Job Position: Plant Superintendent
Expected salary: $38.75 – 47.07 per hour
Location: Northwest Territories
Plant Superintendent Job Details:
This position requires the successful candidate to reside in Fort Liard, NT. In a team environment, under the general supervision and direction of the Manager, Generation and Support, Deh Cho/Sahtu, the Plant Superintendent is responsible is responsible for the day-to-day operation/routine plant maintenance and operations, maintenance of the associated auxiliary equipment, and minor maintenance of the distribution facilities and ensure the safe, efficient and reliable supply of electricity to the community.
- Always work safely, adhere to all aspects of the NTPC Health & Safety and Environmental programs, comply with all rules & regulations, and continually practice health & safety while performing any duties.
- Operates and maintains power generation equipment and facilities in accordance with corporate procedures, performs daily plant inspections and reports, and ensures that routine and emergency repairs and maintenance are completed in a timely and efficient manner, with assistance from Fort Simpson as required.
- Provides immediate response in emergency situations including power outages and equipment failures to identify and correct problems with direction and assistance from Fort Simpson as required.
- Responds to customer complaints, requests, and general inquiries as the community representative for the Corporation, referring customers to the attention of Customer Service Division and/or Manger Generation, Deh Cho/Sahtu.
- Periodically performs meter readings, receives and actions customer orders for service connects and disconnects as requested by the Customer Service Division and/or Manger Generation, Deh Cho/Sahtu.
- Monitors and reports on material used on work orders on a daily and weekly basis, maintains plant operating logs, engine reports and operating statistics, and other reports and statistics as required for planning and budgeting purposes. Provides information to the Finance Division to support the development of time and material invoices in accordance with corporate procedures.
- Directs the activities of casual staff including hiring, site and safety orientation, assigning duties, supervising the completion of work, and approving time sheets.
- Requisitions, receives and maintains inventories of power plant, auxiliary equipment and building supplies, line materials, and maintenance and consumable supplies to ensure resources are locally available when required, and purchases or recommends the purchases of necessary materials in accordance with delegated authority and regional and corporate finance requirements.
- Provides support to regional, head office or contract staff in the completion of area projects with regards to scheduling, monitoring and hands-on assistance.
- Develops and maintains good working relationships with community and local business representatives, informs the Manager of local problems, issues, or initiatives that may concern the corporation, participates with regional and head office management and staff in meetings with community representatives, and participates in corporate sponsored events.
- Maintains a clean and safe work environment in the performance of work, maintains all tools, equipment, and vehicles in good working condition, and ensures compliance to all safety programs, health and safety legislation, and Corporation Safety Rules in the completion of work activities.
- Ensures that the power plant, auxiliary buildings, tank farm and compound are secure and that the regional office is immediately notified of all hazardous, or potentially hazardous, conditions or environmental issues.
- Other duties as outlined in the job description.
- High School diploma/GED plus at least two years of related mechanical, electrical or plant operator experience/training. In lieu of diploma, minimum of grade 10 with at least five (5) years of related mechanical, electrical or plant operator experience. Equivalencies may be considered.
- Related journeyperson certification would be an asset.
- Ability to work in a team environment with minimum direct supervision in a location remote from the regional office.
- Good oral and written communication skills to maintain effective, open, and reliable communications with team members, customers, and community representatives.
- Administrative, supervisory, and organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and assignments, direct the work of staff, and to provide documentation, reports, and recommendations to the regional office.
- Excellent knowledge of safety regulations and procedures.
- Computer skills to operate a variety of software related to financial, administrative and reporting systems, electronic mail, internet, etc.
- Must have a valid Class 5 NWT driver’s license.
- Satisfactory criminal record check is required.
Salary for this position ranges from $38.75/hr – $47.07/hr. plus a location allowance of approximately $10,045 per annum. We offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes health and dental benefits, disability insurance, life insurance, paid sick days and a defined benefits pension plan. This position requires the successful candidate to reside in Fort Liard, NT. Relocation assistance may be provided.
Affirmative Action Employer – Candidates must clearly identify eligibility status in order to receive priority consideration.
We thank all those who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.