AES United States IC&E Test Technician (Lab Tech/Chemist) in Huntington Beach, California

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General

  • Act as a driving force for success and excellence in safety, the environment, production, costs, morale, and team development.

  • Project a positive image to peers and subordinates, to the customers we serve, to the industry in which we participate and to the community in which we live by producing a cost-efficient energy source taking into consideration our environment

  • Foster the AES Values, Put Safety First, Act with Integrity, Honor Commitments, Strive for Excellence and Have Fun through Work

  • Demonstrate exceptional skills in organization, reporting, presentation, computer programs, written and oral communication.

Duties

  • Responsible for ordering chemicals through established vendors.

  • Performs general housekeeping and continuous improvement of the appearance of the facility including painting projects as required. Maintains the cleanliness of all areas of the plant and control room.

  • Performs capital project and/or major program responsibilities as assigned by Plant Management.

  • Coordinates purchasing with appropriate personnel and vendors in an effort to achieve timely repair of plant equipment.

  • Identify and resolve CEMS problems. Assist in calibrations and gas bottle change outs.

  • Ensure water chemistry is within proper control ranges. Make adjustments to water chemistry, as needed, by controlling chemical feed and/or blowdown rates. Work with plant chemist, OMT’s and water treatment vendor to properly monitor overall chemistry program.

  • Operate demineralized water system in accordance with OEM and plant procedures and monitor demineralized water to ensure quality is within acceptable limits.

  • Reads, understands and complies with all regulatory procedures and facility safety programs. Follow all plant environmental permits.

Health, Safety & Environmental

  • Supports the development and implementation of Job Safety Analyses (JSA).

  • Responsible for all aspects of safety compliance of all individuals and contractors working on projects managed by him

  • Ensures compliance with all Environmental Compliance regulations

  • Compliance with all Behavioral Safety Targets for his position

  • Completes all AES Safety Audit items assigned to him by the PM

  • Complete and document 1 Work Activity Observation per month.

  • All changes to procedures or equipment comply with the Management of Change procedures for the plant. Coordinates and ensures all procedures are followed before any changes take place by his team

Qualifications

  • Combined Cycle Plant chemistry experience (3-5 years or more).

  • Plant chemistry experience in the Power Industry (5 years or more) - preferred.

  • Associate Degree in a technical field desirable.

  • Must pass GPI, GE, Siemens and Kiewit training classes with an acceptable score.

  • Basic computer skills required.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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AES people raise the quality of life in communities around the world – from bringing electricity to rural communities in El Salvador for the first time, to engineering battery storage that makes a clean energy future possible. That’s a 24/7 responsibility, so we work like a 10,500-person start-up – all in, full-on, in small, hyper-connected teams of people from different divisions, specialties and cultures.

We recognize and reward contribution from anyone, anywhere. The only limit to our influence and impact is our own commitment. We measure our careers by the difference we make to our communities, colleagues and families. So we care as much about how we act as what we do, at work and in life. We don’t just work at AES. We work for AES. We are AES.

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