Headquartered in San Diego, California, USA, Solar Turbines Incorporated, a subsidiary of Caterpillar Inc., is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of industrial gas turbines, with more than 14,400 units and over 1.9 billion operating hours in 98 countries.
Products from Solar Turbines play an important role in the development of oil, natural gas and power generation projects around the world. Solar Turbines’ products include gas turbine engines (rated from 1590 to 30,000 horsepower), gas compressors, and gas turbine-powered compressor sets, mechanical-drive packages and generator sets (ranging from 1.1 to 22 megawatts).
Solar’s customers put the company’s products to work in many areas including production, processing and pipeline transmission of natural gas and crude oil and generation of electricity and thermal energy for processing applications, such as manufacturing chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and food products.
Solar’s foundation is people and Solar’s culture is one where individual contributions are valued, diversity in the workplace is encouraged, and safety is emphasized in all aspects of the business. Solar Turbines is comprised of a dedicated and multi-talented workforce of more than 7,500 employees with decades of experience working as a global team.
We currently have an opening for an Operations and Maintenance Technician II in New Milford, CT.
Position includes administration, technical, operations, maintenance, and repairs associated with Solar Turbines turbo-machinery and industrial equipment applications. Technical scope includes varying project industrial equipment and custom configurations including power generation and distribution, thermal applications and distribution, and mechanical applications. Safely performing routine operational testing and adjustments on all facility equipment. Conducting chemical analysis of boiler-water/feed-water systems: manage the customer influent and effluent plant. Work rotating shifts, weekends and overtime as required.
Minimum of a high school graduate or equivalent.
Possess a valid agency issued drivers license with acceptable driving record.
Must possess or have approval to obtain a Connecticut "S" or "OE2" license.
Applicable industrial or military training or technical schools, and/or related experience of at least (4) years experience operating and/or maintaining industrial facilities.
Ability to manage time effectively and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
Strong computer skills and the ability to read electrical and mechanical P&ID’s are required.
Must be able to lift 75 pounds from floor to waist and 20 pounds in awkward positions.
Must be able to work from ladders and elevated walkways and possible confined spaces.
Local candidates will be given strong preference.
Solar Turbines offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vacation, 401k, incentive bonus, tuition reimbursement and professional development/advancement opportunities. This position does not qualify for relocation.
Solar Turbines is an equal opportunity employer.
Solar Turbines conducts drug screens and background checks.
Please visit our website www.solarturbines.com for more information about our company.
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