Power Production Systems Specialist

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Term is 75-90 days.

General Function

Install, inspect, service, repair, test, troubleshoot, and maintain various power production systems such as electrical power plants and power distribution systems. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Repair components such as generators, voltage regulators, governors, starter motors, fuel pumps, fuel lines, and oil pumps.  Operate manual and remote switches, circuit breakers, rheostats, and other controls on a variety of automatic transfer switches, switchgears, and power distribution panels to perform necessary electric power control and distribution functions.  Adjust cycling and synchronization of generators to meet electrical demand, energizing and de-energizing circuits to control power distribution to busses and feeder circuits; and related equipment
  • Perform preventive maintenance on electrical power support systems as required.
  • Train and/or guide lower grade or lesser experienced employees as required.
  • Troubleshoot electrical power support systems such as electrical power plants and power distribution equipment.  Perform visual, auditory, and dimensional checks on system components such as engines and electrical accessories of engines to determine extent of wear and parts to be repaired or replaced.
  • Perform major repair, replacement, and overhaul of power support system components such as diesel, multi-fuel, or gas turbine engines, and electrical accessories of engines.  Analyze and interpret blueprints, wiring schematics, control panel diagrams, technical manuals, and manufacturer's manuals.  Adjust, repair, and replace major assemblies and components such as rings, pistons, rods, rod bearings, main bearings, seals, camshaft bearings, valves, valve guides, and gaskets for engines up to 3 to 8 cylinders and 500 horsepower.
  • Maintain records and documents actions; prepare accurate, complete, and up-to-date records of actions taken, and assure documentation is properly signed and coordinated in a timely manner.
  • Use and maintain various types of hand and/or power tools.
  • Utilize safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintain a safe and clean work environment. 
  • Use and assure proper fit of required safety equipment and clothing. 
  • Use lock-out-tag-out program and follow locally developed safety programs.  Perform sector operations control center (SOCC) utilities operator tasks. 
  • Work alongside other trades, power production and heating, ventilation, air conditioning, in maintaining equipment. 
  • Conduct periodic load-tests to ensure adequacy of system.  Troubleshoot and diagnose complex repair situations involving the electrical components of electrical power plants and power distribution equipment.
  • May work with hazardous materials such as asbestos or accumulated waste.  Required to wear protective clothing and gear on occasion.  Require the ability to discern colors, contrast, and depth.                                                                                                                                                              


  • Extensive experience with heavy repair of power production systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of electrical switch gear and transfer systems desired.
  • Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and presentation software.
  • Emergency overtime may be required. Shift work may be required.
  • Active Secret DOD Security clearance required.                                                                                                                                                            

Minimum Experience

  • Professional certification on Caterpillar equipment preferred.
  • Minimum of four years related experience.                                                                                                                                                             

Required Contacts

  • SysCom staff, executives and management.
  • Local, state, and federal government and agency representatives and staff.
  • Outside consultants, vendors, and other business and industry representatives.                                                                                                                                                             

HUBZoneResidents highly encouraged to apply! Preference may be given if you reside ina HUBZone. Click on the following link to see if you live in a HUBZone: HUBZoneMap  https://maps.certify.sba.gov/hubzone/map#center=39.828200,-98.579500&zoom=5                              

We are an equalemployment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receiveconsideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,veteran status, disability or national origin.

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Location: Rome, NY
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