Combustion Turbine Technician (I&E)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512238-616711
  • Job Location: Woodbridge Township, NJ
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 16, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:


Woodbridge Energy Center is actively recruiting multi-skilled Combustion Turbine Technicians who will be responsible for maintaining the facility, while supporting operations as needed. Selected candidate will be placed in either a single skill position (pending training completion for multi-skill) or directly into a multi- skilled position based upon prior experience. Individuals who have demonstrated experience in the multi- skills that are needed at power plants are preferred.


  • Conduct all work activities in a professional, environmentally conscious, and safe manner.
  • Ensures operational efficiency, unit reliability and compliance with safety and environmental standards.
  • Maintains and executes tactical processes in a team oriented, multi-discipline environment.
  • Tests, maintains, calibrates, programs and/or troubleshoot (with the appropriate test equipment) electrical, instrumentation & controls system components and peripheral devices utilizing schematics, vendor manuals and procedures.
  • Provides accurate detailed work history for reporting, data inputting and archiving.
  • Evaluates and recommends equipment and techniques to cost effectively improve plant and maintenance department reliability and efficiency.
  • Participates in the development of standard operating procedures for routine functions and provide training to other technicians.
  • Participates in the development of preventive maintenance procedures for maintaining system hardware.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of company owned vehicles.
  • Participates in call-out program & periodically works scheduled and un-scheduled night and weekend assignments.
  • Periodically work in adverse conditions such as rainy, hot/humid and cold weather conditions
  • Other duties as directed by Supervision.
  • Participates in and implements safety programs to minimize personnel injury and property loss.

Experience and Skills:


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field preferred; or documented years of technical training or substantial military training; or commensurate experience.
  • Appropriate technical schooling with a minimum of three years of direct gas turbine operations and maintenance experience.
  • Familiarity with technical maintenance manuals and the requirements for working with modern gas turbines.
  • Experience in testing, troubleshooting, correcting, installing and maintaining electrical equipment including switch gear, motors, breakers and plant wiring.
  • Performs repetitive and non-repetitive physical duties requiring lifting, pushing, pulling, stretching, bending, climbing, working in awkward positions and lifting of up to 50 pounds.
  • Demonstrates full knowledge and proficiency in the operation and maintenance of a combustion turbine generating station, including balance-of-plant equipment.
  • Should be familiar with the usage of high-tech electronic test equipment and other precision test instruments to be used in identifying problems.
  • Experience in troubleshooting, calibrating, repairing, tuning, and replacing sophisticated I&C equipment and components. Completion of extensive technical training in I&C work is required.
  • Specific experience with GE 7FA combustion turbines preferred.
  • Experience with GE Mark VI control systems preferred.
  • Must be able to maintain the plant Distributed Control System and related equipment.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated planning, organizational, and good decision making skills.
  • Capability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Ability to deal effectively with other team members.
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Office and other computer-based productivity tools.
  • Driving on company business is a requirement of this position and as such, the incumbent shall have and maintain a valid driver’s license.