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Constellation Control Room Operator - Washington D.C. in Washington, District Of Columbia

At Constellation, a freshly independent and soon-to-be Fortune 200 company, we're providing the energy and services to transform our future. Combining next generation technologies and product offerings with the country's lowest carbon generating fleet, our company is purpose-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis.

Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade. Now we're speeding delivery of low-carbon or no-carbon power to help families, communities, governments, and businesses meet their sustainability and decarbonization goals. Constellation provides 10 percent of total clean power and 22 percent of clean baseload power in the United States and is the leading competitive retail supplier of energy products, services and clean energy solutions. The race is on to confront climate change, and no company is more ready to meet that challenge.

We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in attracting, retaining, and advancing employees who will best serve and represent our customers, partners, and communities. We provide a workplace that ensures mutual respect, where each individual has the opportunity to grow and contribute at their greatest potential. Constellation will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build, and power a successful career.

Constellation offers a wide range of benefits, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program; comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program; paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick days; and much more.

Join us as we accelerate the transition to a carbon-free future. Energize your career with Constellation.


We are a looking for a Control Room Operator to join our team. This person will be responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the plant and its systems during their shift. This position is located in Washington, DC. The Combined Heat & Power (CHP) Facility consists of three Solar Mercury 50 combustion turbines, three Rentech Heat Recovery Steam Generators, one Cleaver-Brooks auxiliary boiler, and associated auxiliary equipment (compressors, pumps, etc.)

Join Constellation and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 200 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Constellation!


Expected salary range of $91,800 to $102,000 ($44.13 - $49.04 per hour), varies based on experience, along with comprehensive benefits package that includes bonus and 401(k).

In addition to our standard annual bonus, License Incentive bonuses are also available for this role, paid on a quarterly basis.

  • Washington D.C. 3rd Class Stationary Engineer’s / Steam Engineer's license: $1,250 per quarter ($5,000 annually)

  • Washington D.C. 1st Class Stationary Engineer’s / Steam Engineer's license: $2,750 per quarter ($11,000 annually)


This role is based at our Washington, D.C. plant. Working hours for the role include rotating 12-hour shifts, with a combination of day and night shifts. The structure currently includes a 4 day on, 4 day off rolling schedule, and rotates from day shift to night shift every 8 weeks. Consistent overtime hours, paid at 1.5 x's base hourly rate, anticipated monthly.


  • Monitor, record and trend readings from the plant control system and steam generating equipment of various models.

  • Monitor the Gas Turbine control panels to ensure the proper operation of turbine equipment.

  • Perform all required plant water chemistry analysis and maintain chemistry control within the plant specified limits. Make adjustments following prescribed procedures and current practices to maintain chemistry control within limits.

  • Operate the plant in a safe and efficient manner, following all plant procedures, health and safety guidelines, and current operating practices.

  • Monitor instrumentation readings for variances from prescribed operating standards and procedures. Respond to any variances, adjust and maintain the proper operation of plant equipment.

  • Maintain the control room log book.

  • Report conditions beyond the troubleshooting/repair capabilities of shift personnel to management.

  • Maintain the lock-out/tag-out log and monitor maintenance activities to ensure proper plant operation at all times.

  • Visually inspect equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair or adjustments. Record any abnormalities in the control room log.

  • Report and/or correct unsafe conditions or hazards, (leaks, slip hazards, safety deficiencies, etc).

  • Maintain cleanliness of all the plant office spaces and common areas.

  • Perform minor maintenance, outage repairs and testing of equipment.

  • Train new employees, as required.

  • This position will be required to work rotating 12-hour shifts, including shift work at night and during weekends and holidays.

  • This position will be required to work overtime on a regular basis to support vacations, plant outages, emergency work, etc.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Washington D.C. 3rd Class or 1st Class Stationary Engineer’s / Steam Engineer's license, required

  • High school diploma and 5 years prior experience as a Control Room Operator in a power plant, or equivalent combination of education and experience, required

  • Strong mechanical aptitude, basic steam plant and combustion turbine knowledge.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents in English such as safety rules, data, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Must be able to speak English plainly, write work orders and understand oral communications.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.

  • Exercise judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action. Decisions are made based on formal procedures, calculations, deductive reasoning, and consultation with supervisor.

Constellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.