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Maintenance Manager

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Location: Gillette, WY, United States
Job ID: 34572
Date Posted: Jan 20, 2023
Salary: $108200 to $178650 Annually

Job Description

Job Specifications

Maintenance Manager is responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of the facility. They will ensure that the processes, systems and tools are implemented; that will empower the staff to achieve the standards set for the facility. The Maintenance Manager will be the primary technical support for the facility. 

SALARY RANGE $108,200 - $178,650 (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Director Power Deliver, NSC Operations  

LOCATION: Gillette, Wyoming

  • A comprehensive relocation package is offered for this position! Details about his package will be shared during the interview and offer process. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  • Manages and directs all plant maintenance functions including monitoring budget, planning work orders, scheduling work orders, and keeping records for plant activities, environmental correspondence, and unit evaluations.
  • Assist in the preparation of the annual capital and O&M budgets and with monthly reports regarding maintenance activities. 
  • Plans all major activities throughout the year and monitors variances.
  • Provides an organized system for performing all activities within the plant.
  • Assures that all work orders are performed on schedule and schedules are updated based on priority of work.
  • Implementation of EAM (CMMS), Preventative Maintenance Programs such as vibration analysis, lubrication testing, thermography, etc., and EAM for inventory control. 
  • Evaluates and directs the condition monitoring programs of plant equipment.
  • Implementing and documenting modifications to the LMS100 and LM6000 engines (Service Bulletins and Product Bulletins).  This position is responsible for Outage Planning and Outage management, Evaluates and directs testing of plant equipment.
  • Plant Betterment Programs, Preventative Maintenance Analysis, and Thermal Efficiency monitoring will also be under the Engineers guidance.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Monitors all plant personnel to assure safety rules and OSHA regulations are followed.
  • Administers processes and procedures as required by RCM.
  • Evaluates training requirements for personnel.

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Minimum of (5) five years of power generation or gas turbine maintenance experience required.  
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience required.   

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: 

  • Good knowledge of basic principles of power generation and electrical principles.
  • Understanding of administration, accounting principles and personnel management.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Good communication skills, both oral and written.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the agreement will apply.


About our Company: We are a customer, growth and safety focused utility company that is dedicated to our communities. We improve life with energy as an energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture fuels unique perspectives, opening doors to new insights and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 3000 employees and serve 1.3 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package!  Annual discretionary bonuses, 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, generous paid time off benefits, including paid holidays and parental leave, company paid life insurance and disability benefits (short and long term), an employee assistance program and well-being benefits, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Black Hills Energy does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.  If you require reasonable accommodation, please visit  careers.blackhillsenergy.com for more information.   

Wage: 108200 to 178650
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