Utility Systems Manager – Kodiak, AK, US


Utility Systems Manager – Kodiak, AK, US

Utility Systems Manager

Department: Facilities Operations Management
Location: Kodiak, AK, US

NIKA is hiring for a Utility Systems Manager to supervise, evaluate, plan, and participate in the day-to-day operations and mechanical maintenance and repairs for a base operations support services contract in Kodiak, AK! 

Named a “Top Workplace” by the Washington Post, NIKA is a well-established company that is focused on growth within an entrepreneurial environment. We work with governments to operate and manage their real property. Our operations management, engineering, and project management services provide our customers with the value and expertise to ensure operational readiness for complex and mission-critical facilities.                                                

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Utility Systems Manager will supervise, evaluate, plan, and participate in the day-to-day operations and mechanical maintenance and repairs of all the base plants, Petroleum, Oils, and Lubricants (POL) facilities, and their respective base-wide distribution systems.
  • This position shall be responsible for supervising subordinates in separate plant locations.
  • Ensure all plants, including POL and fuel services, operate, maintain, and stay in accordance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and industry best management practices.
  • The utility systems manager shall create operating standards and best practices for managing day-to-day operations of internal and external workforces executing facility and utility systems.  

Required Skills

  • Must currently hold at least one State of Alaska license or certification
  • Must currently hold a TWIC identification card or State of Alaska airport access pass.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years’ experience as a licensed industrial plant or fuel facilities operator. This experience should include the use, maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of computers, system monitoring equipment and automated plant equipment.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience supervising other workers who monitor, operate, maintain, and repair industrial plants or fuel facilities, as well as their systems and equipment. 
  • Proficiency in the use of standard software programs to keep accurate and detailed electronic and hard copy records, generate reports, and maintain plant and POL O&M Manuals.
  • Familiarity with and knowledge of the regulations governing the plants and fuel facilities and their distribution systems.
  • Knowledge of the repair, maintenance practices, and needs for fuel facilities or plants and distribution systems.
  • Knowledge of the safety hazards and necessary safety precautions connected with plant operation.
  • Ability to establish standard plant operating and safety procedures.
  • Must possess strong knowledge of engineering operations (e.g., facilities, utilities, maintenance, and design).

NIKA provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, NIKA takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees are treated during employment without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.