Iberdrola USA 00000000 in Klamath, Oregon


Business and Department

Klamath CogenerationKlamath Falls,OR


The company is seeking to hire a Senior Plant Technician Operator (SPTO) but may consider candidates with less experience at a lower level.

Complete the PTO qualification standard and perform all duties of a PTO. Complete the SPTO qualification standard and demonstrate understanding of all systems and processes. To the extent qualified, perform mechanical and electrical maintenance. Be proficient as a watchstander of all watch stations with no supervision. Possess a high level of system and integrated process knowledge of all power generation equipment. Act as team leader while on watch, and be responsible for the safe and proper operation of the plant. Some

The Senior Plant Technician Operator (SPTO) performs primarily as the senior operator of all power generation equipment at Klamath Cogeneration Plant and Klamath Generation Peakers. The SPTO ensures that all equipment is properly operated in a safe manner and in compliance with all permits, rules, and regulations. The SPTO is expected to cross train in basic mechanical and electrical maintenance, and contribute to a variety of maintenance activities commensurate with their skills and qualifications. The SPTO role is at times an individual contributor, a team member, and often times a group leader. As with all PKE employees, the SPTO should continuously strive to better themselves as well as the team. Essential Responsibilities include:

duties include: coordination of all maintenance activity, efficient operation of the plant, and managing other on-watch technicians.

contain, and restore plant operations in a safe, appropriate, and environmentally compliant manner.

management, for assistance or support as needed.

Coordinate, approve and provide safety clearance tag-outs as required.Monitor and interpret plant emissions and discharges and act to maintain compliance with all applicable laws,

Actively participate in the training and qualification of team members. Continually evaluate and prioritize plant conditions (steady-state, transient, & upset) and act to control,

Perform initial troubleshooting, calibration and repairs to plant equipment as needed. Oversee the safe and proper operation of the water treatment facility.Assess plant conditions and call in management or other resources, within guidelines established by

Order materials and services (bulk, specialty, and routine) in support of normal and emergency (upset)

Use and contribute to the facility computerized programs such as MP2, T3000, SAP, DCS, PI, OPM, KE

Train and mentor Plant Technicians in development towards Senior Plant Technician status. Perform administrative and supervisory duties in support of various plant goals such as: environmental

Participate in supervisory, individual, or team roles to solve routine or non-routine issues. Analyze individual performance and provide guidance and/or feedback. Develop a fundamental understanding of the merchant power business, and utilize that knowledge in

permits, provisions and orders.

conditions of the plant.

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reporting, purchasing, quality programs, heat rate improvement, continuous improvement, safety and environmental compliance training.

decision-making, suggesting changes, or improvements to the overall plant operation.

  • staff to optimize plant output and fuel usage targets.

expert" in one or more technical areas for the purpose of maintenance, testing, tuning, training, and warranty situations.

Coordinate and support vendor activity as required. Supervise and direct contractors for outage and non-outage work. Adhere to effective internal controls. Other duties as assigned.

Maintain a positive working relationship with internal and external customers. Develop individual skills through training, technical manuals, and other means to be able to act as "system

Communicate regularly with Iberdrola Renewables Energy Management representatives (NCC), and on-site


A minimum of five years of experience and / or training in power plant operations including associated

Ability to read, comprehend, and abide by all Environmental, Health, & Safety documents, programs, and

auxiliary and support equipment. (combustion turbine experience is preferred). The company may consider candidates with less experience at a lower level.


Ability to read, comprehend, and utilize drawings and technical manuals. Proven successes in completing a respiratory evaluation and fit test. First aid and CPR Certified Strong communications skills Strong team work skills and ability to participate in committee meetings. Take a test to measure your operational and mechanical aptitude. Take a pre-employment drug test. Have and maintain a current Oregon drivers license.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check, references, drug screen, verification of legal right to work in the U.S., and in some cases, a credit check. A credit check will be administered when a prospective employee will be working in Finance, Accounting, Treasury or where duties mayinvolve handling of funds, accounts or cash.

Avangrid Renewables is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, status as an individual with a disability, or any other status or class protected by federal or state law.

Field Technician

Company: Avangrid Renewables

Department: Klamath

Job Title: PKE Plant Technician, Operations

Location: Klamath, OR

REFERENCE: 5091721405

Publication date: 08.08.2018