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Senior Tech - Operations (57CT) - Mona, UT - #41846

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Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Mona, UT, US, 84645

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

To ensure that the Currant Creek Plant Combined Cycle Power Plant is operated and maintained in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring that all necessary routine statutory and non-statutory inspections and operational and maintenance activities are carried out and appropriate records maintained. Senior Plant Technicians will perform project leader and planning functions as part of their regular duties. Employees may be assigned to direct the work for outside vendors or assume a leadership role during a planned outage or other needs of service. Secondary duties may include maintenance activities that the employee is qualified to perform. The Currant Creek facility will operate 24hrs per day 7 days per week and this position will be required to work a rotating shift pattern including weekends and holidays and will need to provide cover as and when required to maintain minimum staffing.

Responsibilities

  • Operation of the Power Plant in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner.
  • Develop & Implement plant operating and safety procedures
  • Control Room operations of all areas of plant within guidance laid down in station procedures or manufacturers recommendations.
  • Start up and shut down activities of the units
  • Actions required upon the receipt of plant alarms
  • Use of control and information systems provided to optimize performance and minimize plant damage
  • Release of plant & making safe for work
  • Routine inspection and operation of outside plant
  • Routine testing of plant and equipment & the upkeep of testing records
  • Monitoring & adjustment of plant water chemistry
  • Actions required under Fire and Emergency conditions as laid down in plant procedures
  • Interface with commercial and trading on the commercial dispatch of the plant.
  • Local and remote switching operations within the 345kv substation
  • Use of SAP maintenance management system to raise defects
  • Ensure budgets under their control are managed within company and site policies and are maintained within budget.
  • When appropriate manage contractors carrying out specific contract work, and ensure compliance with site instructions.
  • Undertake minor maintenance activities within the capability and skills of the individual & be willing to learn appropriate new skills.

Additional Duties

  • Where appropriate assist other staff within the plant to carry out their duties to ensure the plant can meet its obligations to the company.
  • Be prepared to support plant activities in the interests of promoting the station and the company in the community.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Journeyman level or equivalent technical skills/qualifications (military, trade school, etc.) in one or more crafts (Mechanic, Electrician, Instrumentation & Control Technician or Control Room Operator.)*
  • At Least 3 years’ experience in the operation of large generating plant or similar industrial facility or process.*
  • Successfully pass a pre-employment exam which will determine applicant's knowledge and skill level of operating plant processes, electrical distribution, generation, water/steam cycles and turbine operation as one factor in the selection process.
  • Effective communication skills
  • Basic proficiency with computers and related software
  • Demonstrated team working skills
  • Must be able to work a rotating shift including weekends and holidays
  • Must be available as necessary to cover for overtime, including weekends and holidays.
  • Must complete a respiratory evaluation and fit test
  • Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the job

 

 

*If candidates do not meet Minimum requirement of CRO, Auxiliary Operator will also be considered

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Additional Information

Primary Location: Mona

Department: 00000759 Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: [[personnelSubarea]]

Hiring Range: 44.21

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


Nearest Major Market: Utah
Nearest Secondary Market: Provo

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