Thermal - Assistant Plant Manager

San Fran Thermal Station, 14 Mint Plaza,Suite 200, San Francisco, California, United States of America Req #74
Sunday, October 23, 2022

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Job Summary – (1 to no more than 3 Paragraphs)

Possess leadership skills and knowledge to assist the Plant Manager with the operation and maintenance activities to ensure continuity of the Steam Plant and Steam Distribution System. 

The person assigned to the Assistant Plant Manager position should display knowledge and capabilities related to engineering design, project management, and has a thorough familiarity with the operations and maintenance functions of the Plants.  Knowledge of company and government regulations including environmental and industrial procedures is needed for required filings.

The Asst. Plant Manager reports to the Plant manager.

The Asst. Plant Manager works primarily on a daylight shift, but supports plant operations as necessary.





Principle Responsibilities/Key Results Areas

1.    Assist to oversee the management of the Steam facility to assure that the equipment receives proper preventative maintenance to minimize failures. 

2.    Inspect and approve completed work involving operating equipment to ensure that all work was completed properly, and equipment is operating satisfactorily.

3.    Develop employee training to meet the needs of their positions and prepare for future advancement.  Update and maintain Operating Procedures and Plant Schematics.

4.    Ensures that operations are performed in full compliance with environmental permits and best practices and appropriate records are available for audit. Is responsible for completing all environmental tasks generated thru the environmental management program-intelex

5.    Provide technical expertise to personnel to ensure safe, cost-effective, and efficient operation and maintenance of all plant equipment. Identifies opportunities to improve O&M work processes and leads problem solving analysis when required to address issues and corrective actions

6.    Interact with Plant Manager and Operators to expeditiously repair critical equipment failures, which jeopardize safety and system reliability.  Prepare subsequent equipment failure reports and maintenance records.

7.    Develops/reviews production reports, daily/weekly logs, fuel consumption and other key data

8.    Inspect all completed mechanical and electrical maintenance, as well as new construction, to be certain work has been done properly before indicating acceptance.

9.    Assist to establish schedules for equipment maintenance, and work closely with mechanics in preparing plant equipment for annual insurance inspections and overhauls.

10. Interface with other Company personnel relating to operation of steam generators, steam distribution and auxiliary equipment, and arrange for outages.  Outside contacts occur with production equipment consultants and various manufacturing representatives on matters relating to environmental control, boiler standards and other operating problems.

11. Coordinate routing and emergency maintenance of the steam distribution system including scheduling and inspecting the performance of routine maintenance work, locating and repairing steam leaks, correcting equipment failures, ordering repair parts and preparing failure reports.  

12. Perform other duties including attending first aid, safety, and staff meetings, and equipment reports showing work done and condition of equipment.

13. Maintain active working relationships with personnel, governmental representatives, and other local utilities. 

14. Participate in all Plant “morning meetings”; staff meetings, training programs, etc. as required by the Plant Manager.  Inclusion in these meetings is necessary to maintain the intimate familiarity with Plant issues, problems, employees, and projects.

15. Assist with establishment of proper operation of equipment including instrument, combustion controls, boiler feed water treatment, gas system, oil system, steam generators, and related auxiliary equipment.

16. Participate in Plant design and equipment improvements.

17. Interface with Plant Personnel relating to operation of steam generators, steam distribution and auxiliary equipment, and arrange for outages.  Outside contacts occur with production equipment consultants and various manufacturing representatives on matters relating to environmental control, boiler standards, and other operating problems.

18. Document Safety Discrepancies and Near Hits.

19. Possible travel to project sites, manufacturing locations, consultant locations, as needed.

20. Promote a motivated and competent work force by effectively administering established policies and programs including those pertaining to safety, affirmative action, counseling, productivity, training, goal setting and work planning.

21. Ensure systems are properly tagged and system prints are updated with changes. 

22. Perform other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager.





Knowledge & Skills

·       Demonstrate ability to maintain a strong safety culture

·       Strong leadership, analytical, and problem-solving skills are necessary.

·       Ability to coordinate numerous activities under stress with poise, safely and successfully

·       Current familiarity or the capability to obtain a thorough familiarity, with the company’s multi-faceted operations and maintenance functions.

·       Must demonstrate capability to communicate well with others, including Plant personnel, potential or existing company customers, regulatory authorities, contractors, etc.

·       Basic understanding of electrical and or mechanical engineering theory with the additional capability to supplement the Engineering Technicians ability with outside consulting services. 

·       Experience with commercial and/or industrial heating, cooling, pumping systems.

·       Knowledge of district energy systems preferred.

·       Computer proficiency required in MS Office, Excel, Word, and Outlook

·       Excellent communications skills including written, verbal, and motivational

·       Sufficient physical attributes to be able to work in extremely hot locations, the ability to work on ladders, to lift up to 75 lbs, and to work standing for several consecutive hours



Education and Experience

     ·   High school diploma or GED equivalent required

        ·       Valid state driver’s license is required

        ·        Five (5) years Project management experience within power plant or related field.





Physical Requirements










Reaching – with Arms and Hands


Lifting – 1-25 lbs

Lifting – 25-50 lbs

Lifting – 50+ lbs




Vision – Close, Peripheral, Depth, Ability to Adjust Focus


Other details

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  • San Fran Thermal Station, 14 Mint Plaza,Suite 200, San Francisco, California, United States of America