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Plant Operator - Assistant Unit Operators

  • Location: New Haven, 06512
  • Salary: $60/hr per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

Per Se Group has a great contract position for a control room operator with our power plant client in Connecticut. You will be responsible for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of all plant equipment under your control in accordance with written plant procedures. The ideal candidate has knowledge of the principles of unit operation working with an older fossil fuel unit and is capable of highly diversified work. As an inside control room operator, you will be an important part of a dynamic, high-functioning team!

  • Oversee the safe, efficient, reliable and environmentally sound operation of plant equipment
  • Properly operate boiler, steam turbine, plant auxiliary equipment and systems, combustion turbines and auxiliaries during normal and emergency operation
  • Operate a unit comprised of steam generators, turbo-generators; operate barge unloader and other fuel handling equipment.
  • Troubleshoot plant equipment to resolve operational problems
  • Properly operate Control Room, boiler, steam turbine, plant auxiliary equipment and systems, combustion turbines and auxiliaries during normal and emergency operation
  • Operate various computer systems to receive, analyze, comprehend, and input data
  • Monitor and record data using various instruments, recording charts, annunciator systems and other monitoring devices onto shift logs as directed by plant operational procedures
  • Implement Plant Emergency Procedures as needed
  • Observe variations in operating conditions and interpret meter and gauge readings
  • Assist maintenance personnel in performance of maintenance activities to include use of tools, equipment and company vehicles

Preferred Skills and Expertise
  • Previous experience as a power plant operator.
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate various switches and valves and the effect each has on the total operation.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and e-mail required.
  • Meet physical requirements of the job such as perform tasks while standing, walking, climbing, and squatting.
  • Ability to operate company vehicles and equipment.


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