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Job Ref:  LOS001E
Employer:  WorleyParsons Ltd
Job Type:  Permanent
Country:  United States
County/State:  California
City:  Los Angeles
09/10/2016 04:01

Maintain and calibrate all type of electrical and pneumatic control systems used in the production of electricity, steam and chilled water.


· Performs routine and emergency repairs of plant equipment.

· Installs, calibrates, tests, troubleshoots and maintains protective relays, computers, metering, monitoring and control systems on HRSG's, steam & gas turbines, generators and plant auxiliary equipment. In shop location this includes performing benchwork and component troubleshooting.

· Uses test equipment (oscilloscopes, multi-meters electronic bridges, loop calibrators) and hand tools (i.e. drills, screwdrivers) necessary to troubleshoot and maintain devices and systems for the power plant.

· Communicates condition of equipment and status of jobs to crew leader, supervision, operations and other craft personnel and outside service representatives.

· Reads and interprets instruction manuals, blueprints and control system drawings; applies knowledge to daily tasks.

· Completes all written and electronic records (i.e. work orders, calibration sheets, time cards, material requests) required to document the work in progress and as it is completed.

· Continually updates knowledge of plant systems and instrumentation.

· Makes decisions about how best to repair equipment and what resources (tools, time, equipment) will be needed.

· Assist in providing skill enhancement training to other personnel.

· Coordinates work activities with other crafts or contractors.

· Order proper materials for job completion.

· Perform routine cleaning of work area.

· Recognizes safety hazards and follows safety guidelines.

· Knowledgeable of environmental rules and regulations and effectively apply them to all work situations.

. Technical and Industry Experience:

· Ten (10) years (including Apprentice Training Program) of industrial, electrical and Instrument and Control maintenance experience in the repair, inspection, calibration and troubleshooting of related power plant equipment.

· Knowledge of electricity, voltage and current relationships.

· Ability to learn mechanical & electrical control equipment and basic power plant equipment operation.

· Ability to use basic mathematics including algebra & geometry to take measurements and perform computations required for installation and calibration of equipment.

· Ability to operate & use such test equipment as multimeters, loop calibrators, frequency devices, megger and oscilloscopes.

· Ability to use hand tools such as wrenches, screwdrivers & small electrical hand tools.

· Ability to read in English & understand technical manuals, classroom materials and electrical & mechanical drawings and relate these to actual equipment.

· Ability to use a PC and learn associated software.

· Ability to access equipment in plant location and perform duties.

· Ability to discern assorted colors.

· Ability to twist upper body, reach above head and extend reach in front of body to work on equipment.

· Ability to lift and pull approximately 40 lbs. in standing, bending and squatting positions.

· Ability to climb stairs and ladders, work off ground in high or confined spaces and enter manways & crawl spaces.

· Ability to wear full-face respirators while wearing various protective devices.

· Knowledge of handling and disposal of waste material generated by maintenance activities.

· Ability to work irregular shifts and respond to emergency call-outs 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.

· Ability to operate Company vehicles and equipment such as forklifts and maintain operating licenses and certifications.

· Valid driver's license is required.

· Normal office environment and/or out-of-doors work environment. Out-of-doors environment at generating plant work locations includes:

· Work in and around rotating equipment, high voltage electrical equipment, high noise areas and elevations up to 150 feet above ground level.
· Work in all temperatures and climatic conditions. Some temperatures can be extreme.
· Emergency situations will require the use of a respirator.

Education - Qualifications, Accreditation, Training :

· Must have completed at least two (2) years of formal training in electronics, instrumentation, engineering or a related technical discipline.

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