Maintenance Manager

  • Grand Bahama Power Company
  • Grand Bahama Power Company, Pioneers Way East, Freeport, The Bahamas
  • Aug 13, 2017
Full Time Maintenance Man Repairs

Job Description

Maintenance Manager

Job Code:            2017-05-013

Department:      Generation Maintenance

FT/PT Status:     Full Time



Summary/Position Overview:


Position Overview:


 The Maintenance Manager is responsible for optimizing diesel engine reliability, availability, and operational efficiency.


 Position Scope:


 He/she will provide leadership and management to maintenance personnel and train for the safe and efficient maintenance of generating units, assuming responsible for technical evaluation, mechanical methods, and performance of the diesel generation fleet.


 The Maintenance Manager must be a champion for workplace safety, must have demonstrated experience in managing budgets and implementing cost saving measures, must be capable of supervising others, leading teams, and promoting employee development.  He/she must be capable of organizing work processes, must be recognized as an effective communicator, must be adept at assessing risks and developing/implementing contingency plans, and must be a team player.


 Duties and Tasks:


 He/she will:


 Maintain health, safety and environment standards by: 


-Ensuring compliance with all safety policies and procedures (self and others).


-Ensuring compliance with all environmental and health standards (self and others).


-Completing all required HSE training, and


-Conforming to all elements of the Contractor Safety Management Programme.


 Support/ensure efficiency in operations by:


-Providing guidance and advice to Generation teams regarding the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of assets.


-Continually evaluating the quality and accuracy of diesel operating and maintenance work processes.


-Updating Standard Operation Procedures and Dispatch procedures as required, and


-Working with the warehouse to develop best practices and methods of staging parts, based on periodic review of non-inventory materials, parts, and components for future scheduled maintenance.


 Effectively supervise staff by:

-Working with the Director of Maintenance to determine staffing requirements in support of operations and outage schedules.


-Leading working foreman and maintenance teams; establishing, directing, delegating, and supporting the work of working foreman and other employees.


-Leading administrative processes to ensure timely and effective delivery of information, data, documents and other deliverables to internal customers, including, but not limited to vacation schedules, benefits approval, overtime review and approval, budget and expense reviews, security access forms, training plans, and MAPPs.


-Meeting regularly with reports to provide feedback on performance and development and to solicit input on progression of departmental goals and plans.


-Establishing, directing, and supporting the work of employees.


-Acting as a mentor and providing on the job training to working foreman and other maintenance personnel to support the growth and development of employees and the transfer of institutional and technical knowledge.


 Improve availability, reliability and efficiency in the management of assets by:


-Actively participating in strategic and long term maintenance planning.


-Assisting the Director of Maintenance and/or others with the identification of critical parts and suggesting modifications to extend equipment life and reduce maintenance costs.


-Directing internal personnel and processes in the establishment of maintenance work schedules, priorities, and long-term schedules which are based on accepted industrial and engineering practices.


-Planning, preparing, and executing maintenance and repair activities of the plant in accordance with accepted diesel power plant practices and OEM instructions.


-Serving as Lead on all diesel unit major outages.


-Managing planned outages, performing daily surveillance of outage activities, and providing input for the effective and timely return to service from scheduled maintenance and forced outages.


-Supervising and evaluating engine performance tests.


-Developing and implementing processes to improve equipment availability by monitoring performance metrics such as equivalent availability, Net Capacity Factor, Forced Outage Rates, Personnel Errors, and other measures focused on diesel equipment operation.                                                                                                                                                                               

Seek and implement continuous improvements to performance and processes by:


-Supporting or leading root cause analysis investigations during incident investigations, collating recommendations and implementing the same.


-Performing daily routine inspections of diesel units and reporting all abnormalities.


-Examining diesel fuel analyses, lube oil analyses to determine engine condition, and system water analyses to enable prompt action if parameters deviate from the norm.


- Supervising and evaluating engine performance tests for optimization of running condition and determining the need for maintenance.


 Contribute to team effort by performing related management duties as required to accomplish the essential responsibilities.


 Maintain current knowledge of industry and company trends, strategies, equipment, and new and evolving technology in the electric power industry.


 Academic/Skill Requirements:


 The Maintenance Manager should have an earned bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or a Marine Engineering license or the equivalent training and experience with large diesel engines, and a minimum of ten (10) years of marine or generation experience.


 The Maintenance Manager will be an effective manager with demonstrated experience in managing budgets and implementing cost saving measures, supervising others, leading teams, organizing work processes, developing operating procedures, communicating effectively both orally and in writing, making decisions, exercising good judgment, assuming responsibility for assigned projects, resolving conflict, solving problems and mediating employee disputes, working harmoniously with and in support of others.  He/she will function in a manner consistent with the organization’s commitment to excellence and integrity, operating in every instance with a clear acceptance of personal responsibility, accountability, and ethics and will be willing to work flexible hours, with weekends, holidays, and nights as necessary.


 He/she will be willing to work flexible hours – including weekends, holidays, and nights as necessary.