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Title: †††Control Room Operator

Position Type: Contract

Location: †††††Portage, WI

Reports to:††† ††††††††††† Operations Manager

Status:††††††††††† ††††††††††† Non-Exempt


Job Summary:†

PIC Group, Inc. has an excellent opportunity for a Control Room Operator to support a 1200MW coal plant with two (2) 600MW steam turbines located in Portage, WI. The Control Room Operator will play a key role providing power plant control and operation, on the job training, mentoring, and leadership to other Control Room Operators, and cross-training of Auxiliary Operators that are progressing toward the Control Room position. The Control Room Operator will report to the Operations Manager and be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of steam boilers, electric generating units, coal handling and auxiliary equipment as well as the remote operations of hydro units.

Job Requirements:

Skilled in reading, basic math, and electricity and have mechanical aptitude.
Knowledge of generating station systems and company electrical operating procedures.
Ability to work in a team environment and communicate clearly.
Ability to provide on the job training, mentoring, and leadership to other Operators.
Ability to remain calm during emergencies.
Ability to make quick and accurate decisions and execute duties in a timely manner.
Mechanical, instrumentation and electrical equipment knowledge is required.
Demonstrates knowledge of all facets of power plant operations.
Demonstrates the ability to make competent decisions in emergency situations.
Demonstrates good verbal and written communication skills.
The ability to read and understand plant programs, policies, procedures, and instructions specific to the associated Operations & Maintenance Agreement.†
Knowledge of equipment isolation and tagging procedures.
Thorough knowledge of the purpose and proper use of the plant safety equipment.
Excellent problem-solving skills to identify, analyze, and recommend solutions.
Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job.
Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.
Must maintain a valid driverís license.

Physical Requirements:

Duties require walking, standing for extended periods of time, crawling, stooping, sitting, climbing vertical and inclined ladders and stairs, and lifting and carrying (up to 20 lbs.).

Exposure to extreme heat and cold.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

The frequent use of protective equipment (i.e., hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection, etc.) may be required.


Education / Experience:

5+ years of experience in coal fired power plant operations, is required.
5+ years of experience as a Control Room Operator, is required.
3+ years of previous experience as an Auxiliary Operator / Outside Operator at a coal plant, is required.


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