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Equipment Operator Class - Clinton, IL

Company: Constellation
Location: Clinton
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description At Constellation, we've got a place for you!Join the nation's leading competitive energy provider, with one of the largest electricity generation portfolios and retail customer bases in the country. You will be part of a family of companies that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce.Constellation will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build and enhance a successful career. We are also dedicated to motivating the success of our employees through competitive base salary, incentives, and health and retirement benefits.Join Constellation and share your passion at a forward-thinking Fortune 200 company. Establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Energize your career at Constellation!Constellation is currently looking for Equipment Operators at our Clinton Nuclear Power Station, located in Clinton, IL. Start date is October 2022. Typical examples of duties are:To observe, inspect, and as instructed, operate such generating station auxiliary equipment as pumps, fans, air compressors, and heat exchangers.To inspect and make necessary adjustment on gland seal pressures on main turbine generator units.To make routine checks of various equipment in water and steam.To inspect and reset relays in auxiliary power centers in the event of automatic trip-out of any auxiliary equipment.To operate auxiliary equipment manually when remote control equipment is not connected to the main control panel, or during abnormal conditions.To assist as required in performing initial troubleshooting work on control circuit, auxiliary switches, tripping devices on circuit breakers, and level controllers.To perform manual switching in auxiliary power centers for all routine maintenance or emergency repairs to electrical equipment.To check the operation of feed water heaters and other secondary plant equipment such as station heating, ventilating and cooling systems.To inspect auxiliary power transformers, switchgear, and batteries by checking the temperature of equipment, oil levels in transformers, acid levels in batteries; and to record specific gravity readings and charge batteries as required.To operate the water treatment system, involving such work as adjusting feed of chemical feed pumps, preparing chemicals for feed tanks and make-up pretreatment, checking levels in storage tanks, adjusting rates of flow, recording of chemicals used and water meter readings, and making field checks on water samples as assigned.To operate oil cleaning and transfer equipment, including checking all levels in reservoirs, back flushing oil coolers, and periodically taking oil samples.To inspect brushes on main generator field rings on various motor generator sets; and to check exciter bearings.To replace gas cylinders (e.g. hydrogen, nitrogen) on headers; to check the operation of the hydrogen unit gas dryer.To maintain cleanliness of equipment and working area.To assist in controlling the operation of reactor-turbine generator units by receiving and executing orders from station operators, observing control instruments, and reading meters. To observe, inspect and operate reactor, turbine and other station equipment outside of the control room (including starting, stopping and preparing equipment for maintenance).To perform electrical operating and switching outside the control room, such as operating disconnects, circuit breakers, and grounding buses; and to take circuits and equipment in and out of service.To instruct and train, and to coordinate the work of others. Qualifications Requirements:Candidates must possess an Associate of Science degree or equivalent established by meeting the criteria in one of the following options: NOTE: Course work in chemistry, math and physics may have been completed at the college or university level, or through the Navy Nuclear Power Program.Forty-three or more semester-credit hours of course work from a regionally accredited college or university. This course work must include course work in chemistry, math, and physics. Two or more years of documented industrial operating experience or experience related to power generation, in addition to course work in chemistry, math, and physics. Documented training and experience applicable to nuclear propulsion (preferred) or power generation operating experience while a member of the armed forces. If you are a potential candidate coming from the Navy you will need to provide the following documents: 1) occupation/training awards history, DD214 and the fitness and counseling 2) evaluations with social security numbers and medical documentation removed.Trainees must pass the Plant Operator Selection System (POSS) examination, and score satisfactorily on the Basic Math and Science Test (BMST) that are administered by the Human Resources Department.Trainees must successfully complete a License Medical Screening and Fire Brigade Screening prior to introduction into the Non Licensed Operator Training Program. Candidates failing to qualify physically for licensing will be evaluated by management (preferably prior to hire) on a case-by-case basis.Trainees must satisfactorily complete a psychological screening.Trainees must qualify for site unescorted access Associated topics: apprentice, diesel, equipment operator, forklift, heavy equipment, heavy equipment engineer, heavy equipment opr, john deere, operator, plant

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