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Cogen Plant Operator

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Job Details
Job Order Number
6786634
Company Name
Solar Turbines Incorporated
Physical Address
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Aurora, IL 60502
Job Description

Reports to direct contract management. Starts and stops, monitors, and adjusts equipment. Communicates and documents status and condition of equipment. Performs basic and intermediate independent maintenance activities and assists with advanced and major maintenance activities. Perform analysis and troubleshooting on equipment as required. Supports and assists with planned maintenance scheduling, materials, and resources. Perform upkeep and housekeeping tasks to maintain a safe and clean work environment. Perform other duties and administrative tasks as assigned by direct management or supervisors. Adhere to and comply with HSSE standards, procedures, and practices. Maximize availability and reliability of equipment under the scope of the contract without compromising safety. Understand and comply with Solar and customer policies and directives. Primary position is for intermediate mechanical maintenance and electrical isolation task. Documentation of plant logs. Monitor equipment performance and vibration for any deviation from normal operations. Maintain normal plant operations. Provide input into the computerized Maintenance Management System.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 15,000 units and over 2 billion operating hours in over 100 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 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 7,000 employees with decades of experience working as a global team.


  • Understanding of process control, building maintenance, and the ability to communicate effectively are essential, have applicable military training or technical schools

  • Ability to manage time effectively and complete assigned tasks in a timely manner

  • MS Office computer skills and the ability to read electrical and mechanical P&ID’s
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 15,000 units and over 2 billion operating hours in over 100 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 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 7,000 employees with decades of experience working as a global team.

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