Operations Trainee - Lebec, CA

Employer: Calpine Corporation

Job Description:
Job Summary: (includes but is not limited to the following, other duties may be assigned):

Assists in the operation of plant equipment, starts and stops pumps and auxiliary equipment, checks and ensures proper lubrication and cooling on all pumps, motors, fans compressors, etc. Takes and records plant operational data. Inspects plant equipment for faulty operations. Will assist in performing a variety of plant maintenance tasks including diagnosis, maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical equipment in a safe, efficient and economical manner. Position will perform routine trouble shooting activities, such as maintaining, calibrating and repairing plant electrical, instrumentation, and control systems; operates and monitor equipment to optimize unit performance. Performs the necessary operating, regulating and adjusting duties to maintain proper output of the generating units, proper water flows, pressures, temperatures draft conditions and fuel consumption. Maintains operational/training logs to ensure understanding of assigned job. Assists in the operation of turbine/generator equipment including synchronization of units. May assists in the closing and opening of switchyard circuit breakers and associated disconnects per switching orders. Assists in making the necessary adjustments to maintain generator voltages and unit power factor. This position will also assist in ensuring compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures and is responsible for maintaining a safe work environment and contributes to operating procedures to ensure consistent and safe operations. Performs related work as required.

Job Requirements:
• Requires a High School Diploma, degree from technical/vocational school or equivalent.
• Requires zero to four years of related experience
• Prefer some previous experience using test equipment and calibration appliances. Additional experience with machinery repair and control systems preferred.
• Strong mechanical aptitude and basic understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity and mathematics.

Vaccine information:
Calpine requires an individual who is newly hired into this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 within the first 28 days of employment - if not already vaccinated prior to starting employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Calpine’s HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Calpine does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.

Please apply through the following link:https://rn11.ultipro.com/CAL1005/jobboard/NewCandidateExt.aspx?__JobID=4372&__jbsrc=

Contact Person: Erin Lee
Phone:
Email: hrrecruitment@calpine.com
Location: Lebec, CA
Application Method: Resume
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on July 01, 2022

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