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Requisition Number 20-0191
Title Program Manager I
City Pasadena
State TX
Job Family Power Operations
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 25
Relocation Provided No
Location Pasadena Fleet Solutions
Description This position is in the Calpine’s Outage Services group and report to the Planning & Scheduling Director.
The successful candidate will have the capability to lead most aspects of the Forecasting, Initiation, Planning & Closeout phases of power plant center line rotating equipment outages; including Aero, F & G class Gas Turbines, Steam Turbines and their associated Generators. It will be expected that the person will provide leadership in the planning process and also participate as a primary contributor to various group responsibilities.
These responsibilities include, but are not limited to…
• Compile scopes and other outage requirements and ensure they are documented and planned in Maximo.
• Initiate AFE creation and assure funding is available for the planned work
• Follow all purchasing and approval policies to initiate RFQs & Purchase Orders for Outage Services field services and support.
• Build and/or review of detailed schedules for Outage Services responsible scopes
• Travel to site when necessary to lead all types of planning meetings and facilitate the communication of the outage plan to all concerned parties; plant leadership, vendors, and all Outage Service groups.
• Oversee various programs and lead the creation of new programs when needed.
• Track and report quarterly on vendor selection & justifications
• Monitor the Service Requests and ensure their transformation to Work Orders when approved
• Travel to site when necessary to facilitate the post outage meetings
Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in project management or engineering preferred
• Requires 3+ years’ experience
• Ability to demonstrate a working knowledge of turbines and generators, group communication skills, and organizational skills.
• Proficient in MS Office products, MS Projects, Maximo, SharePoint and PeopleSoft.
• Knowledge or experience in outage and financial forecasting would be a plus.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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