Plant Manager – Vermont

Job Description


AD Energy is working on an exciting new opportunity for an RNG Plant Manager with one of our clients going through a continued period of growth in the RNG industry.

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic business.

Position: RNG Plant Manager


We are seeking an experienced and dedicated RNG (Renewable Natural Gas) Plant Manager to oversee the operations of our dairy manure site in St Albans, Vermont. The ideal candidate will possess a strong technical background with basic electrical and instrumentation skills, coupled with hands-on experience in plant management. This role also requires competency in budgeting and financial oversight to ensure the efficient and profitable operation of the plant.

Key Responsibilities:

· Plant Operations Management:

· Oversee daily operations of the RNG plant, ensuring compliance with safety, environmental, and operational standards.

· Monitor and optimize the performance of the plant’s systems and processes.

· Conduct regular inspections and maintenance of equipment to ensure reliable operation.

· Technical Expertise:

· Utilize basic electrical and instrumentation skills to troubleshoot and repair plant equipment.

· Supervise and support the technical team in maintaining and upgrading plant systems.

· Implement preventive maintenance programs to reduce downtime and extend equipment life.

· Financial Management:

· Develop and manage the plant’s budget, including operating expenses, capital expenditures, and revenue forecasting.

· Monitor financial performance and implement cost-saving measures where possible.

· Prepare regular financial reports and present findings to senior management.

· Compliance and Reporting:

· Ensure the plant complies with all relevant local, state, and federal regulations.

· Maintain accurate records of operations, maintenance, and financial activities.

· Prepare and submit required regulatory and environmental reports.

· Team Leadership:

· Lead, mentor, and train plant personnel to achieve operational excellence.

· Foster a culture of safety, teamwork, and continuous improvement.

· Conduct performance evaluations and manage staff scheduling.

· Stakeholder Engagement:

· Coordinate with dairy farm operators to ensure a steady supply of feedstock.

· Liaise with utility companies, regulatory bodies, and other external stakeholders.

· Represent the plant in community outreach and sustainability initiatives.


· Education and Experience:

· Minimum of 5 years of experience in plant management, or Supervisor preferably in renewable energy or waste-to-energy operations.

· Proven experience with basic electrical and instrumentation tasks.

· Technical Skills:

· Hands-on experience with electrical systems, instrumentation, and control systems.

· Financial Acumen:

· Experience in budgeting, financial analysis, and cost management.

· Proficiency in using XL Spreadsheets.

· Soft Skills:

· Excellent leadership and team management abilities.

· Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.

· Effective communication and interpersonal skills.


· Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses.

· Health, dental, and vision insurance.

· Relocation package if necessary

· Paid time off and holidays.

· Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.=

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