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O&M Technician II - Military veterans preferred

Cordia (

$78,000. /yr

  full-time   employee

United States

Job Responsibilities

The O&M Tech is responsible for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of all plant equipment in accordance with written plant procedures and under the direction of the Lead Operator and Plant Manager. The Operator directs the Maintenance Mechanic on duty, who assists with starting and stopping of plant machinery and equipment. In the absence of specific orders and/or directives, the O&M Tech exercises initiative, using experience and good judgment in plant operation.

Reporting Responsibility

The O&M Tech reports to the plant manager for work duties and day-to-day assignments.

Job Parameters

The O&M Tech II works a 12-hour shift as scheduled by the Plant Manager. The O&M Tech IIis paid according to the Union (International Union of Operating Engineers Affiliated with AFL-CIO Local No. 95-95A) contract then in effect.

Job Duties

The following list of duties is not all-inclusive and is meant to serve as a guide for the O&M Tech's scope of work.

Monitor and control the operation of all plant machinery and equipment
Monitor and be responsible for the effect on plant operations of all activities occurring in the plant and on the distribution system, e.g. visitors, repairs, construction, etc.
Take readings, maintain logbooks as required, create reports and accumulate other information as necessary for production reports and recordkeeping
Perform scheduled and unscheduled job assignments
Notify supervisors of unusual conditions, fire alarms, smoke alarms, power interruptions, utility issues, etc.
Operate â?? start, run, maintain, and stop â?? plant machinery and equipment in a safe and efficient manner, including but not limited to: Boilers, Chillers, Gas Turbine-Generator, pumps, valves, etc.
Monitor and record plant operating parameters
Monitor and record customers' consumption levels and demands
Perform tests of operating equipment
Monitor water chemistry in the various plant water systems, and adjust chemical feed systems as required
Be responsible for the Control Room's appearance and housekeeping
Upgrade skills and knowledge of plant systems, equipment, and components as directed or required
Have or work to obtain knowledge and/or skill sets held by Maintenance Mechanics
Overtime work is a requirement and expected from this position
Required to learn and comply with company policies and procedures with respect to Safety and Environmental
Required to participate and/or conduct safety and environmental topics discussions and/or training
Minimum Job Entry Requirements

High school education
Mechanical aptitude and skill set as evaluated by the Lead Operator
Ability to not only learn complex systems and work under direction, but also to react to emergencies using judgment and intuitive skills
Computer proficiency required in MS Office, Excel, Word, and Outlook
Knowledgeable and experienced with boiler digital and pneumatic controls
Sufficient physical attributes to be able to work in extremely hot and cold locations, the ability to work on ladders, to lift up to 75 lbs, and to work standing for several consecutive hours
Minimum of two years of experience operating water tube steam boilers (100 psig or greater)
Chilled water system operating experience is preferred

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