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Supervisor - Utilities

Omaha, NE
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Supervisor – Utilities






Omaha, NE


Maintenance Manager






May 2021






Responsible for developing and implementing PSM/RMP programs for ammonia at the plant., as well as developing and implementing regulatory programs and best practices for our boiler at the Omaha plant. The utilities maintenance supervisor will provide direction to the PSM/RMP and boiler teams and assist the plant in developing, implementing, and sustaining plant specific policies, procedures, programs, and training to achieve and maintain compliance with health, safety and environmental laws and regulations.




  • Implement corporate programs and systems that drive consistency while ensuring that procedures and practices are aligned with state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of PSM (14 elements), RMP, and any applicable state and federal rules and regulations for ammonia and boiler dedicated plants.
  • Conduct audits and inspections of plant performance and activities involving the PSM/RMP operations and programs and boiler safety management programs.
  • Coordinates, and participates in PSM and RMP program activities at a local level which includes management of change, pre-startup safety review, and process hazard analysis activities. The PSM /RMP supervisor also coordinates and participates in field MOC and PSSR meetings when needed.
  • The PSM/RMP and Boiler supervisor monitors and assists in training on operating procedures including the annual review/certification and initial/refresher training. The supervisor assists in creating and updating operating procedures when needed as well as maintaining the operating procedure training matrix. When and where necessary, the PSM/RMP Boiler supervisor will conduct training for the facility team.
  • The coordinator will implement and participate in employee activities in accordance with the PSM and RMP program requirements.
  • If necessary, the supervisor will help the facility teams troubleshoot, diagnose, replace, disassemble, repair, and overhaul all major equipment associated with ammonia refrigeration systems, boilers, pneumatic, and plant utilities systems.
  • The supervisor will assist and supervise the responsible person(s) for operation, maintenance and/or repair of refrigeration, boiler, and pneumatic systems, including but not limited to electrical, electronic, mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems.
  • The supervisor will follow all safety programs for the Utilities operation and/or maintenance of all associated equipment in area of responsibility, and when necessary train and correct unsafe behaviors associated with these responsibilities.
  • The supervisor will promote a safety culture and drive improvements in the PSM/RMP and Boiler programs.
  • Provides support and takes a leadership role in OSHA and EPA audits of the PSM/RMP and Boiler programs, and other regulator audits of the refrigeration and boiler systems.
  • Coordinates data retrieval, compilation, and reporting for company’s process safety key performance indicator metrics.
  • Provides direction to Corporate HSE Sr. Manager, engineering, and maintenance contractors for the refrigeration and related cooling and boiler projects and modifications.
  • Defines and prioritize site programs to meet the needs of regulatory compliance, risk analysis recommendations, corporate policies, site specific procedures and audit findings. Assist plant staff in prioritization of action items to address gaps.
  • Suggest changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of PSM/RMP and Boiler programs and maintenance crews.
  • Operate refrigeration system with the ability to make changes in component sequencing within normal operating conditions. 




•                      Able to think like a business owner on a fast-paced environment.

•                      Courageous integrity: someone able to proactively identify risks and opportunities in the best interest of a sustainable business operation.

•                      Curious; seeks to understand the business and impact of their role to the organization.

•                      Skilled in problem solving, plan development and priority setting.

•                      Proactive and results oriented.




  • Third Grade Boilers License preferred, otherwise must be obtained within two (2) years of hire date
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years Industrial ammonia refrigeration experience
  • Must be able to read and understand electrical diagrams, blueprints, drawings, P&ID’s, and technical service manuals
  • HVAC experience with current EPA certification for Freon is highly preferred
  • Must be able to work in extreme conditions for long periods of time. This is to include heat, cold, rain, snow, limited movement areas, heights, etc.
  • Must be able to work overtime, irregular hours, and/or rotating shifts scheduled by the Department Manager.



  • Minimum Education Required:  High School Diploma or equivalent technical or trade school refrigeration or mechanical engineering degree preferred



·         Constantly stands.

·         Frequently walks.

·         Occasionally sits.

·         Occasionally type/keyboard, grip and repetitive hand use.

·         Frequently bends at the waist.

·         Occasionally twists and turns, kneels and squats.

·         Frequently would need the ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds.

·         Occasionally would need the ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

·         Frequently need to push/pull up to 30 pounds.

·         Occasionally would need the ability to push/pull up to 50 pounds.

·         Work hours may vary depending on production needs.

·         Constantly exposed to loud noises when on the production floor.



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