Generation Operator I

802 Duke Energy Florida, LLC
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To qualify as a Generation Operator I (GO) at Anclote, the incumbent must first have been qualified as a journeyman operator at either a combustion turbine combined cycle, coal, oil, trash recycle, nuclear, or natural gas power station. Within an 18-month period, s/he will be responsible for successfully completing the FHOF Generation Operator Development Program, which includes obtaining a Maintenance Progression, as defined by the Development Program, in the following maintenance fields: electrical, instrumentation and controls, and mechanical.  Also, within the 18-month period, under direct supervision and on a rotating shift schedule, the GO will be responsible for achieving minimal operations and required maintenance skills in the following areas; Flue Gas Desulfurization (FGD) Operations, Wastewater Treatment (WWT) Operations, and all Station Laboratory duties.  Failure to successfully complete the FHOF Generation Operator Development Program may result in disqualification from the position. During this 18 month period, the GO will undergo training and job shadowing; s/he will perform, under the general guidance of a journeyman work assignments, such as board watch, conducting plant rounds, assessing plant equipment and systems for proper operation within prescribed parameters, and performing Progression Maintenance tasks.     

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Training and instructional assignments in board watch (monitor and maintain plant parameters in accordance design basis; spot emergency conditions; protect individual safety and plant equipment integrity at all times; coordinate unit dispatch with unit control centers; stay engaged with portfolio management in order to sustain system requirements), the performance of routine site rounds, the maintenance of the control center log, the ensuring that proper LOTO procedures are performed as directed, and the coordination with operations of the work of maintenance personnel, to include vendor and Company maintenance personnel.

  • Training and instructional assignments in basic, fundamental troubleshooting and repair of Plant, FGD, and WWT equipment; the identification of equipment that needs journeyman repair, and the contacting of station leadership to prepare work orders for that work.

  • Training and instructional assignments in water chemistry duties such as water softener operation, demineralizer operation, polisher operation, sampling, analysis, and the routine performance of analyzer calibrations.

Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent is required, and 3 years directly related experience as a journeyman power station operator (solar, wind or hydro experience does not apply) required, or three years’ experience in ancillary power operations in a military context.

  • Must achieve test-recommended score on the Edison Electrical Institute (EEI) MASS, at the I&C level, and the POSS tests.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree, or the military equivalent, in a related technical field preferred.

  • Three years directly related experience in lieu of a technical degree is required.

  • Navy Nuclear Experience

Job-Specific Skills:

  • An operator journeyman level skill set is required. Incumbent must be fully competent in power station operations; incumbent must also be well versed in the underlying theoretical applications of thermodynamics.  Also required is a complete understanding of power station water chemistry functions and applications (e.g., proper sampling, analysis, and related instrument calibrations).

  • This position contains a weight restriction of 275 pounds as an essential function of the job. The purpose of this restriction is to ensure that all weight rated equipment is used in an appropriate and safe manner within maximum allowed weight loading.

Working Conditions:

  • Onsite Mobility Classification

  • Must be able to work rotating shifts to cover a 24-hour, seven-day-a-week operation, around rotating and energized equipment, outdoors and indoors, in hot and cold temperature extremes under limited supervision.  Must be available for callouts and long working hours.  Excellent analysis and decision-making abilities required.   Must be capable of wearing personal protective equipment.

Travel Requirements


Relocation Assistance Provided (as applicable)


Represented/Union Position

Main IBEW Florida Union

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Posting Expiration Date

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

All job postings expire at 12:01 AM on the posting expiration date.

Please note that in order to be considered for this position, you must possess all of the basic/required qualifications.


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