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Energy and Kiln Superintendent

Winnfield, LA 71483

Posted: 05/21/2024 Job Category: Industrial Job Number: HA133571521

Job Description

A successful candidate will have excellent organizational and documentation skills, be self-directed, and be confident in their decision-making abilities.
What  you will do:
  1. Directs the operation of the power plant to ensure safe, efficient, and code-compliant operations.
  2. Oversees the operation, maintenance, and repair of underground utility systems infrastructure.
  3. Functions as the project manager for all drying-related and energy projects undertaken at the division.
  4. Maintain a safe and clean working environment by observing safety and security procedures, and reporting/correcting potentially unsafe conditions.
  5. Supervise the daily operation of the entire generating unit or plant while holding supervised employees accountable to work safely and productively.
  6. Monitor and ensure local, state, and federal environmental compliance regulations are strictly enforced.
  7. Perform supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the company’s policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  8. Direct on-the-job training for operator trainees/apprentices and new control operators.
  9. Ensure generation expectations are delivered through cooperative relationships with corporate trading and load dispatching groups.
  10. Build and maintain cooperative working relationships with other departments, including Administration, Engineering, and Maintenance.
  11. Develop and implement thermal efficiency improvement initiatives.
  12. Monitor and control costs associated with the operations of the plant.
  13. Coordinate priorities to insure critical maintenance work is accomplished.
  14. Develop, maintain and update plant operating procedures and guidelines.
  15. Maximize generation and maintain efficient operation of all plant processes associated with the power plant.
Qualifications you will need:
  1. A minimum of five years of operations experience in a biomass boiler power plant or similar industrial facility. In lieu of 5 years of experience, the equivalent combination of plant operations experience and education or bachelor’s degree in an applicable field plus a year of experience.
  2. Communication and interpersonal skills to communicate expectations, coach employees, provide feedback and work collaboratively with other departments.
  3. Ability to make timely decisions during critical plant conditions.
  4. Basic computer skills, including e-mail and word processing.
What will make you stand out:
  1. Knowledge of biomass boiler operations and plant systems.
  2. Experience in the wood products industry.
  3. Supervisory skills include the ability to implement action plans for achieving objectives and to manage daily operations.
  4. Familiarity with operational performance improvement including heat rate, cycle isolation, and turbine performance.
  5. Working knowledge of boiler cycle chemistry.
  6. Familiarity with maintenance management systems.
  7. Experience with bargaining unit environments and collective bargaining agreements.
  8. Familiarity with Microsoft Office tools.

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