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Senior Lead Outage Coordinator
Job Category:Environmental
Requisition Code:2020-RIC-008
Location:Richmond, VA
FT / PT / TempTemporary
Hours Per WeekTemporary

Systems Planning Corporation (SPC), a subsidiary company of GAI Consultants, Inc. is seeking a Senior Lead Outage Coordinator. This individual will work closely with the Outage Manager, Capital Projects, Power Generation Engineering, Power Generation's Station Operating and Maintenance groups and Station Management to plan station Outages.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Implements Power Generation's Outage Management Processes at assigned facilities.
  • Works closely with the Power Generation Outage Manager to develop the Outage plan to ensure quality expectations are met, actions required to be performed are achieved within company expectations, and that schedules are completed on time and safely.  Ensures the planning/scheduling of Outage SAP Orders remains current.
  • Develops Outage work scopes.  Plans and coordinates contractor Outage activities.  Reviews compliance with preventive maintenance schedules, plans job steps for work execution in SAP and utilizes applicable permits in the planning process, using correct account coding.  Tracks purchase requisitions and deliveries, as needed.
  • Responsible for ensuring maintenance technical information and manuals are up-dated and available.
  • Conducts job walk downs prior to schedule development. Verifies the availability of parts and tools for emergent requests. 
  • Accountable for meeting plant safety goals. 
  • Conducts daily pre-/post- Outage meetings, when required, and prepares detailed weekly, monthly and end of Outage reports.
  • Supports Work Order/Work Notification (WO/WN) closeout and history documentation.
  • Makes recommendations and procures equipment, material and services per plant specifications and procedures.
  • Assists in developing 5-year Outage plans, and scheduling and tracking goals during Outages, and prepares annual budgets and spending forecasts
  • Develops recommendations to improve Outage schedules and Outage Planning Standards. 
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned

  • High school diploma from an accredited educational institution, or GED is required.
  • 20+ years of previous related experience is required, including working knowledge of the Outage planning process, Outage standards and understanding of the Outage Management Process. 
  • Ability to thoroughly plan and schedule Outage SAP work orders.  
  • Good Safety practices over the course of his/her career
  • Good Environmental stewardship.
  • Working knowledge of construction and operational field work practices, safety, environmental stewardship, equipment utilization and work component scheduling. 
  • Knowledge and experience with project scope development and the vendor bidding process.
  • Knowledge and experience working directly with contracts and contractors.
    Working knowledge of Supply Chain Management (SCM) procedures and procurement process.
  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing.
  • Have the ability to work effectively with management and peers to make effective decisions.
  • Detail-oriented with excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Skilled in use of a personal computer, to include reasonable experience with the Microsoft Office fleet of software (i.e. MS Excel, MS Access, MS Word, MS Outlook & MS Project).  
  • Ability to read, interpret and communicate P&ID's, and pipe and equipment specifications.  Additionally, skilled in reading and interpreting manuals, technical instructions and drawings with the ability to accurately prepare brief written reports.
  • Skilled in problem solving acute attention to detail. Skilled in the comparison of construction specifications and material requirements to physical and material work products.

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