$50.82-$79.62 Hourly / $8,808.80-$13,800.80 Monthly / $105,705.60-$165,609.60 Yearly
Plans, directs, supervises, and coordinates the continuous, efficient and safe operation and maintenance of municipal waste to energy facility and related equipment including quality control, laboratory testing, processing and disposal activities.
Assists the department director in formulation and implementation of policies and program objectives for the plant; conducts studies; prepares periodic special reports; assists and provides advice in the development of plans and specifications for facilities expansion and for replacement and maintenance of facilities and equipment.
Manages the financial results and requirements of the plant’s business and operations to ensure that revenue and expense goals are met or exceeded as established in the overall business plan.
Supervises and trains professional, sub-professional, technical, and clerical personnel; participates in budget preparation and the controlling of funds for operations and maintenance of existing and new facilities; assists in annual audits.
Inspects plant machinery and equipment which may require climbing ladders, stairs and catwalks, exposure to large machinery and confined spaces; inspects ongoing activities for safety and environmental compliance and for adherence to standard operating procedures.
Reviews and interprets operating data and makes appropriate changes in procedures to ensure continuous and efficient operations and maintenance.
Develops plans for staffing, technical training and continuous operation of existing or new facilities to meet increased demands.
Performs personnel management activities to include: recommending employment, dismissal, promotion or transfer of employees; recommending salary increases and training; approving leave requests; serving as respondent in the grievance procedures; and, developing a safety program for division employees.
Replies to technical queries from outside agencies and the general public regarding the waste to energy plant or process; coordinates matters such as pollution controls with regulatory and other outside agencies.
Initiates notifications and communications with regulatory agencies as required, including communications to comply with established laws and ordinances.
Performs related work as required.
Extensive knowledge of: operation, maintenance and control of steam generating power plants and the legal requirements for their operation; federal, state and municipal rules, regulations and ordinances pertaining to waste to energy plant operations; management principles, practices and techniques, and methods of organization and management of energy plants.
Ability to: analyze technical plant operating problems and determine the proper remedial action; establish and maintain effective working relationships with both inside and outside contacts; train employees in plant operations and maintenance; organize in report form and effectively present sound recommendations, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, officials and the general public.