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Power Plant Operator

Company: Fluor
Location: Aurora
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

The purpose of this position is to apply advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems that typically cannot be solved solely by referencing manufacturers' manuals or similar documents. Monitoring, operating, and maintaining all equipment on the site utility plant. Equipment consists of switchgear, load centers, associated HMI (Human Machine Interface) systems, steam and hot water boilers, chillers, air compressors, cooling towers, pumps, valves and auxiliary equipment.

+ Determine the location and density of circuitry, evaluate electromagnetic radiation, isolate malfunctions, and incorporate engineering changes

+ Operate and maintain SCADA, Power Quality Monitoring, EMCS, and Industrial Chilled Water Controls

+ Responsible for the proper operation of the boiler, air compressor, and chiller systems

+ Monitors equipment and systems performance and makes required adjustments to maintain plant production within specified limits

+ Accurately takes and logs gauge and meter readings

+ Performs complex diagnostics, repairs, calibrations, modifications and routine service on a wide variety of facilities and building equipment, systems, structures and hardware, including air handlers, domestic water, chilled water, hot water, steam, building exhaust, compressed air, controls, lighting, electrical, security systems, fire systems, etc.

+ Performs corrective and preventive maintenance as scheduled

+ Notifies Operations Supervisor of issues in the plant

+ Evaluates problems with equipment, plans repairs and modification to equipment, locates original or alternate parts to be ordered

+ Responds to emergency situations, and is able to perform pre-determined emergency actions to place the plant back in a safe condition

+ Reads local indicators/gauges and/or computer consoles at specified intervals to verify operating conditions

+ Utilizes manual, automatic and computerized controls to bring equipment into prescribed operating ranges

+ Logs equipment problems and informs supervisor of items needing repair

+ Maintains records of operating conditions and actions taken

+ Assists in the performance of functional/operational tests to evaluate equipment/systems capability and reliability

+ Work requires familiarity with the interrelationships of circuits and judgment in planning work sequence, in selecting tools, and testing instruments

+ Maintain, repair, troubleshoot, modify, and install various types of electronic equipment and related devices such as electronic transmitting and receiving equipment (e.g., radar, radio, television, telecommunication, sonar, and navigational aids), personal and mainframe computers and terminals, industrial, medical, measuring, and controlling equipment, and industrial robotic devices

+ Apply technical knowledge of electronics principles in determining equipment malfunctions, and apply skill in restoring equipment operation, evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production mode, and recommend changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance

+ Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:

Supervision Exercised: May provide technical guidance to lower level technicians.

Typical and Preferred Requirements:

*** Must have an active (or ability to obtain and maintain) TS/SCI with CI Polygraph ***

+ Implements standard trade practices and procedures including appropriate safety precautions

+ Works rotating shifts, and some weekends

+ Complies with all Fluor Corporation safety requirements and programs

+ Position eligible for relocation bonus

+ Ability to read, analyze, and interpret procedures and governmental regulations

+ Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

+ Ability to communicate effectively with audiences that include but are not limited to management, coworkers, clients, vendors, contractors, and visitors

+ Ability to attend to detail and work in a time-conscious and time-effective manner

Position may be located in a wide variety of environments, from conventional indoor office workspace to project worksites with harsh, working and living conditions. To ensure compliance with safety, health and security requirements in the contract, employee will possess the ability to read, write, speak and understand the English language at the intermediate level as necessary to perform assigned job functions. Position requires the basic skills and physical ability necessary to perform assigned job functions. Fluor values the contributions of a diverse and inclusive workforce and is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Typical Education & Experience: High school diploma or general equivalency degree (GED) with minimum two (2) years of on the job or military equivalent experience with plant operations, industrial equipment and controls. Current EPA Refrigeration license or ability to obtain within one (1) year. Current Stationary Engineering license (Transferrable) or ability to obtain within two (2) years. Desired experience with utility plant systems and associated operations. Desired experience or ability to learn either electrical distribution, HVAC, Chillers and Boilers, etc. Basic interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

This Job Description represents a summary of the generic job duties and typical background for this position and shall not be construed as a complete listing of all responsibilities, as other duties may be assigned. Additional site-specific job duties and qualifications may be determined by management.

**Requisition ID:** 391

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans

Fluor believes in and practices providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. It is the policy of Fluor to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals who are employees or applicants for employment.

If you require assistance or a religious accommodation, please submit a request Your request will be reviewed in a timely manner.

Only requests for accommodations should be submitted to the email above. All other inquiries will be disregarded.

Keywords: Fluor, Aurora , Power Plant Operator, Other , Aurora, Colorado

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