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Operator Technician

Company: Orion Talent
Location: King City
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Operator Technician
Location: King City, CA
Shift or Travel:
Compensation: $35hr - $44hr
Vaccine Requirement: Required

Position Description:
Responsible for start, stop and monitoring of equipment including reading gauges and meters and recording activities in operating logs and records. Uses computers and monitoring equipment to measure, record and make adjustments within operating parameters. Performs a variety of plant maintenance tasks including diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment in a safe, efficient, and economical manner. Performs overhaul maintenance and system improvement tasks. Performs chemical analysis and chemical control on steam, cooling, and condensate systems, and maintains chemistry logs. Incumbents assist in the development of standard operational procedures and provide input to plant betterment items to improve plant efficiency, reliability, and safety. Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures. Regularly required to maintain plan security, operate heavy equipment such as manlifts and forklifts, and handle and transfer bulk chemicals.

--- Entry-level; practical operating knowledge to perform job.
--- Performs standardized, ongoing duties and tasks.
--- Routine decisions.
--- With guidance, ensures timely and accurate performance of responsibilities for a single trade, group of closely related tasks or functional area.
--- Work typically reviewed by others; work reflects developing competency and basic skills.
--- Errors may cause simple rework or correction to single task.
--- Duties and tasks are standardized.
--- Resolves routine questions and problems and refers more complex issues to higher levels.
--- Works under direct supervision and/or defined parameters.
--- Prioritizes basic tasks; priorities typically guided by standard practices or by others.
--- Receives training but uses some specialized skills where technical experience can be applied to assigned tasks. Assists more experienced Operator Technicians.

--- High School Diploma and attendance in trade school, military service or equivalent.
--- Entry level: minimum 2 years directly related experience including understanding of health and safety regulations, and previous experience working with and around hazardous energy, chemicals and waste materials including knowledge of safe handling, storage, and transport.
--- Requires previous experience using test equipment and calibration appliances. Additional experience with machinery repair and control systems preferred.
--- Strong mechanical aptitude and basic understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity, and mathematics.
--- Begins to achieve primary certifications/licensures. Valid state driver's license.

Company Description: Our client is America's largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets. Its fleet of 76 power plants in operation and one under construction represents nearly 26,000 megawatts of generation capacity. Through wholesale power operations and its retail businesses, serves customers in 22 states, Canada, and Mexico. Its clean, efficient, modern, and flexible fleet uses advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner.

The company was established on the premise that a strong commitment to the environment is inextricably linked to excellence in power generation and corporate responsibility. Since its founding in 1984, our client has led the power industry in its unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship. In addition, its renewable geothermal plants use steam generated deep below the earth's surface to produce clean, renewable electricity.

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Keywords: Orion Talent, Salinas , Operator Technician, Professions , King City, California

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