Power Plant Job Description

Power Plant Job Description

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Power plant provides the University steam and hot water through operation of the Central Utility Plan steam boilers and auxiliary steam and hot water equipment.

Power Plant Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective power plant job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included power plant job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Oversees the exterior water supply system and all exterior electrical distribution equipment
Plans and supervises working schedules or subordinates
Oversees the maintaining of equipment inventories, operational log books, power plant log, recording gauge, readings, fuel consumed, power generated, maintenance work performed, emission permits, and similar data
Coordinates and reports time, vacation, sick leave and other work attendance records of subordinates
Promote safety by assuring that all safety rules and regulations are followed including the coordination and supervision of equipment isolation and tagging procedures
Developing and drafting written maintenance plans for the plant including weekly and outage maintenance scheduling and establishing plant maintenance priorities
Interpreting technical manuals, sketches, prints, instructions, manufacturer’s data and equipment history records and incorporating the applicable information in developing plans
Accumulating and analyzing data on actual versus estimated time, equipment, and manpower requirements
Conferring, as needed with representatives of equipment manufacturers on matters concerning the servicing, assembly, or maintenance of equipment
Recommending improved practices, methods and procedures to increase efficiency, quality, and reduce equipment downtime

Power Plant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Power Plant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CAT, SCADA, PLC, GE, IAW, CFC, EPA, BOMA, HVAC, CPR

Education for Power Plant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the power plant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Engineering, Technical, Process Technology, Industrial, Associates, Electronics, Education, Business, Science, Mechanical Engineering

Skills for Power Plant

Desired skills for power plant include:

Pumps
Instruments
Piping systems
Steam traps
Pressure and level regulators and their controls
Heaters
Principles of operation and function of steam boilers
Controls
Elementary principles of mechanical measuring devices
Regulating devices as used in steam electric plants

Desired experience for power plant includes:

Coordinating maintenance planning activities and reviewing work orders with the appropriate supervisors and other elements to assure mutual agreement with understanding, arranging for critical equipment isolation with operations to coordinate plant maintenance planning activities
Collateral duties and special projects as assigned
Assist field coordination between contractors, consultants, and material suppliers on assigned projects
Communicate and lead in accordance with company vision and core values
Occasional support of station forced outages and maintenance outages
Maintain historical database / reduction of maintenance backlog and equipment history in SAP

Power Plant Examples

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Power Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a power plant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for power plant
  • Completes necessary tasks to establish inventory (verify information
  • Identify, research and correct inventory data discrepancies
  • Supervises employees in Maintenance Manager’s absence
  • Establish responsibilities, goals and expectations of assigned employees
  • Conduct annual reviews of plant policies and procedures to assure they are current and reflect requirements
  • Provide performance reviews and feedback for the plant staff
  • Prepare annual expense and capital budgets for the facility, responsible for adherence to budget and coordination with Facility Management Leadership to identify and understand budget variances
  • Provides uninterrupted medium voltage electrical service while operating to the highest standards
  • Monitors Power Plant parameters and makes necessary adjustments to ensure operations are within established guidelines
  • Monitors waste heat recovery system, wind turbine production and auxiliary equipment parameters
Qualifications for power plant
  • Maintains operating logbooks and databases as required
  • Responds to unscheduled equipment failures with appropriate immediate and subsequent actions while on shift
  • Maintains cleanliness of Power Plant facilities including diesel engines
  • Minimum 2 years Power Plant experience required (Diesel, Gas Turbine, Nuclear, Hydroelectric or Renewable)
  • Minimum 2 years diesel engine or electrical maintenance experienced accepted in lieu of Power Plant experience
  • Diesel Power generation experience is preferred
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Power Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a power plant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for power plant
  • Layout and fabrication of structural steel and process piping systems
  • Takes samples and perform tests such as O2, CO2, silica, iron copper, conductivity, or others as may be required from locations such as deaerator, feedwater heaters, turbine condensers, return condensate lines
  • Gas and Steam Turbine and Generator Start Up, Base Load Operation, and Shutdown
  • Maintaining awareness of Plant Equipment Operating Status
  • Performs other duties which are similar, related or incidental to the position
  • Responsible for assisting with the preparation of purchase orders for equipment, parts and supplies coordinating receipt and storage of material
  • Ensures predictive, preventive, curative and modificative maintenance of part of the team's equipments and buildings in order to make sure of their maximum availability
  • Provide technical evaluation and reviews of the overall design, construction, and operational analysis of hydroelectric power generation facilities, including related construction, interconnection, and power purchase agreements
  • Engage in both independent and owner engineering services providing our clients with the necessary technical knowledge and business expertise in order to make informed business decisions
  • Work in a team environment supporting project managers throughout transactional due diligence
Qualifications for power plant
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills necessary to manage the plant to properly guide facility operations
  • Thorough knowledge of the principles and practices applied in the maintenance and repair of diesel electric generating equipment is required
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, hazards, and safety precautions related to diesel engines and diesel engine driven electric generators is required
  • Working comprehension of electrical distribution, control panels and medium voltage switchgear
  • US citizenship or Permanent Resident is required
  • Working comprehension of electrical distribution, control panels and medium voltage switchgear is preferred
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Power Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a power plant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for power plant
  • Proficient with the use of computer based maintenance programs and Microsoft Office
  • Distributes coal to coal bunkers or stocks it out to the reserve pile
  • Hand-shovels coal as required
  • Greases and performs minor repairs to coal handling equipment
  • Attaches hook, ropes, cables, blocks, sheaves, slings, cages, buckets, or other lifting attachments
  • Maintains compliance records
  • Maintains and inventory personal protective equipment
  • Performs assigned cleaning tasks and leaves the work area in neat and orderly condition
  • Makes accurate entries in logs and reports which support fuel unloading operations
  • Performs maintenance and overhaul work and relieves other personnel during periods of shutdown or gas operation, to the extent qualified
Qualifications for power plant
  • Ability to recognize hazards and speak up to ensure mitigation and safe working conditions
  • Ability to perform all essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accomodation
  • Requires rapid decision making skills to operate plant equipment
  • Tasks performed may require physical exertion
  • Respond to overtime and callout requests
  • Possible rotation to off shift schedule to cover vacation or emergencies
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Power Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking to fill the role of power plant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for power plant
  • Assists in checking combustion efficiency in boiler furnaces through use of installed and/or portable flue gas analysis
  • Operates test equipment such as manometers, O2 analyzers, thermometers, voltmeters, dead weight testers
  • Takes samples of boiler feedwater, cooling tower water, and make-up water
  • Operates test equipment such as manometers, analytical devices, thermometers, voltmeters, dead weight testers
  • Checks combustion efficiency in boiler furnaces through use of installed and/or portable flue gas analysis
  • Operates test equipment such as digital computers, manometers, analytical test equipment, thermometers, voltmeters, dead weight testers
  • Oversight of site personnel, site supervisors, technicians, staff specialists, and subject matter experts
  • Communicates regularly with Management and all site personnel, both individually and as a group, to ensure excellent two-way communication concerning operational and maintenance issues
  • Assists in the hiring of site personnel and conducts employee performance reviews based on job descriptions to determine competency, knowledge, and contribution of the site maintenance personnel
  • Ensure adherence with company and department policies and procedures
Qualifications for power plant
  • Fluency in English – written and spoken - is a must, other languages an asset
  • Previous heavy equipment operation experience is preferred
  • Previous experience working in a plant environment is preferred
  • Position reports to Site General or Plant Manager
  • Manage up to 7 direct reports, with supervisory responsibilities for represented and/or non-represented craft personnel
  • Direction of plant operations impacts directly on the safe, reliable and environmental compliant operation of the plant(s)
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Power Plant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a power plant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for power plant
  • Manage removed engines through SWA engine shop to minimize SWA turnaround time
  • Uses and assists in developing forecasting models and other planning tools
  • Produce a schedule for Engine /APU removals and replacement, executing such work through Hanger planning
  • Work Interdepartmentally vendors to create engine asset management and visibility
  • Maintain protection of the environment and the health and safety of our employees, contractors, and the communities in which we operate and or transport our products, as our highest priority
  • Manage the operations to meet or exceed the business goals for operational excellence and improved cost control, quality, reliability and productivity
  • Create a respectful, team environment among the workforce and develop employees for roles of increasing responsibility
  • Monitors deliverable commitments, their corresponding schedule and resource requirements at appropriate intervals regarding work-in-progress and any operations problems or delays
  • Set operational priorities and allocate resources to meet the operational and business needs
  • Develop initiatives and projects to maintain and improve the operations in areas of safety, environmental, reliability, cost reduction and productivity
Qualifications for power plant
  • You have some years' experience within Product Development, Engineering, B-2-B Product Management in the wind industry, or other relevant industries such as utilities, system operators or similar
  • Direction of plant operations complying with Federal and State regulations directly impacts on the company liability and public image and ultimately can affect the cost of product
  • Administration of the Company - Union labor Agreement (CBA) effects productivity and plant morale
  • Willing and able to work different hours to meet operational need be able to understand ever increasing customer need to achieve highest customer satisfaction
  • Core qualification at Trade, Advanced Diploma or Degree level in Electrical ,Mechanical or Instrument Engineering discipline
  • Experience in operation of large interconnected industrial plant

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