Operation & Maintenance Technicia

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/14/2016

Hay Enegy Co. San Marcos, TX

San Marcos, TX
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
High School Diploma or GED



Operations & Maintenance Technician


Responsible for completing the daily tasks required to operate and maintain facility equipment and systems as well as outage related maintenance and to maintain efficient and cost effective facility operations with compliance to all safety and environment regulations.

Reports to

Shift Supervisor


Hays Energy Company
San Marcos, TX


Hourly Non-Exempt



Operates, controls and monitors power generation, ZDP, auxiliary and balance of plant equipment and systems, and supports other technicians performing these tasks.
Performs mechanical, I&C, electrical and general maintenance and plant improvement tasks including installation, modification, inspection, repair and troubleshooting. Supports other technicians performing these tasks.
Knows the status of plant operations and reports abnormal conditions to a plant supervisor or manager. Gives complete and accurate turnovers of plant/equipment status and work in progress to incoming personnel.
Follows a work schedule determined by a plant supervisor or manager and responds to call out and coverage requests during non-scheduled work hours.
Completes required training, participates in the development of training content and materials, and provides on-the-job training to others in area(s) of proficiency.
Understands and complies with issued Company and plant policies, procedures and instructions, and otherwise acts to accomplish maximum commercial return and equipment availability and reliability in a safe and efficient manner with no adverse environmental impact. Participates in the development of procedures and instructions.
Completes and maintains accurate logs and records which document plant status, equipment operating data, operational events, maintenance activities and equipment maintenance history.
Within a team environment, gives direction to other technicians and follows directions from other technicians as assigned by a plant supervisor or manager. Maintains radio contact with, and communicates/coordinates work activities with affected plant personnel.
Unloads, transfers and otherwise handles bulk chemicals and fluids. Takes samples for analysis. Performs wet chemistry testing and analysis, and completes/maintains accurate logs.
Participates in work permitting and the issuance/maintenance of Clearances.
Directs, oversees and/or supports work by third parties as assigned.
Performs housekeeping and plant appearance betterment tasks, to include buildings and grounds.
Works to establish and maintain facility certification under ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 standards.
Complies with all operating and maintenance procedures.
Acts as a team member with all employees of ENGIE staff.
Complies with all ENGIE policies and procedures.


Carries out other duties as assigned.


Five years prior work experience performing operations and/or maintenance in an industrial process facility, or the equivalent formal education and training such as completion of a university or associates degree program plus one year of prior work experience. Prior work experience in a power generation and/or water treatment plant is preferred.
Fundamental knowledge of CCGT power plant and/or ZDP operations roles and duties.
Good communication skills, both verbal and written. Must be able to participate in the development of written procedures and instructions.
Basic user skills with PCs for information processing and management.
Basic knowledge/awareness of industrial safe work practices and material handling/disposal practices that prevent adverse impact to the environment. Prior experience with hazardous energy control is desirable.
Valid driver's license and must be insurable by company's vehicle insurance carrier.
Hands-on familiarity with power plant operations, production, or maintenance environment.
Ability to respond to plant emergencies/call-ins (day or night) holiday, weekend.
Ability to work rotating 12 hour shifts involving weekends, holidays, backshifts, on-call and overtime.
Must possess a high degree of initiative and judgment.
Must have demonstrated ability to communicate effectively.
Good verbal and written communications skills are essential.
Ability to use personal computer, calculator, familiarity with Microsoft Office etc. 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 (min. 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.


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 high.

90% of the work is performed indoors and 10% 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.

ENGIE 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.engie.com