• Hydro Technician I

    Job Locations US-NY-Pyrites
    Job ID
    2018-5715
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Operations & Maintenance
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for the execution of mechanical maintenance and repairs, as well as Capex work throughout assigned region. This work will include both internal and external resources under the supervision of the Site Manager.

    Responsibilities

    RESPONSIBILITES

    • Support the plants in working safely and within all local, state federal and company guidelines
    • Assist in troubleshooting and evaluation of Mechanical equipment for assigned region
    • Perform onsite work for all Routine and Reoccurring Maintenance including the identification of malfunctions of all hydroelectric plant operational equipment, such as plant auxiliaries, generators, transformers and turbines
    • Work by SAP PM Maintenance Plans for all planned maintenance activities including planned and unplanned
    • Provide support for operations as required by Site Manager and the Control and Monitoring Room, including but not limited to the Monitoring of hydroelectric power plant equipment operation and performance, Start, Adjust, and Stop generating units, operating valves, gates, or auxiliary equipment
    • Utilize digital systems in the; receipt of assigned work plans whether SAP Work Orders or GPWAY for routine inspections, documentation of inspection results and recording of time worked and the allocation of this to the proper Work Order

    OTHER DUTIES

    • Maintain logs, reports, work requests, and other records of work performed in hydroelectric plants
    • Inspect water-powered electric generators and auxiliary equipment in hydroelectric plants to verify proper operation and to determine maintenance or repair needs 

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES

    • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Good communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills required
    • Knowledge in Mechanical theory and troubleshooting techniques
    • Knowledge of mechanical testing and measuring equipment, such as gauges, dial indicators, calipers, micrometers
    • Ability to read and understand electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and civil drawings, for the use of troubleshooting and equipment isolation on low distribution and control voltage systems
    • Ability to work as part of a team and involve others in decisions when appropriate
    • Ability to take initiative in problem solving.

    Qualifications

    EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum of 0-5 year’s relevant experience
    • Power plant operations experience is a plus
    • Mechanical aptitude
    • Electrical and Instrumentation preferred
    • Ability to work in adverse conditions using the appropriate PPE
    • Willingness to work overtime when required
    • Working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft office suite
    • Ability to utilize mobile application on phones and tablets in the field for documentation of work
    • Must be able to travel as needed up to 90% throughout portfolio

     

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
     

    Work environment characteristics described herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of the position, the employee is exposed to outdoor weather conditions prevalent at the time. This could include, working in extreme heat or extreme cold conditions.

     

    Equipment: Hand tools, Power tools; Safety equipment including but not limited to; hard hat, safety glasses, work uniform, fall protection, life jacket, flash suits, insulated gloves, leather gloves, safety-toed boots, push-in ear protection, and cold weather gear.

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