Description of Responsibilities, duties, and expectations –
The individual assigned to the Division Manager (DM) position is responsible for and will lead the activities of the East Division team of employees including Regional Operation Managers, Plant Managers and associated employees, Maintenance/Technical Manager(s) and associated employees. Operations in the ECRE East Division include facilities in northern New York, southern Vermont and across Massachusetts. The DM is tasked with working independently in leading the East Division team as well as working closely with ECRE Leadership (Sr VP Operations directly), EHS, Dam Safety, License Compliance, Asset Management, Finance, Engineering, Human Resources, and others in a cooperative fashion to assure ECRE leadership values and company policies are both clearly understood and are being followed. The DM is responsible for all aspects of divisional performance and therefore must foster a strong relationship with both ECRE staff and the East Division employees to deliver required business results.
The DM is responsible for safe, environmentally compliant, and efficient day-today operations, management/execution of major and minor facility improvement projects, maintenance activities, public recreation on project property, personnel management/development, and continuous improvement in the division.
The DM is expected to oversee all divisional activities and therefore must maintain and demonstrate specific abilities and skills necessary to oversee and manage the broad range of responsibilities associated with the position. These include the following:
Strong leadership and management skills. Ability to mentor employees and guide the team towards achieving objectives and improving performance.
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Ability to effectively communicate with company leadership groups and local operational staff.
Ability to set priorities with multiple objectives and drive results.
Ability to travel throughout the division on a frequent basis to ensure employee safety & operations compliance, interact with employees and observe performance/facility improvements first hand.
Organizational skills to understand and ensure regulatory compliance with project licenses, permits, all other federal and state requirements and agreements.
Leadership and interpersonal skills to promote a culture of safety, compliance, continuous improvement, and teamwork.
Personal integrity and commitment demonstrative of ECRE’s desired safe work habits.
Specific responsibilities include:
Provide strategic direction and leadership towards achievement of key productivity indicators and performance objectives for the division.
Ensure assets are properly maintained and efficiently operated/managed to achieve safety, compliance, operational, and revenue goals.
Ensure improvement/maintenance projects are being managed efficiently with focus on clear scopes and objectives, while maintaining schedules and budgets.
Strategically plan and budget five-year budget forecast for both capital and major maintenance projects.
Maintain O&M five-year budget and forecasts.
Provide plans, directions and budgets related to labor.
Ensure a safe work environment for all employees.
Promote and provide open and honest communications.
Assuring proper record keeping and reporting on generation performance on a weekly basis.
Provide weekly reporting to ECRE Sr. VP of Ops.
Reviewing and assure adherence to requirements and effective movement of purchase orders, invoices, expense reports, etc. as required.
Organizational Relationships -
Reports directly to the Senior VP of Operations.
A minimum of an associate degree in a technical or engineering discipline or equivalent
A minimum of 10-15 years management experience in an operations manufacturing environment. Experience in hydro or fossil power plant operations is preferred
Demonstrated ability to lead a team in a challenging/quick changing environment and work well with others at all levels of the organization
Ability to understand complex issues as they relate to plant operations.
Ability to work extended hours, when required
Experience with supporting and/or managing major capital projects
Experience with managing multiple projects their budgets
Proficiency in Microsoft Office software products as well as other Windows based software
Eagle Creek Renewable Energy was founded in 2010 to acquire, enhance and operate small hydroelectric power facilities. Eagle Creeks’ facilities provide clean energy to electricity consumers in North America while allowing recreational opportunities and protecting historical resources and the environment. Eagle Creek currently owns and operates eighty-six hydroelectric facilities representing approximately 640 megawatts of capacity across the United States. Eagle Creek also has ownership interests equivalent to approximately 12 megawatts in fourteen other hydroelectric facilities and two solar facilities in New England.