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Operator

Job Description: 
Operator - Red Gate, TX
Division: 
Power Supply - Red Gate Power Plant
Purpose: 
Full-Time, Regular
Reports To: 
Operations Supervisor
Typical Functions: 

The Operator is responsible for monitoring, operating and performing routine maintenance on power plant equipment and auxiliaries.

Qualified candidates will have:

•    High school diploma or equivalent
•    2 years' experience in a power plant setting preferred
•    Knowledge of MS Office programs
•    Valid Texas Driver License
•    Acceptable MVR and background check

 

Working conditions:

•    Works both indoors and outdoors in extreme temperatures including heat, cold, humidity, temperature swings and inclement weather, some 
     exposure to dust, odor, electrical, mechanical and toxic hazards.
•    Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to focus
•    Operates hand tools, heavy equipment, power tools and other plant equipment.
•    Manual dexterity, ability to life up to 50 pounds, ability to bend, climb, crawl, kneel, reach above shoulder extended arms in any direction all day. 
•    May be required to work after hours to include weekends and holidays.
•    May be required to address unscheduled emergencies on occasion.

 

Typical duties include:

•    Controls power generating equipment and auxiliaries to provide efficient, reliable and safe production of power.
•    Monitors instrumentation and telemetry from power plant equipment to detect evidence of operating issues, derive trends and takes corrective action if necessary.
•    Conducts periodic visual, auditory and instrumentation-based inspections of plan equipment to detect abnormal conditions.
•    Responds to emergency conditions as the plant, including equipment breakdowns and outages and assists troubleshooting efforts to repair equipment or correct other problems.
•    Provides direct oversight and on-the-job training to new hires.
•    Analyzes equipment performance and investigates equipment failures to identify trends and problem areas.
•    Collects and analyzes water samples.
•    Communicates operational and equipment issues with Operations Supervisor, Senior operator, Plant Manager, System Operations and Wholesale Marketing/QSE.
•    Ensures operations and maintenance activities are conducted in a safe and compliant manner and in compliance with STEC's safety program.
•    Performs other duties, tasks and special projects as assigned.


The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job.  The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day-to-day.

 

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/D/V

Interested applicants with related experiences send resume to stechr@stec.org
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