CONTROL OPERATOR, 8730 [ON-SITE]
oin the Clean Energy Revolution
Become a Control Operator at Southern California Edison (SCE) and build a better tomorrow. Under the direction of the Operations Supervisor, safely and efficiently controls and directs the loading of electrical generators on orders from the Generation Dispatcher. Determines the status of station equipment from previous shift personnel and logbook entries, and by inspection of the indicating instruments on the digital control system (DCS). From the control room, remotely operates equipment from the DCS while directing Operator Mechanics in the local operation of equipment for starting, stopping, or regulating boiler-turbine-generator units and auxiliary equipment. Instructs other personnel in local inspection, operation, and maintenance of station equipment. Performs local checks and activities outside of the Control Room as necessary. Observes and documents abnormal operating conditions indicating a possible system or station trouble and determines nature, cause, and corrective actions of the problem from the evidence available. Responsible to formally communicate plant status with Generation Operations Center and Grid Control Center. Performs remote control switching, issues step-by-step disconnect switching orders. Reads and records data from instruments, compiles records and reports and maintains detailed logs. Performs general cleaning and housekeeping duties and trains, instructs and assists other operators as required. Issues and approves work authorizations including clearances, permissions, and approvals to work parties on plant equipment.
You should know
- Work Mode: This position’s work mode is on-site. The employee will report to an SCE facility or in the field location. Further details of this work mode will be discussed at the interview stage.
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- This position requires testing and applicants who are identified to continue through the selection process will be invited to test via email. We invite you to visit our Candidate Resource page for further information and to access Information Guides. For information guides, please reference test(s): 2467, 5100 and 8203. Candidates who have previously passed these assessment(s), in some cases, may not need to retest again for this position.
- This position has been identified as a NERC/CIP impacted position - Prior to being hired, the successful candidate must pass a Personnel Risk Assessment (PRA) or Background Investigation. Once hired, the candidate must complete specified training prior to gaining un-escorted access to assigned work location and performing necessary job duties.