• Power Plant Operator III

    Location US-TX-Waco
    Job ID
    2018-8497
    Category
    Building Maintenance
    Company Name
    Medxcel Facilities Management
  • Overview

    Medxcel is here to lead the transformation of healthcare facilities management by incorporating a new approach to providing services. Created by healthcare, for healthcare, we have a dedicated focus on our people and customers, as well as providing tools, processes, support resources, data analytics and insource strategies that drive results.

     

    The Power Plant Operator III is responsible for the safe and proper operation of the power plant and associated control structures for Medxcel within the working location of Providence Health Center - Waco, TX. They operate, maintain and adjust boilers, furnaces, engines, pumps, heat exchangers, generators, motors, chillers, cooling towers, equipment for heating, ventilating, air conditioning, lighting and associated equipment in the facilities. This role serves as the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on plant operations and ensures that the team and plant operates safely and in compliance with regulatory requirements. The Power Plan Operator III trains operators to monitor and record device data, inspect equipment and make minor repairs, perform preventative maintenance and take responsible charge of a watch over meters, gauges and other devices to ensure safe and efficient operation of plant equipment. The Power Plant Operator III may direct daily tasks of the power plant team or shift in accordance with the Facility Supervisor/Manager to maintain plant operations and address work orders.

    Responsibilities

    Power Plant Maintenance and Repair:

    • Monitor power plant equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems
    • Adjust controls to generate specified electrical power or to regulate the flow of power between generating stations and substations
    • Control power generating equipment, including boilers, turbines, generators, or reactors, using control boards or semi-automatic equipment
    • Regulate equipment operations and conditions, such as water levels, based on instrument data or from computers
    • Make adjustments or minor repairs, such as tightening leaking gland and pipe joints
    • Record and compile operational data by completing and maintaining forms, logs, or reports
    • Receive outage calls and call in necessary personnel during power outages and emergencies
    • Prepares equipment malfunction reports, makes inspections and from observation, determines whether equipment is operating properly
    • Take regulatory action, based on readings from charts, meters and gauges, at established intervals

    • Start or stop generators, auxiliary pumping equipment, turbines, or other power plant equipment as necessary

    • Inspect records or log book entries or communicate with plant personnel to assess equipment operating status

    • Control or maintain auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, fans, compressors, condensers, feed water heaters, filters, or chlorinators, to supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, or auxiliary power

    • Clean, lubricate, or maintain equipment, such as generators, turbines, pumps, or compressors, to prevent failure or deterioration
    • Open and close valves and switches in sequence to start or shut down auxiliary units

    Leadership:

    • Directs the assignment of work to team members to ensure safe and efficient plant operation
    • May assist the supervisor/manager in scheduling shift coverage
    • Teaches team members the daily operation, monitoring and maintenance of plant equipment
    • Acts as SME on cross-functional teams for daily tasks and special projects

     

     

     

     

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • Completion of trade or vocational program required
    • Completion of an accredited Boiler Operator learning program preferred

    License/Certificate:

    • Power Plant Operator, Boiler Operator or Stationary Engineer License

    Experience:

    • Five years of experience operating, maintaining and repairing high pressure boilers, large tonnage chillers, facility management systems, water treatment systems and all types of boilers, chillers, pumps and systems required
    • Demonstrated knowledge of federal, state and local plant operations and boiler codes required
    • Experience in healthcare preferred

    • Experience training team members on plant operations, equipment and applicable regulations preferred

     

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