Plant Manager Qualifications:
Strong leadership skills managing and motivating multiple trades in the operations, maintenance and repair of plant equipment with a focus on a safe work environment and maximizing plant uptime. Must have a detailed understanding of Combined Heat and Power and Central Utility Plants including startup, operations and maintenance of boilers, combustion turbine generators, steam turbine generators, steam distribution systems, chilled water plants with centrifugal and absorption chillers and heating hot water systems and distribution.
Must have a BSME degree, or equivalent comparable technical education, and five years of documented work related experience with understanding system design, operating parameters and analyzing system issues.
Must have strong mechanical and control troubleshooting skills, a thorough understanding of installed machinery and equipment with the ability to recommend, and make/coordinate repairs to boilers, turbines, chillers, and auxiliary machinery such as pumps, valves, compressors, and heat exchangers.
Must have strong project management skills with the ability to develop project’s scope of work, develop bid packages, bid project work and manage the project through to completion
Must be able to interpret MEP blueprints, system schematic diagrams, and the ability to troubleshoot systems and equipment utilizing them.