PAE, Inc Operations Shift Supervisor in Houston, Texas

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Operations Shift Supervisor

Position Title: Operations Shift Supervisor Job Code: E51354

Company Conformance Statement ·

In the performance of their respective tasks and duties all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within deadlines with or withoutdirectsupervision.

  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers, and suppliers.

  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations.

Employees are required to:

  • Comply with all applicable safety and health-relatedrules, regulations, and procedures;

  • Work safely themselves and help their teammates work safely;

  • Assist supervisors and managers in identifying and mitigating potentially hazardous conditions; and

  • Help the organization maintain a safe and healthy workplace.

Purpose of the Position

Will perform assigned Operations Shift Supervisor duties as a PAE employee onsite at the NASA Johnson Space Center. Responsible for supervising both Operations and Maintenance personnel on a rotating shift basis. Oversee and direct operations personnel in safely, providing required services to Customer. This includes the operations of boilers, large commercial chillers, compressed air systems, potable water system, various cooling towers, HVAC and various other building services

Principal Responsibilities of the Position

Oversee and direct operations personnel in the safe troubleshooting diagnosis, and repair

. of the equipment needed to deliver required services to Customer. Using industry best practices, prioritize operation needs to best utilize available manpower while still providing services to the Customer. Communicate with the Work Control Center the status of all work orders reported during the shift.

Fill vacancies and assign overtime, as required, and according to the International Union of Operating Engineers (IUOE), Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) to maintain the required workforce on site at all times. Act as off-hours contact person for all PAE activities. Communicate to on-duty Management, as needed or instructed.

Train, mentor, and coach employees to ensure the workforce is continuously improving in the areas. Of job knowledge, skills, and the ability to safely perform assigned tasks. Oversee the operation of various equipment as directed to fit PM schedules, outages and other factors that influence the ability of the Plant to meet Customer needs.

Enforce PAE and JSC policies and guidelines including use of JHAs, PPE requirements, safe work practices, timekeeping, etc. Complete reports as assigned to ensure important information is communicated to other shift personnel, upper

Management and NASA. Will Provide PAE incident command requirements on assigned shift. Will coordinate and execute building outages and Utility Procedures. Support Hurricane Ride-Out Team.

Special Knowl edge and Skills Required

Organization skills to balance and prioritize work

Analytical and problem solving skills

Interpersonal and interviewing skills to gather information from personnel

Ability to work independently and as part of a team

Computer knowledge including, but not limited to, the ability to work comfortably with Microsoft Office Suite including Outlook, Excel and Word.

Ability to access and work on the intranet and the Internet.

Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal forms of English. Also the ability to communicate with all levels from new Operators to upper level management.

Professional appearance and demeanor as required supervising others.

Knowledge of rotating shift work including overtime and vacancy filling.

Willingness to work rotating shifts as assigned.

.Thorough knowledge of process operations, including fired boilers, commercial chillers, and various other utility type processes.

Willingness and ability to quickly learn the processes at JSC.

Ability to manager and resolve workplace conflicts.

Knowledge of basic workplace safety requirements.

Willingness to coach and/or discipline employees who fail to follow PAE and/or NASA policies.

Previous experience supervising a represented workforce.

Ability to quickly identify priorities concerning operation needs based on manpower and the need to provide product to our Customer.

Knowledge of laws, standards and guideline material concerning OSHA HAZWOPER training and RCRA, waste/wastewater, waste management, Spill Prevention, control and Countermeasures (SPCC), and storm water management.

Tasks typically assigned to Operations Shift Supervi sor

Develop and maintain the professionalism required to be an effective Supervisor at PAE/JSC.

Supervise Field Operations, EMCS Operators, Hot/Cold Team, Shift Maintenance, Site Operations and Plant Operations.

Implement an aggressive personal training plan to gain the knowledge to be a proper FLS at PAE/JSC.

Learn the IUOE Contract, the FSS contract, environmental regulations, LOTO procedure, and other binding documents that regulate our operations of the site and be able to manage personnel, equipment, and communications accordingly.

Oversee all operations at JSC. This would include the Central Heating and Cooling Plant at Building 24 (CHCP), Auxiliary Chiller Plant at Building 28(ACP), Mission Control Power Plant at Building 48 (MCPP), Water Plant at Building 319 and 322 and the Sewage Pumping Stations.

Perform daily audits and manage personnel to maintain proper housekeeping, especially in assigned areas.

During each shift complete a walk-through of assigned areas on a rotating basis to maintain awareness of equipment status. This would include knowing the operational capabilities, availability and reliability of equipment in these areas.

Conduct a daily shift meeting with all assigned personnel and discuss operations, upcoming events and outages, recent changes, and other information as needed to maximize our ability to provide services. This meeting should include a discussion of any pertinent safety topics.

Publish the Daily Morning Report for each shift, and update the Operations (Ops) Status report.

Communicate to supervision and other support personnel requirements to maintain safe and efficient operations at JSC.

Verify that all personnel reported to work for their assigned shifts. Fill vacancies as required. This will include scheduling personnel for training, physicals, vacation, jury duty, death in the family, weather support, workload and

Company required meetings. This would also include recording and communicating when employees call in to report illness and filling the associated vacancy.

Ensure that the Overtime Log is kept up to date and current with employees' overtime hours.

Verify and approve (by electronic signature) employee timesheets in TLS.

Check Outage Schedules and make sure field personnel are aware of same.

Routine checks of Operator duties. Spend time in the field observing Operators performing duties. Coach and mentor Operators to improve knowledge and skills.

Communicate and enforce Company policy, changes and/or other information as available.

Work with Training Coordinator to make sure Operations Personnel receive correct training and that required training (both operations and regulatory) is current.

Provide the assigned Operators with proper PPE, tools and equipment to allow them to safely and properly perform their jobs. Tuesday and Friday perform routine audits of PPE lockers to ensure they are properly supplied.

Review and monitor operations daily shift logs and readings. Communicate to Operators when there are deficiencies and encourage those assigned to them to give due diligence to shift notes, logs, chemistry reports, etc.

At least once per shift, review one (1) Operators' complete set of shift notes, readings and logs. Coach and mentor the Operator as needed to improve any deficiencies. ·

Review ALL shift turnover reports for the assigned shift.

Complete a proper Turnover Report for the oncoming Shift Supervisor.

Constantly monitor and visually inspect work areas for unsafe conditions and/or unsafe behaviors. Coach and/or mentor assigned Operators as necessary to correct any deficiencies.

Record daily CM's and PM's and take paperwork to WCC.

Complete assigned reports, Utility Procedures (UPs), Job Hazard Analysis (JHAs), etc. as assigned.

Collect and compile the necessary information needed for the following;

Company Monthly Truck Mileage Report

Monthly Annex 4 Report.

Be available as required to cover shifts when vacancies occur.

Complete Flash Reports, as required within 2 hours of events.

Assign and track emergency and urgent work orders with craft persons. Interact with craft persons to develop best plan forward for these work orders.

Other tasks and duties as assigned by the Operations/Utilities Manager and the Senior Shift Supervisor.

Education and Experience Requirements

Must have a High School diploma or a GED.

Requirements .

  • Must be a U.S.Citizen in order to obtain required NASA badge.

  • Must be able to provide a certifiedBirthCertificate (with state seal. Passport or INS Citizenship documents on date of hire (candidate will be sent home iifthis paperwork is not provided upon arrival on date of hire).

  • Must have the ability to communicate the English language, both verbally and written,in an effective manner.

  • Must have, and maintain, a valid Texas driver's license.

  • Must be able to pass a Pre-Employment background check and drug screen test.

  • Clean, neat, and professional personal appearance.

  • Will insure quality and completeness of work in a safe and timely manner as well as insuring areas worked are clean, neat and ready for Customers' needs when complete.

Physical Requirements

  • Dexterity to operate office equipment as required by the position.


  • Prior knowledge of NASA site, experienced with working on government installations preferred.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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