Energy Utilities Specialist

Updated: 13 days ago
Location: North Wilkesboro, NORTH CAROLINA

Classification Title:
Energy Utilities Specialist  
Working Title:
Energy Utilities Specialist  
UNC-Chapel Hill  
Job Summary:
The skill set level for this position allows it to assist the Shift Supervisor (SS), Control Room Operator (CRO) and Assistant Control Room Operator (ACRO) in the operation of all plant components, equipment and systems in complex steam and electric generating facilities, (Cogeneration Facility and Manning Drive Steam Plant) to ensure that they operate safely and reliably. This position assists the SS, CRO and ACRO in the operation of two circulating fluidized bed boilers, three natural gas/oil package boilers and all associated balance of plant auxiliary equipment at the Cogeneration Facility and Manning Drive Steam Plant. This position is responsible for the daily inspection of the operating equipment for proper valve alignment, lubrication and equipment operating condition detected at the actual equipment in the field. The auxiliary equipment consists of steam turbine generator, fans, pumps, piping systems, valves, control valves, tanks, mills, steam straps, cooling tower, condensers, fluid drives, heat exchangers, air compressors, water treatment systems, bag houses, fuel oil storage, etc. This requires an understanding of said systems, equipment and components. The operating practices will ensure safe, reliable and efficient operation of these multi-million dollar facilities. This position communicates with the appropriate personnel to ensure that all malfunctions are corrected in order to maintain continuous steam and electric service to the customers of the facilities. This is a highly skilled position in the Operations organization. This position assists in the facility security during non-business hours and weekends 24/7.  
Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalency and two years of related experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience. Requires certification(s).  
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