DATE: January 27, 2021
TITLE: Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator
PERFORMANCE COACH: Manager of Operations
COMPANY: Tampa Electric Company
DEPARTMENT: Polk Power Station
The Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator performs maintenance on all electrical systems and operates the generating assets at the station.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator is responsible for the maintenance/troubleshooting of all electrical equipment as well as the safe and efficient operation of generating assets. Operational duties include startup and shutdown of all plant equipment. Operational duties are performed both in the plant areas and from the Control Room, depending on the work area assignment. The Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator is expected to develop multi-skills (Mechanical, and I&C) and become proficient in multiple operational areas of the plant. The Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator is expected to complete training for and be capable of performing Confined Space Rescue, First Aid/CPR First Responder duties, HAZWOPPER Technician level response, and Incipient Fire response.
Key Internal: The Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator works as a member of a high-performance work team and has frequent contact with plant technical, engineering, and management staff.
Required: Minimum education required is high school or equivalent.
Required: Requires at least four years of work experience in a large industrial complex with
experience in maintaining and troubleshooting electrical equipment. This is to include preventative, predictive, and repair of this equipment.
Required: The work environment requires a flexible individual with a high ability to learn in order
to progress. The Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator will be required to operate various types of industrial equipment such as forklifts, overhead cranes, golf carts, trucks, etc.
Champions Safety, Health & the Environment Takes Ownership & Acts with Integrity
Drives Business Excellence for Customers Builds Collaborative Relationships
Develops People and Teams Cultivates Innovation & Embraces Change
Thinks Strategically & Exercises Sound Judgment
Normal work schedule is a twelve-hour rotating shift. Overtime work may be required, as business needs dictate. The Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator working in the plant areas will be exposed to ambient temperatures and the elements. The Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator will often be required to work alone in assigned areas. Some maintenance work requires working in confined spaces. The Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator will encounter work at heights and in high places. While performing their job duties the Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator will be required to wear a variety of personal protective equipment (PPE), to include hard hat, safety glasses, goggles, steel-toed shoes, gloves, hearing protection, face shield, various coveralls (arc flash rated), full-body harness, half-face air purifying respirator, full-face air purifying respirator, SCBA, and supplied air respirator. Since Polk is an electrical generation facility, the Journeyman Electrician/Power Plant Operator is exposed in some areas to EMF fields. Additionally, there are some very small dose exposures to microwaves and gamma radiation sources.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ REQUIREMENTS
· Able to climb and descend ladders and stairs according to the area to which they are assigned.
· Able to communicate verbally and in writing.
· Able to hear both speech (radio and face-to-face) and alarms.
· Able to maneuver around to perform operations and maintenance requiring bend over on average 5 times per shift, stoop and squat on average 3 times per shift.
· Perform work while reaching overhead on average 3 times per shift.
· Capable of lifting up to 50 pounds approximately twice per shift. Capable of lifting 20 pounds approximately 10 times per shift. Capable of carrying 20 pounds a distance of 20-30 feet approximately 4 times per shift.
· Able to perform pushing and pulling with their upper body with approximately 30 pounds of force approximately 3 times per shift.
· Possess vision of at least 20/30 Snellen in one eye, and 20/50 in the other, with or without glasses. Possess good visual perception including; depth, peripheral, and color differentiation.
· Possess sufficient balance and coordination to maneuver on and amongst ladders, stairs, equipment and curbing.
· Possess no identifiable risk of incapacity that may occur without warning.
· Able to work alone.
· Able to work at heights or in high places.
· Depending on area assignment, have the ability to sit, stand, or walk for long periods.
· Capable of wearing a variety of personal protective equipment (PPE), to include: hard hat, safety glasses, goggles, steel-toed shoes, gloves, hearing protection, face shield, various coveralls (arc flash rated), full-body harness, half-face air purifying respirator, full-face air purifying respirator, SCBA, and supplied air respirator.
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