Power House Operator and Boiler Tech

Maintenance King Cove, United States



Summary: Oversee the operation of power generating equipment, including boilers, generators, or reactors. Ensure the regular monitoring, repair, and maintenance of power plant and auxiliary equipment such as pumps, fans, compressors, and condensers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the operation of power plant equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems.
  • Controls or maintains auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, fans, compressors, condensers, feed water pumps, filters, to supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, or auxiliary power.
  • Regulates equipment operations and conditions, such as water levels, based on instrument data or from monitors.
  • Starts or stops generators, auxiliary pumping equipment, or other power plant equipment when necessary.
  • Records and compiles operational data by completing and maintaining forms, logs, or reports.
  • Ensures regular maintenance of equipment, such as generators, pumps, or compressors, to prevent failure or deterioration is scheduled and completed.
  • Provides regulatory reporting as needed, at established intervals, based on readings from charts.
  • Inspects records or log book entries or communicates with plant personnel to assess equipment operating status.
  • Places standby emergency electrical generators online in emergencies and monitors the temperature, output, and lubrication of the system.
  • Establishes cadence for examination and testing of electrical power distribution machinery and equipment, using testing devices.
  • Receives outage calls and requests necessary personnel during power outages or emergencies.
  • Operates or maintains distributed power generation equipment, including produce energy on-site for processing or other commercial purposes.