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Production Technician - Power Plant

Date: Apr 30, 2019

Location: Brandywine, MD, US

Company: PSEG

Requisition ID:  54689 

Job Function/Category:  Power 

Employment Type:  Non-Exempt Full Time 

This is an exciting time to be joining PSEG. Our commitments, which include safety, integrity, customer focus, and diversity & inclusion, are the fabric of our culture and help drive the success of our business. We are fortunate to have an outstanding workforce of diverse and highly skilled talent who move us forward in our operational excellence journey.  PSEG has more than 12,000 employees who are dedicated to the communities we serve and embody our vision: People providing Safe, Reliable, Economic and Greener Energy.


This position is located in Brandywine, Maryland.

Reports directly to the Operations and Maintenance Supervisor

When assigned as an Outside Operator while filling in as a Control Room Operator (CRO), takes direction from the Control Room Operator (CRO)


This position will be responsible for the following -


Plant Operations:

· Gas and Steam Turbine and Generator Start Up, Base Load Operation, and Shutdown

· Maintaining awareness of Plant Equipment Operating Status

o Identifying any abnormal plant condition and taking the appropriate corrective actions

· Ensuring proper Operations of the Chemical Control systems when assigned

o Ensuring compliance with Environmental Regulations and all local, state and federal environmental permits using Plant Operations Procedures.

o Ensuring an Adequate supply of Chemicals and Gasses to support plant Operations.

· Accurately Document Plant Operating Events. This includes Trip Reports, and Log Book Entries.

o Provide the CRO Operator Log-Sheets after readings are taken to discuss the need for Corrective Action.

· Supporting plant emergency activities. Communicate such activities to the CRO and management immediately

· Fill in as a CRO assigned as an Outside Operator when directed by the Operations Manager.


Plant Safety

· Responsible for following Proper Safety Procedures during Operations and Maintenance activities, including LOTO, Hazardous Work and Hazardous Work Permitting.


Maintenance Activities

· Performing Shift Operations and Maintenance PMs.

· Performing Sampling and taking corrective actions to maintain proper Plant Chemistry

· Troubleshooting, overhaul, and maintenance of all machinery commonly found in power plants with special emphasis on Transmitters, PLC's, Control Valves, HVAC, Pumps, Motors, fans, blowers, and Control Systems.

· Testing, calibration, and repair of all types of electrical transmitters, temperature thermocouples, Gas Turbine instruments, and Steam Turbine instruments.

· Coordinating and directing subcontracted maintenance and construction activities.

Reviewing, performing, and updating work orders assigned.

· Assisting in developing and improving the facility's preventive and predictive maintenance programs

· Tracking and inventory of spare parts and consumables through the use of the work management system, SAP.

· Performing other assigned collateral duties

· Integrating with the Operations Department when required.


Communications Activities

· Providing a continual update of operating activities to the Control Room Operator (CRO)

· Promptly communicating to the CRO the need for Equipment Repairs.


Safety Activities

· Safeguard the employees by conforming to all facility safety policies.


Training Activities

· Assisting in developing and improving the facility's preventive and predictive maintenance programs


Job Requirements

· Requires rapid decision making skills to operate plant equipment.

· Tasks performed may require physical exertion.

· Respond to overtime and callout requests


Required Skills, Competencies, Education and Experience:

· Minimum of 4 years' experience maintaining equipment for instrumentation and electrical within a power plant environment, except those qualified through the PSEG Energy Career Program

· Basic math skills, good verbal communications skills

· Proficiency in the use of power and precision tools.

· High School graduate or equivalency

· Must have successfully completed the POSS/MOSS pre-employment tests.


Desired Skills, Competencies, Education and Experience:

· Grade 1 Maryland Stationary Engineer License

· College and/or Technical School Education.

· Power Generation, Chemical, Refinery, or Industrial Experience.

· Experience with equipment repair and control systems

· Combined Cycle Experience

· Sound Judgment, Strong Math & Communication Skills




As an employee of PSE&G or PSEG Long Island, you should be aware that during storm restoration efforts, you may be required to perform functions outside of your routine duties and on a schedule that may be different from normal operations.

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Business needs may cause PSEG to cancel or delay filling position at any time during the selection process.

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