Plant Manager

Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania
03 Oct 2016
05 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Plant Manager is responsible for the overall direction and leadership of the plant site team and ensures safe and reliable operation of the power plant. This role reports to the North America O&M Service Director.

Essential Responsibilities

As the Plant Manager, you will:
  • Maintain care, custody, control and safe operation and maintenance of a 790 MW combined cycle power plant
  • Provide strong leadership and coaching for 28 site personnel. Promote a proactive culture and a safe work environment
  • Ensure full regulatory compliance for NERC, environmental, health, and safety requirements
  • Effectively manage the plant to optimize key performance indicators, including reliability, output, heat rate, and budgetary performance
  • Develop and implement best practices and procedures for plant personnel to operate and maintain the plant in a safe and effective manner
  • Prepare detailed annual budget for owner and effectively manage plant expenditures
  • Effectively execute and fulfill 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 owner


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field with a minimum of 3 years of experience in power plant management (OR a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in power plant management)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a power plant environment
  • Ability and willingness to submit to a physical, respirator and hearing screening
  • Ability and willingness to stand / walk for up to 8 hours continuously
  • Ability and willingness to climb ladders and stairs
  • Ability and willingness to wear all required personnel protective equipment (hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, latex/rubber/leather gloves, safety shoes and respirator) as needed

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

  • Demonstrated ability to lead, coach and build a team to achieve higher levels of performance
  • 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
  • Leadership experience in a large combined cycle plant
  • Extensive knowledge of NERC and environmental, health, and safety regulations
  • Six Sigma training or equivalent quality training
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