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Requisition Number 17-0180
Title Maintenance Technician (Insulation and Industrial Painter)
City Middletown
State CA
Job Family Power Operations
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Geysers
Description Job Summary: (includes but is not limited to the following)

Performs the following jobs on power plant and steam field equipment at The Geysers Power Plant:

•Mechanical work.
•Various plant and field insulation jobs.
•Application of various paint and belzona materials.
•Stretford cleaning & coating duties.
•Sandblasting operations.
•High pressure washing.
•Repair and maintain rock catcher inventories.
•Maintenance on plant equipment to support optimum efficiency, availability, and plant appearance.

Job Responsibilities:

•Work call-outs as required to maintain plant availability.
•Performs maintenance activities around the repair, replacement, installation and removal of mechanical and/or electrical equipment and associated structures.
•Responsibilities include inspecting and verifying maintenance clearances prior to work, troubleshooting, disassembling, reassembling, and replacing equipment and associated parts, monitoring plant equipment and analyzing operating data.
•While the focus of work is primarily on repair and maintenance, you will also perform some preventative maintenance activities including troubleshooting and assisting with the development of preventative maintenance procedures and recommended spares list/inventory as required.
•Assists with planning and spare parts inventory including following procedures around requisitioning of parts and supplies.
•Prepares all reports as directed by management and plant procedures.
•Ensures compliance with all local, State and Federal regulations and plant procedures.
•Maintains safe work environment and contributes to operating procedures to ensure consistent and safe operations.
Requirements •High School diploma, degree from technical /vocational school or equivalent.
•Journey level, generally 6+ years of directly related experience including understanding of health and safety regulations and previous experience working with and around hazardous energy, chemicals, waste.
•Experienced working in and around industrial sites performing mechanical, painting, insulation and coating duties under self-direction.
•Valid California driver’s license
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.
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