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O & M Technician w/ IC & E experience

R4930 Talen Texas Group LLC
Full-time
Remote friendly
Worldwide

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Competently operates and maintains a simple/combined cycle generating facility and all associated auxiliary and support equipment with minimal guidance or assistance.
  • Monitors and operates combustion turbine, steam turbine and electric generators for operational changes on demand including start-up, shutdown, and emergency response situations during trips and/or major power plant load adjustment conditions.
  • Performs routine and emergent maintenance related to plant instrumentation, controls and electrical systems.
  • Must perform all work in compliance with applicable codes, standards, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Must comply with and practice proper equipment Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures and comply with all facility policies and procedures.
  • Must follow proper event notification and communication protocols to management and regulatory agencies as applicable.
  • Maintains required documentation including records, log sheets and charts in electronic and / or written format as required.
  • Fully supports the use of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) by displaying a proficiency in using the system, entering data consistent with the facility maintenance philosophy.
  • Thoroughly records equipment problems on the CMMS work requests and documents maintenance actions taken on work order forms.  Handles corrective maintenance and preventive maintenance work orders in a timely and high-quality manner.  Shows diligence in documenting spare parts usage and re-ordering.
  • Proactively perform preventive maintenance activities on plant equipment per OEM recommendations and as scheduled by the CMMS.
  • Proven ability to define scope of work for repair and routine maintenance activities (such as outages) to include:  resource planning, scheduling, contractor management and prepare/manage purchase orders for multiple contractors.
  • Troubleshoot and repair plant systems and equipment as necessary.  In addition to maintaining equipment and calibration of instrumentation and controls.
  • Proficient at operating the plant via a remote distributed control system (DCS).  Periodically, equipment may need to be operated locally via PLC panel interfaces.
  • Perform routine evaluations of HRSG, UF, RO and EDI unit water chemistry and make necessary changes to chemical feed systems to ensure continued plant operation (as applicable).
  • Participate in the facility Training and Qualification Program “TQP” as defined by plant management.
  • Will participate in a “Responsibility Based Management Program” which requires system ownership.  Duties will include budget preparation, housekeeping, preventive maintenance procedures, training and operational procedure development for system(s)/program(s) assigned.
  • Work shift hours, overtime, and irregular hours as needed to support reliable operation of the facility.  From time to time the working hours will be determined on short notice based on plant requirements.
  • Performs general housekeeping and continuous improvement of the appearance of the facility including painting projects as required. Maintains the cleanliness of all areas of the plant and control room, or other duties as assigned.
  • Work under minimal supervision.
  • Proficient in a range of processes and/or procedures within the plant.
  • Must fully understand technical principles of power plant operations and minor maintenance.
  • Must be able to differentiate key issues and patterns from partial or conflicting information.
  • Resolves most questions and problems without direction.
  • Refer only the most complex issues to higher levels. 
  • Demonstrate good judgment and decision making based on operating data.
  • Must demonstrate a thorough understanding and proven knowledge of all production, steam distribution, electrical power systems and their associated equipment; to ensure efficiency, reliability, and safety in production of power for the overall plant operations and maintenance. 
  • Must perform all work in compliance with applicable codes, standards, regulations, policies, and procedures.
  • Fully support the use of a computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) by displaying a proficiency in using the system, entering data consistent with fellow employees and dedication to the facility maintenance philosophy.
  • Proficient at operating the plant via a remote distributed control system (DCS).  Periodically, equipment may need to be operated locally via PLC panel interfaces.
  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills, read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve complex problems, observe and interpret situations, use math and mathematical reasoning; deal with changing, intensive deadlines, and interact with internal and external clients.  Must be able to concentrate while under time constraints.
  • Must attain the Control Room Operator level through the facility Training and Qualification Program.
  • Competent oral and written communication skills are required.
  • Knowledge of computer systems and software.
  • Ability to read technical manuals and drawings.
  • Driving on company business is a requirement of this position and as such, the incumbent shall have and maintain a valid driver’s license.
  • Work extended hours and varied shifts along with weekends and holidays according to schedules, workload and plant conditions.

Perform additional duties as assigned.

Note: You will have an opportunity to add attachments to your application. Please use this opportunity to upload your resume, cover letter, and any relevant documents .

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