Key Roles This position is a supervisory position responsible for the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of support programs to provide data and services to Engineering & Construction, Production, and Transmission needed to enhance the performance, reliability, and cost effectiveness of EKPC’s generation and transmission assets, and the execution of the construction portfolio.
Key Responsibilities • Responsible for integrity of CMMS EAM development and implementation at all stations. • CMMS EAM Data Owner – responsible for integrity of production asset data. • Responsible for OPPM technical support and assistance with development. • Oversees the CMMS EAM in-house user group mission, goals and objectives, and progress. • Selects and/or provides consistent and pertinent training for the Technical Applications Team. • Audits CMMS data and system performance to ensure data quality and effective use of data. • Recommends, develops, and manages implementations for system enhancements, software upgrades, and new software installation. • Acts as liaison for Engineering & Construction, Production, and Transmission to IT concerning CMMS EAM, OPPM, and other application system problems. Coordinates involvement as necessary. • Writes or oversees the writing of functional specifications for modifications and configuration. • Responsible for testing and debugging all modifications before moving to production environment. • Manages software issues priority, submits modifications and service requests, and oversees timely, effective response. • Responsible for leading standardized plant compliance. Holds monthly compliance meeting with coordinators (not limited to NERC/SERC). Participates in NERC/SERC audits. Recommends and/or implements improvements. • Works with other departments and business units on CMMS EAM, OPPM and other applications related matters – communicates modifications and configuration changes. • Responsible for asset management data in CMMS and related customer support. • Improves asset data and expands usefulness. Adds and removes assets from service and finds/performs asset data corrections as necessary. • Responsible for establishing CMMS EAM role assignment and security access. • Works with P6 Supervisor Scheduling Services to ensure adequate and accurate CMMS data is provided for P6 Scheduling and is continuously updated to reflect scheduling changes such as additional and modified work tasks. • Responsible for achieving fleet-wide consistency for meaningful metrics and appropriate programs. • Responsible for any software/data interface related to project scheduling (downloads and potential future CMMS or OPPM interlink). • Works with P6 Supervisor Scheduling Services to confirm the interface between project/outage planning and critical path management scheduling support. • Coordinates the performance management process for team members and provides performance feedback for the goal of maximizing performance. • Oversees WO audits and participates with production management to evaluate and determine resulting actions. • Oversees and performs analysis on predictive maintenance program results and develops new program ideas to propose to production. • Identifies, plans, and implements enhancements to current applications, new applications, and integrations that will serve to enhance performance and data fluidity for Engineering & Construction, Production, and Transmission. • Stays abreast of new developments in maintenance management tools and techniques. • Presents, on an as needed basis, technical programs and presentations for varied audiences. • Develops department budgets, contributes to production work plans and budgeting data fleet wide. • Serves production engineers and system owners to support their needs and objectives related to asset health and performance management. • Provides leadership and maintains overall authority and accountability for the team. • Hires, trains, and develops staff to ensure adequate resources are available to effectively support objectives stated in position summary. Effectively manages employee performance and compensation in accordance with Corporate Policy. • Develops and manages department budgets to goals and performance standards. • Supports, participates in, and provides leadership in sustaining and strengthening EKPC’s safety culture and corporate mission. • Manages, measures performance, and develops the individual skills of directs reports to achieve the goals of the department. • Performs other duties as assigned.
Key Requirements Education: • Associate Degree in related area required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may substitute Experience: • Seven years related experience. • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in a related area working in a leadership capacity is preferred. • Previous experience in the utility industry and working with computerized maintenance management systems and data base management preferred Skills and Abilities: • Must complete Supervisory Training Program within two years, and participate in ongoing leadership development opportunities. • Advanced maintenance skills - large rotating machinery preferred • Full understanding of Predictive Maintenance Technology • Advanced experience in asset management • Strong computer skills. • Good project management & organization skills. • Effective written and oral communication skills. • Ability to plan, prioritize, and schedule work activities. • Good interpersonal skills; ability to work with a variety of personnel
Competencies • Planning & Organizing • Customer Focus • Technical/Professional Knowledge & Skills • Decision Making • Building a Successful Team • Gaining Commitment • Follow-Up • Adaptability
Conditions of Employment • Usual office conditions apply to this position with frequent field work at plants or construction sites required. • Power plant conditions. • Occasional lifting up to 20 lbs. • Some travel within the system and occasional out-of-state, which may be overnight.
Internal Number: 4686
About East Kentucky Power Cooperative
East Kentucky Power Cooperative is an electric generation and transmission company headquartered in Winchester, KY, just 15 minutes east of Lexington. We also have facilities across the state of Kentucky that generate electric power and service centers for local power lines and substations support.
More than 1 million Kentucky residents and thousands of businesses depend on East Kentucky Power Cooperative every day for reliable, affordable energy. Based near Lexington, Kentucky, we proudly generate and transmit energy to 87 counties, helping local families and businesses thrive. We work closely with 16 electric cooperatives to offer energy-efficient, demand-based options to help our members manage their bills while building vibrant local economies that bring jobs and investment into the state. As passionate as we are about providing smart energy solutions, we are equally excited about people. We strive to cultivated connected workplaces where great ideas are born and rewarding careers are built.
EKPC offers a wage and benefits package that ranks among the best in the state! There is no waiting period on our medical, dental and vision insurance plans so you are covered on da...y one, and the dental plan is free for employees! Our generous 401(k) retirement plan allows employees to start contributing to their plan after a month of service, and after 3 months of service, EKPC will automatically contribute 6% of base wages AND match employee contributions up to 4%! Our competitive vacation and sick leave package starts day one to allow for flexibly and a healthy work-life balance. For more information on our plentiful benefits package visit our website at https://www.ekpc.coop/work-ekpc
EKPC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veteran