Power Plant Operator/Mechanic - KUA

Posted By: Garnie Holmes Career Center,

KUAGeneral Definition of Work
Performs responsible skilled and routine technical work in the operation of the generating plant. Performs routine skilled work assisting in the maintenance and repair of power generating and auxiliary equipment. Does related work as required. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Shift Supervisor O/M.

Typical Tasks
Operates and maintains combustion and steam electric generating units and associated equipment. Repairs and inspects equipment and parts in the gas and steam turbines and related auxiliary equipment. Make periodic and daily inspections of all machinery. Adjusts and rebuilds valves. Replaces gaskets, repairs leaks, cleans filters, lubricates and overhauls equipment. Make daily, monthly and annual inspections as required. Monitors, observes, and maintains conditions that affect operation of the plant. Monitors, observes, and analyzes equipment and systems characteristics. Takes actions required to correct or change a condition as needed. Takes readings, keeps logs and records. Performs routine periodic equipment checks and tests in accordance with standard operating practices, policies, and procedures. Works with other power plant personnel to start up, troubleshoot, or shut down equipment as required for corrective or preventive maintenance. Observes and adheres to proper tag out and lockout of plant equipment and systems in accordance with clearance procedures, policies, and practices. Provides training and instruction to other personnel and advises the Shift Supervisor O/M on level of job knowledge, skills and abilities of personnel in training. Attends training courses and studies independently to learn operation and maintenance requirements of power plant facilities, equipment, and operation. Complies with information provided on Material Safety Data Sheets for all products. Handles and stores items properly. Assists with cleaning of plant facilities and equipment and general housekeeping. May be required to transport, mix, handle or use hazardous materials or chemicals. May be required to train and perform duties in emergency egress, accidental spill incidents, and other safety-related emergencies. Performs other related duties as assigned.

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