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OGE Energy Corp O&M Technician I in Konawa, Oklahoma

O&M Technician I

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Job Description

Position Summary:

Responsible for the day to day operations, maintenance, and troubleshooting of the Power Generation facility to include equipment such as pumps, fans, compressors, filters, water treatment systems, combustion turbines, and generators.

Primary Duties:

  • Complete OGE Training Program.

  • Assist and supports Senior O&M Technicians in all facets of plant operation.

  • Monitors, operates and checks plant generation and auxiliary equipment.

  • Identifies abnormal equipment operations.

  • Takes corrective action and/or initiates requests for equipment repair.

  • Monitors, analyzes demineralized and cooling water chemistry tests.

  • Keeps logs, records data and verbally communicates plant conditions.

  • Performs basic maintenance, configuration and calibration of process and safety instrumentation utilized in the multitude of processes involved in electrical generation.

  • Schedules and coordinates daily activities with supervisor.

  • Provides basic electrical and mechanical troubleshooting and to include minor programming troubleshooting of programmable logic control systems.

  • Completes and publishes calibration and testing reports for documentation purposes, to include CEMS system.

  • Obtain primary authorized employee (PAE) certification under the lock out tag out procedure.

  • Operates various industrial equipment (i.e. forklift).

  • Performs basic welding related maintenance.

  • Performs general craft tasks and uses power and hand tools to include general welding duties.

  • Reads and interprets basic drawings and prints.

  • Works with other craft and plant personnel as required.

  • Complies with all safety and regulatory requirements, both internal and external.

  • Utilizes SAP/PM system for equipment history and verification of work performed.


  • Associates Degree in a mechanical or technical discipline; OR.

  • High School Diploma or GED combined with One (1) year experience in a mechanical or technical field OR a certificate of completion from a vocational trade institution in a mechanical or technical field OR prior military service for at least one enlistment as documented on DD Form 214.

Preferred Qualifications:

“ Instrument, controls or electrical experience or training preferred”

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to acquire lock out tag out (LOTO) qualification and proficiency in all plant systems.

  • Ability to adopt and practice IIF (Incident and Injury Free) philosophy.

  • Ability to perform basic maintenance and manual tasks.

  • Ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing.

  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with team members, leaders, and customers.

  • Ability to troubleshoot basic problems, and resolve effectively.

  • Ability to understand and comply with company policies and operating procedures.

  • Basic understanding of plant and equipment systems/processes.

  • Ability to use common purpose hand tools and other materials of various craft trades.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, following approved work methods and standard testing practices.

  • Computer skills with knowledge of MS Office Suite applications.

  • Ability to adjust and adapt across varied working conditions and evolving business needs.

  • Knowledge and understanding of safety requirements and the use of personal protective equipment.

  • Knowledge of basic math.

  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude and familiarity working with mechanical equipment (e.g., pumps, electric motors, air compressors, valves, welding, fabrication, construction, pipefitting, etc.).

Working Conditions:

  • May work under hazardous conditions where physical danger exists due to mechanical equipment.

  • May be required to work overtime and weekends and holidays.

  • May be required to work non-standard work schedules to include on-call and call-outs.

  • May require travel.

  • May be required to lift fifty (50) pounds or more.

  • May be required to work at heights up to and exceeding thirty (30) feet, underground and in confined spaces.

  • May be exposed to extreme conditions and inclement weather.

  • Obtain or maintain required certifications.

  • Will be required to complete training Process.

  • Physical Demands

  • Constantly Standing

  • Frequently Walking

  • Occasionally Sitting

  • Frequently Lifting up to 70 pounds

  • Frequently Carrying up to 70 pounds

  • Frequently Pushing up to 100 pounds

  • Frequently Pulling up to 112 pounds

  • Frequently Climbing

  • N/A Balancing

  • Frequently Stooping

  • Occasionally Kneeling

  • Occasionally Crouching

  • Occasionally Crawling

  • Frequently Reaching

  • N/A Handling

  • Occasionally Grasping

  • N/A Feeling

  • N/A Talking

  • N/A Hearing

  • Occasionally Repetitive Motions

  • Occasionally Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination

  • For additional information about physical demands, go to demands

Special Safety Requirements:

  • This position is a classified as a Safety-Sensitive Job under state law. Individuals in this position are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in OGE Energy Corp.'s Drug Testing Plan.

Job Location

Konawa, Oklahoma, United States

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