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Electrical Maintenance Supervisor III

Date: Feb 15, 2019

Location: West Olive, MI, US

Company: Consumers Energy

Join a diverse and dynamic team that makes and delivers the most valuable services in the world: electricity and natural gas.  At Consumers Energy, our customers are at the heart of everything we do.  Our employees work around the clock to provide service to our customers in honor of our history and to fulfill our promise to Michigan - Count on Us!  Consumers Energy, the principal subsidiary of CMS Energy and headquartered in Jackson, Michigan, provides natural gas and electricity to nearly 6.8 million of the Michigan's 10 million residents in all 68 Lower Peninsula counties.



Department Summary

The JH Campbell Site Maintenance Department is responsible for the planning, scheduling and execution of online and outage maintenance work in accordance with the Generation Work Management and Outage Management Processes respectively. The JH Campbell Maintenance Department has the overall responsibility to provide and manage site maintenance resources in order to safely and efficiently maintain the Site’s generating equipment and associated systems.


Job Description/Responsibilities

This job vacancy is for the Electrical Maintenance Supervisor III position, located at Units 1 and 2 of the JH Campbell Site. This position will be reporting to the Unit 1 and 2 Maintenance Lead, and will have the overall responsibility for OM&C supervisory and work order planning activities associated with on-line and outage work associated with units 1 and 2, but will assist across the Site as necessary. The Electrical Maintenance Supervisor III performs several important functions that include the following: short and long term work order planning, parts and material procurement, overtime scheduling, maintenance plan creation, OM&C employee oversite. The Electrical Maintenance Supervisor is expected to participate in weekend on-call rotation, along with relief supervision across the site.



  • A High School diploma or GED.
  • 2+ years of industrial electrical experience including 480V and 6.9KV systems equipment.


The following skills and experience will set you apart from others:

  • Bachelor degree with majors in Business, Technical or Engineering with an emphasis in electrical studies.
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical and electrical drawings, schematics, one-line diagrams, and piping and instrumentation drawings (P&IDs).
  • Familiarity with PLC controls and troubleshooting.
  • Knowledge in the maintenance and troubleshooting most complex electrical equipment such as but not limited to motors, circuit breakers, switch gear, and other control devices.
  • Work order planning experience.
  • Experience in power plant industry highly desirable, especially fossil generation.
  • First Line Supervision experience.
  • SAP experience.
  • Experience with other computer based software programs, including Microsoft Office suite.
  • Candidates for this position shall have demonstrated communication and team building skills.


Essential Functions

Responsible for the organization, coordination, evaluating and supervision of employees assigned to the maintenance of a fossil fueled power plant.  Recommends proposed changes and enhancements to systems and facilities operation/maintenance, responds to complaints and requests for information, prepares and maintains reports of completed job orders and the status of jobs in progress.  Inspects jobs to check on work progress, assure satisfactory completion and plans new assignments, prepares requisitions for maintenance supplies, equipment and materials and supervises special projects as required.  Conducts regular safety meetings, participates as a member of safety committee; investigates and completes necessary incident reports and accident reports; maintains records, prepares and submits required reports for appropriate agencies.  Will develop, plan and implement preventative maintenance programs.  Plans work orders per the work management process. Regular attendance is expected. Attends internal and external meetings and provides support services in a legal and ethical manner.

  • Provide updates at meetings and give presentations
  • Talking on the Telephone –
  • Be able communicate with internal and external customers.
  • Using a computer for up to 8 hours or more per day – Be able use multiple applications at once
  • Follow Written and Oral work Instructions –Be able to follow Job Aids and Work Instructions
  • Writing/ Taking notes – Be able to write and take notes or fill out forms
  • Be able to use standard office equipment – Copy machine, fax, printer
  • Responsible for establishing schedules that meet commitments made  


Hours and Travel

This position requires the individual work 40 plus hours per week with time spent in the office or specific field locations.

  • Work may involve multiple shifts and/or unusual hours to support work through various events.
  • Requires employee to participate in an on-call weekend and after-hours support rotation
  • May require after hours response for both emergent and non-emergent events


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to talk or hear. The employee must frequently lift and move up to ten pounds and occasionally lift and move up to twenty-five pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The noise level at the field site is often loud.

Position will be filled at the appropriate salary grade based upon the skills, knowledge, and experience of the selected candidate.
All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

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