ESSSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Operate Local Plant equipment as assigned by the Shift Supervisor and/or the Control Room Operator.
- Qualify to Op Tech 1 through a structured training program
- Take direction from Control Room Operations and Supervision.
- Maintain proper communications with the Control Room Operator at all times with regards to safety, plant operations and system status.
- Assist in development of Plant Operating Procedures.
- Clean Plant Equipment as assigned.
- Responsible for Local System checks of each equipment and/or system including oil checks, sample gathering, system line-up and isolation.
- Report abnormalities / discrepancies to the Shift Supervisor and Control Room Operator for work order implementation and possible impact on operations.
- Perform troubleshooting and assist in problem solving activities.
- Perform system / component isolation per the LOTO (Lock out Tag out) program and ensure compliance with all parties.
- Adhere and comply with the plant safety & Environmental policies and procedures at all times.
- Represent Longview Power’s best interest at all times.
- Record daily readings, such as oil levels, pressures, flows, temperatures and other process requirements as assigned per daily routine.
- Perform Preventative, Corrective, Predictive Maintenance activities and other duties as assigned per the CMMS program.
- Perform PM, PDM, and CM activities and other duties as assigned by the CMMS program.
Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills)
- 12 years formal education (High School Graduate) or equivalent.
- Four years prior Power / Process plant experience in a power, or process plant environment.
- Knowledge in Balance of Plant systems start-up, operation, and shutdown of plant.
- Thorough knowledge of equipment isolation and tagging procedures.
- Experience responding to plant abnormal situations, alarms, and emergencies.
- Thorough knowledge of the location, purpose and proper use of the plant safety equipment.
- Experience aligning, switching, isolating, and paralleling electrical equipment and system.
- Successfully complete pre-employment 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 of 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
- Knowledge of arithmetic functions addition, subtraction, multiplication, division.
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to communicate in English orally and in writing.
- Knowledge of reading and interpreting P&IDs, and electrical one-line, schematic, and logic diagrams.
- Knowledge of and ability to apply the basic principles of physics, chemistry, thermodynamics, heat transfer, fluid flow, and combustion.
- Strong knowledge of instrumentation and control concepts.
- Strong knowledge of electrical theory and how it is applied in a power plant environment.
- Knowledge of plant hazards and approaches to protecting both personnel and equipment.
- Knowledge of corporate and plant policies and regulations.
- Knowledge of plant environmental regulations and compliance requirements.
- Knowledge of Fire and Accident Prevention Techniques and methods of responding to fire and accidents in the plant.
- Knowledge of first aid and CPR.
- Knowledge of the system flow paths, operating theory, requirements, and limitations of the boiler, steam turbine generators, auxiliaries, and all balance of plant systems and equipment, as it pertains to his/or job duties.
- Knowledge of plant water treatment systems operating theory, requirements, and limitations including chemical feed equipment, demineralization system, water pretreatment equipment, and water quality control system as it applies to his/her job duties.
- Knowledge of action required in case of an accidental release.
- Knowledge of the principles of equipment lubrication as it applies to his/her job duties.
- Knowledge of the operation and limitations on pumps, fans, conveyors, compressors, heat transfer equipment, piping components as it applies to his/her job duties.
- Knowledge of equipment, system, and plant protective schemes, sequence of operation and response to abnormal conditions.
- Knowledge of safe techniques for handling gases and chemicals.
- Ability to interpret, diagnose, and respond to plant emergencies.
- Knowledge of air and water quality requirements, and the associated emissions / reporting, monitoring equipment as it applies to his/her job duties.
- Knowledge of factors affecting plant emissions (air, water, and noise).
- Skilled in using technical manuals, manufacturer’s instructions and procedures.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Level of education and experience needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
One year certificate from college or technical school; and four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Level of language (ability to read, write, and speak) needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Level of mathematical skills and abilities needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Level of reasoning skills and abilities needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Intermediate personal computer skills, including electronic mail, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
Handles multiple tasks simultaneously.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Licenses, certificates, or registrations that are required to perform the essential duties of this job.
Valid Driver’s License
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?
Very loud, hearing protection mandatory (examples: jack hammer work, front row at rock concert)
Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.
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