Instrument Technician I - Air Emissions
11101 OLD STAGE RD Chester, VA 23836 US
- The successful candidate will inspect, test, service, repair, configure, calibrate, and install indicating, recording, and automatic control instruments such as flow monitors, pressure sensors and gauges, temperature sensors, regulators, meters, gauges, current and voltage systems, and similar components in a power station environment and will report their findings to supervision.
- The technician will perform a multitude of tasks, including quarterly CEMS audits, and assist in the performance of Gas and Flow RATAs as required by local, state, and federal authorities.
- The technician will use portable gauges and meters, manometers, and similar test equipment.
- The technician will perform preventive maintenance and will test flue gases and flows, read meters, and record data as required.
- Technicians at this level will learn to work on complex/detailed systems and equipment.
- Technician be trained by more experienced Instrument Technicians.
- This technician will be directly supervised by a more experienced technician for the first 3-6 months.
- A Tech. I will be expected to independently perform Linearity and Certified Gas Audit tests, Opacity audits, Air Panel checks, and flow leak checks.
- Tech I perform tests and audits on Mercury and Particulate Matter monitoring systems.
- They will also be expected to assist with gas and flow RATA testing and Method 30B tests, under the direction of a Technician II or III.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- The technician will schedule testing activities, perform as team members, may act as a compliance test observer/coordinator of contract personnel, and be able to understand, compile, and quality assure field data and reports.
- The technician will have demonstrated ability to troubleshoot and repair various complex major and minor Continuous Emissions Monitoring Systems (CEMS) Continuous Opacity Monitoring Systems (COMS), EMSG test equipment and monitoring systems. Electrical, mechanical, and/or electronic aptitude required.
- Ability to work on tall stacks at a height of 300 feet or more is required.
- Ability to climb up a stack caged ladder to a height of 200 feet or more and to climb down a stack from any height is also required.
- Capable to lift and carry up to 80 lbs. independently.
- *CEMS operation/maintenance experience, and/or CEMS auditing experience desired.
- Associate Degree in Technical area, and/or directly related experience
- After one years experience is obtained directly working with CEMS equipment, The successful candidate may be expected, to pass the Groups 1,2,3, and 4 testing as listed under the Source Evaluation Society
- 51% - 75% - Dust, Grease, Oil, Fumes, Loud Noise, Operating machinery, Outdoors in extreme heat and cold, rain, snow, and all forms of weather.
- Candidate will be required to travel up to 75% of the time or more, workdays, and/or weeknights as required for the assigned task.
- Candidate may work nights, weekends, and possible holidays based on business needs.
- This job requires recommended test results from the EEI Technician (TECH) aptitude test, administered on-site during the pre-employment process.
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