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Lincoln Electric System Career Opportunities: Instrument and Control Technician (2430) in Lincoln, Nebraska

Career Opportunities: Instrument and Control Technician (2430)

Requisition ID 2430 - Posted 10/15/2020 - Regular - Full-time - Power Plant

Located in Lincoln, Nebraska, customer-owned LES is one of the nation’s leading utility companies. We’re recognized for low costs, reliability, financial stability, innovation, environmental stewardship, community involvement and exceptional customer service. So, if you are looking for a career, and not just a job; if you value working in an atmosphere that values passion and talent, high personal standards, service excellence, the environment and the community in which we live- LES may be the place for you.

Job Title

Instrument and Control Technician

Employment Type

Starting Pay Range

Posting Date

Full-time

$37.38 - $47.22

10/15/2020

Employment Classification

Division

Closing Date

Regular

Power Supply

10/29/2020

This posting is for one technician reporting to the Terry Bundy Generating Station and one technician reporting to the Rokeby Generating Station.

CORE COMPETENCIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Job Technical Skills –Responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing all electronic, electrical, and mechanical power plant control equipment at Simple Cycle Peaking Plants, District Energy Thermal plants and local Wind Turbines. troubleshooting, maintaining, and repairing all electronic, electrical, and mechanical power plant control equipment at a combined cycle power plant and landfill gas electrical generation facility. Works closely with the plant operations personnel to ensure that man/machine interfaces and control equipment are optimized for safe and efficient operation. Works closely with the plant operations personnel to ensure that man/machine interfaces and control equipment are optimized for safe and efficient operation.Performs emergency and overtime work on short notice and at odd hours relating to plant operations or maintenance, as required. This position requires a rotating on-call schedule. When “on call”, response time is expected to be within 30 minutes or less, in fit for duty condition. Consistent and reliable attendance is required.

  • Troubleshoots, repairs and calibrates power generation equipment including gas turbine and steam turbine controls, balance of plant, plant auxiliary control systems and landfill gas facility controls at designated site.

  • Maintains and troubleshoots malfunctions on instrumentation and controls related equipment.

  • Tests performance of electromechanical and electrical equipment using test instruments including oscilloscopes, voltmeters, ohmmeters, and multi-functional processor based test equipment, and analyzes test data in order to diagnose malfunctions, to determine performance characteristics of systems, and to evaluate effects of system modifications.

Initiative - The ideal candidate takes action on their own without being prompted; handles problems independently; able to resolve issues without relying on extensive help from others and does more than what is asked or expected.

Teamwork - An individual in this position has the ability to effectively interact, cooperate, collaborate, and manage conflicts with other people. Actively participates in team meetings and activities, leverages skills and interests of coworkers to achieve goals and solve problems, and supports team decisions.

Adaptability - Seeking a candidate who maintains a positive attitude in the face of change and appropriately adjusts behavior and activities to changing conditions.

Communication - The successful candidate expresses ideas and information in a clear and concise manner through all means of communication. Able to tailor messages to fit the audience and delivers information in an interesting and compelling manner.

Decision Making - Searching for a candidate with the ability to move quickly to make good decisions and commit to a clear course of action; comfortable making sound decisions based on partial information and willing to take appropriate risks in order to maintain momentum.

Job Technical Skills - This candidate must keep their technical skills current and effective applies specialized knowledge and skills to perform work tasks.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Associates degree in related field, or

  • An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • Valid driver’s license

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