Assistant Utility Operator


Baltimore, MD

What you'll be doing

The assistant utility operator for power plant monitors and operates the ash handling system in a safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible manner. S/he performs maintenance and minor repairs to ash handling and other assigned auxiliary systems. Recognizes and mitigates operating difficulties and adapt to changing plant conditions with regard to maximizing plant safety and efficiency, and minimizing down time. The candidate operates plant equipment and systems with assistance and guidance from po to ensure proper functioning. Makes rounds and checks conditions of designated plant equipment, records operational data on log sheets. S/he completes assigned inspections. Shovels loose materials such as sand, gravel, metals, plastics, or chemicals into machine hoppers, or into vehicles and containers such as wheelbarrows, scrap truck, or barrels. S/he assists the plant operator in the daily operation and maintenance of the plant from the field. Maintains the work area in clean, neat, and orderly condition at all times. Incumbent may be required to relieve the equipment operator as needed. Completes the corporate and plant training programs within the period prescribed. Follows standard safety procedures, corrects safety and environmental hazards, and reports them to the shift supervisor immediately. Reads, understand, and applies information such as, lockout/tagout procedures, safety rules, job hazard analyses, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Works overtime and rotating shifts. Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing; as well as communicates clearly whether using in-situ intercom system, two-way radio or face to face. Anticipates typical problems, identifies potential or recurring problems, and takes appropriate action. S/he troubleshoots equipment and assist in diagnosing problem areas. This position operates other equipment including, but not limited to, industrial forklifts, manlifts, skid steer type loaders, and other mobile equipment. Performs other duties as assigned.

What your background should be

Licenses as required by local, state, federal, environmental and/or health/safety regulatory agencies other knowledge, skills or abilities required. Mechanical abilities sufficient to perform equipment maintenance and minor repair such as replacement of shear pins, valve repacking, strainer cleaning and general preventative maintenance. Share expertise with others, manage stressful situations professionally, contribute to positive team spirit, accept constructive feedback from others.

Required Schooling / Training

High school diploma or GED

Who is the client company

This company partners with customers and communities to provide waste disposal and recycling solutions that create clean, renewable energy.
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