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Stationary Engineer-Plant Operator

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Posted: 07/26/2023 Job Category: Engineer Job Number: LG930305726

Job Description

Sirius Staffing is seeking a Stationary Engineer for a direct hire opportunity in Baton Rouge, LA. Please see below for more details!
6:30a-6:30p, 6:30p- 6:30a
Rotating days and nights 
Rotating different days each week 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Develop competency in operations of existing plant facilities to ensure that unplanned outages are minimized. Make recommendations to the Operations Supervisor or Lead Operating Engineer to enhance reliability and plant performance. 
  • Work with the Operations Supervisor and Lead Operating Engineer to perform maintenance programs and procedures. 
  • Develop an understanding of troubleshooting of the plant, distribution system, interface systems and energy transfer stations. Work in a safe manner while following applicable regulatory requirements. 
  • Follow plant operational procedures to ensure the accomplishment of plant production goals. Monitor and report on system performance to meet or exceed plant production goals. 
  • Investigate, take corrective action, and report on plant outages in an effort to minimize impact to customer services. Manage outage timetables that optimize cost effectiveness while insuring reliability.  
  • Develop proficiency as a plant operator in conjunction with cultivating skills in the calibration and troubleshooting of automation, power, and interface systems. 
  • As the shift schedule dictates, will be available on a 24-hour basis, to assist in emergency situations and fill vacancies in the shift rotation as directed by the Operations Supervisor.  
  • Track and log operational system status using applicable journals and control system tools. Understand system-operating requirements, identify trends, perform routine analysis and make recommendations for operating adjustments. 
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on building mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems. 
Skills & Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED is required. Additional studies and courses in a technical discipline would be a plus. Training, licenses, or certifications in plant operations considered advantageous.
  • Three (3) to ten (10) years’ experience in operations, maintenance and troubleshooting of central heating and cooling plants
  • Experience with large scale plant automation, startup, commissioning, and energy management activities is a plus.
  • Experience with combined heat and power systems (CHP) & cogeneration is a plus 
  • Highly professional ethical standards are expected.
  • Must be proficient in the use of various hand tools including but not limited to, wrenches, ratchets, sockets, screwdrivers, power tools, pliers, tape measures, rules, multi-meters, grinders, files, torches, hammers, saws and all other types of pneumatic tools.
  • Must be able to work with PVC piping of all sizes, climb ladders, work overhead, work in confined spaces, work outdoors and indoors, work in heat, cold, windy, and dusty environments.  
  • Basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing systems is expected. 
  • Highly analytical with great attention to detail
  • Must be willing to wear all types of PPE including hearing protection, eye protection, all types of hand protection, steel toe footwear, head protection, wear fall-protection, half-face, and full-face respirators.
  • Demonstrated strong communication, collaborative and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, complex, fast-paced environment, to adapt quickly and to manage changing priorities.
  • Must be self-motivated and proactive to seek methods to change and /or enhance plant environment. Willing to work any hours necessary to ensure plant operations are conducted in a reliable method. 
  • Experience in a service-oriented environment preferred.
Sirius Staffing Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to characteristics such as race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status protected by law.

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