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

O&M Technician Senior

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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:

Will have the requirement to be on a shift schedule

  • Operates plant from Control Room or field as needed, with limited to no supervision.

  • May act as Operating Authority, as required.

  • Assists in the training and mentoring of less experienced team members.

  • Monitors, operates and checks equipment.

  • Identifies abnormal equipment operations.

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

  • Monitors, analyzes and performs boiler and cooling water chemistry tests.

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

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

  • Executes clearance procedures.

  • Follows all safety and environmental rules and regulations.

  • Repairs, inspects and maintains boiler and boiler auxiliaries, turbine/generator auxiliaries, also fuel supply equipment and auxiliaries, if applicable.

  • Performs general craft tasks, operates various industrial equipment, and uses power hand tools.

  • Reads and interprets drawings and prints.

  • Works with other craft and plant personnel as required.

  • Continually seeks process improvement to save cost and increase efficiency.

  • Directs activities of craft contractors and vendors.

  • Serves as a mentor and assists with training entry level technicians.

  • Performs complex mechanical maintenance.

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

  • Schedules and coordinates daily activities with peer operations personnel and is able to negotiate scheduling conflicts.

  • Direct, plan and conduct assignments of a complex nature serving in a lead role.

  • Provide detailed troubleshooting and programming modifications for Programmable Logic Control/Distributed Control Systems and HMI systems.

  • Perform required testing of various safety systems such as ESD, fire detection and gas detection systems.

  • Completes and publishes calibration and testing reports for documentation purposes.

  • Serves as a technical resource to operations personnel and lower technician positions.

  • Effectively and efficiently trouble shoots and maintains all AC/DC control circuits and components.

  • Reads, interprets, and utilizes all plant drawings to perform daily operations and maintenance activities.


  • Associates Degree in a mechanical or technical discipline and Five (5) years experience in a mechanical or technical field; OR.

  • High School Diploma or GED and Seven (7) years experience in a mechanical or technical field; OR.

  • Prior military experience for at least one enlistment as documented on DD Form 214 and Six (6) years experience in a mechanical or technical field.

  • A certificate of completion from a vocational trade institution in a mechanical or technical field is equivalent to One (1) year of mechanical or technical experience.

  • Experience must include Three (3) years experience in a power plant or other process controlled environment including oil/gas/chemical refining and/or processing or manufacturing.

Preferred Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated strong ability to comply with safety policies and seen as a leader in IIF (Incident and Injury Free).

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Auxiliary plant, equipment, systems and processes.

  • Demonstrated ability to acquire full understanding of plant operation via the Turbine Control HMI and/or Plant DCS.

  • Proficiently use SAP/PM including notifications and work order management.

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in speech and writing.

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

  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and resolve plant problems effectively.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and comply with company policies and operating procedures.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand plant systems/processes.

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

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

  • Computer skills with knowledge of MS Office Suite applications.

  • Demonstrated 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, pipe fitting, etc.).

  • Demonstrated commitment to an IIF (Incident and Injury Free) culture.

  • Ability to take on additional responsibility.

  • Strong knowledge of AC/DC control circuits and components.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of lock out tag out (LOTO) and proficiency in all plant systems.

  • Strong knowledge of fundamental instrumentation and control concepts.

  • Strong knowledge of maintenance, testing, installation and repair of many types of instrumentation and control components.

  • Ability to communicate with individuals at various levels throughout the organization.

  • Basic computer skills using MS Office.

  • Strong knowledge of Programmable Logic Controllers/Distributed Control Systems and Human Machine Interface equipment and the ability to make minor programming changes under engineering guidance.

  • Ability to read and interpret detailed instrumentation and control drawings.

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 obtain required certifications.

  • May 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

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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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