Contract / Temp to Direct / Direct Hire: Direct Hire
City: Los Angeles
Country: United States
Zip or Postal Code: 90095
Lead I&C Technician
Primary Location: USA-CA-Los Angeles
Reporting Manager Title: Plant Manager (Construction / Maintenance)
Direct Hire, $40-$45/hr, no mo-demo, 401K, 10% bonus, benefits.
Maintain and calibrate all type of electrical and pneumatic control systems used in the production of electricity, steam and chilled water. Must have industrial experience, ideally with boilers & chillers
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.
Required 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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