To plan, direct, and conduct the inspection, dismantle, diagnosis and repair of all instrument and electronic control equipment associated with steam-gas turbine generating units.
Perform routine, preventive and emergency maintenance on all generating station’s Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems equipment, Computerized Water Lab Analysis equipment, real-time natural gas measurement systems, and other environmental control systems.
Recommend and assist in the formulation and performance of station preventative maintenance in the instrumentation areas of the plant.
Recommend, maintain and promote the safe working practices and procedures in regard to station equipment and personnel.
Maintain accurate records, reports and schedules of record maintenance accomplished in accordance with procedures established.
Promote and practice the proper care, handling and use of materials, parts, tools, equipment and supplies.
Responsible for the cleanliness of the assigned working areas.
Maintain accurate and up-to-date records of all station wiring, instruments, equipment drawings and instruction books for future reference.
Expedite any and all emergency repairs and operation of station equipment.
Troubleshoot and assist others in repair of all power plant equipment.
Promote communication of information to supervisor and subordinates under direction.
Perform other occupational group related duties as required and for which qualified to perform safely.
Responsible for the proper setting, calibration and testing of all station electrical and electronic control equipment plus drive units in the station as assigned.
Responsible for working with all composite instrument crew personnel as required or requested during scheduled overhauls.
Communicate to shift supervisors and others as required, concerning operational clearances and related problems encountered.
High school diploma or recognized equivalent.
Demonstrated knowledge of the theory and practical application of electronic, pneumatic and electric control systems, including knowledge of the electrician’s trade and a basic understanding of power generation principles.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience of standard practices, materials, tools and equipment in all phases of instrumentation and control systems for power plant operation or other industrial plants.
Demonstrated knowledge and experience in the installation and use of instruments and tools for testing, maintenance and repair of all types of power plant instrumentation equipment.
Ability to work from prints, drawings and instruction manuals to test and trace out electronics, electrical and pneumatic circuits and systems and make necessary adjustments and repairs.
Demonstrated knowledge of PC’s, PLC programming and maintenance, DCS and DAS systems.
Demonstrated knowledge of EPA Rules and Regulations for CEMS and CEM Maintenance.
Demonstrated knowledge of Water Lab instrumentation and analyzing equipment, including water treatment equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge of the theory, operation and maintenance of gas sampling analyzers, optical smoke and dust monitors and gas dilution systems.
Knowledge of OSHA regulations as related to general scope of trade.
Satisfactory completion of respirator certification.
Must frequently climb and lift.
Must frequently walk and stand for long periods of time.
Must occasionally work at heights.
Must occasionally kneel, stoop and balance.
Must have normal vision and hearing with or without.
Must use hands and arms to manipulate objects.
Must use keyboards, tools and other controls.
Must occasionally work in confined spaces.
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About Arizona G&T Cooperatives
Arizona Electric Power Cooperative (AEPCO) is one of 62 generation and transmission (G&T) electric cooperatives in the nation. AEPCO owns and operates the Apache Generating Station (Apache) near Cochise, Arizona, which is east of Benson. The plant provides power to more than 147,000 electric meters and 400,000 people in Arizona, California and New Mexico through six Class A Member distribution cooperatives. The plant has a combined gross generating capacity of 605 megawatts.
AEPCO also operates and maintains more than 622 miles of electric power transmission line and 27 substations in a network that reaches out from Apache and across Arizona to the northwestern corner of the state. The system includes more than 30 telecommunications towers used for phone and date relay services by AEPCO’s Member cooperatives and customers. From this network, our Member distribution electric cooperatives take the power and distribute it to their member-consumers at the end of the line.
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