Cogentrix is a leading independent power producer with a long track record of successfully acquiring, developing, constructing, operating, improving and divesting power generation assets. Cogentrix is owned by funds managed by The Carlyle Group, one of the world’s largest alternative asset management firms, and serves as Carlyle’s in-house power asset management platform. Cogentrix has been directly involved in the development, ownership, operations and management of coal-fired, natural gas-fired, and solar power assets delivering a combined generating capacity in excess of 10 GW. Through the ownership and operation of these plants, Cogentrix has participated in most of the major power regions in the U.S. Cogentrix currently manages plants in the Carlyle portfolio, which has a total net generation of approximately 5,800 MW
The person holding this position provides supervisions to the plant operations and maintenance personnel for the safe and efficient operation and maintenance of generating equipment under the general direction of the Operations Vice President. He/She manages the daily operation of the facility to insure that the environment and plant personnel are safe. The person in the position develops and maintains start-up, shutdown, normal, abnormal and emergency operations procedures, monitors and tracks plant operating performance, and prepares operating and outage reports. He/She ensures that all plant operations are performed in compliance with all permits, laws and regulations. He/She also plans, schedules and supervises the preventative, corrective and overhaul maintenance of all power plant electric generating and associated plant equipment to assure the plant is operated in a reliable, safe and efficient manner. He/She plans and coordinates maintenance activities to minimize forced outages; develops and maintains preventive, corrective, and emergency maintenance procedures; and coordinates and monitors the activities of contractors.
This position will be located in the west Chicago area within commuting distance of Elgin and East Dundee, IL. The position will also require periodic travel to the Tilton facility located near Danville,
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May perform repetitive and non-repetitive physical duties requiring lifts, pushing, pulling, stretching, bending, climbing, working in awkward potions and lifting up to 50 pounds.
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