POWERHOUSE SUPERVISOR | AKUTAN

Overview

Date Posted:
9/28/2021
Job Code:
MP6700
City:
Akutan
State:
AK
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Manufacturing and Operations



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

 

Summary:  Oversee the operation of power generating equipment including boilers, generators, or reactors.  Ensure the regular monitoring, repair, and maintenance of power plant and auxiliary equipment such as pumps, fans, compressors, and condensers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the operation of power plant equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems.
  • Controls or maintains auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, fans, compressors, condensers, feed water pumps, filters, to supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, or auxiliary power.
  • Regulates equipment operations and conditions, such as water levels, based on instrument data or from monitors.
  • Starts or stops generators, auxiliary pumping equipment, or other power plant equipment when necessary.
  • Records and compiles operational data by completing and maintaining forms, logs, or reports.
  • Ensures regular maintenance of equipment, such as generators, pumps, or compressors, to prevent failure or deterioration is scheduled and completed.
  • Provides regulatory reporting as needed, at established intervals, based on readings from charts.
  • Inspects records or log book entries or communicates with plant personnel to assess equipment operating status.
  • Places standby emergency electrical generators on line in emergencies and monitors the temperature, output, and lubrication of the system.
  • Establishes cadence for examination and testing of electrical power distribution machinery and equipment, using testing devices.
  • Receives outage calls and requests necessary personnel during power outages or emergencies.
  • Operates or maintains distributed power generation equipment, including produce energy on-site for processing or other commercial purposes.

Team Management

  • Oversees labor planning and scheduling of Powerhouse staff – ensures all activities are completed timely, utilizing all personnel effectively.
  • Provides direct supervision to the team.  Monitors performance, completes evaluations according to Trident procedures, and ensures adherence to policies and procedures.
  • Works with HR and Plant Management to resolve personnel and performance issues and determine the course of action.
  • Ensures compliance with legal regulations and company policies.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions 
  • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings.
  • Performs other or similar duties as requested.

Collaborates positively to achieve team and company objectives.  Works effectively within a diverse environment.  Builds strong relationships with fellow employees, helping to support a contribution to overall company success.

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience operating powerhouse systems and controls.
  • Supervisory experience preferred.

Education:

  •  One year certificate from college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.