Operations and Maintenance Technician / Auxiliary Operator

Full Time
New Carlisle, IN
Posted 2 days ago
Job description
Company : Worley

Primary Location

: USA-IN-New Carlisle


: O&M Technicians


: Full-time Employment Type : Employee Job Level : Experienced

Job Posting

: Jun 15, 2022

Unposting Date

: Jun 29, 2022 Reporting Manager Title : Plant Manager :

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Directly reports to O&M Manager. Takes direction from Lead Operator, Operations Shift Team Leader, and the O&M Manager.


Monitors, operates, and maintains all equipment and systems associated with the operation of the facility via a control system in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures. The OMT inspects equipment for proper lubrication, cooling water, vibration, noise, overheating, and overall operational status. The OMT also ensures plant compliance to environmental/chemical safety agencies. The OMT reports malfunctions to the Control Room Operator for proper response.


  • Operates, monitors, and maintains all equipment and supporting systems, i.e., HRSG, water treatment, cooling tower, condensate system, and all BOP systems.
  • Troubleshoots equipment and systems and provides/performs corrective action; operates systems in remote or local control to determine proper operation. Performs failure analysis to determine cause of equipment/system malfunction.
  • Lock Out/Tag Out of equipment; verifies failure to start before maintenance is performed. Must be able to qualify in procedures for Lockout/Tagout of equipment and follow same; verifies failure to release energy (Start) before maintenance is performed.
  • Performs, or assists, in routine maintenance functions as may be required on all equipment and systems per procedures as necessary: minor repairs, add oil, tighten belts, and perform misc. repairs to maintain plant operational. Assists maintenance as required.
  • Assists Lead Operator in the safe and efficient operations of the plant. Aids the Lead Operator in monitoring the plant’s efficiency via the heat rate performance monitoring system.
  • Maintains necessary chemical stocks required for acceptable operations. Orders and stores chemicals in compliance with environmental and safety regulations and estimates projected usage and specifications for purchasing.
  • Completes all training/qualifications required to be an OMT.
  • Responsible for plant housekeeping and heavy equipment operation, maintains plant cleanliness, operates forklift, telehandler, scissor lift, and ariel lift as required.
  • Completes pre-operation inspection check sheets for rolling equipment.
  • Collects and reviews data and prepare reports, including status reports, data sheets, analytical test results, logbook entries, and local/state/federal environmental reporting, concerning the chemical conditions and status of process equipment and systems.
  • Completes all applicable record logs (i.e., supporting system equipment rounds, chemistry logs, pre-jobs, chemical unloading, check sheets, etc.).
  • Participates, as necessary, in the development of new testing procedures which would enhance the generation of important data. Provides technical input for operation and maintenance training programs.
  • Provides training (safety and operational) of new hires and recently promoted employees. Receives training to further your knowledge, prepare yourself for advancement, and maintain safety awareness training. Lead Operators-trains with Maintenance (outage – scheduled or unscheduled).
  • Reviews and prepares chemical and safety procedures and conducts chemical safety audits. Prepares material and leads training sessions (i.e., safety meeting, procedure review and system training).
  • Must be able to work scheduled hours, overtime, both scheduled and unscheduled, on days of relief and beyond regular work schedule, and to perform shift work, including holidays, nights, and weekends.
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Follows all safety/environmental policies, procedures, rules and participates in training.
  • Follows all Company policies and expectations and behaving in a manner that promotes the Company’s values and positively effects morale.

What you will bring

  • High school diploma with industrial background with two (2) years’ experience in a power plant environment preferred. Associates in Power Plant Tech Degree preferred.
  • Specific knowledge, mechanical ability, working knowledge of equipment and plant systems and boiler water chemistry knowledge. Demonstrate knowledge of various plant systems.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written. Ability to learn and train others. Must have mechanical and hand tool skills.
  • Ability to pass a respirator fit test, to be able to use respiratory protective equipment when required.
  • Must have mechanical and hand tool skills.
  • Must be able to speak, write, and understand English.
  • Ability to work scheduled hours, overtime, both scheduled and unscheduled, on days of relief and beyond regular work schedule. Ability to perform shift work, including holidays, nights, and weekends.
  • Be able to operate computer (e-mail, MS Excel, MS Word, & training, etc.).
  • Physical Requirements

Requirements Physical Demands

Reaching/Pulling/Pushing Frequent

Bending/Stooping/Kneeling Frequent

Sight Acuity Near Frequent

Sight Acuity Far Minimal

Sight Depth Acuity Moderate

Sight Color Acuity Important – Control Alarm in various colors

Talking (Loud and/or Clear) Moderate

Hearing Moderate

Heavy Lifting (>50 pounds) Moderate

Medium Lift (<50 pounds) Frequent

Ability to work at various heights.


Incumbent may be required to work in conditions where hazardous material and /or toxic fumes could be present. Additionally, incumbent will be exposed to areas of high heat, loud noise, steam, combustible gases, rotating machinery, and other conditions normally encounter in an operating generation facility, as well as seasonal weather conditions normally associated with northern Indiana climate.

What we offer you

Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.

Our policy is to conduct background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become. Find your future with Worley.

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