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"Auxiliary Equipment Operator, Power"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Control and maintain auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, fans, compressors, condensers, feedwater heaters, filters, and chlorinators, that supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, and auxiliary power for turbines, generators, boilers, and other power-generating plant facilities.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Auxiliary Equipment Operator, Power"

1) Tends portable or stationary high pressure boilers that supply heat or power for engines , turbines, and steam-powered equipment.

2) Opens and closes valves and switches in sequence upon signal from other worker to start or shut down auxiliary units.

3) Tightens leaking gland and pipe joints and reports need for major equipment repairs.

4) Cleans and lubricates equipment and collects oil, water, and electrolyte samples for laboratory analysis to prevent equipment failure or deterioration.

5) Assists in making electrical repairs.

6) Reads gauges to verify that units are operating at specified capacity, and listens for sounds warning of mechanical malfunction.

 

 


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Job Description for "Auxiliary Equipment Operator, Power" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-C-I        SOC:  51-8013.02