Position Summary: Primary responsibilities will be to operate, troubleshoot, repair and maintain all mechanical, or electrical equipment as required, supporting plant operations and maximizing asset value. Must have experience as a power plant Operator and sufficient experience to be regarded as a peer leader in one of the following maintenance areas: Electrical experience in 120 - 20,000 voltage, Switchgear, Relaying, Motor Control Circuitry, Industrial Lighting; Mechanical experience in disassembly, inspection, repair, and alignment of rotating equipment; Instrumentation experience in installation and calibration of measurement devices and control system components. Perform other duties as required.
Tasks. Duties and Responsibilities: Operate, monitor, and maintain turbines, generators, pumps, water treatment plant, boilers, motors, combustion turbines and associated auxiliary equipment in a safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible manner. After becoming familiar with plant equipment and systems, be prepared to start, stop and operate units from the control room. Comply with established BEPC safety rules, procedures, and guidelines. Respond to atypical system conditions and report findings. Provide overall maintenance of mechanical, electrical and other systems required to safely and efficiently operate the plant. Practice situational leadership, environmental and safety stewardship. Maintain, develop and follow operations and maintenance procedures. Understand and follow BEPC’s safety and environmental policies and procedures. Apply correct procedures (LOTO) for isolating, switching, releasing or restoring equipment to service to facilitate repairs, reduce risk of personal injury, and prevent damage to equipment.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Proficiency in the use of tools and equipment needed to properly install, test and maintain a variety of equipment. Knowledge of high voltage electrical equipment and understanding of power plant prints. Ability to effectively operate power generating and associated equipment, as both an outside operator and as a control room operator. Should be proficient with the use of computers, electronic equipment and software for reporting, logging, maintenance and parts. Availability to work rotating shift work and overtime as required, including responding to call-outs and covering shift vacancies. Ability to alternate to dayshift work schedule during periods when plant activities are focused on maintenance. Ability to maintain a valid driver's license to perform the essential job functions.
Education and Experience Requirements: Requires a two-year technical college degree, military experience, power plant experience or other related training and experience in Power Plant Technology,, or Electronics. Must have turbine operation/maintenance experience and equivalent of 4 years of directly related operational experience. Minimum 1 year CRO experience preferred. Experience in electrical and/or Instrumentation & Control (I&C). Strong mechanical aptitude, prior experience working with rotating equipment and proven ability to perform variety of electrical I&C and mechanical maintenance duties.
Physical and Environmental Requirements: Requires working inside and outside of electric generating plant in varying weather conditions and temperature extremes with extreme ranges of humidity and dryness. Requires working in areas of constant high noise and vibration levels. Requires ability to physically perform essential functions of the job including the ability to lift push pull or carry weights up to 75 pounds and ability to work with arms above the head, kneel, squat, bend, stand and walking on a frequent basis. Requires ability to climb ladders, stairs and work at heights up to 150 feet. Requires wearing personal safety equipment. Requires hearing within normal range, hearing aids are permitted. Requires vision within normal range, corrective lens are permitted. Must be able to respond within 45 minutes to the plant facility and be available for 24-hour on-call and emergency response.