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Based at our Essex, NJ facility, we seek a dedicated individual who is able to safely and efficiently operate their assigned equipment in accordance with the established plant operating procedures. They will be responsible for the operation and inspection of various systems and equipment as assigned. Normally, their assigned areas will include the boilers and associated systems such as fans, grates, ash and air pollution control systems, the demineralizer, and the testing of water chemistry. In addition, the Auxiliary Operator will perform the duties of crane operator. They are also responsible for recording data, reporting equipment malfunctions or trends, which indicate possible trouble, and performing actions as directed to correct abnormal operating conditions or emergency situations. The Auxiliary Operator will work under the supervision of the Shift Supervisor and the direction of the Control Room Operator.
The position of Auxiliary Operator requires a HS Diploma /GED and at least three years previous experience with high pressure boilers and electric generating equipment. Formal technical training is also required. Previous power plant experience is preferred. Individual will be required to complete the necessary training in order for him/her to operate equipment. Individual will also assist the other operators during upset or any non-typical conditions as they arise during shift.