Engineering Technician - Auxiliary Operator

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  • Land / regio: United States of America
  • State/Province/County: Missouri
  • Stad: Campbell

  • Land / regio: United States of America
  • State/Province/County: Missouri
  • Stad: Poplar Bluff

Gas Services
Service North America
Early Professional

The Auxiliary Operator (AO) monitors, operates and maintains all equipment and systems associated with the operation of the facility via a control system in a safe, reliable and efficient manner in full compliance with all applicable laws, regulations, policies and procedures. The AO inspects equipment for proper lubrication, cooling water, vibration, noise, overheating and overall operational status. The AO also ensures plant compliance to environmental/chemical safety agencies. The AO reports malfunctions to the Control Room Operator (CRO) in order for proper response.


Your profile

  • High school diploma with industrial background with two (2) years experience in a power plant environment preferred. Associates in Power Plant Tech Degree preferred.
  • Specific knowledge, mechanical ability, working knowledge of equipment and plant systems and boiler water chemistry knowledge. Demonstrate knowledge of various plant systems.
  • Communication skills, verbal and written. Ability to learn and train others. Must have mechanical and hand tool skills.
  • Ability to pass respirator fit tests to use respiratory protective equipment at all times.
  • Must have mechanical and hand tool skills.
  • Must be able to speak, write and understand English.
  • Ability to work scheduled hours, overtime, both scheduled and unscheduled, on days of relief and beyond regular work schedule. Ability to perform shift work, including holidays, nights and weekends.
  • Be able to operate computer (e-mail, Excel, WORD & training, etc).
  • Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization. Siemens Energy employees with current visa sponsorship may be eligible for internal transfers.

Your responsibilities

  • Operates major auxiliary apparatus such as: air compressors; boiler feedwater treatment system; generator cooling system; boiler feedwater and condensate system; and locally controlled electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Troubleshoots equipment and systems and provides/performs corrective action; operates systems in remote or local control to determine proper operation. Performs failure analysis to determine cause of equipment/system malfunction.
  • Execute orders from the CRO at isolated panels for clearing equipment or making it ready for service in accordance with operating instructions and procedures; clear, tag, test and safety tape these operations.
  • Lock Out/Tag Out of equipment; verifies failure to start before maintenance is performed. Must be able to qualify in procedures for Lockout/Tagout of equipment and follow same; verifies failure to release energy (Start) before maintenance is performed.
  • Performs, or assists, in routine maintenance functions as may be required on all equipment and systems per procedures as necessary: minor repairs, add oil, tighten belts, and perform misc. repairs to maintain plant operational. Assists maintenance as required.
  • Assists Plant Operator in the safe and efficient operations of the plant. Aids the Plant Operator in monitoring the plant’s efficiency via the heat rate performance monitoring system.
  • Completes all training/qualifications required to be a AO.
  • Responsible for plant housekeeping and heavy equipment operation, maintains plant cleanliness, operates front-end loader and bulldozer as required.
  • Forklift operation. Completes pre-operation inspection check sheets for rolling equipment.
  • Completes all applicable record logs (i.e. supporting system equipment rounds, pre-jobs, chemical unloading, check sheets, etc.).
  • Participates, as necessary, in the development of new testing procedures which would enhance the generation of important data. Provides technical input for operation and maintenance training programs.
  • Receives training to further your knowledge, prepare for advancement and maintain safety awareness training.
  • Prepares material for training sessions (i.e. safety meeting, procedure review and system training).
  • Must be able to work scheduled hours, overtime, both scheduled and unscheduled, on days of relief and beyond regular work schedule and to perform shift work, including holidays, nights and weekends.
  • Follows all safety/environmental policies, procedures, rules and participates in training. Promotes the company’s safety vision through actions and conduct.
  • Follows all company policies and expectations and behaving in a manner that promotes the company’s values and positively effects morale.
  • WORK CONDITIONS: Incumbent may be required to work in conditions where hazardous material and /or toxic fumes could be present. Additionally, incumbent will be exposed to areas of high heat, loud noise, steam, combustible gases, rotating machinery and other conditions normally encounter in an operating generation facility.

Your opportunities for personal growth

  • Siemens Energy offers tuition reimbursement, empowering employees to develop their skills, education and personal growth giving them the tools needed to expand their horizons within the company.
  • Siemens Energy promotes continual learning by offering access to the Learn@Siemens-Energy platform. Learn@Siemens-Energy offers both in-person and virtual courses ranging from technical instruction to leadership skills.


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