Operator Maintenance Technician

  • Job Tracking ID: 512238-604095
  • Job Location: Crockett, CA
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: January 09, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

  • Make routine rounds of the facility.
  • Inspect all facility machinery thoroughly for potential malfunctions and/or failures.
  • Maintain all logs and records as required to record complete operating conditions for the facility and report any irregularities to the shift supervisor.
  • Responsible for maintaining safe and economical control of all facility equipment as directed.
  • Start-up and secure equipment under normal and emergency situations, from the DCS or the field.
  • Perform facility water chemistry tests and control treatment chemicals within recommended limits.
  • Regenerate the condensate polisher and demineralizer system when necessary.
  • Make adjustments to equipment, as required, for maintaining safe and efficient operation of the Facility.
  • Operate manually, if necessary, any facility equipment.
  • Assist in running an efficient and high availability facility.
  • Perform maintenance work as needed within individual skills and ability.
  • Perform simple or complex maintenance work, up to capabilities, as assigned.
  • Perform routine and complex maintenance work on a variety of electrical power delivery and control devices, such as motor controllers, variable speed drives, and uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems.
  • Operate heavy equipment, including a boom truck, forklift, flatbed pickup truck, and/or other utility vehicles.
  • Operate the station overhead crane and perform routine and non-routine rigging work.
  • Assist in the implementation and upkeep of the overall preventative maintenance and spare parts inventory tracking system.
  • Maintain logs and/or records of problems, repairs and downtime as required.
  • Comply with all facility environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures.
  • Identify hazardous and/or unsafe conditions or work practices; notify supervisor and take action to correct as required.
  • Assist in scheduled and forced outage maintenance work.
  • Assist in scheduling of outages, work planning, and spare parts procurement.
  • Perform routine maintenance on other electrical control equipment such as protective relays, voltage regulators, inverters, battery chargers, and crane controls.
  • Perform maintenance, calibration, and quality control work on the Continuous Emission Monitoring Systems.
  • Understand the function and be able to perform troubleshooting and maintenance on complex digital control systems such as the Foxboro I/A Digital Control System linked to discreet local PLC’s including GE Mark V Speedtronic, and others.
  • Perform other related duties as required or assigned.
  • Work with the management team to identify, analyze, and justify plant and equipment modifications and capital expenditures to reduce cost, improve reliability, production, efficiency and availability.
  • Be available for unscheduled overtime outside normal hours for emergency call in.
  • May be required to work rotating 12-hour shifts.
  • Perform other duties as required to assigned.
  • Work with the staff at Crockett Cogeneration to ensure excellence in customer service.
  • Participate in committee and task forces.
  • Be available to travel as needed. Estimated 10 to 20% travel.

Experience and Skills:

  • High School diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Minimum of four (4) years operations and maintenance experience in a process manufacturing or power production setting is required, including demonstrated ability to operate and maintain a power plant and related auxiliary equipment.
  • Experience operating auxiliary boilers is preferred.
  • Applicant must be detail oriented and possess the ability to understand complex instructions; possess strong mechanical skills; have the ability to respond effectively in emergent or non-routine situations; and must be available to work 12-hour rotating shifts.
  • This job requires the physical ability to sit for extended periods of time, frequent bending and twisting, climbing ladders and stairs and the ability to effectively work in high places; plus ability to apply a moderate amount of force to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects.