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Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

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Requisition Number 18-0302
Title IC&E Technician I
City Edinburg
State TX
Job Family Power Operations
Shift Rotating
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations Yes
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Magic Valley Generation
Description Maintains and repairs electrical equipment and instrumentation.
Monitors, maintains, and repairs plant Distributed Control System (DCS).
Monitors, maintain, and repairs gas turbine, steam turbine control systems, generators, transformers, and switchgear.
Maintain, calibrate and repair plant electrical, instrumentation, and control systems.
Perform routine trouble shooting activities.
Use Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to effectively accomplish required maintenance in and efficient and organized manner.
Optimize plant preventative maintenance program to meet OEM recommendations, regulatory requirements, and corporate maintenance philosophy.
Responsible for maintaining logs, manuals, records, blueprints and operating procedures in a neat and professional manner.
Provide written reports on control system conditions when required.
Incorporates safe behavior into all activities and consistently complies with all established safety and health policies and procedures, helps to identify and eliminate or actively manage risks in all work activities.

Entry-level; practical operating knowledge to perform job.
Performs standardized, ongoing duties and tasks.
Routine decisions.
With guidance, ensures timely and accurate performance of responsibilities for a single trade, group of closely related tasks or functional area.
Work typically reviewed by others; work reflects developing competency and basic skills.
Errors may cause simple rework or correction to single task.
Duties and tasks are standardized.
Resolves routine questions and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher levels.
Works under direct supervision and/or defined parameters.
Prioritizes basic tasks; priorities typically guided by standard practices or by others.
Requirements High School Diploma or equivalent.
Entry level/apprentice; with a minimum of 2 years experience in instrument/electrical and control system applications.
Strong mechanical aptitude with an advanced understanding of chemistry, physics, electricity and mathematics.
Experience with DCS programming and configuration
Begins to achieve primary certifications/licensures. Valid state driver’s license.
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