Silver Bay Seafoods

Power House Lead Technician

Seasonal Non-Exempt

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Silver Bay Seafoods is currently looking for a Power House Lead Technician for our new False Pass, AK facility. 

Power plant operators perform a wide variety of tasks to ensure optimal and safe operation of equipment that produces and distributes electrical power. They may operate control systems, monitor gauges and meters, perform routine checks, maintain equipment and start or stop Power Plant Operator makes periodic inspections of equipment and minor repairs to such equipment; perform preventive maintenance; take responsible charge of a watch, read meters, gauges, and other recording devices and log the data; keep records and write reports; as directed, inspect low pressure boilers in accordance with a unified inspection procedure and may operate a motor vehicle. Power Plant Maintenance and Repair: + Monitor power plant equipment and indicators to detect evidence of operating problems + Regulate equipment operations and conditions, such as water levels, based on instrument data or from computers + Make adjustments or minor repairs, such as tightening leaking gland and pipe joints + Record and compile operational data by completing and maintaining forms, logs, or reports + Receive outage calls and call in necessary personnel during power outages and emergencies + Prepares equipment malfunction reports, makes inspections and from observation, determines whether equipment is operating properly + Take regulatory action, based on readings from charts, meters and gauges, at established intervals + Start or stop generators, auxiliary pumping equipment, or other power plant equipment as necessary + Inspect records or log book entries or communicate with plant personnel to assess equipment operating status + Control or maintain auxiliary equipment, such as pumps, fans, compressors, condensers, feed water heaters, filters, or chlorinators, to supply water, fuel, lubricants, air, or auxiliary power + Clean, lubricate, or maintain equipment, such as pumps, or compressors, to prevent failure or deterioration + Open and close valves and switches in sequence to start or shut down auxiliary units. 


  • Responsible for all Inspections and watch on Power generation and electrical systems within the plant. Maintaining and keeping accurate and precise log records pertaining to the daily needs and critical parameters for troubleshooting and regulatory needs. Uploading of SPCC, EPA and ADEC required tasking information to our corporate CMMS system.
  • Maintains equipment by tightening fittings, replacing valve packing, gaskets, valves, and gauges. Common maintenance tasks. Instructs operators and other Power House employees in procedure and protocol. And delegates all tasking with Chief Engineers approval.
  • Reads meters, gauges, or automatic devices to record data such as temperature of equipment, vibration of equipment, hours of operation, pressure, and fluid levels, water chemistry to verify operating conditions.
  • Performs general housekeeping and continuous improvement of the appearance of the facility including painting projects as required. Maintains the cleanliness of all areas of the generator plant and control and electrical rooms.
  • Performs capital project and/or major program responsibilities as well as any other tasks deemed necessary by Chief Engineer.
  • Operate and maintains a Combined Cycle power generating facility equipment with minimal guidance or assistance as directed by and in coordination with the Chief Engineer
  • Identify and resolve CEMS problems. Assist in calibrations and gas bottle change outs.
  • Keeps the Chief/Assistant Chief fully informed of unusual plant conditions and current job progress as the job relates to facility operations when assigned on-shift.
  • Responsible for ordering chemicals through established vendors.
  • Utilizes the facility’s computerized maintenance management system (CMMS).
  • Works with the inventory Clerk in managing the plant’s inventory, performing audits as needed.
  • Responsible for opening and closing circuit breakers as required for proper system operation and electrical isolation.
  • Outage planning and scheduling involvement
  • Assist with development of Operations and Maintenance procedures
  • Assist with administering the Operator training program
  • Assist with performing Root Cause Analysis of failures.
  • May operate heavy equipment such man lift and forklift.
  • Perform water chemistry analysis on HRSG, auxiliary boiler, and cooling tower systems.
  • Ensure water chemistry is within proper control ranges. Make adjustments to water chemistry, as needed, by controlling chemical feed and/or blow-down rates. Work with plant chemist, OMT’s and water treatment vendor to properly monitor overall chemistry program
  • Reads, understands and complies with all regulatory procedures and facility safety programs. Follow all plant environmental permits.


Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Demonstrates knowledge of all facets of power plant operations.
  • Demonstrates the ability to make competent decisions in emergency situations.
  • Capable of writing operating procedures, work requests, written records.
  • Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office including Excel and Word.
  • Demonstrates the ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings, electrical one-lines, logic drawings, technical manuals and P&ID's.
  • Will write routine reports, solve practical problems, and clearly communicate tasks and needs, and training of other personnel. Adding the required documentation into the Corporate Shared web site.
  • Mechanical, instrumentation and electrical equipment knowledge is required.
  • Adept at troubleshooting and diagnosing problems with mechanical equipment with the ability to apply a resolution in a timely fashion.
  • Proficient at repairing, replacing, dismantling and inspecting defective plant equipment and parts such as pumps, valves, fans, gearboxes, demineralizers, compressors, and turbine components.
  • Capable of operating welding and cutting equipment and completes metal fabrication projects.
  • Proficient at Water Chemistry.
  • Capable of setting up and operating a drill press, pipe threading machine, grinder and other various tools to make and repair parts and equipment.



 four years of management and 2 yrs of field Diesel Generation equipment related experience and/or training; or a combination of experience and/or education preferred.


Education Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.
  • Associates Degree (AA) or equivalent from a two-year college to technical school preferred.


Physical Requirements

  • Ability to do walking, reaching, climbing, and lifting (up to 50 pounds).
  • Must be willing to work a 12-hour rotating shift and be available to work for call-ins and work overload as needed.


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