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Power Plant Operator
Power Plant Operator
Under the supervision of the Power Plant Superintendent, the Power Plant Operator is responsible for monitoring and maintaining power plant equipment and maintaining a safe workplace.

Duties
  • Operates plant engines and generators and controlling synchronization;
  • Performs dead plant starts and emergency operation;
  • Performs checks of the plant and inspects equipment and equipment readings;
  • Prepares day tanks and checks oil in equipment;
  • Performs maintenance duties as assigned by the supervisor;
  • Performs monthly test runs on engines;
  • Calculates daily log sheets and transfers readings to monthly sheets;
  • Checks cooling tower filtering system;
  • Checks air system operation and blow down air tanks;
  • Performs major overhauls and equipment rebuilding as assigned by supervisor;
  • Assists supervisor in metal fabrication work;
  • Cleans and paints metal work;
  • Performs plant janitorial duties and grounds upkeep.