Power Plant Operator

Power Plant Operator

02 Sep 2021
Illinois, Waukegan, 60079 Waukegan USA

Power Plant Operator

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Description: Summary: This position is responsible for activities related to the operation of a 486 MW plant which operates on a 24/7 schedule and is manned on a rotating shift basis. The position is responsible for the safe operation of the coal handling equipment including locomotives, bulldozers and other material handling equipment

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

Operate and do routing maintenance and cleaning of conveyors, discharge feeders, crushers, hoppers, flop gates, transfer houses, dust collection systems, and other miscellaneous equipment.

Perform daily inspections and rounds of equipment

Perform equipment isolation and tagging

Assist in troubleshooting operational problems

Ability to perform the duties of the position in a safe manner

Apply knowledge of steam power plant operations and basic power plant principles to daily decision-making and work tasks

Operate computers and printers

Discern and respond to verbal and auditory signals from operating system

Work without supervision inspection while carrying out duties

Knowledge of and ability to operate various switches and the effect it has on operation

Meet Physical requirements of the job such as perform tasks while standing, walking, climbing and squatting. Work with extended reach above head and in front of body and lift 50 pounds and carry while walking distances up to 10 feet.Additional Knowledge/Skills and Abilities

Successful completion of the Client Skills Assessment

Average problem solving skills

Good communication and interpersonal skills

Working Conditions

Work in and around rotating equipment, high voltage electrical equipment, high noise areas, dusty areas and high elevations

Work in all temperatures and climate conditions. Some temperatures can be extreme

Work in confined spaces, some requiring the use of respirator protective equipment

Performance of duties requires working rotating shifts and response to calls 24 hours/day, seven days/week

Emergency situations will require the use of respirator and climbing of stairs to reach safety shelters

Established facial hair in the sealing are of a respirator is not permitted

Contact lenses are not permitted

Reside within a reasonable distance from the facility in order to be available for call-outs and emergencies

At managements discretion, the successful candidate may be assigned to maintain qualifications and skills necessary to serve on the Safety Response Team.

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