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"Biomass Plant Technician"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Control and monitor biomass plant activities and perform maintenance as needed.

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

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Biomass Plant Technician"

1) Measure and monitor raw biomass feedstock, including wood, waste, or refuse materials.

2) Operate valves, pumps, engines, or generators to control and adjust production of biofuels or biomass-fueled power.

3) Perform routine maintenance or make minor repairs to mechanical, electrical, or electronic equipment in biomass plants.

4) Assess quality of biomass feedstock.

5) Calculate, measure, load, or mix biomass feedstock for power generation.

6) Calibrate liquid flow devices or meters, including fuel, chemical, and water meters.

7) Inspect biomass power plant or processing equipment, recording or reporting damage and mechanical problems.

8) Operate biomass fuel-burning boiler or biomass fuel gasification system equipment in accordance with specifications or instructions.

9) Preprocess feedstock to prepare for biochemical or thermochemical production processes.

 

 

11) Operate equipment to heat biomass, using knowledge of controls, combustion, and firing mechanisms.

12) Operate equipment to start, stop, or regulate biomass-fueled generators, generator units, boilers, engines, or auxiliary systems.


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13) Operate high-pressure steam boiler or water chiller equipment for electrical cogeneration operations.

14) Clean work areas to ensure compliance with safety regulations.

15) Manage parts and supply inventories for biomass plants.

16) Read and interpret instruction manuals or technical drawings related to biomass-fueled power or biofuels production equipment or processes.

Job Description for "Biomass Plant Technician" 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:  NA        SOC:  51-8099.03