Power Plant Operator

Opportunities in the United States and Overseas

Location

Opportunities in the United States and Overseas

Type

Temporary

THE COMPANY

BPS World Inc. is a global recruitment partner that provides HR leaders with a competitive advantage in the ability to attract, recruit and retain the right people. Our unique, problem solving approach creates cost and time efficiencies at scale. You will be joining a global organization that’s been recognized for its excellence in delivery and the development of its employees.

Our awards include: Best Companies 3-Star Accreditation (2019), being named in LinkedIn’s Top 25 Most Socially Engaged Staffing Agencies (2016, 2017 & 2018) and the Best People Development Business Award (2017) from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

THE ROLE

Power Plant Operators:

We're looking for Power Plant Operators capable of operating and controlling power plant production processes.

YOU

  • Knowledge and ability to adjust controls to generate specified electrical power and/or to regulate the flow of power between power generating station and line-end destination.
  • Control and maintain auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, fans, compressors, condensers, feed-water heaters/coolers, filters, to supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, and auxiliary power.
  • Control generator output to match the phase, frequency, and voltage of electricity supplied to switchgear.
  • Monitor and inspect power plant equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems.
  • Operate or control power generating equipment including diesel engines, generators, and medium-voltage switchgear, using control boards or semi-automatic equipment.
  • Place standby emergency electrical generators on line in emergencies and monitor the temperature, output, and lubrication of the system.
  • Start or stop generators, auxiliary pumping equipment, engines, and other power plant equipment, and connect or disconnect equipment from circuits.
  • Take readings from meters and gauges at established intervals, establish base-line operational records for assigned shift.
  • Inspect records and log book entries, and communicate with other plant personnel, in order to assess equipment operating status.
  • Receive outage calls and call in necessary personnel during power outages and emergencies.
  • Record and compile operational data, completing and maintaining forms, logs, and reports.
  • Experience in power plant/industrial maintenance operations.
  • Knowledge of all applicable safe working practices for power plant/industrial operations.

DAVID WELCH

DAVID WELCH

Director of Business Development

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