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Combustion Turbine Technician

Company: Evergy Company
Location: Edmond
Posted on: June 10, 2024

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Combustion Turbine Technician


DEPARTMENT: Spring Creek Energy Center


Scheduled Work Hours: Rotating shifts 8 hours in length to cover plant staffed hours. Rotating weekend coverage and on call duties.

Summary of Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Gas Turbine Technicians will be required to perform any and all Maintenance and Operations work at the plant. This will include all Mechanical, Electrical, I&C and Operator work at the facility. Technicians are responsible for maintenance and repair of all plant equipment including: electric motors, voltage regulators, gearboxes, pumps, valves, control valves, hydraulic systems, compressors, protective relays, generators, and other combustion turbine components. They are also responsible for maintaining a ready to start status on all the units and monitoring them for proper operation when online.

Technicians will also be responsible for specifying parts and equipment and creating requisitions for such parts, shipping and receiving of warehouse items, updating and documenting changes in the plant, identifying and designing upgrades and modifications that are necessary, supervising contractors as necessary for larger projects, managing projects as necessary, upkeep of the plant engineering drawings and equipment manuals, and interfacing with OEM representatives to manage the plant equipment in a safe and reliable manner.

Education and Experience Requirements:

Requires eight years of power plant experience or equivalent. Experience in an industrial plant environment that effectively utilized planning and scheduling is required. Must be skilled in industrial electrical maintenance, control wiring, power distribution and switchgear maintenance. Experience with Ovation or other DCS based control system and experience in the operation and maintenance of combustion turbines is also preferred. Skills such as rotating equipment alignment, welding, rigging, and machining are also beneficial.

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities Required:

Strong technical understanding of power generation.

Excellent communication skills.

Time management skills and ability to manage multiple tasks at once.

Working knowledge of computer applications.

General computer skills

Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required:

Valid driver's license required. Electrician license preferred.

Work Conditions:

Plant environment. Working conditions will require indoor and outdoor work at a moment's notice in all types of weather. May occasionally require overnight travel to other facilities in support of maintenance activities. Requires work beyond normal working hours as needed. Must have a satisfactory work record including good attendance.

Evergy has a clear mission - To empower a better future. Evergy chooses to live this mission by valuing People First. We know that to lead the responsible energy transition and provide affordable, reliable, and sustainable service to our customers and communities, we need a team with a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. So, our goal is to be a diverse workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. We are committed to celebrating diversity and building a team where everyone - regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status - has a voice and can bring their best every day. We know that the more diverse and inclusive we are, the better we will be. Evergy is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Keywords: Evergy Company, Edmond , Combustion Turbine Technician, Professions , Edmond, Oklahoma

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