Operations & Maintenance Technician

  • Job Tracking ID: 512238-659885
  • Job Location: Waldorf, MD
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: December 03, 2018
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: ASAP

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Job Description:

The Purpose of the Job

Multi-skilled Operations and Maintenance Technician who will be responsible for operating the facility, while utilizing maintenance skills. Selected candidate(s) 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.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Operations of a combined cycle power plant to include starting up and shutting down plant equipment from the control room; monitoring and operating plant equipment and responding to plant upset events and emergencies; taking and recording all necessary equipment and instrumentation readings and data; and manually and remotely operating valves and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and correcting electrical maintenance problems, including switch gear, motors, breakers and plant wiring.
  • Troubleshoot, calibrate, repair, and replacing sophisticated Instrumentation and Controls equipment and components.
  • Troubleshoot and correct mechanical problems which include combustion turbines, steam turbines, pumps, compressors, valves and various rotating equipment.
  • Provides coverage when necessary to fellow OMT’s on other shifts.
  • Performs inspections, water analysis and troubleshooting, to optimize plant performance.
  • Prepares accurate plant documentation and rounds, to assure that proper historical records and reporting of plant operation and maintenance is done.
  • Promotes and works with others in a team environment.
  • Coordinates plant production in accordance with contracts and owners representatives.
  • Complete required operations/maintenance training and qualification programs.
  • Must make expeditious appropriate decision to non-routine plant operating situations.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience and Skills:

Education, Experience & Job Requirements

  • 3 - 5 + years related experience required working in a power plant environment or relevant military experience.
  • Demonstrates full knowledge and proficiency in the operation and maintenance of a combustion turbine generating station, including balance-of-plant equipment.
  • Specific experience with GE 7FA combustion turbines preferred.
  • Understanding of MARK VIe control systems preferred.
  • Demonstrates effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Good decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated planning and organizational skills.
  • Capability to multi-task and prioritize work.
  • Ability to handle constantly changing and emerging work priorities and schedules. Ability to work effectively with other team members.
  • Excellent customer service skills and the ability to interact with various personality types desired. Good computer skills including Microsoft Office and other computer-based productivity tools. Demonstrates decision making abilities, long term developmental capabilities and networking skills.
  • Physical requirements include lifting 40 to 75 pounds, walking, bending, squatting, climbing, kneeling, pushing, pulling, etc. Work may be performed around rotating equipment and highly energized and/or pressurized systems.