Job Details

Power Block Operator

Combined Cycle Power  Londonderry, NH  Posted: 3/8/2023
Job Description

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Job Category:

Combined Cycle Power


+/- 2 months

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Job Summary 

The Power Block Operator (PBO) assists in the safe and efficient operation of the power plant and the supporting equipment and systems. The PBO carries out all routine water/gas chemistry analysis, inspects and monitors operating components and reports plant status.

  • Assist in start-up, shut-down and normal operations of power plant systems.
  • Operate major auxiliary apparatus such as: air compressors; circulating water systems; boiler feedwater treatment system; waste water systems; generator cooling system; boiler feedwater and condensate system; and locally controlled electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Perform operating tests and inspections, and make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment assigned to achieve proper operating conditions.
  • Take direction from the Control Room Operator at isolated panels for clearing equipment or making it ready for service in accordance with operating instructions and procedures; clear, tag, test and safety tape these operations.

The PBO reports to the Operations Manager. Receives work direction from the CRO.

Job Requirements


Education and Experience

  • Ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to the area of assignment as would be acquired in four years of high school. 
  • Minimum of two years experience in Power Plant Operations desirable. Experience in water chemistry control, analysis of water conditions, water treatment facility operations and chemical handling requirements is required. 
  • Theoretical and practical knowledge of combustion/steam turbine operations, closed system steam generation, industrial safety, hazardous waste management and inspection/recording of plant parameters is highly desirable. 
  • Experience with piping and instrument schematics and process controls desirable. Extensive working knowledge of power plant industry desirable. Must successfully complete a plant operator's knowledge examination.
  • The statements contained in this job description are not necessarily all inclusive; additional duties may be assigned and requirements may vary from time to time.

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Rebecca Lair


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