Posting Start Date: February 5, 2024
Posting End Date: February 19, 2024
Are you looking for a meaningful career that makes a difference in your community? Would you enjoy an opportunity to contribute to our innovation and growth by bringing personal perspectives and experiences to your everyday work?
Working at Bruce Power, you can enjoy the benefits of small-town living with outdoor adventures and a rewarding career. As part of our progressive, diverse, and inclusive workplace, you will work in a Safety-First environment, supporting challenging and impactful nuclear projects like our Life Extension Program and medical isotope production. Ongoing training and development are part of every job, offering constant growth and skill-building potential.
Currently, our Outages Division has an Outage Execution Manager opportunity. As part of our Outage and Online Work Management organization, Outages/Major Component Replacement (MCR) is accountable for the preparation and execution of forced, planned outage and MCR schedules, in order to meet the goals and objectives of our preventative maintenance program and life-cycle management plan.
The Outage Execution Manager is accountable for managing the project through preparation of detailed plans and coordinating execution of assigned outages/MCRs.
This is a permanent, full-time position which offers a competitive benefits, compensation, and pension package and is located on-site in Tiverton, Ontario.
What will you be responsible for?
Provide support to the Department Manager in managing the Department in accordance with applicable legislation, policies, programs, procedures, and agreements
Ownership of the preparation of the assigned outage/MCR schedule
Accountability for managing the execution of detailed plans and coordinating execution of assigned outages/MCRs
Provide strong leadership during outages/MCRs to the outage planning team and teams executing work in the outage/MCR
Work closely with the Outage Control Center (OCC)/Project Control Center (PCC) staff to ensure proper oversight of critical activities
Develop relationships with line managers to aid in removing barriers and ensure execution of the schedule as planned
Liaise between the OCC/PCC and the Operations shift personnel
Perform look ahead reviews of schedules, resource loading, and ensuring groups are ready to respond to perform those activities should the schedule adjust
Support the OCC/PCC in keeping the Shift log up to date and maintain a log of outstanding issues owners and committed dates as well as identifying risks and tracking resolution
Liaise between work management outages, work management on-line, Major Component Replacement (MCR) and the OCC to manage work in multiple projects
Manage outage/MCR scope additions/deletions using the Scope Review Panel process
Report out to Senior Executives regarding outage/MCR status, work progress, and challenges
Ensure that Outage Status Reports/MCR reports are prepared accurately and timely and review the report with the Executives
Monitor and challenge critical path for opportunities and future enhancement of processes and procedures
Utilize procedure adherence and monitoring compliance to ensure correct and safe practices are followed, and plant reliability and availability are maintained at a high standard
Ensure that all personnel in the Department are appropriately trained for the tasks delegated to them and have appropriate qualifications and authorizations
Provide day to day coordination of outage/MCR preparation and execution activities
Ensure value for money and achievement of the business plan with the outage/MCR being delivered on time and on schedule
Monitor performance and initiate any actions necessary to correct any adverse trends
Participate in the Emergency Response Organization as required
Perform role of Duty Outage Manager (DOM) during planned or forced outages
Manage the unit outage/MCR as well as coordinate the efforts of others (i.e., control operators, projects, etc.) to ensure that the continuous improvement process is adhered to and achieve the approved programs and targeted results through:
Provide a safe and healthy work environment
Accountability for the outputs of others
Maintain a team of dedicated direct reports who are capable of producing the outputs required
Providing leadership to subordinates, so that they collaborate competently, and with full commitment
Ensure staff from other areas implement changes that are impacting on the outage process
Provide daily/weekly updates on progress of outages/MCR and changes to the process to the CEO and Executive team
Demonstrating stewardship of assets and resources
Knowledge and Skills
In-depth knowledge of the principles of planning, scheduling and project management
High-level of credibility to influence large groups of professionals and experienced peers
Excellent technical, analytical, and organizational skills
Ability to work shifts is considered an asset
Excellence communication skills - written and verbal
Comfort in working with many individuals at higher levels of the organization
Drive for continual improvement
Education and Experience
4-year university degree in a relevant discipline such as Engineering or Project Management
Minimum 8 years’ experience, up to and including 10 years of experience planning, scheduling or project management of industrial-scale outages (nuclear, power related outage experience preferred)
3 + years of experience managing, leading and mentoring staff
Operations background or experience preferred
Prior experience with Maximo and Primavera 6 is an asset
Previous Duty Outage Manager or Outage Control Centre/Project Control Centre experience
Skills, Knowledge, Education, and Experience per the above qualifications and experience
Verbal and written communication
Transferable skills (for example, effective communication, drive for accountability and results, time/organizational management, collaboration and teamwork)
Competency based interview
Past performance record and suitability for this position
Are you ready for a change?
Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter and resume, indicating your education and experience as it relates to this opportunity. We look forward to receiving your application and will be in contact with you, should you be selected for an interview.
The successful candidate will be selected based on related and required education, experience, knowledge and skills, a competency-based interview, and background reference checks.
As one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Bruce Power is committed to promoting a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion where workers feel valued for their uniqueness and are recognized for their individual differences, talents and skills. Diversity, equity and inclusion is critical to our business as we recognize that our people are our greatest resource. To support our inclusive workplace culture, we welcome and encourage everyone to apply.