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Posted: Thu Sep 08 2022

Power Plant Operator

Colusa, California

Direct Hire

Title: Power Plant Operator

Location: Colusa, CA

Shift: 12 Hour Rotating Modified DuPont Schedule – 7 O’Clock In/Out Time

Pay: $28/hour – OT Offered After 8 Hours In a Shift – Up to 8% Bonus – Relocation Assistance

Why Work Here?

This is a family oriented renewable energy plant with strong viability to operate long-term. You would be stepping in as the eyes and ears of the plant reporting to the Control Room Operator on shift. This position gives you the opportunity to learn all the power generation and balance of plant equipment and become proficient on their operating parameters. Our client owns and operates the facility making investments in both the people and equipment to ensure peak efficiency. If you are interested in a career where your work is appreciated and valued at a stable power plant where you can step in and make a direct impact, apply now for immediate consideration.

Job Description:

  • Responsible to report and keep the appropriate personnel informed by communicating verbally and in writing all pertinent information among the shift, between shifts, production support personnel and management personnel.
  • Understand the operation of each piece of plant equipment.
  • Know the normal operating condition of each piece of plant equipment.
  • Be aware of the present operating condition of each piece of plant equipment. Perform hourly rounds and other rounds schedules as outlined in shift procedures. Record and ensure that plant-operating logs are kept current and accurate.
  • Monitor and keep operational the ash system.
  • Responsible for knowing Site Safety Manual and following all safety procedures and reporting any unsafe condition or act to your supervisor.
  • Responsible for knowing and following all site environmental procedures and reporting any environmental conditions or irregularities.
  • Responsible for knowing and following the Operations and Procedures Manual, the Casualty Procedures Manual and any updates or revisions to these manuals.
  • Responsible for performing maintenance corrective action of any abnormal operating condition to rectify the problem if it is within the ability to be performed safely and properly.
  • Required to provide relief work in a rotating shift schedule.
  • Perform regular and routine testing & treatment of boiler water and cooling system water.
  • Responsible for routinely attending and completing all required training programs.
  • Responsible for maintaining a positive attitude, professional, respectful and courteous behavior, motivation, initiative, cooperation and participation.
  • Acts as a team member with all employees.
  • Position will be assigned further responsibilities including, but not limited to, certain maintenance/housekeeping and administrative tasks deemed appropriate by the Operations Supervisor.
  • Required to have a valid driver's license. Required to have a home/personal telephone.

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