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Operator Technician I

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Operator Technician I   

JOB TITLE:

Operator Technician I

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Texas City Texas United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Calpine Corporation is America's largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets.
Its fleet of 76 power plants in operation and one under construction represents nearly 26,000 megawatts of generation capacity.
Through wholesale power operations and its retail businesses, Calpine serves customers in 22 states, Canada and Mexico.
Its clean, efficient, modern and flexible fleet uses advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner.

The company was established on the premise that a strong commitment to the environment is inextricably linked to excellence in power generation and corporate responsibility.
Since its founding in 1984, Calpine has led the power industry in its unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship.
In addition, its renewable geothermal plants use steam generated deep below the earth's surface to produce clean, renewable electricity.

Job Summary (includes but is not limited to the following, other duties may be assigned)

The position of an Operator Technician requires teamwork, working rotating 12-hour shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.
Personnel need to be self-motivated and capable of physical work while working in a safe manner and protecting the environment.
The job also requires driving in steep terrain, pulling trailers, working in snowy wet conditions and hot summer conditions.
Some of the responsibilities required from an Operator Tech are, opening and closing large valves, hiking in steep terrain, start, stop and monitoring of equipment including reading gauges and meters and recording activities in operating logs and records.
Uses computers and monitoring equipment to measure, record and make adjustments within operating parameters.
Performs a variety of operational maintenance tasks including diagnosis, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment in a safe, efficient and economical manner.
Performs overhaul maintenance and system improvement tasks.
Performs chemical analysis and chemical control on steam, cooling and condensate systems, and maintains chemistry logs.
Complies with all related environmental and compliance processes and procedures.
Incumbents assist in the development of standard operational procedures and provide input to facility betterment items to improve operational efficiency, reliability and safety.
Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures.
Regularly required to maintain facility security, and handle and transfer bulk chemicals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Entry-level; specialized technical knowledge with function.
  • Performs a variety of technical service/support duties that are semi-routine in nature.
  • Routine and non-routine decisions with some latitude, but still subject to approval.
  • With limited guidance, prioritizes and executes responsibilities effectively for a single trade, group of related tasks or functional area.
  • Work periodically reviewed by others; work reflects solid performance of duties.
  • Errors have small and possibly incremental impact on department or facility, and discovered in succeeding operations where work is verified or checked.
  • Completes tasks and resolves problems that require an ability to recognize deviation from accepted practices.
  • Resolves most questions and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels.
  • Works under general supervision.
  • Prioritizes daily activities to complete tasks/projects assigned by others.
  • May assist with orienting and training employees in moderately complex to complex areas.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma, degree from technical/vocational school, military service or equivalent.
  • Entry-level; generally, minimum 2 years directly related experience including understanding of health and safety regulations, and previous experience working with and around hazardous energy, chemicals and waste materials including knowledge of safe handling, storage, and transport.
  • Requires previous experience using test equipment and calibration appliances.
    Experience with machinery repair and control systems.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and basic understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity and mathematics.
  • Certifications/licensures (as applicable).
    Valid state drivers license.

Salary Information

  • Hourly Rate - $42.
    5072

Additional Calpine Information:

  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.
    If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to hrrecruitment@calpine.
    com.
    Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information.
41 CFR 60-1.
35(c)

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

42.51 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707132787-655737a2b01508656158038353faedf3

LOCATION:

Texas United States

CITY:

Texas City

Job Origin:

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Calpine Corporation is America's largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets. Its fleet of 76 power plants in operation and one under construction represents nearly 26,000 megawatts of generation capacity. Through wholesale power operations and its retail businesses, Calpine serves customers in 22 states, Canada and Mexico. Its clean, efficient, modern and flexible fleet uses advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner.

The company was established on the premise that a strong commitment to the environment is inextricably linked to excellence in power generation and corporate responsibility. Since its founding in 1984, Calpine has led the power industry in its unwavering commitment to environmental stewardship. In addition, its renewable geothermal plants use steam generated deep below the earth's surface to produce clean, renewable electricity.

Job Summary (includes but is not limited to the following, other duties may be assigned)

The position of an Operator Technician requires teamwork, working rotating 12-hour shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays. Personnel need to be self-motivated and capable of physical work while working in a safe manner and protecting the environment. The job also requires driving in steep terrain, pulling trailers, working in snowy wet conditions and hot summer conditions. Some of the responsibilities required from an Operator Tech are, opening and closing large valves, hiking in steep terrain, start, stop and monitoring of equipment including reading gauges and meters and recording activities in operating logs and records. Uses computers and monitoring equipment to measure, record and make adjustments within operating parameters. Performs a variety of operational maintenance tasks including diagnosis, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment in a safe, efficient and economical manner. Performs overhaul maintenance and system improvement tasks. Performs chemical analysis and chemical control on steam, cooling and condensate systems, and maintains chemistry logs. Complies with all related environmental and compliance processes and procedures. Incumbents assist in the development of standard operational procedures and provide input to facility betterment items to improve operational efficiency, reliability and safety. Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures. Regularly required to maintain facility security, and handle and transfer bulk chemicals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Entry-level; specialized technical knowledge with function.
  • Performs a variety of technical service/support duties that are semi-routine in nature.
  • Routine and non-routine decisions with some latitude, but still subject to approval.
  • With limited guidance, prioritizes and executes responsibilities effectively for a single trade, group of related tasks or functional area.
  • Work periodically reviewed by others; work reflects solid performance of duties.
  • Errors have small and possibly incremental impact on department or facility, and discovered in succeeding operations where work is verified or checked.
  • Completes tasks and resolves problems that require an ability to recognize deviation from accepted practices.
  • Resolves most questions and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels.
  • Works under general supervision.
  • Prioritizes daily activities to complete tasks/projects assigned by others.
  • May assist with orienting and training employees in moderately complex to complex areas.

Job Requirements

  • High School Diploma, degree from technical/vocational school, military service or equivalent.
  • Entry-level; generally, minimum 2 years directly related experience including understanding of health and safety regulations, and previous experience working with and around hazardous energy, chemicals and waste materials including knowledge of safe handling, storage, and transport.
  • Requires previous experience using test equipment and calibration appliances. Experience with machinery repair and control systems.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and basic understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity and mathematics.
  • Certifications/licensures (as applicable). Valid state drivers license.

Salary Information

  • Hourly Rate - $42.5072

Additional Calpine Information:

  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to hrrecruitment@calpine.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.

Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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