O & M Tech / Electrician

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Hays Energy Company San Marcos, TX

San Marcos, TX
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
High School Diploma or GED



O & M Tech / Electrician


Responsible for providing electrical maintenance support to manage the daily and outage related maintenance activities that will ensure efficient and cost effective facility operations with compliance to all safety and environmental regulations.


Maintenance Manager


Hays Energy Company
San Marcos, Texas


Hourly Non-Exempt



Perform acceptance and performance testing on existing and new equipment.

Communicate the daily, planned and forced outage maintenance activities to the O&M staff and others as required.

Support coordination of work activities with O&M work groups, contractors and service providers.

Research equipment operations problems and identify primary failure cause and implement corrective action under supervision.

Handle electrical maintenance tasks such as, but not limited to, breaker maintenance, electrical PMs, troubleshooting, heat trace maintenance, and MOV actuator maintenance.

Perform routine test such as, but not limited to, megger, continuity test, resistance.

Assist in the development of standard operational procedures as assigned.

Operate, control and monitor power generation, ZDP, auxiliary and balance of plant equipment and systems, and support other technicians performing these tasks.

Maintain knowledge of the status of plant operations and report abnormal conditions to a plant supervisor or manager.

Maintain plant housekeeping and security.

Perform other duties as assigned.Act as a team member with all employees of GDF SUEZ Energy staff.Comply with all GDF SUEZ Energy policies and procedures.


5 years of hands-on electrical maintenance/repair experience in a power generation facility, process plant or related military experience, preferably with voltage levels up-to 345KV.

Experience in motors, breakers, power distribution, batteries, wiring, electrical testing and troubleshooting.

Electrical skills to include proficiency with test equipment, cable terminations, breakers, MOVs, motors, emergency batteries, power distribution centers, and lifting and rigging equipment.

Ability to read drawing details and comprehend OEM Maintenance instructions.

Ability to work rotating shift work schedule as requested.

Must have knowledge of Safety and Environment rules as they relate to mechanical maintenance.

Prior experience in determining job task requirements to include, parts/materials/tooling and developing scope/specifications.

Working knowledge of CMMS. Familiarity with Maximo preferred.

Proficiency in MS Office Excel, Word and Outlook.

Valid drivers license.
Must be able to respond to plant emergencies.
Must be physically capable to hear and understand audible alarms, detect changes in noise levels of rotating equipment and portable radio communications.
Demonstrated mechanical and electrical aptitude.
Capable of frequently standing, walking, balancing, sitting, climbing (ladders, stairs, ramps, catwalks, stacks and the like as required), stooping, squatting, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching, grasping, pushing, pulling, lifting (up to 70lbs), feeling, talking and hearing.
Capable of performing repetitive motions as required.
Required to have eyesight corrected at 20/40 to accurately read and interpret such as but not limited to instruments, gauges, and manuals.
Must be physically capable of entering and working in a confined space (crawl spaces, shafts, small enclosed areas, pipes and the like) as required.
Must be physically capable of performing demanding work at various heights and in adverse conditions during operations, shutdowns, and in fire/emergency activities.
Must be physically capable of wearing protective equipment (PPE) including but not limited to half and full face respirators, fall protection equipment, hardhat, safety shoes, safety glasses etc.
Ability to pass a respirator physical and respirator fit test (if applicable).
Ability to meet highest attendance requirements.


High School diploma, trade school, military service or technical school training.

Working Environment

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

50% of the work is performed indoors and 50% is performed outdoors. Work environment characteristics described here 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 the essential functions.

GDF SUEZ Energy North America, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status.

Please visit our website to apply for the position: www.gdfsuezna.com