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Job: Geothermal Plant Manager, PacificCorp – Milford, Utah

Blundell geothermal plant screenshot of plant fact sheet (source: PacificCorp)
Alexander Richter 1 Nov 2017

PacificCorp is seeking to fill a position of "Geothermal Plant Manager" at its 34 MW Blundell geothermal power plant near Milford, Utah.

PacificCorp is seeking to fill a position of “Geothermal Plant Manager” at its 34 MW Blundell geothermal power plant near Milford, Utah. The plant was completed in 1984, becoming the first geothermal electric plant outside of California. (details).

Manages the day-to-day operations of a geographic territory, region, location or functional unit that has a significant impact on corporate, business unit, or organizational objectives. Establishes and implements business objectives, strategies, and plans. Manages and allocates financial and employee resources. Responsible for selecting, coaching, and developing employees and responsible for management of employee salaries. Implements and supports Company programs and policies.  Usually responsible for establishment and adherence to department budget.

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of plant supervisors and manage operational activities to maximize generation safety.
  • Plan and establish work schedules, assignments, and production sequences to meet plant goals.
  • Manage process owners and other supervisory personnel to develop long range strategies for overhauls and predictive maintenance.
  • Implement and support plant, corporate safety and environmental policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the plant to ensure that maintenance and operation practices are applied across the operation.
  • Utilize management skills to implement action plans for achieving objectives and oversight of daily operations.
  • Manage the strategic plan and control labor and other plant costs to meet budget targets.
  • Select, coach, and develop employees.
  • Review and evaluate employee performance and prepare annual reviews.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in applicable field; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A minimum of seven years of power or process plant experience.
  • A minimum of three years people management experience.
  • Management skills including the ability to establish objectives, execute policy, monitor resources, and manage the development or implementation of a system, program, or process.
  • Leadership and teamwork skills to provide input into policy decisions, and to mobilize resources to produce desired business needs.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills to manage and motivate employees and use oral and written communication to communicate objectives and action plans.
  • Knowledge of Company’s strategic plan, objectives for specific area, as well as Company policies, procedures, and practices and federal, state, and local governmental laws and regulations.
  • Ability to utilize management skills to implement action plans for achieving objectives and oversee operations.
  • Ability to handle daily communication of expectations, coach employees, provide feedback and work collaboratively with other departments.

Preferences

  • Supervisory experience or demonstrated leadership skills is highly desirable.
  • Experience with precision maintenance, predictive maintenance, process centered organization.
  • Experience in budget preparation, analysis and cost tracking.

Additional Information

  • Primary Location:  Milford, UT
  • Department:  Generation
  • Personnel Subarea: Exempt
  • Hiring Range: 107,200 – 139,100

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.

It is PacifiCorp’s policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Career Segment: Manager, Management

Further details & application via: PacificCorp