DTE Energy Plant Manager (Reduced Emission Fuels) in   Franklin, Texas

PLANT MANAGER (Reduced Emissions Fuel-REF)

  • Location: Franklin, Texas*

  • (DTE Chouteau Fuels at Luminants Oak Grove Electrical Station)*

DTE Energy – Reduced Emissions Fuel projects develop products and services to assist utilities and industrial companies with environment compliance. Customers that use Reduced Emissions Fuel achieve lower mercury and NOX emissions in their coal fired power plants.

  • Mission*

To safely oversee and manage the operations of a coal processing plant ensuring the facility is operated in an environmentally responsible manner while satisfying the requirements of the client and Company.

  • Essential Duties and Responsibilities*

  • Manages the day to day operation and maintenance activities

  • Provides direction to personnel consisting of O&M Technicians and coal yard personnel and/or contracted labor point of contact who supervises the personnel

  • Serves as primary liaison between the client and the company

  • Ensures that the plant is operated in a safe, environmentally responsible manner, obeying all applicable local, state and federal regulations

  • Ensures that the facility performs as expected under contract with the client, in regard to meeting availability levels and production requirements

  • Participates in developing the annual O&M budget and controls applicable operating costs throughout the year

  • Schedules and coordinates major maintenance and contractor activity to coincide with the production requirements of the client

  • Prepares monthly operating status reports that highlight monthly activity and identifies monthly operating hours, production totals, plant availability, and other operating data

  • Implements a planned maintenance (PM) program consisting of predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance activities; documents maintenance activity through the use of computerized work orders and historical data

  • Ensures that all company personnel and contractor personnel abide by all established policies and procedures pertaining to plant safety and environmental stewardship

  • Performs all other related duties as assigned

  • Job Requirements*

  • A high school diploma or equivalent (a relevant bachelor’s degree desirable), with at least five (5) years experience in plant operation and maintenance, including supervisory experience

  • Knowledge of utility boiler operations is highly desired

  • Possess a thorough understanding of coal or materials handling and processing, including safety and environmental issues

  • Experience with budgeting, construction, commercial agreements and QS9000 desirable

  • Knowledge of equipment such as conveyors, crushers, pug mills, and mixers, commonly found in coal processing facilities

  • Working knowledge of MS applications, including Word, and Excel, and Lotus Notes in a Windows environment; experience with computer based PM programs and Internet preferred

  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with both a functional and business leader, who collaborate on employee issues and decisions (including performance management, compensation and development)

  • Dedication to safe work practices

  • Benefits*

At DTE Energy, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including, Medical, Dental, Vision, Company match 401k and a performance bonus. Our employees also receive paid vacation, holidays, and sick days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

  • Physical Requirements*

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Frequently, the employee is required to stand or walk, and sit. It is crucial to the outcome of job tasks that the employee is able to: talk, hear; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms extensively.

The employee in this classification will be required to frequently lift objects of up to 10 pounds in weight. Occasionally the employee will have to lift or move objects of up to 25 pounds in weight.

Vision requirements for this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

  • Working Conditions*

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works both in a business office setting and at a plant site. In the course of working at the plant site, the employee is exposed to outside weather conditions, including wet and/or humid conditions, and will work near moving mechanical parts and/or machinery. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate in the office, but may become loud at the plant site.

DTE Energy is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

Requisition ID: 18842