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Power Plant Ops Technician - Instrumentation & Control Technician

Company: Vistra Corporate Services Company
Location: Milford
Posted on: November 19, 2022

Job Description:

If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online.Job SummaryTo maintain the instrumentation and control systems to meet the specific energy generation requirements of the Luminant system in a safe, reliable, efficient, and environmentally sound manner

I&C Technician Sr. is an experienced technician that has the ability to work in Foxboro control system and calibrate, troubleshoot, repair, and replace critical transmitters, switches, probes, and any other devices that are critical to the safe operation of the plant.Job DescriptionKey Accountabilities: *Perform work incorporating strict adherence to Safety procedures and best practices and continually observe for safe working practices.*Regularly develops and presents safety topics.*Develop an understanding of HPI tools through training opportunities and practice. Actively participate in Pre/Post Job briefs.*Work with other technicians to perform routine and emergency maintenance and/or compliance activities on the plant instrumentation and control systems including weekends, holidays, and scheduled shift.*Cover Unit start-up and shut-down activities with assistance from other Technicians.*Calibrate, troubleshoot, and maintain power plant instrumentation systems and equipment.*Learn to enter SRs and PRs into Maximo.*Assist in the design and implementation of O&M and Capital projects.*Learn to communicate LOTO requests to Operations.*Maintain a good working relationship with Operations, Electrical, Purchasing, Warehouse personnel, other support groups and vendors.*Ensure that plant electrical, mechanical, and control & instrument equipment is maintained in a safe, reliable, and efficient operating condition as assigned*Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.*Being open to change (positive or negative) and to considerable variety in the workplace. Willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges. Persistence in the face of obstacles*Creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems. Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.*Ability to work with modern Programmable Logic Controls and various Operating System components.Key Metrics:*Provide the technical expertise and skills to effectively troubleshoot low voltage electrical circuits.*Provide the technical expertise and skills to perform calibrations and maintenance of field instrumentation including transmitters (level, pressure, flow, temperature, etc.), control valves, valve positioners, thermocouples, etc.**Develop knowledge and understanding of the power plant processes (material handling, water side equipment, air side equipment, emission controls, turbine/generator, etc.).*Demonstrates specific knowledge and skills to perform job assignments.*Demonstrates continual self-improvement in job skills and knowledge.**Demonstrates knowledge of how job assignment impacts other systems/units and uses this knowledge to maximize safety and minimize equipment problems.*Demonstrates knowledge and utilization of resources required to perform job, such as drawings, instruction books, calibration data sheets, MAXIMO, etc.*Proficient computer skills.Required Skills and Experience*High School education or GED equivalent*Experience gained through college degree programs and/or certifications is applicable to above skills.*Working as an Instrument and Control Technician for 5 -7 years of related work experience.*DCS controls, instrumentation and calibration, logic and programming experience is preferred*Knowledge of the practical application of engineering science and technology. This includes applying principles, techniques, procedures, and equipment to the design and production of various goods and services* Candidates must successfully complete POSS/MASS exam for considerationJob FamilyPlant OperationsCompanyLuminant Power LLCLocationsMilford, ConnecticutConnecticutWe are a company of people committed to: Exceeding Customer Expectations, Great People, Teamwork, Competitive Spirit and Effective Communication. If this describes you, then apply today!If you currently work for Vistra or its subsidiaries, please apply via the internal career site.

Keywords: Vistra Corporate Services Company, Milford , Power Plant Ops Technician - Instrumentation & Control Technician, Professions , Milford, Connecticut

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