Manager- Operations & Maintenance

January 12th, 2022

Location: San Francisco, CA or remote

The Manager of Operations and Maintenance (“O&M”) will have responsibility for the company’s rapidly growing portfolio of anaerobic digestion (“AD”) assets across the US, which produce Renewable Natural Gas (“RNG”) for injection into the US natural gas pipeline infrastructure. These assets vary in size from approximately 150 to 2,000 decatherms per day. In addition, you will be responsible for coordinating with the Directors of Asset Management and supporting the 3rd party operations for the production sites.  The Manager of O&M will focus on the safety, improvement, availability, and reliability of our operational assets. This position reports to the Director of O&M.

The ideal candidate will have specific experience in operations management of chemical/industrial/biological operations.

Key Responsibilities:

Collaborate with others to create innovative solutions, test operating constraints, and will develop tools and resources to help optimize facilities on a daily basis. Key responsibilities:

  • Uphold company values and encourage all employees to conduct their activities in accordance with all applicable laws and the company standards and policies, with a strong focus on environmental, health, and safety
  • Establish and enforce safety and environmental standards for sites while driving a strong culture of operational discipline
  • Identify gaps, develop improvement plans, and deliver on enhancing the performance, availability, and reliability of existing operating assets
  • Implement lessons learned from existing facilities to incorporate in new facility design
  • Coordinate internal resources and 3rd party contractors/vendors
  • Develop operational testing/trial plans
  • Oversee sampling and testing strategies for each site
  • Drive consistency in approach to operations and troubleshooting
  • Develop internal and external reports and tracking tools
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Experience & Education 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • At least 5 years of related experience
  • Previous O&M experience required; experience in a similar industry function
  • Broad hands-on technical experience in the operation of RNG, oil and gas or industrial chemical production

Knowledge & Skills 

  • Deep experience in the energy sector and understanding of US energy (power, oil, and gas) infrastructure, markets, and incentives
  • Capability to develop equipment monitoring and maintenance strategies
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Excellent problem solving and strategic thinking skills
  • Proficiency with MS Office, AutoCAD, MS Project, Maximo, PI
  • Ability to interpret technical drawings

Abilities

  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with an ability to manage a significant workload and prioritize for success
  • Professional, personable, approachable, diplomatic, and courteous demeanor
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • The mindset of constant optimization across O&M with the ability to create an environment of ideas and execution
  • Effective at creating, summarizing, and presenting information logically for executive decision making
  • Willing to travel up to 50% of the time across the United States

Benefits

  • Medical
  • Vision
  • Dental
  • 401k
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Commuter benefits
  • Disability assistance
  • Paid vacation

How to Apply:

Please send your cover letter and resume to operations@brightmark.com