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Posted: Fri Feb 23 2024

Combined Cycle Power Plant Operator

Somerville, New Jersey

Direct Hire

Title:  Combined Cycle Power Plant Operator

Location:  Somerville, NJ

Pay:  $40-$55/Hour – 7% Bonus – Relocation Assistance

Schedule:  12 Hour Rotating Modified DuPont Schedule – 6 O’Clock In/Out time

Why Work Here?

This position is stationed on a combined cycle power plant with a strong heat rate in PJM and can be filled as an Auxiliary or Control Room Operator.  The position will rotate in and out of the control room once fully qualified and the plant is fully staffed besides this position.  A New Jersey Black Seal or higher is a preferred qualification but not required for the position.  Combined cycle power plant experience is a plus but candidates with any type of power plant, high pressure steam, U.S. Navy, and industrial experience will also be considered.

Job Description:

  • Assist in the start-up, operation, and shutdown of all equipment, including turbine/generators.
  • Ensure the safe and efficient operation of all equipment, including combustion turbines, HRSGs, steam turbines, generators, and auxiliaries.
  • Fully support and actively participate in company Safety, Environmental, and Regulatory Compliance Programs.
  • Accept personal responsibility for own safety, adhering to, supporting, and helping enforce all company safety and environmental rules, policies, and procedures.
  • Completes the daily log and other plant records promptly and accurately, covering electrical output, steam output, emissions output, fuel consumed, water consumed, and heat rates.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of logs and records to ensure the effective functioning of tag-out procedures, equipment status, and designated administrative systems.
  • Participate in the administrative maintenance of plant operating manuals, technical references, prints and diagrams, and preventive/predictive maintenance records.
  • Communicate plant abnormalities to other plant personnel and management.
  • Monitor the performance of plant equipment, taking appropriate corrective action as required when alarms are activated.
  • As needed, direct the work of others to assist with tasks.
  • Participate in staff training as assigned.
  • Follow shift relief procedures, ensuring accurate and complete presentation and delivery of all plant issues and concerns. The on-duty Technician cannot leave until properly relieved.
  • Be proficient in the operation of all plant equipment, proactively monitoring all plant equipment and systems.
  • Assist in troubleshooting technical issues and diagnosing equipment failures/anomalies.
  • Assist with control measures during plant upset conditions, including containment, control, and corrective actions.
  • Support the maintenance of plant equipment on normal shifts and during outages as plant status allows.
  • Actively support the Maintenance Team in the execution of maintenance plans by providing support (Lockout/Tagout), equipment identification, troubleshooting, work request preparation, or other areas as needed.
  • Complete other tasks as requested by the Operations Manager.

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