Operations Manager

System One
Alexandria , LA

System One is currently recruiting for an Operations Manager for an electrical power plant located in Alexandria, LA.

Manage the daily operations and production activities.
Plan and direct the work activities of operations personnel.
Supervises operators in all aspects of power plant operations.
Issues operating instructions for economic dispatch.
Assure operational efficiency, reliability and compliance with safety and environmental standards.
Develops and coordinates plant safety programs, including oversight of training certifications, compliance and tag-out procedures.
Accountable for maintaining up-to-date environmental and permit requirements.
Ensures that all compliance reports are complete, accurate and submitted in a timely manner.
Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures for staff.
Monitors and enforces a safe work environment and participates in the development of procedures that support consistent and safe operations.


Accomplishes work through others. Manages a combination of multiple operations and maintenance functions such as commissioning, control room operations, crane operations and vehicle maintenance, plant maintenance, IC&E, and water treatment with an operational focus.
Decisions typically related to resources, project approach, and tactical operations.
Results have significant impact on costs and the achievement of function objectives or project-based goals. Assists in the development and administration of plant operating budgets.
Makes decisions for large-scale projects, a closely related set of projects and initiatives involving own and possibly related functional areas.
Receives assignments in the form of objectives and determines tactical approach, resources, schedules and goals. Prepares and communicates work schedules for staff, balances workload and monitors quality of results.
Works within general guidelines; applies advanced technical knowledge to solve moderately complex problems for a function.
Manages multiple functions within operation. Regularly manages large-scale projects/activities or a very closely related set of projects/activities.



Bachelor’s Degree.
Previous work leadership or senior level contributor experience.
Typically requires minimum of 10+ years of power plant operations experience, Wartsila Reciprocating Engines backgound