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Posted: Thu Jul 28 2022

Power Plant Operator

Monument, New Mexico

Direct Hire

Title: Power Plant Operator

Location:  Monument, NM

Pay: $25-$28/Hour – 15% Annual Bonus – Relocation Assistance – Overtime Opportunities

Shift: 12 Hour Rotating Modified DuPont Schedule – 5 O’Clock In/Out Time

Why Work Here?

This position is stationed on a stable gas turbine power plant with a long term operating contract and one of the best heat rates in the state.  PTO is offered at over 4 weeks day 1 with a relocation package, training program with wage progression, and strong annual bonus. This position has a defined path into a Control Room Operator position at the site which starts at $40/hour and can be reached in around 2 years based on your merit.  The Monument area offers world class outdoor activities including hiking, hunting, and trail riding.

Job Description:

  • Assists with operations of equipment, and monitors operational parameters, ensuring reliability and continuous operability of equipment.
  • Works on and repairs rotating equipment, chemical systems, and water-processing equipment.
  • Performs or assists, with chemical handling and off-loads.
  • Operates and maintains a wide variety, of Power Plant equipment.
  • Maintain operations of chemical-pumping system, ensuring optimal chemistry control, and equipment reliability.
  • Assists with maintenance activities; to include mechanical work, and electrical repair activities.
  • Performs or assists with, depending on the level of complexity, preventive maintenance actions.
  • Performs or assists with, depending on the level of complexity, planned maintenance (PM), and routine repairs, to damaged or malfunctioning equipment.
  • Withdraws parts and supplies from inventory; and completes usage reports, to report such withdrawals, in the Plant's inventory control system. Assists in physical inventories.
  • Performs emergency operations and maintenance, to maintain production and safeguard facility equipment.
  • Obtains direction from other team members to effect changes in Plant conditions and chemistry.
  • Actively supports the Maintenance team in the execution of maintenance plans; by providing lock-out/tag-out support, equipment identification, troubleshooting, work request preparation, or other areas, as needed.
  • Completes other tasks, as requested.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

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