187 – Gas Fired Power Plant Team Leaders

Job Number: 187

Location: Nationwide

Industry: Electrical Power – Nuclear


The McLain Group represents a client, a leader in the commercial power industry, with an immediate need for fossil power plant Team Leaders.  Our client offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits and promotes the development and success of their employees.

Extensive knowledge of power plant operating and maintenance practices, equipment maintenance strategies, lock out /tag out or Tagging Procedure and other safety procedures. Demonstrated ability to communicate and work effectively with contractors and outside agencies. Demonstrated ability to actively engage subordinates and other plant personnel to strive for operational excellence. Proven analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent communication skills and ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization. Ability to quickly and accurately address complex problems using creative solutions. Has a history of strong accountability for results.


  • Responsible for safety, compliance, budgeting, reliability, and all other aspects of plant operations. Provides direction to operational/maintenance personnel, schedules shift resources, and manages staffing issues. Provides leadership for and the development of direct reports in order to embrace a culture of strong fundamentals of operation and maintenance. Embraces human performance improvement initiatives.
  • Assures that plant operations/maintenance personnel comply with safe work practices and processes, comply with plant procedures, and efficiently and effectively operate and maintain the plant equipment. Develops procedures, checklists, and performance measures to monitor process controls to ensure that all operations, maintenance, and regulatory requirements are fulfilled within staff. Develops, implements, and maintains a high standard of performance through the use of operational procedures, operations rounds/trending, shift turnover, protection system functionality, water chemistry, system descriptions, maintenance procedures, etc.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with internal and external interfaces and key strategic alliance partners. Maintains an awareness of the latest industry research and practical application to drive continuous improvement.
  • Provides and supports budget/project development and cost control for short range work plans and long range strategic planning. Prepares and manages budget in assigned areas to leverage our financial process to manage deviations from the approved annual budget.
  • Initiates and provides leadership in respect to contract management/contractor oversight for routine and outage work.
  • Evaluates and champions gap closure actions that are consistent with the company’s overall business strategy.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • With technical degree: 5 years of Power Plant Operations/Maintenance or engineering experience.
  • Without degree: 10 years of power plant experience.
  • Desired: Experience with gas fired power plants
  • Also prefer candidates with prior supervisory or other leadership experience.

To Apply for this opportunity:

For confidential consideration, please email your resume to rperry@themclaingroup.net


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Please note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

About The McLain Group:

The McLain Group specializes in providing top talent for a variety of positions in the nuclear power industry. We are experienced at identifying the right people to meet critical staffing needs as well as the right jobs to meet career objectives. We are committed to satisfying both clients and candidates. To learn more, please visit www.themclaingroup.net