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Greater Peoria, IL
Greater Peoria, IL

Power Plant Technician/Operator (Lake Road Power Plant)

Vistra Corp

Vistra Corp

Posted on Saturday, June 1, 2024

If you have what it takes to become part of the Vistra family and would like to start a promising career with a global leader, take a look at the exciting employment opportunities that are currently available and apply online.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for performing operations functions, preventive and corrective maintenance as applicable to job function to ensure proper functioning of plant equipment will work under the direction of site management.

This position is responsible for the proper function and maintenance of equipment at a Gas Plant for the Gas fleet. Responsible for promoting safe, effective, and reliable operation.

Job Description

Key Accountabilities:

  • Proficient in primary skill required of position
  • Proficient skills for maintaining equipment at the plant
  • Performs troubleshooting and documentation, and assists in the resolution of problems discovered on shift
  • Performs daily maintenance, overhauls, calibration, troubleshooting, repair/replacement and removal/installation of plant equipment and systems.
  • Makes decisions and recommends appropriate repair techniques for plant equipment to peers, supervisors, plant management.
  • Conducts excitation system inspections and preventive maintenance
  • Proficient in operating material handling equipment
  • Develops and implements plant operating procedures
  • Understands relationship of equipment to plant systems
  • May provide instruction and teaching to lower level employees
  • Ensures strict adherence to safety, health and environmental procedures as they relate to plant operations and maintenance including but not limited to Lockout Tagout, Job Safety Analysis, Confined Space, Hot Work, Electrical Safety and PPE

Education, Experience, and Skill Requirements:

  • 4 - 6 years of related experience
  • Minimum of High School diploma or equivalent
  • Experience gained through college degree programs and/or certifications is applicable to above skills
  • Demonstrate computer based skills
  • Demonstrate effective oral & verbal communications skills
  • Independent knowledge of troubleshooting
  • Applicants must be willing to take and pass the POSS/MASS test prior to interview
  • This position may be filled at any level depending on the applicant's skillset and years of experience

Key Metrics:

  • Satisfactory completion of Tier 3 training and qualification requirements
  • Demonstrate continual self-improvement in job skills and knowledge.
  • This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without notice.

This position is a 12-hour rotating shift position.

Job Family

Plant Operations


Luminant Power LLC


Lake Road PlantConnecticut

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