Auxiliary Powerplant Operator

Franklin, Georgia
04 Oct 2016
26 Nov 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
Division Power Generation Services (PS)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Power & Gas Services
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Entry Level

Req ID 158741
Required Education High School Diploma

Location GA - Franklin
Required Travel 10%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthcare and Financial Services.

The Siemens Power Generation Services Division, with a broad spectrum of innovative products and services, is the leading service partner for ensuring high reliability and optimal performance of rotating power equipment within the wind, utility, oil & gas, and industrial processing industries worldwide.

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Job Description
Auxiliary Powerplant Operator
Franklin, GA

Position Overview
Perform all duties related to the monitoring, maintenance and operation of plant auxiliary equipment functions; ensure proper operation of combustion turbine, steam turbine, generator, heat recovery steam generators, water treatment equipment, air pollution control equipment, etc

• Position/configure plant equipment such as, but not limited to: opening and closing of valves, starting/stopping of pumps and compressors, visual inspection of the combustion process. Oil and operated pumps, motors and auxiliary equipment and clean condensers, water filters, and oil filters as required.
• Obtain moderate proficiency in Control Room Operator's duties. Relieve Control Room Operator for short periods of time.
• Test and treat boiler water, cooling water, demineralized water, etc., maintain data logs. Normally works the rotating shift schedule. Perform plant and facility maintenance, cleanup and housekeeping.
• Reads meters and gages or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify facility operating conditions and maximize facility efficiency.
• Records operating data and analyzes data for trends.
• Keep Control Room Operator fully informed of unusual conditions or damaged equipment.
• Uses facility operating procedures and equipment technical manuals to start, stop, adjust or modify equipment operations to ensure all equipment is operated within the recommended operating range.
• Fully supports the use of a computerized maintenance management system by displaying a proficiency in using the system and dedication to the facility maintenance philosophy.
• Visually inspects and listens to equipment to assist in determining need for repair or adjustment.
• Assist in the maintenance of equipment by cleaning, adjusting, tightening, performing preventative or corrective maintenance, and identifying equipment in need of corrective maintenance. Writes and submits corrective work orders for approval.
• Performs water analysis tests and adjusts chemical injection rates to maintain water chemistry within specifications.
• Reads, understands, and complies with all facility safety and regulatory procedures.

• Must possess a working knowledge of plant systems, normal and emergency procedures, equipment assignments
• Cooperate with and participate as a team member.
• Work hours on a rotating shift basis and assist when needed through overtime or irregular hours.
• Perform duties as outlined for specified \"collateral duties.
• Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Physical Requirements:

1. Moderate to strenuous, 50% of the time
2. Motor functions skills required are walking, standing, stooping, bending, crawling inside turbines or other confined areas, climbing to and working from elevated platforms, ladders, stairwells and walkways at elevations of 80 feet or more, and occasionally lifting a minimum of 10 lbs. or less in awkward positions and 50 lbs. from the floor to the waist.
3. Must be able to use a computer, use mechanic's hand tools
4. Must be able to wear protective equipment (hard hat, gloves, safety glasses and shoes, hearing protection, coveralls, rain suits and self-contained breathing apparatus).
5. Must be able to work at temperature fluctuation depending on indoor or outdoor responsibilities; lighting adequate; clean environment
6. Travel requirements are light (10 to 15%)
7. Exposure to extreme noise levels but hearing protection is provided.
8. Exposure to sulfuric acid, caustic soda and hydrogenous ammonia

Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, disability status, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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