Renewable Gas Plant Technician - Maple Valley, WA

Employer: Bio Energy Washington

Job Description:
Renewable Gas Plant Technician - job post
Bio Energy Washington
Maple Valley, WA 98038
Job details
$25 - $28 an hour
Job Type

High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Driver's License (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Oversee the operation of, and possess the skills necessary, to maintain the operation of a multi-step process for the purification of landfill gas (LFG) to pipeline quality natural gas (NG).

Technician should be fully capable of monitoring and operating a wide range of equipment and processes including high pressure compressors, coolers, heat exchangers, temperature and pressure swing adsorption, filtration and molecular gate separation, thermal oxidizers and diesel-engine powered generators on an assigned shift. Individual should be capable of working with a minimum of supervision and have the capability of analyzing and troubleshooting the processes to maintain efficient operation of the facility.

- Operate computer-based control system to control gas processing plant as well as power production plant
- Use computer applications including, but not limited to e-mail, word processing and spreadsheet programs
- Operate control panels for starting, stopping, operating and adjusting gas compressors, pumps, gas blowers, temperature and pressure swing adsorption systems, molecular gate separators, thermal oxidizers, air compressors and other associated equipment, based on plant operating parameters to keep plant in operation under a wide range of conditions
- Start, stop and operate diesel powered generators
- Carry out preventive maintenance and minor repairs on above listed equipment
- Support various tradesmen (electricians, mechanics) during major repairs of generators, compressors, engines and other equipment
- Interpret trended data, identify and report irregularities and make adjustments to the processes to prevent and/or correct failures
- Sample process gas at several sample points for Gas Chromatograph or outside lab analysis
- Read and interpret sampled gas analyses, Gas Chromatograph and other analysis instrumentation to adjust process for best quality product
- Record, update and maintain operations log for each shift, including the documentation of actions taken, production data, fuel usage, fuel delivery, etc.
- Perform detailed turnovers at shift change to ensure incoming personnel are aware of current condition of plant and any developing conditions to be aware of, as well as any issues that were observed and/or corrected during the previous shift
- Facilitate the transfer in of fuel and urea from delivery trucks to their respective tanks as well as the transfer out of waste oils
- Operate forklift, hand and power tools, to include presses, saws, drills, etc.
- Keep plant appearance in good condition by painting, cleaning, maintaining grounds as necessary
- Maintain facility to include minor plumbing and electrical work
- Ability to repair and maintain diesel engines and generators
- Ability to read and comprehend regulations, to include spill control/containment, air quality, etc.
- Ability to frequently sit, stoop, bend, stand, walk, twist, turn, reach, grab, push, pull, hear, see, touch, smell, speak, climb stairs and ladders and lift up to 50 pounds independently
- Must possess a valid driver’s license
- Must pass the pre-employment drug screen and post-employment random drug screens

Plant environment with exposure to seasonal weather conditions and temperature changes, dust, fumes, unpleasant odors and loud noise. Incumbent will be required to adhere to safety guidelines, including wearing hearing protection, safety glasses, safety shoes and any task appropriate personal protection equipment.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $25.00 - $28.00 per hour

- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Health savings account
- Life insurance
- Paid time off
- Retirement plan
- Vision insurance

- 12 hour shift
- Day shift
- Night shift

Supplemental Pay:
- Bonus pay
- High school or equivalent (Preferred)
- Related work: 3 years (Preferred)
- Driver's License (Preferred)
Work Location:
- One location
This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:
- Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
- Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
Benefit Conditions:
- Only full-time employees eligible
Work Remotely:
- No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):
- Personal protective equipment provided or required
- Social distancing guidelines in place
- Virtual meetings
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

Contact Person:
Location: Maple Valley, WA
Application Method: Online:
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on February 08, 2021

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