The Reliability Coordinator will be responsible for providing on-site reliability and maintenance engineering functions and continuous improvement process for the station(s). To identify, research, evaluate, test and assist site level personnel to improve operating and maintenance practices leading to efficiencies for the stations by correcting problems and leading initiatives. To assist in the analysis and documentation of maintenance and capital improvements on site.
The Impact You'll Make In This Role:
1. Pursue all phases of new installations or major replacements on site. Assist in identification and development of project costs and schedules as required, especially in relation to long range projects. Develop and evaluate bid specifications to include replacement, upgrades and labor contracts for major equipment or systems.
2. Development and systemization of new PMs/PdMs required by new equipment. Support and promote station’s overall work management philosophy for existing equipment.
3. Assist in implementing training and maintenance procedures to ensure that station reliability and availability are unaffected by the work and that the plant remains in full compliance with regulatory guidelines, licenses and within technical specifications.
4. Assist in the development of improved operational and maintenance processes. Develop long term planning for maintenance of large rotating equipment (includes performance analysis, preventative maintenance, and repair/rebuild activities).
5. Assist in researching and developing opportunities to achieve lower cost station operations, as well as planned corrective or supportive actions through improved maintenance policies and technologies.
6. Assist the plant management team in evaluating and instituting procedures and initiatives that provide for the efficient operation and maintenance of the station(s).
7. Support the utilization of the CMMS for planning and scheduling work at the station(s). Identify opportunities to maximize the use and effectiveness of the CMMS system to facilitate better maintenance processes at the site.
8. Identify opportunities to reduce overall inventory.
9. Act as the primary performer for the reliability function at the station(s), i.e., evaluate break-ins, schedule compliance codes, PMs vs. reactive maintenance, root cause analysis, incident reporting root cause, OEM advisory and administrative control procedures.
10. Coordinate and implement major projects, perform Project Manager duties to represent the interest of DPC when major projects are implemented. Ensure contractor performance and services are in compliance with the work identified in the bid proposal. Ability to work with multiple contractors and project simultaneously.
11. Maintain a high degree of initiative to research solutions and process improvements to plant equipment/processes without direct supervision or direction. Offer to seek solutions in support of the Maintenance Manager and plant staff. Provide unbiased information and suggestions for improvement and solutions to problems. Provide the necessary financial information relating to solutions and improvements as required by the DPC budget process.
Station Work Culture
1. Ensure that all personal interactions on the job are consistent with the station values.
2. Keep department management continuously apprised of conditions concerning station operations and work culture, as well as planned corrective and supportive actions.
3. Actively seek education, training and other opportunities for knowledge and understanding of responsibilities in achieving station strategic goals.
4. Actively seek assignments and tasks to promote personal growth and career development, leading to trust as an independent decision-maker.
5. Actively participate with the Maintenance Manager to seek the successful accomplishment of your roles and responsibilities by identifying and removing barriers to understanding, knowledge, procedure, communication, etc.
1. Attend management meetings and other company functions as required.
2. Maintain working knowledge of technical specs, requirements and timelines/schedules for new equipment and systems.
3. Participate as a member of teams as needed to ensure successful utilization of the established work processes by station personnel in addressing issues and developing solutions.
4. Assist in the preparation of site Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), station goals and progress and operating reports as well as variance investigations.
5. Assist in preparation of department budgets as requested, especially in relation to planned projects.
6. Perform any and all other duties, tasks and responsibilities that may be assigned by authorized personnel.
Education & Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical, electrical or other relevant engineering field, or other degree relevant to power plant operations/maintenance preferred, with a minimum of two (2) years experience in utility generation. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
- Knowledge of the operation, maintenance, design and construction of power generating facilities and related equipment
- Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to interface effectively with individuals at various levels both internally and externally
-Management training and administration skills
- Awareness of pertinent regulations, codes, and standards
- Proficient computer skills
-Ability to work as a team player as well as independently
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand/sit; walk; use hands/fingers to handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Must be able to climb (stairs, sky climber, confined spaces). Ability to wear breathing equipment (35 lbs.) and safety harness. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Environmental Demands: Work indoors, frequently in extreme noise, and temperatures.
Other Job Characteristics: On call 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Must be able to respond in a reasonable timeframe.
Dairyland is proud of its history as a pioneer in rural electrification. The generation and transmission cooperative formed in 1941, bringing light and power to the homes and farms in “America’s Dairyland.” Specifically serving rural communities and countryside, Dairyland continues to ease work conditions and improve quality of life for residents by delivering a safe, reliable supply of energy in its four-state service territory.