ENERGY STORAGE TECHNICIAN - Pittsburg, CA

Employer: IHI POWER SERVICES CORP

Job Description:
Job Summary

The primary purpose of the role is to act as a support for the Site Manager of the lithium-ion battery Energy Storage project. Conduct day to day operations and maintenance of the plant to include supporting operations, mechanical maintenance, electrical maintenance, and supervising or directing contractors. Monitors plant performance and is capable, without supervision, of identifying mechanical, electrical and instrumentation/controls issues and performing corrective action when appropriate. Is fully proficient in reporting/scheduling generation with the scheduling coordinator and CAISO. In addition, assists in conducting acceptance and performance test on existing or new plant equipment. Manage and maintain work order CMMS, involved in budget planning, outage planning, plant safety program, plant environmental program, plant NERC program and plant improvement program.



Job Functions

Start-up, operate, shutdown and secure equipment or systems under normal and emergency conditions.
Troubleshoot and perform basic level mechanical skills.
Inspect assigned machinery thoroughly for malfunctions and / or potential failures.
Consulting diagrams and technical documentation such as schematics, manuals, standards and codes.
Maintaining backup and revisions documentation for plant systems
Maintain the plant arc flash program
Maintaining various computer-based control systems
Perform scheduled maintenance on plant equipment
Keeping up to date with advances in technology in the industry
Maintain logs and records as required to record complete operating conditions for assigned equipment and systems and report any irregularities
Assists in the development of operating and maintenance procedures to ensure consistent and safe operation
Maintain site/equipment cleanliness.
Conduct or assist in scheduled and forced outage maintenance work
Supervise, coordinate or assist contractors performing work at the facility
Comply with all site Environmental, Health, Safety, and NERC policies and programs
Maintain logs and/or records of problems, repairs, and downtime as required
Assist in the implementation and upkeep on the overall preventative maintenance and spare parts inventory tracking system.
Assist in the training and development of the Remote Operating Centers Operators.
Support and/or assist with O&M Service Business performance across key business metrics (Safety, Finance, Maintenance etc.)
Support the service relationship with the customer through maintaining clear lines of communication, knowledge and execution of the contract.
Drive proactive and reactive maintenance execution in managed projects while incorporating a continuous improvement approach
Manage multiple 3rd party service vendors in the safe execution of O&M services across contracted projects
Identify new issues affecting product performance, develop plans for resolution, socialize, execute resolution and follow up to ensure sustainability
Support internal and external Root Cause Analysis and Management of Change Activities
Safely operate heavy equipment when needed (Forklifts, Manlifts, Cranes)
Effectively utilize three-way radio communications.


Education and Experience An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.

High School diploma or equivalent level of work experience
Successful completion of applicable Pre-Employment test battery
Successful completion of applicable Pre-Employment drug testing and formal background checks.
5+ years related experience in electric utility or independent power producer experience within generation / operations / technical teams (Energy Storage, Coal, Gas, Solar, Hydro, Wind).
Must have experience leading safety efforts in an operational setting.
Proven track record of technical problem solving using a structured approach and complex analytics. Ability to adapt to dynamic conditions and stay focused/execute on goals.
Must possess solid level of computer literacy.
Possess a valid state-issued driver’s license.
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to interface with multiple levels of customer organization.
Planning, organizing and coordination experience among multiple stakeholders to achieve common goals directly impacting business performance.
Project Management, meeting leadership and facilitation experience.
Close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception are all required.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities which may be representative, but not all-inclusive of those commonly associated with this position.

Basic data entry/computer skills.
Ability to create & maintain a safe working environment for all employees.
Multi-Skilling: Meaning, extending your skills and capabilities beyond predefined boundaries in order to contribute to the company’s goals. Given this broad background, the individual can perform a wider variety of tasks, and expand their own opportunities to contribute to the company’s success.
Work as a team. Must be able to pool our knowledge and energy to work in tandem to completely understand and productively respond to business challenges.
Excellent MS Office; SCADA Experience; MODBUS Experience
Procedural Writing ability desired.
Must be able to respond to audible alarms and variations of sound.
CMMS experience (example: Maximo, Infor, MP2, Mainsaver, Maintenance Connection, NS5)
Must be able to perform physical requirements of the position including climbing ladders, stairs, and must be able to perform comprehensive site inspections.


Work Environment Environmental or atmospheric conditions commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job.

Protective equipment such as hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection and other equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties. Work with hazardous materials may be required.
Includes working indoors and outdoors
Must be able to respond to all shifts at any hour
Travel as needed to support owners and operators


Physical Abilities that is commonly associated with the performance of the functions of this job. The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Must be able to work on feet for extensive periods, requiring stair and ladder climbing, and routinely lifting 50 pounds.
Must be able to work in elevated areas, confined spaces and in extreme heat and cold conditions.


IHI Power Services Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees may be required to follow other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties as requested, subject to all applicable state and federal laws. Certain job functions described herein may be subject to possible modification in accordance with applicable state and federal laws.



In the case of a work related injury, the Company may be able to accommodate restricted duties for a limited period of time.

Contact Person: TIMEKA L JENNINGS
Phone:
Email: TIMEKA.JENNINGS@IHIPOWER.COM
Location: PITTSBURG, CA
Application Method: Email
Base Pay: TBD

Posted on March 29, 2021

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