This is a temporary position until approximately May 2023.
Performs assigned projects, procedures or tasks, at a level of independent expertise, involving the maintenance of optimum chemical treatment and/or analysis of liquid and solid wastes, fuels, oil and lubrication, emission gases, sewage, flyash, as well as the various unit-cooling waters.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Obtains samples and performs analyses in determining existing conditions, in comparison with established standards, of the following: liquid/solid wastes (demineralization process), fuels, oil and lubrication, emission gases, sewage, unit water, river and lake waters, potable water, and flyash.
Operates and calibrates the chemical feeds and dosages in properly maintaining established standards.
Makes sketches, takes notes, draws graphs and competes reports in maintaining complete and accurate records of all samples and analyses indicated in the first duty listed.
Reports all abnormal conditions, malfunctions or aberrations in a responsible and timely fashion.
Inspects and makes a daily surveillance of chemical monitoring instruments including cleaning and calibrating of instruments.
Ensures proper utilization, maintenance and security of assigned tools, equipment and work areas.
Maintains appropriate channels of communication and cooperation with personnel from other departments for the purpose of instructing or advising plant personnel in the application of certain chemical feeds and dosages, as appropriate.
Acts in an exemplary manner in maintaining and promoting safe practices and procedures, regarding the storage and handling of plant chemicals.
Conducts other special tests, as necessary.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or its equivalent minimum or
Associate’s degree in chemistry plus 2 years’ experience in water chemistry minimum or
High School Diploma or GED plus five years’ experience in water chemistry minimum
3 years’ of power plant experience, where a thorough knowledge of chemical practices and techniques was obtained.
Skills and Abilities:
Sampling, analysis and treatment of the solids, liquids and gases associated with the operation of a coal-fired power plant (or some other similar heavy industry).
Power plant environment, rotating shift work schedule and may require extended hours.
Hoosier Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran
About Hoosier Energy
Hoosier Energy is a generation and transmission cooperative serving 18 member electric cooperatives in central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois.