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General Electric O&M Manager in Spring Hill, Florida

Job Description Summary

The O&M Manager is responsible for managing the operations and maintenance activities of the Owner’s generating assets, ensuring adequate and reliable equipment and units are available to meet generation requirements in a safe and cost-effective manner. The O&M Manager reports to the Plant Manager.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

As the O&M Manager, you will:

  • Maintain care, custody, control and safe operation and maintenance of a 520 MW simple cycle power plant

  • Provide strong leadership and coaching for approximately 7 site personnel

  • Supervise regulatory compliance for NERC, environmental, health, and safety requirements

  • Assist in annual budget preparation for owner and effectively manage plant expenditures

  • Control all operational documents as outlined on the site Master List of Controlled Documents.

  • Follow operational objectives consistent with achieving maximum plant efficiency to meet customer requirements in the most safe, reliable, economical and environmentally safe manner.

  • Develop, implement, monitor and revise operating procedures to ensure plant equipment is operated in a safe, compliant manner that enhances reliability.

  • Develop and implement training and personnel resource plans to ensure adequate operational resources to satisfy plant needs.

  • Identify and diagnose equipment and system operating failures and abnormal conditions. Identify and initiate corrective actions as appropriate with the assistance of other staff members.

  • Be responsible for the development and recording of operations data. Develop the Weekly and Monthly Facility Reports and forwards the reports to the Plant Manager for review and distribution.

  • Maintain availability 24 hours per day on-call basis with backup from the Plant Manager, or designee.

  • Participate in outage planning and execution to ensure the safety of personnel and on-time completion of the workscope. Plan, track, and document work completion.

  • Facilitate and coordinate proactive risk assessment and root-cause analysis of equipment failures and ensure corrective and preventive actions are implemented.

  • Develop and implement process improvements utilizing Management of Change procedures.

  • Recruit, interview and actively participate in the selection of operation staff. Assure proper staffing, scheduling and training of the operations staff.

  • Maintain consistent communications with the Plant Manager, EHS Manager, and NERC Manager.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field from an accredited university or college (OR High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 6 years of power plant experience).

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience with increasing levels of responsibility in plant Operations and Maintenance.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience with large frame Gas Turbines

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to obtain and maintain a valid driver's license

  • Ability and willingness to submit to a physical, respirator and hearing screening upon hire

  • Ability and willingness to use personnel protective equipment (i.e., hard hat, safety glasses, hearing protection, latex / rubber / leather gloves, safety shoes and respirator) as needed

Desired Characteristics:

  • Operations and Maintenance experience in both Simple Cycle and Combined Cycle plants

  • Operations and Maintenance experience with GE 7FA Gas Turbines

  • Extensive knowledge of NERC, environmental, health, and safety (EHS) regulations

  • Highly organized and adaptable to change with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Knowledgeable with Gas Turbine Control Systems, IT and I&E systems

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer ( . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No