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Plant Manager

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 5/8/2017 3:33:57 PM
  • 2830389
  • Job Function: Services
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): United States; Virginia; King George


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world’s largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.


GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
The Plant Manager is responsible for directing all Operations and Maintenance (O&M) activities at the plant. The Plant Manager ensures that an adequate supply of manpower, tools, equipment, and spare parts is available at all times to provide for the safe and efficient operation of the plant. The Plant Manager ensures that the plant is operated in compliance with applicable safety, environmental, and power generating requirements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Maintain care, custody, control and safe operation and maintenance of a 242 MW coal fired power plant
  • Provide motivation and strong leadership to 58 site personnel. Promote a proactive culture and a safe work environment
  • Ensure regulatory and corporate environmental, health and safety compliance
  • Manage plant to ensure optimum availability, reliability, and budgetary performance
  • Develop and implement procedures and systems for plant personnel to operate and maintain the plant in a safe and effective manner
  • Prepare annual budget for customer and effectively manage plant expenditures
  • Hire, train, manage, and evaluate an effective workforce
  • Delegate and monitor work activities for safe and efficient plant operation
  • Effectively execute the O&M contract requirements
  • Prepare and submit daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual operational reports and records as required by the O&M contract, Power Purchase Agreement, and the plant owners


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field and at least three years of power plant management experience OR minimum of four years of power plant management experience
  • Coal power generation experience
  • Demonstrated track record of plant continuous improvements
  • Highly organized, adaptable to change and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Eligibility Requirements:
  • You must submit your application for employment through gecareers.com to be considered
  • You must be 18 years or older
  • You must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • You must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process
  • You must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States
  • If currently a GE employee, you must have been in your current position for at least 12 months and have at least a satisfactory performance rating
  • You must have a valid driver's license
  • You must be willing to submit to a physical, respirator and hearing screening upon hire
  • You must be able to stand/walk for up to 8 hours continuously
  • You must be able to climb ladders and stairs
  • You must be able to wear all required personnel protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, latex/rubber/leather gloves, safety shoes and respirator) as needed


Desired Characteristics:
  • Extensive knowledge of NERC and environmental, health, and safety regulations
  • Six Sigma training or equivalent quality training


Locations: United States; Virginia; King George

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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