Auxiliary Operator

Redondo Beach, CA 90277

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Power Generation Job Number: 21833

Job Description

As an Auxiliary Operator, you ensure that the natural-gas fired, utility scale power plant meets its generating requirements while operating in a safe and efficient manner.

Key responsibilities include:
- Assist with maintenance tasks as assigned
- Inspect and service gas and steam turbine generator, HRSG and mechanical and electrical auxiliaries and other plant equipment
- Monitor the status of all plant systems on a continuous basis
- Execute plant shut-down and start-up procedures as required

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS
- Receive and respond to electrical and fuel dispatcher’ s orders and requests
- Perform all station shift operation and maintenance, including start-up and shut-down of main plant components and auxiliaries
- Operate control panels to regulate the load on the HRSG and turbines and to maintain proper steam temperature and pressure, feedwater and fuel supply and efficient combustion conditions
- Conduct routine tours of the plant to inspect equipment; provide feedback to the Operations Manager and to other employees as directed
- Comply with all site safety and environmental requirements and procedures. Identify safety and environmental hazards and take corrective actions as necessary
- Maintain accuracy of shift operating logs, records, time sheets, work orders and other administrative documents related to the power plant
- Perform in all plant switching and tagging of equipment in accordance with approved procedures and prudent operations and maintenance practices
- Perform electrical and mechanical inspections, trouble-shooting, and maintenance tasks under direction of management as required; take ownership of assigned equipment
- Read and record gauges and meters. Perform routine operational tests and adjustments on all power plant systems and components as required
- Assist with the development and revision of operations and maintenance related procedures
- Perform and maintain housekeeping standards and duties

Perform routine preventive and predictive maintenance on all systems and equipment; support corrective maintenance efforts on selected equipment

Perform other duties necessary to fulfill plant requirements

Assist other team members and work with all departments to support Facility in achieving goals

Meet Your Recruiter

Veronica Arder
Technical Recruiter

Veronica’s favorite part of the job is the thrill of a candidate’s enthusiastic “Yes!” to a new job offer, and an equally pleased hiring manager who just landed a top performer. Since her time at Per Se, she’s helped countless industry professionals plan and make their next career move. Prior to her role as a recruiter, she owned a home-improvement business and learned an appreciation for the skill and sweat that goes in to getting a job done the right way. Knowing she’s making a difference in other’s lives is what keeps her going every day. 

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