New York Power Authority Gas Turbine Technician II in Holtsville, New York

Gas Turbine Technician II

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Job Description

Perform technical services and planning for the 150 MW Gas Turbine Combined Cycle Flynn Power Plant and the 50 MW Brentwood Gas Turbine Power Plant. Maintains all electronic and electrical equipment such as motors, instruments, meters, recorders, relays, telemetering devices, supervisory and automatic control devices, radio equipment, computer systems and devices. Maintains high voltage switchgear and switchyard power equipment. Provides ability to analyze complex technical problems and execute solutions to the same.

Required Skills

  • Experience required in troubleshooting electrical and electronic components and systems.

  • Ability to maintain gas and steam turbine starting, excitation and control systems.

  • Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) development and implementation.

  • Experience in calibration of power plant/industrial instrumentation.

  • Knowledge of protective relaying schemes for new and existing relays/transducers/microprocessor relays.

  • Demonstrated ability to plan, multitask, prioritize and execute assignments.

  • Ability to work independently and supervise technical contractors.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Required Experience

  • Must have a 2 year degree in electronics/electric engineering and 2 years experience working as a technician in related industry (utility experience preferred) or a minimum of 5 years experience as a technician in related industry or military (utility experience preferred).

  • Valid NY State driver’s license required.

  • Ability to access all areas of the plant and conduct physical evaluations of grounds and equipment. Must be able to climb and work at high elevations and be able to perform physically demanding work while wearing a respirator.

Job Location

Holtsville, New York, United States

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