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Plant Technician

Rensselaer, NY

Industry: Energy/Oil/Gas/Utilities/Nuclear Job Number: 5A35C6FE-0AB6-41D1-8F89-B16D7A15E7DD Pay Rate: $70 -$75K

Job Description

Our client is in search of a transitioning service member to work as a Plant Technician in Rensselaer. NY with the chance to grow into a Control Room Operator within a year. In this role, you will safely operate and maintain the facility and all equipment to meet production schedules and minimize cost. Responsible for daily operation and maintenance of all equipment at the plant. Taking direction from and coordinating with the plant management staff in the performance of required duties. Become technical expert on assigned systems to include the following items:

- Identify required spare parts inventory
- Perform preventative maintenance tasks
- Write operational and maintenance procedures
- Prepare lesson plans and conduct staff training on assigned systems
- Identify required system modifications and prepare economic justification
- Identify outage maintenance items for planning purposes
- Supervise outside contractors
- Maintaining as built system drawings

Duties and responsibilities:

- Qualify and perform Control Room Operator duties
- Stand single operator shifts
- Understand and adhere to all plant safety guidelines and procedures
- Strive to maintain an injury free work environment
- Be able to perform all duties and responsibilities associated with operating the facility both from the control room and as required from the plant floor
- Perform plant mechanical, electrical and instrument maintenance as assigned within individual's ability
- Understand and adhere to all plant policies, programs, procedures, contracts, and commitments
- On backshift, weekends and holidays responsible to report all plant abnormalities that have a reasonable potential to disrupt plant operations to the Plant manager
- Act in the best interest of the plant and the ownership on emergent matters that cannot receive management level approval until a later time
- Control plant processes and electrical distribution through plant distributive control system (DCS) and all other process control devices
- Conduct regular rounds of plant and equipment
- Correct operational problems when practical and documents problems found in MP-2
- Maintains plant housekeeping standards
- Perform boiler and cooling tower water quality testing and makes correction to the process as necessary to maintain plant water quality as well as ensure environmental compliance
- Mix appropriate water chemicals for all plant processes, chemical handling is required
- Assist in the update of drawings and prints as changes are made
- Maintain plant technical library and equipment history
- Maintain accurate logs of legal documents and other records for the plant operations
- Participate in plant training and qualification program including lesson planning, conducting group training, providing qualification checkouts up to phase II, safety, and administrative programs
- Assist in the planning and control of the plant budget
- Provide leadership and job coordination for all plant projects being executed while on shift
- Including contractor briefings, lockout control, confined space entry, hot work and safe work permitting
- Administratively assist in performance of his duties relating to procurement warehousing, MP-2, and scheduling as required

Base salary, plus competitive comprehensive medical, dental, retirement and life insurance benefits. Employee assistance and wellness programs. Charitable contribution match program. Tuition assistance and reimbursement. Quarterly innovation and collaboration awards.

Job 56159

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