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Operations Shift Supervisor

Location: 

Hunlock Creek, PA, US

Company:  UGI Development Company

UGI Energy Services supplies and markets natural gas, liquid fuels, and electricity to 40,000 customer locations across the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern US.

We are a supplier, marketer, and midstream services provider – one backed by 135 years of natural gas experience, plus our own expanding energy infrastructure. Along with buying and selling energy commodities at the wholesale level, UGIES owns and operates key electric generation and midstream natural gas assets throughout Pennsylvania.

With headquarters and supply sources near the heart of the Marcellus Shale, UGIES is well positioned to meet the changing energy demands of commercial, industrial, institutional, and government customers for years to come.

 

We offer comprehensive benefits, some of which are:

  • Paid Vacation time starts with 3 weeks off
  • 8 Paid Holidays
  • Sick time
  • Short term & Long term disability
  • Medical plan options from Aetna and Blue Cross
  • Vision coverage from Vision Benefits of America
  • Dental coverage from United Concordia
  • Extended Maternity Leave - 8 weeks pay at 100% with the option of 2 more weeks paid at 100% or 4 weeks paid at 50%
  • Paternity Leave - 2 weeks pay at 100% or 4 weeks pay at 50%
  • Company provided 401K match of 100% of the employee's 5% contribution
  • Tuition Reimbursement of 80% of tuition costs capped at $6,300 per year
  • Pet Plan Insurance

Overview: The Operations Shift Supervisor is an assistant to the Operations Manager.  This person will coordinate the operations crews, responsible for the training and qualification process of the A and B Operators. 

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Incorporates safe behavior into all activities and complies with all established safety and health policies and procedures.

  • Schedule operations personnel.

  • Help to develop and modifies operational procedures.

  • Performs training on power plant systems and safety procedures.

  • Monitors and reports qualification progress.

  • Assist in plant operations and directs personnel in plant tuning to improve the overall thermodynamic performance of the facility.

  • Assign work tasks to the operations crew.

  • Assists in developing PM procedures.

  • Works overtime as needed to support plant operation supervision.

  • Prepares other records and reports as required.

  • Supports a Team working environment.

  • Performs other tasks as directed by the Operations Manager and other supervisory personnel as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Negotiating, supervisory and leadership skills combined with the ability to delegate.
  • Must possess basic math skills, good verbal communications skills, be proficient with the use of power and precision tools and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of distributed control systems (ABB and Woodward knowledge and experience preferred), computer based systems, electronic control systems, and the ability to use and modify computer systems.
  • Must be able to read and interpret blue prints. 
  • Must be able to attain a PJM Generation Certification within the required period.
  • Must work within and insure strict adherence to all safety procedures.
  • Must be able to respond to audio alarms and variations of sound.
  • The ability to work for extended periods in hot/cold environments.
  • This job requires the ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions, climb vertical access ladders and stairwells. Must demonstrate the ability to observe, hear, walk and communicate effectively.

 

Education and Experience Required:

  • High school graduate or equivalent with trade school, military service or other technical training. Additional professional training preferred.
  • 5+ years of maintenance experience in power generating facilities or process plants with experience working as a Shift Supervisor or equivalent.
  • Combined Cycle power plant experience is preferred.

UGI Energy Services, is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.  The Company does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, disability, age, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally protected class in its practices.


Nearest Major Market: Scranton
Nearest Secondary Market: Wilkes Barre

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