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Controls Specialist, Power Plant - Facilities Management
The Power Plant Controls Specialist focuses on preventative maintenance on automatic control devices and systems for three gas/oil fired high pressure boilers, a coal fired fluidized bed boiler, two steam driven chillers, four electric motor driven chillers, and related components. S/he must be able to assist others in any way possible to maintain a reliable and safe plant operation. Duties include but are not limited to:
Maintain, inspect, adjust, repair, and calibrate pneumatic, mechanical, hydraulic,and electronic automatic and manual controls for plant auxiliary equipment.
Maintain, adjust and calibrate water treating equipment for boilers, chilled water system, and cooling towers.
Install new and maintain existing plant automatic control, compressed air, water,and hydraulic control piping.
Assist electronic technician with calibration of electronic controls and preventative maintenance of electrical equipment.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Four or more years in the operation and maintenance of gas/oil and coal fired boilers and air conditioning equipment or the equivalent of training and experience
One year of experience in maintaining automatic control systems
DC Steam Engineers 3rd Class License.
Demonstrate the ability to use and understand the principals and practices of fluid flow and their relation to boiler and chiller controls. Adjust and later PLC programs as condition requires
All basic hand tools, volt ohm meter, amp meter, various types of pneumatic and electronic calibrating equipment, manometers, boiler efficiency monitor, pipe threading machine, electric drills, frequency generator and counter, oscilloscope, hand and bench grinders, and cutting and welding torches
Knowledge of combustion as it relates to oil, gas, and coal fired boilers
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