This position supports Process Operations by assisting in the operation and monitoring of process equipment in assigned area to ensure plant reliability.
Qualifications: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have the ability to read, write, perform mathematical calculations, and follow and comprehend instructions at a level acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or HSED). This position requires knowledge and understanding of plant equipment and process plant or utility operations. This would include, but is not limited to; chemical processes, fluid mechanics, gas conversion and general water chemistry, and the operation of boilers or other fired equipment, operation of pumps, compressors and turbines. This is acquired through the completion of a two-year degree in Power Plant or Process Plant Technology; or two years of previous directly related full-time operating experience. A valid driver’s license is required.
Typical Physical/Mental/Environmental Demands: Requires frequent walking, standing, stooping/bending, climbing stairs and ladders, kneeling, lifting and carrying up to 60 pounds, reaching above and below shoulder level; and occasional sitting, lifting up to 50 pounds from knee to shoulder high, crawling, pushing and pulling up to 90 pounds, and use of keyboard/computer and test equipment. Grip strength of 70 pounds is required. Approximately 20% of the incumbent’s shift is spent operating equipment. Duties may include opening and closing valves and railcar hookups without assistance. Occasionally requires working in high climbing areas on grating, ladders, scaffolding, and other areas requiring use of safety equipment and may involve work in confined spaces. Over 50% of the incumbent’s shift is spent outdoors. Will be exposed to heat, cold, dirt/dust, fumes, chemicals and noise. Incumbent works a 12-hour rotating shift and is required to wear dust masks, respirators and full face Scott Air Paks when necessary. Requires binocular vision, color vision, good finger dexterity, hearing, and the ability to speak. Must have the ability to analyze data and reports, implement recommendations and follow verbal and written instructions. Must be able to communicate effectively with others and present information in a clear, concise manner. This position may work at heights up to 200 feet, which requires the use of safety equipment, including a harness, in accordance with ANSI Z359 standards. The incumbent must he respirator qualified and able to operate a motor vehicle.