ESSSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Serves as the custodian of the Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS)
- Perform all maintenance, troubleshooting, and calibration of CEMS equipment
- Possess an intimate knowledge of the Data Acquisition and Handling System (DAHS) and be responsible for maintaining the database of organized environmental monitoring parameter detail in accordance with all applicable permit requirements and assist in the reporting process as directed
- Monitor and make revisions to the site CEMS QA/QC Plan
- Demonstrate specific knowledge of the following:
- Emerson Ovation Distributed Control System
- System Diagnostic Tools
- Shutdown and Reboot Handling
- Network basics and Diagnostic of Network Component Faults
- Hardware components Diagnostics and Replacement (Appl. Server, Automation Server and FUM)
- Profibus-DP: Electrical Network Diagnostic
- I/O Diagnosis, Replacement and Troubleshooting
- Off Line and On-line loading of application programs
- Tracing of signal paths with the dynamic FUP
- Simulation of binary and analog signals
- Systems analysis, administration, and event managing
- Analysis of hardware and software errors
- Archive Management: Swap out Handling
- System Back-up
- Basics of turbine controller
- Function charts and diagrams
- Cabinets, structure and rack arrangement
- Hardware and software components
- Use of turbine specific macros
- Programming memory of sub-modules
- PDMA Testing
- Redundancy principle
- Troubleshoot, inspect, test, maintain, repair, clean and calibrate instrumentation and solid state and microprocessor based control equipment including plant communications equipment, programmable controllers, distributive control systems, generator excitation equipment, battery chargers, and semi-conductor devices. Knowledge of Ladder logic
- Troubleshoot, inspect maintain, repair, test and clean electrical equipment including: circuit breakers, motor operated valves, AC&DC motors and controllers, switches, solenoid valves, and rectifiers
- Use a wide range of test equipment, including recorders, computers, control and tuning modules, PC based software analyzer programs, oscilloscopes, data analyzers, logic test equipment, PDMA analog and digital muti-meters, meggars and other test equipment, while performing tests to identity problems and to maintain and calibrate equipment to performance standards
- Make regular inspection rounds of plant electrical, instrumentation, and control equipment
- Connect, disconnect, and tag out equipment and circuits for test or repair and safety of personnel and equipment
- Assist in developing detailed preventive and predictive maintenance operations procedures for plant electrical, instrumentation, and control equipment
- Install, build, or modify plant electrical, instrument, and control equipment as directed by the Instrumentation Supervisor or Maintenance Manager
- Pull cable and install and bend conduit
- Perform inspections in compliance with the National Electrical Code
- Perform basic machine tool operations using the drill press, grinder, and lathe
- Perform soldering on electronic components
- Perform rigging and some basic mechanical repairs
- Maintain shop and other areas of the plant in a neat and orderly fashion
- Responsible for the safe and efficient use of materials, tools, and test equipment
- Responsible for his/her safety and all other working around him/her
- Responsible for maintenance, troubleshooting, and calibration of process control systems, including pressure transducers, flow meters, temperature transmitters, level transmitters, controllers and meters
- Responsible for cleaning work area after work is complete
- Determine and install wiring, conduit, fixtures, transformers, and other electrical devices in the size, type, and arrangement necessary for proper and safe operation of electrical systems, circuits, and equipment
- Coordinate activities of contractor employees involved in maintenance and repair of plant I/E equipment
- Comply with plant policy and procedures, in particular, those involving personnel and equipment safety
- Perform other duties as assigned by the Instrumentation & Controls Supervisor or the Maintenance Manager
- Responsibly operate site vehicles; valid driver’s license is required
- Perform on the job training for ICE II and III, assisting in qualification levels
- Uses operations qualification package for cross training requirements
JOB REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS)
- Associates degree in the Instrument and/or Electrical field and/or 5 years related experience
- Knowledge of AC/DC Circuits, Machines, Electronic theory and components
- Correctly interpret complex detailed electrical and electronic drawings and prints
- Thorough knowledge of plant Safety & Environmental procedures
- Strong knowledge in the use of personal computers and numerous software applications such as Excel, Word, MS Outlook, Powerpoint, Access, etc
- Ability to productively work independently and as an overall integral Longview team member
- Must have a thorough knowledge of Plant LOTO system (Lock-out/Tag-out)
- Must have strong communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate activities with other plant personnel
- Ability to handle quick changing situations under stress and to work extended hours on short notice if and when required
- Ability to stay current with changing technologies
- Successfully complete pre-employment physical exam, including a drug alcohol test, and a background check
Does this job have supervisory responsibilities? No
Receives guidance with respect to general objectives; in the majority of tasks and projects assigned, determines methods, work sequences, scheduling, and methods to achieve objectives or assignments; operates within specific policy guidelines.
Are there non-supervisory employees who report directly to this job? No
Are there subordinate supervisors reporting to this job? No
OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Comply with all Safety & Environmental policies, practices and procedures
- Participate in proactive team efforts to achieve departmental and company goals
- Perform other duties as assigned
- Clean Plant, Shop, and other work areas
- Provide leadership to others through example and sharing of knowledge/skill
- The IC&E Technician (Level 1) will be capable of proper High Voltage grounding throughout the facility
- Thorough knowledge of High Voltage in respect to coordinating/supervising a contractor work force
- Implement the facility’s maintenance programs in the electrical instrument and controls areas
- Ability to stand in for supervision when required
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Level of education and experience needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Associate’s degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year College or technical school; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination.
Level of reasoning skills and abilities needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of his/her job.
Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Handle multiple projects simultaneously.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATION
- Valid Driver’s License
- Licenses, certificates, or registrations that are required to perform the essential duties of this job.
- Utilize complex computer operations (intermediate programming in 3rd and 4th generation languages, relational databases, and operating systems) and advanced features of software packages (word-processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.)
- Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
How much on-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities?
|Using hands to finger, handle or feel||X|
|Reaching with hands and arms||X|
|Climbing or balancing||X|
|Stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling||X|
|Talking or hearing||X|
|Tasting or smelling||X|
|Other: Respirator Use||X|
Does this job require that weight be lifted or force be exerted? If so, how much and how often?
|Up to 10 lbs||X|
|Up to 25 lbs||X|
|Up to 50 lbs||X|
Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office/production setting with adequate ventilation.
|Wet or humid conditions (non-weather)||X|
|Work near moving mechanical parts||X|
|Work in high precarious places||X|
|Fumes or airborne practices||X|
|Toxic or caustic chemicals||X|
|Outdoor weather conditions||X|
|Extreme cold (non-weather)||X|
|Extreme heat (non-weather)||X|
|Risk of electrical shock||X|
|Work with explosives||X|
|Risk of radiation||X|
How much noise is typical for the work environment of this job?
Loud (examples: metal can manufacturing department, large earth-moving equipment)
Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.
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