- Completes specialized or moderately complex processes or activities, requiring some interpretation of practices, and an understanding of policies and programs.
- Performs various analytical testing to accurately assess the performance of the water treatment, steam cycle, circulating water, cooling tower, FGD, & other plant processes (where applicable). Adjusts treatment chemical feed rates & performs various tasks as required to maintain critical parameters within specified ranges.
- Reviews operating logs and trends critical data to identify related chemistry problems and performance degradation trends as soon as possible. Identifies, investigates reports on, and takes proactive steps as required to address potential problems, deficiencies, and enhancement opportunities.
- Performs basic servicing, reagent replacements, calibrations, etc. on critical on-line and portable analytical analyzers and instrumentation to ensure accurate and reliable performance.
- Inventories, orders, and receives chemical deliveries to ensure adequate supply at all times. Monitors chemical usage and investigates / reports abnormal usage patterns.
- Monitors various plant pond levels, performs analytical tests, and takes required actions related to level management based on anticipated plant operation and weather patterns.
- Monitors and reports actual or potential environmental problems or violations as required to supervision, Technical Support Specialist, plant management, Midstream Environmental Services, Corporate Environmental, etc.
- Maintains analytical equipment used in power plant water chemistry analysis.
- 5+ years of related experience.
- Progression to this level is typically restricted on the basis of business requirement High school diploma or GED required. Four hours college chemistry or two years in industrial laboratory technical field is preferred. A completion of a certified lab technician course will be considered.
- Knowledgeable of water purification chemistry, chemicals and water impacts on plant operations and maintenance activities is preferred.
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