Powerplant Manager

JOB TITLE: Powerplant Manager

LOCATION: Port Harcourt


A Power plant manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of power plants. He/She ensures that their facility is running smoothly and efficiently, and ensure that all safety protocols are being followed at all times.


• Coordinating with other company managers to ensure that their facilities are running efficiently
• Monitoring energy prices on the spot market to ensure that the plant is selling at a profit
• Developing a plan for emergency response in case of equipment failure or other emergencies
• Creating a detailed list of goals and objectives for the department, which may include increasing efficiency, reducing costs, and improving employee morale
• Training new employees in proper safety procedures and emergency response plans
• Maintaining equipment to ensure that it is operating properly and efficiently
• Identifying opportunities to reduce energy consumption through improved efficiency measures or by switching to alternative energy sources such as wind, solar, or hydroelectric power
• Overseeing the daily operations of the plant, including maintenance, repair, hiring, and firing decisions
• Providing leadership and management to the facility’s staff to ensure that operations run smoothly and efficiently


• Graduate in Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
• 8-10 years’ experience in similar fields
• Knowledge of Jenbacher Gas Engine + Cummins DG engine operation & Maintenance
• In-depth knowledge of power plant systems, including boilers, turbines, generators, and controls
• Working knowledge of safety regulations and best practices
• Excellent project management skills
• Effective communication (both written and oral) skill
• Strong organization and management skill
• Proven leadership and supervisory experience
• Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills

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