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Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Location:
Las Vegas, Nevada
Country:
United States
Industry:
Operations - Plant Operations
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
2 - 5 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
Reference Number
EPR002734
ID
197002
Job Title:
Operations & Maintenance Technician
89165

Operations & Maintenance Technician

Job Responsibilities: 

• Perform piping and conduit installation in the plant for system upgrades and modifications. 
• Operate demineralizers, compressors, and turbine components. 
• Perform Inspection of Watch on each system within the plant. 
• Maintains equipment by tightening fittings, replacing valve packing, gaskets, valves, and gauges. 
• Cleaning, replacing, oiling and lubricating other component parts and equipment as required. 
• Reads meters, gauges, or automatic devices to record data such as temperature of equipment, vibration of equipment, hours of operation, pressure, and fluid levels, water chemistry to verify operating conditions. 
• 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. 
• Performs capital project and/or major program responsibilities as assigned by Plant Management. 
• Coordinates purchasing with appropriate personnel and vendors in an effort to achieve timely repair of plant equipment. 
• Operate and maintains a Combined Cycle power generating facility equipment with minimal guidance or assistance as directed by and in coordination with the LOMT. 
• Identify and resolve CEMS problems. Assist in calibrations and gas bottle change outs. 
• Keeps O&M Manager and/or LOMT fully informed of unusual plant conditions and current job progress as the job relates to facility operations when assigned on- shift. 
• Responsible for ordering chemicals through established vendors. 
• Utilizes the facility’s computerized maintenance management system (CMMS). 
• Works with the O&M Manager in managing the plant’s inventory, performing audits as needed. 
• Responsible for opening and closing circuit breakers as required for proper system operation and electrical isolation. 
• Outage planning and scheduling involvement 
• Assist with development of Operations and Maintenance procedures. 
• Assist with administering the Operator training program. 
• Assist with performing Root Cause Analysis of failures. 
• May operate heavy equipment such man lift and forklift. 
• Perform water chemistry analysis on HRSG, auxiliary boiler, and cooling tower systems. 
• Ensure water chemistry is within proper control ranges. Make adjustments to water chemistry, as needed, by controlling chemical feed and/or blowdown rates. Work with plant chemist, OMT’s and water treatment vendor to properly monitor overall chemistry program. 
• Operate demineralized water system in accordance with OEM and plant procedures and monitor demineralized water to ensure quality is within acceptable limits. 
• Reads, understands and complies with all regulatory procedures and facility safety programs. Follow all plant environmental permits.

Required Skills: 

• Demonstrates knowledge of all facets of power plant operations. 
• Demonstrates the ability to make competent decisions in emergency situations. 
• Capable of writing operating procedures, work requests, written records. 
• Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills. 
• Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word. 
• Demonstrates the ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings, electrical one-lines, logic drawings, technical manuals and P&ID's. 
• Will write routine reports, solve practical problems, and clearly communicate tasks and needs, and training of other personnel. 
• Mechanical, instrumentation and electrical equipment knowledge is required. 
• Adept at troubleshooting and diagnosing problems with mechanical equipment with the ability to apply a resolution in a timely fashion. 
• Proficient at repairing, replacing, dismantling and inspecting defective plant equipment and parts such as pumps, valves, fans, gearboxes, demineralizers, compressors, and turbine components. 
• Capable of operating welding and cutting equipment and completes metal fabrication projects. 
• Proficient at Water Chemistry. 
• Capable of setting up and operating a drill press, pipe threading machine, grinder and other various tools to make and repair parts and equipment.

Experience: 

Two to four years related experience and/or training; or a combination of experience and/or education preferred.

Education Requirements: 

• High School diploma or equivalent required. 
• Associates Degree (AA) or equivalent from a two-year college to technical school preferred.

Physical Requirements: 

• Ability to do walking, reaching, climbing, and lifting (up to 50 pounds). 
• Must be willing to work a 12-hour rotating shift and be available to work for call-ins and work overload as needed.

 

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