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Evergy, Inc. Sr Maint Planner Substation in Salina, Kansas

Description

JOB TITLE: Sr Maintenance Planner Substation

REQUISITION: TRA009K

DEPARTMENT: Transmission, Substation Reliability and Maintenance – Salina Service Center

LOCATION: Salina, KS

PAY RANGE: $72,000 - $96,000

Scheduled Work Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Additional hours as required).

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Under general direction of the Mgr, Substation Planning, this position provides job planning and task coordination support for maintenance performed on substations to maximize the efficiency, effectiveness and productivity. Specific duties include:

Under general direction of the Manager, Substation Planning, this position provides job planning and task coordination support for maintenance performed on substations to maximize the efficiency, effectiveness and productivity. Specific duties include:

⦁ Communicates the expectation for safe and efficient execution of precision maintenance activities through the development of complete work packages. Work packages consist of:

⦁ Detailed work instructions and procedures

⦁ Supporting documents (equipment specifications, bills of material and drawings)

⦁ Resource estimates (labor, materials, equipment, tools and outside services)

⦁ Achieves higher equipment availability and improves maintenance effectiveness through pre-job coordination activities; such as organizing tasks in a logical manner, interfacing with internal and external customers, requesting the appropriate clearances, arranging for material and equipment staging, and communicating scheduled activities to craft and maintenance management employees.

⦁ Manages backlogged preventive, predictive and corrective Substation Maintenance tasks based on their overall risk to equipment health, system reliability, public and employee safety, and the environment.

⦁ Actively engages in ongoing reliability, availability and maintainability improvement efforts; including Preventative Maintenance Optimization (PMO), Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM), and Root Cause Analysis (RCA).

⦁ Develops and continuously improves personal and departmental planning and scheduling work processes by incorporating maintenance and reliability best practices and feedback from field personnel.

Qualifications

Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires a high school diploma and relevant experience. Prefer technical degree, bachelor’s degree or other related degree that will enhance the candidate’s knowledge, skill and ability to successfully perform this job.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

⦁ Expert level knowledge of safe work practices regarding the repair and maintenance of substation equipment; such as transformers, switchgear, circuit breakers, fuses, capacitors, distribution bus, voltage regulators, etc.

⦁ Demonstrated ability to read, interpret and apply information from equipment files, drawings, catalogs, reports and manuals; as well as perform the basic mathematical computations involved in planning, scheduling, estimating and purchasing.

⦁ High level of proficiency using Cascade™, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel applications; along with strong technical writing skills and keyboarding competency.

⦁ Self-starter with excellent organizational and time/priority management skills - work with little supervision.

⦁ Ability to handle multiple priorities in a highly demanding team atmosphere - keep multiple jobs in controlled motion simultaneously.

⦁ Excellent interpersonal skills - the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other personnel including subordinates, peers, managers, customers, contractors and other contacts.

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding and/or Testing Required:

Successful candidate must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

Working Conditions:

Most of the time will be spent in an office environment, with the sometime being spent in maintenance shops or at substations. Must have satisfactory work record including good attendance.

Evergy has a clear mission – To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know to accomplish becoming the most innovative and reliable energy company, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone – regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status – has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Shift Standard

Job Field: Transmission/Substation/Construction

Req ID: TRA009K

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