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POWER PLANT OPERATOR-SENIOR 17-02588
Power Plant Operator Senior - Madison Area
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Full Time (40 hrs/week)
The starting pay will be up to $19.30 per hour. The Power Plant Operator - Senior classification is assigned to Pay Schedule/Pay Range 03-15.
Brock Flowers, HR Specialist, 608-267-1005, firstname.lastname@example.org
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Are you looking to start your mechanical maintenance career in a power plant? We have a great opportunity for an individual with technical skills, and a commitment to quality service, to be a part of the States Facilities Management (DFM) Team!
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For more information about the selection process, see our General Information Page. Position Summary:
This position operates and maintains the plant and equipment at the Capitol Heating Plant and/or the Hill Farms Heating Plant. The Capitol plant produces steam and chilled water for use by the State Capitol, the downtown state office buildings and several county and city owned buildings. The plant equipment consists of three high pressure gas/oil fired boilers, two emergency diesel powered generators, two absorption chillers, three electrically driven centrifugal chillers and various types of auxiliary machinery involved in the production of steam, electricity, and chilled water for the buildings that are served by the plant. The Hill Farms Plant provides steam to the Department of Transportation and several other state owned office buildings. It also uses gas/oil fired high pressure boilers, but does not provide other services to the buildings.
A background check will be required. DOA does not sponsor work visas. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States, and to complete the required employment eligibility form upon hire.
Willingness and adaptability to work under unpleasant conditions such as extreme noise, dusty or dirty areas, extreme heat and cold, in wet areas and confined spaces is required. Candidate must be able to physically able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, with or without accommodation.
This position is part of the 24/7 plant coverage and may be assigned to various shifts including a rotating schedule that includes day, nights, afternoons and most weekends and holidays.
Qualified candidates will have experience in the maintenance, repair, and operation of central heating and power plant equipment, including a high degree of mechanical aptitude, such as skill in making repairs and adjustments on all power plant equipment. This position requires skill in the operation of various power tools, hand tools, and testing equipment used in the mechanical and electrical maintenance field. Knowledge of the operation of computer steam flow meters, water meters, pressure gauges, temperature gauges, automatic controls, water pumps, chemical pumps, and related equipment is required. In addition, knowledge of feed water heaters, feed water pumps, condensate pumps and forced draft fans, of generating equipment and of water testing and water softening is also required.
Knowledge of procedures for lockout-tag out, of the safe operation and maintenance of gas and oil fired steam boilers, of steam flow meters, water meters, pressure gauges, temperature gauges, automatic boiler controls, and their related equipment and the operation and use of safety devices are required, as well as ability to learn and properly apply methods and techniques for the correct and safe performance of fairly complex physical and mechanical tasks and materials handling operations.
In addition to the above qualifications, well qualified candidates will have skill in recordkeeping, communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills, as well as skill in operating forklifts, tractors, end loaders, and/or similar equipment.
Location/Region: Dane, WI (US)