Power Plant Supervisor
- Military veterans preferred
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
The Power Plant Supervisor will manage staff and a vast, potentially aging fleet of large, diesel engine, power generators.
Manage power generation personnel, fleet, and activities to maximize useful life of aging diesel power generation units
Write and implement policies and procedures regarding all aspects of power generation operations, service, and maintenance
Troubleshoot power generation issues via telephone, internet, and site visits to determine best course of action for setting up or bringing power generators online to support customer
Ensure all power generation departments are operating in a safe, professional manner according to applicable company policies and OSHA regulations
Act as Subject Matter Expert (SME) to provide project controls, estimating, and scheduling groups with pertinent data for project estimates
Provide briefings to military and civilian leaders on state of power generation in support of the program
Ensure proper parts, supplies, and materials are ordered in automated database, stocked, and received for an aging fleet of generators located throughout assigned area
Ensure all required spreadsheets and databases are submitted to customer/client on time with accurate information
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Ability to re-strap, reprogram, and bond generators operating on American or European voltages on hertz
Advanced knowledge of OSHA regulations and applicable standards of secondary containments for generators and fuel cells
Knowledge in grounding and bonding for the safe operation of power generators under NEC 2008 or BS 7671
In-depth knowledge and ability to perform maintenance on power generation equipment to include engine, Alternating Current (AC) alternators, electronic controls, electrical wiring, and accessories
Knowledge of voltage, amperage, frequency, and poser factors, electrical theory, and a deep understanding of power equations
Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment
Experience & Education
Minimum eight (8) years of experience working on large, diesel engines.
Experience with generators from 5 to 1500 kilowatts (KW), set to run independently or in synchronized series, with manual or automatic transfer switches preferred.
Four (4) years in a supervisory role
High School Diploma or equivalent
Valid Driver’s License
Prefer graduate of an accredited diesel school
Additional experience/education may be required by contract or assignment
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
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