practices, City and power plant safety programs, and all applicable safety regulations; promote and sustain positive morale and motivation of plant maintenance personnel; act as an advocate for the continued professional development of subordinates; develop and implement maintenance procedures, training, work order management, and inventory/warehousing procedures and constantly evaluate these areas for process improvement; ensure that electrical generation outputs are maintained at scheduled levels and efficiencies; work with Electric Program Supervisor – Power Plant Operations and other plant staff members to solve plant problems to consistently improve plant operations; respond to abnormal, emergency, or upset conditions of the plant facilities; take appropriate action to ensure personnel safety, facility integrity, and to maximize plant reliability; report plant abnormalities to the Electric Manager of Power Production; develop, implement, and administer the plant’s maintenance program, including equipment service and failure records, analyses, and provide trend information/recommendations to the Electric Manager of Power Production; as directed and per City procurement procedures, prepare specifications, requests for proposals, bids, and requisitions for purchase orders for replacement parts and/or services, as required; ensure City’s best interests are maintained in all procurement events; ensure that all plant documentation is available and up-to-date, including maintenance procedures and repair manuals; prepare correspondence and reports, and maintain records as directed; fill in for the Electric Program Supervisor – Power Plant Operations when necessary; and perform other related duties as assigned.

Experience Required:

Knowledge of:  Power plant operations and maintenance principles, processes, procedures and regulations; mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and control maintenance techniques/procedures; safety procedures and techniques; tools and equipment used in the installation, modification, maintenance and operation of steam and combustion turbine generating facilities; associated mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, electronic and computer systems/software; applicable governmental laws and regulations; terminology and mathematics associated with generation activities; basic electronic and electrical theory; budget preparation and tracking procedures; report writing; record-keeping; and effective communication and supervisory skills.

Ability to:  Interact effectively with the public and employees; immediately respond to changes in plant conditions; supervise the work of others; plan and schedule work and coordinate with other departments and regulatory agencies; read and understand technical drawings, sketches, plans, specifications and maintenance manuals; and effectively communicate both orally and in writing.

Education & Experience:  Any combination of training and experience or education that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying.  Typical education would include an AA degree from an accredited college, university, or equivalent.  A Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or related field would be beneficial.  Typical experience would include five years of journey level power plant operations and maintenance and repair experience and three years of supervisory experience or five years of plant engineering experience and three years of supervisory experience.

Special Requirements:  Possession of a valid California driver’s license, or the ability to acquire one within ten days of appointment.

How to Apply:

Apply online at www.cityofredding.org/jobs.  Apply by 7/27/2018.


Posting End Date: July 27, 2018