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Unit Operator

Moundsville, WV 26041

Posted: 02/08/2024 Job Category: Utilities-Construction Job Number: 26291612

Job Description

Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS) is seeking Control Room Operators to work in the Moundsville, WV area. This position offers a variety of great benefits, including health insurance, 401(k), and paid time off.
  • Schedule: 12 hour shift work;possible overtime
JOB SUMMARY: Perform highly skilled work that is necessary in operating a 800 Megawatt Coal Fired Supercritical steam-electric generating unit composed of boilers, turbines, generators, transformers, pumps, condensers, scrubbers (where applicable) and related auxiliary and accessory equipment.
  • Perform the necessary operating, regulating and adjusting duties in maintaining proper control of water levels, pressures, temperatures, draft conditions and output of steam generators and boilers, including the operation of the pumps for feed water, fans, pulverizers and other related accessory and auxiliary equipment to ensure maximum efficiency and correct output of the unit.
  • Oversee and perform all aspects of the startup and shutdown of 800 Megawatt Coal Fired Supercritical Units.
    - This includes starting these style units with an Auxiliary boiler.
  • Control, operate and synchronize turbines, condensers, generators, transformers and other auxiliary equipment. Regulate unit output in accordance with requirements and plant conditions.
  • Operate, regulate and adjust auxiliary equipment with local controls including pumps, valves, screens, strainers, water treating plant equipment, filters and demineralizes for condensate clean-up, oil purifying and filtering equipment and similar equipment.
  • Perform such duties as operate oil-purifying and filtering equipment;check and adjust water flow to coolers, bearings and heat exchangers;operate water treating plant equipment;operate ash removal and conveying equipment;check the operation of fly ash disposal system;run pyrites and clean strainers.;operate water treating plant equipment;operate ash removal and conveying equipment;check the operation of fly ash disposal system.
  • Prepare and maintain records and reports using the applicable software. Record periodic readings form indicating and recording instruments;change charts on graphic instruments and have a working knowledge of plant electrical prints. Interpret readings and indications and troubleshoot plant systems based on the information provided.
  • Control and operate switching equipment in plant and switch yard. Issue clearances, clear and tag equipment as assigned in plant and switch yard.
  • Place equipment in or remove from service and operate associated equipment in accordance with established procedures. Conduct interlock tests and perform functional tests on control systems and instrumentation.
  • Answer emergency alarms and fire alarms, as assigned. Train for and carry out assignments in firefighting, first aid and other emergency programs as required. Perform duties in accordance with Company's safety rules, OSHA regulations, operating regulations and practices.
  • Perform highly skilled work that is necessary in operating environmental controls and related auxiliary and accessory equipment.
  • Assist in training on plant systems and Control room operation.
  • Associate’s Degree in engineering, industrial or energy technology.
  • Five (5) years of related work experience.
  • Possess a valid State Stationary Engineer’s license, as required by state.
  • Must be able to exert up to 50 lbs of pressure to manually turn off valves.
  • Ability to stand or walk for up to 12 hours.
  • Knowledge of PI Vision or Process Book/DCS software.
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.
About Integrated Talent Strategies (ITS):     
ITS is an international recruiting and staffing firm specializing in Engineering, Technical and Professional positions. Founded in 1984 as a subsidiary of an engineering firm, ITS continues to remain a strategic partner for the job seeker.   
Our clients include some of the largest and most respected architectural, engineering, and manufacturing companies in business today. Our ability to offer a wide range of services, and the flexibility to adjust to the changing needs of our clients, has allowed us to maintain a solid reputation for several decades. 
Benefits include medical, dental, and vision insurance;401(k) with a company match;paid holidays and vacations;tuition reimbursement. To learn more, go to www.Wehirepeople.Com or click below to directly contact your recruiter.

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Anna Smith
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Specializing in Contract - Utilities.

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