Entergy Maintenance Operator - Power Plant in Vicksburg, Mississippi

Maintenance Operator - Power Plant

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Date: Aug 1, 2018

Location: Vicksburg, MS, US

Company: Entergy

JOB SUMMARY/PURPOSE :

Member of a rotating shift working under the direction of a Plant Supervisor. Responsible for performing operating functions which includes monitoring and operating power plant equipment, is knowledgeable in power plant systems, starting and stopping equipment, isolating and safety tagging equipment for maintenance activities, and monitoring water chemistry. Responsible for performing routine operator rounds and performing lubrication to plant rotating equipment as required. Is familiar with plant environmental procedures and ensure units operate within specifications. Operate and maintain units while maintaining a high level of Safety, Reliability, Efficiency and cost. Work through Operational Skills Development Plan to gain specific knowledge of plant equipment and progress through Maintenance Operator levels up to Operations Technician, Plant Technician (Instrumentation, Controls and Electrical Skills), or Plant Technician (Mechanical Skills).

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES :

  • Responsible for performing operating functions which includes continuous monitoring of equipment, operating valves, understanding power plant systems, starting and stopping of equipment, isolating and restoring equipment for maintenance following a Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO) procedure and monitoring boiler water chemistry

  • Uses elementary principles of mechanical measuring devices, instruments, controls, and regulating devices as used in generating plants

  • Troubleshoot, identify, and make repairs to the plant equipment including performing preventative maintenance tasks

  • Applies knowledge and experience with principles of operation and function of steam boilers, turbo generators, pumps, heaters, steam traps, piping systems, pressure and level regulators and their controls, and auxiliary systems

  • Knowledgeable in and complies with environmental rules and regulations

  • Knowledgeable in and follows safety policies, practices and procedures

  • Participate in the Monthly Safety Meeting, and open to participation on the Safety Committee or the Awareness Team

  • During unit outages, provide contractor management, quality control, cost management and schedule management

  • Performs preventative maintenance activities which include simple electrical, instrument and mechanical work/inspection and repair

  • Interface / communicate with internal and external organizations/customers (dispatchers, directors, contractors, etc.)

  • During unit outages or other emergent work, step-up to Temporary Supervisor or Contract Administrator position with responsibility for other employees and/or contractors to provide contractor management, quality control, cost management and schedule management

  • Work a rotating shift. Work overtime at times when shift coverage is required due to unexpected circumstances

  • Be willing and able to work under unusual as well as normal working conditions pertaining to a power plant environment

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS :

Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Desired: Process Technology/instrumentation college degree or equivalent work experience

Minimum Experience:

  • 0-2 years of experience in an operations or similar field or entry level with a background in process technology or instrumentation

  • Desired:

  • Equipment operation experience

  • Power Plant and or maintenance experience

Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the elementary principles of mechanical measuring devices, instruments, controls, and regulating devices as used in steam electric plants

  • Knowledge of the principles of operation and function of steam boilers, turbo-generators, pumps, heaters, steam traps, piping systems, pressure and level regulators and their controls, and auxiliary systems

  • The ability to lift 100lbs

  • The ability to lift and carry 50lbs

  • The ability to climb scaffolds stairs and ladders

  • Must be team-oriented and self-motivated

  • Must possess the initiative to perform task independently, provide timely and concise feedback upon request

  • Possess a winning attitude to achieve departmental, plant and corporate goals

  • Should possess basic computer knowledge to obtain the required skills needed to use the Entergy Fossil Applications Time and Labor (Electronic Timesheet Application) and AIMM (Maintenance Management System)

  • Knowledge of the elementary principles of mechanical measuring devices, instruments, controls, and regulating devices as used in steam electric plants

Any certificates, licenses, etc. required for the position

  • Successful completion of the EEI POSS/MASS test

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Primary Location: Mississippi-Vicksburg

Job Function :Power Plant Operations

FLSA Status :Nonexempt

Relocation Option: Not approved

Union description/code :MS Bargaining - Fossil-M03

Number of Openings :1

Req ID: 81648

Travel Percentage :Up to 25%

An Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disability/Vets. Please click here to view the full statement.

Pre-employment Testing: One way that Entergy has found to identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs is through pre-employment testing. If this position does require an EEI test, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting. If you are invited to a test session, we strongly recommend you review and complete the practice test as well as review the testing brochure for your respective test. The test brochure will give you critical information on the test such as time allocated and number of questions. Also, keep in mind that the actual test is timed; you should practice timing yourself while doing the practice tests. The practice test information and test brochures can be located by going to the EEI website, http://www.eei.org/practicetests , Logon ID: entergy, password: practice test (2 words).

In addition to EEI testing there is also Fit-for-Duty testing which will identify and assess the abilities and skills needed for certain jobs. If this position does require Fit-for-Duty testing, the type of test will be located under the qualifications section of the job posting.

Nearest Major Market: Jackson Mississippi

Job Segment: Power Plant, Electrical, Power Plant Operator, Temporary, Instrumentation, Energy, Engineering, Contract

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