Power Plant Coal Yard Operator

at Aerotek in Chouteau, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Job Title: Power Plant Operator


This is an entry level position responsible for the safe operation of industrial machinery in support of power plant operations. This position supports the proper operation and maintenance of a commercial multi-unit power generation facility that operates on a 24/7 rotating shift. Responds to alarms by taking appropriate corrective actions and executes plant procedures as required. Performs planned and corrective maintenance as directed. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to operating, maintaining and troubleshooting systems required for the safe operation of industrial equipment associated with Combined Cycle and Coal Fired power plants.

• Operate controls and equipment to regulate Heat Recovery Steam Generators, Combustion Turbines, Boilers and Steam Turbines to maintain safe, compliant, reliable, and efficient combustion conditions.

• Perform emergency operations to maintain electric service and safeguard plant equipment.

• Perform corrective and preventive maintenance of the electrical and/or mechanical equipment, structures and building of power station operation; makes regular inspections and tests of facilities to determine the overall condition of the power plant.

• Report upset conditions or other anomalies in plant status to Operations Department and/or Maintenance Department Staff and Managers.

• Perform daily, weekly, and monthly testing as required to maintain compliance with governing agencies.

• Make entries in the Operating Log as necessary.

• Perform emergency operations to maintain electric service and safeguard plant equipment.

• Other duties as assigned.

Pay Rate: $18/hr.

Shift: Monday – Friday, 1st or 2nd shift available.

Work Environment: Coal-fired power plant. Facility is equipped with extensive pollution control equipment.

If interested in applying for this position, or if you have any questions. Please contact me at or 361-3124.

About Aerotek:

We know that a company’s success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual’s success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek’s people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek’s 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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Job Posting: JC213304554

Posted On: May 13, 2022

Updated On: May 27, 2022