ASSISTANT OPERATOR/SYSTEM CONTROLLER

Nebraska City Utilities   Lincoln, NE   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on January 20, 2023
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ASSISTANT OPERATOR/SYSTEM CONTROLLER 

Nebraska City Utilities' Power Plant has an opening for an Assistant Operator/System Controller midnight shift.

This individual assists in the operation of a diesel powered electric generation plant and distribution system; stands watch and calls for operator if plant is to be "put on the line"; controls fuel feed to insure proper combustion and to eliminate waste; observes and controls tread meters and control board; monitors and throws primary switches for distribution system; keeps watch on ties from other sources of power; maintains constant alert to ascertain any malfunctions in equipment; takes immediate initial remedial measures and reports malfunction to operators; changes flow meter charts; maintains fuel supplies and usage records; maintains correct fuel levels; reads regulators, temperature, meters, and related gauges or charts and transfers data to log sheet; operates computer and SCADA system; cleans and lubricates all equipment and components; maintains building and grounds around the plant; prepares and maintains records and reports of electricity purchases and usage as required; participates in maintenance and cleaning of diesel and generator units; performs related work as required. Answers phone calls after business hours and weekends and dispatches service personnel (after hours) to perform evening, weekend, and holiday work.

Knowledge of the safest and most efficient operation and applicable safety precautions; skill in: preferred advanced computer skills; ability to: learn the methods and practices used in the operation of diesel powered electric generators; make minor repairs to equipment and participate in making major repairs; react quickly and calmly in emergencies; follow oral and written instructions; communicate effectively with co-workers and supervisors; be self-motivated and willing to learn. Ability to adapt to change and perform future duties as assigned