Control Room Operator

  • Competitive
  • United States Louisiana New Roads
  • Contract
  • Power Generation
  • T&D
Job Summary:
This position will primarily be responsible for the coordination of all on-shift operations. These responsibilities include the safe operation of all plant equipment throughout a variety of operational scenarios from cold plant startup to emergency operations during plant upsets. This is a Control Room Operator (CRO) position and will require excellent troubleshooting, diagnosis decision-making, and leadership skills. This position will require good working experience with the use of Distributive Control System (DCS) computers to operate plant equipment and for monitoring of equipment to measure, record, and make adjustments within operating parameters. The incumbent should have a good working knowledge of PC computers using Microsoft Office products and issuing Lockout Tagouts. Incumbents will also assist in the development of Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and provide input to plant improvement items to improve plant efficiency, reliability, and safety.
Job Responsibilities
  • Regularly makes decisions on non-routine or escalated technical issues.
  • Independently prioritizes and executes responsibilities effectively for a single trade, group of related tasks, or functional area.
  • Checks own work and possibly the work of others; work results are of the highest quality standards and advanced technical competency.
  • Resolves the most complex technical issues, conferring with the Team Leader occasionally; may serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex issues.
  • Works under limited supervision.
  • Prioritizes own weekly schedule and may guide others in the completion of tasks within clearly defined schedules as set by management.
  • Regularly provides on-the-job skills training to others in complex technical areas.

Required Skills / Knowledge
  • Requires previous experience using test equipment and calibration appliances. Experience with machinery repair and control systems.
  • Strong mechanical aptitude and basic understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity and mathematics.
  • Advanced certifications/licensures

  • 5+ years directly related experience including understanding of health and safety regulations, and previous experience working with and around Power, chemicals and waste materials including knowledge of safe handling, storage, and transport.
  • Performs a variety of complex technical service/support duties requiring specialized knowledge.

Education Requirements
  • High School Diploma, degree from technical/vocational school, military service or equivalent.

Physical Requirements
  • Ability to do walking, reaching, climbing, and stooping and lifting (up to 50 pounds)

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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