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Control Room Operator

PIC Group, Inc.

Location: Middletown, CT US
Position Type:
Rqd Education:
Rqd Experience: 2 - 5 years
Date Posted: December 6, 2022
Reference Code: 8014
At PIC Group, Inc., our emphasis is on excellence.We recruit the strongest candidates in the power generation industry. As a global service provider, we continually seek talented individuals.

Title: Control Room Operator

Position Type: Contract

Location: Middletown CT

Reports to: Operations Shift Supervisor

Status: Non-Exempt

Job Summary:

The Control Room Operator is responsible for the safe, reliable and efficient operation of all Plant equipment for this large simple cycle 800MW power plant located in Middletown CT. The Control Room Operator reports to the Operations Sift Supervisor and will play a vital role ensuring that plant operations is in accordance with written plant operating procedures. This is an excellent opportunities to build troubleshooting skillsets in a fast pace and dynamic work environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Oversee the safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally sound operation of plant equipment
  • Properly operate Control Room, boiler, steam turbine,plant auxiliary equipment and systems, combustion turbines and auxiliaries during normal and emergency operation
  • Communicate information clearly, both verbally and in writing
  • Troubleshoot plant equipment to resolve operational problems
  • Operate various computer systems to receive, analyze, comprehend, and input data
  • Monitor and record data available using various instruments, recording charts, annunciator systems and other monitoring devices onto shift logs as directed by plant operational procedures
  • Implement Plant Emergency Procedures as needed
  • Observe variations in operating conditions and interpret meter and gauge readings
  • Communicate conditions of plant system and equipment to others
  • Apply knowledge of steam power plant operations and basic power plant principles to daily decision-making and work tasks
  • Operate computers and printers
  • Discern and respond to verbal and auditory signals from control panel
  • Work without supervision inspection while carrying out duties
  • Take, record and analyze readings of various electrical and mechanical meters
  • Knowledge of and ability to operate various switches and valves and the effect each has on the total operation
  • Requires operation of a personal computer
  • Meet physical requirements of the job such as perform tasks while standing, walking, climbing and squatting.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Job Requirements:
  • Be able to perform effectively in a team environment without close supervision,
  • Can work well with and through others internal and external to the plant.
  • Use discretion concerning confidential and sensitive company information, demonstrate verbal and written communication skills.
  • Performance of duties requires working rotating shifts and response to calls 24 hours/day, seven days/week.
  • In the absence of specific orders and/or directives, the Operator exercises initiative, using experience and good judgment in Plant operation.
  • The Control Room Operator must comply with plant policies at all times including those concerning safety and environmental.

Physical Requirements:
  • Normal office environment and/or outdoors work environment. Outdoor environment at generating plant locations include: working at heights, high/low ambient temperatures and high humidity areas at generating unit work locations). Work in all temperatures and climate conditions. Some temperatures can be extreme.
  • Requires operation of a motor vehicle; valid driver's license is required.
  • Requires standing, sitting, walking, kneeling, twisting, climbing stairs and ladders, and entering plant equipment to access, inspect, or collect data on plant equipment.
  • Occasionally requires lifting as appropriate to perform duties and responsibilities.
  • Work in and around rotating equipment, high voltage electrical equipment to345KV, high noise areas.

Education / Experience:
  • 4+ years of experience in all phases of high-pressure power plant operation.
  • Must have heavy fuel oil operations experience.
  • Excellent technical and organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership characteristic and potential
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment and perform effectively without close supervision.
  • Must be computer literate and familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook required.
  • Ability to use discretion concerning confidential and sensitive company information.

PIC Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits. We seek out and employ talented individuals who meet the qualifications for each position. Due to the large number of responses we receive to our postings, only those applicants with the required experience and qualifications will be contacted.
About this Employer

PIC Group, Inc., established in 1988 and headquartered in Atlanta, GA, is a global provider of service solutions to the power generation industry. PIC Group’s comprehensive portfolio of services supports all aspects of power project development including installation, outage, commissioning and start-up, operations and maintenance, documentation and training, and project support. As of March 2008, PIC Group, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Marubeni Corporation, a publicly listed company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.