For a large part of my professional career I have been a Power Plant Operator. The jobs that have followed consist of the same characteristics. I am very familiar with the industrial side of work and flow systems, high pressure systems, high voltage units. My main experience comes from working at Moss Landing Power Plant and was employed there for over 11 years. I started off in the Mech/maintenance department and was there for 3 years. Job's consisted of everything from cleaning to painting to working on all types valves. From gate valves to globe valves, repacking valves and assisting on working on motors and pumps, compressors and filtration systems, regulators and back flow preventers and conveyor systems. the list go on. Forklift driver, Boom lift and Allterrain gradall experience as well. Experience with all types of power tools and manual hand tools and working around vast amounts of machinery. Did work package managing during major overhauls and outages. After three years I transfered over to the operations department. I was in operations for 8 years going on my 9th. Working in the operations department as a Outside operator consisted of operating machinery and Equipment and maintaining and overseeing plant equipment for quality functionality. From Evaporators to demineralizers to Regen operator( Regenerating water using Cation and Anion beds for water purification reasons for clean water in the Power Plant Systems.also Also maintaining specific PH levels and Conductivity levels in the cooling water and boiler water systems. Start up of the Main Gas Turbine and Steam Turbines. Experienced in waste water treatment and MCWP's Metal Cleaning Waste Water ponds, Oily water separator, Filter Press system and treated waste water system. Recording and logging data such as levels, pressures, temperatures ,Vacuum, ETc. Outside operator for Gas Turbine Units, Lock out Tag out Experience, Rescue team qualified, Hazmat Certified. I love to work with my hands and don't mind getting dirty. Plant Operator with 11 years of experience in performing maintenance tasks, record-keeper and well able to expertly manage the upkeep of any plant. Proficient in monitoring flow systems functions, performing tests and making essential adjustments. Expert in maintainingdetailed records of sample test data and chemistry performed. Accomplished in carefully monitoring day-to-day facility operations, recording accurate data, and maintaining plant equipment. Focused on safety when completing preventive maintenance, performing repairs and adjusting settings. Dedicated to enhancing underwriting department operations with an analytical and disciplined approach. Able to work with minimal direction to solve problems, resolve conflicts and respond to customer inquiries.
The Gasifier Plant had just been built and was still going through modifications. Mostly did small fabrications and test running of equipment. Plant was still a ways from normal operations. anything from welding, grinding, cutting, and maintenance on large valves and small valves. was only at this location for a couple months and started new job. wasn't much Operating going on. Biggest factor for leaving facility was that I lived about a hour and a half away and was promised stay on military base and that fell through.
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