$44.29-$57.34 Hourly / $3,543.00-$4,587.10 BiWeekly /
At the University of Connecticut, Storrs, this class is accountable for supervising the operation and maintenance of the cogeneration power plant.
Receives general direction from the Utilities Facility Manager or other employee of higher grade.
Supervises Lead Power Plant Operators, Power Plant Operators and other staff as assigned.
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews work of staff; provides staff training and assistance; conducts performance evaluations; determines priorities and plans power plant work; establishes and maintains power plant procedures; develops or makes recommendations on development of policies and standards; acts as liaison with other operating units, agencies and outside officials regarding unit policies and procedures; prepares reports and correspondence; adheres power plant production and performance to all state and federal regulations; authorizes and/or supervises emergency or preventive maintenance shut-down and or start-ups; assists in preparation of budgets and makes recommendations for equipment purchases or contractual repairs; answers inquiries with regard to university user services to ensure customer satisfaction; performs related duties as required.
Considerable knowledge of relevant agency policies and procedures; considerable knowledge of relevant state and federal laws, statutes and regulations; considerable knowledge of cogeneration power plant operations and distributed control systems; considerable knowledge of theory and application of operation of large steam turboelectric generating equipment and large high pressure boilers equipped with super heaters; considerable interpersonal skills; considerable oral and written communication skills; supervisory ability; ability to utilize computer software.
Five (5) years of experience in a cogeneration power plant which includes the operation, maintenance and repair of combustion turbines, heat recovery steam generators, steam turbines, emergency generators, boilers, chillers, distributed control systems and ancillary equipment.
Two (2) years of the General Experience must have been in a lead capacity.
Note: For State employees, this is interpreted at the level of Lead Power Plant Operator.
College training in mechanical engineering or a related field may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equaling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of three (3) years for a Bachelor's degree.
1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
2. A physical examination may be required.
Incumbents in this class may be exposed to noise, dust, heat and risk of injury from equipment.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Power Plant Supervisor (40 Hour) in Salary Group FM 25 approved effective June 28, 2017. (Revised to implement Stipulated Agreement and adjust Salary Group) Action No. 18-038