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Energy Plant Ops/Maint Tech

DFW Airport, TX, United States
Jan 4, 2022


Job Description


Job Overview

As an Energy Plant Operations/Maintenance Technician, you will have the opportunity to monitor the continued supply of utility services to our terminals, and other major facilities. You will be responsible for operating, inspecting, maintenance, and repair of several utility systems at the Airport’s energy plant and around the Airport.

What you will be doing:

•     Operating the computer console and other control systems to monitor and control utilities plant systems, both at the energy plants and throughout the Airport.

•     Maintaining and repairing energy plant and related facilities’ mechanical and electrical equipment including pumps, valves, compressors, turbine, boilers, chillers, motors, switchgear, motor control centers, breaker panels, and other components.

•     Surveying the operation of all central utilities systems throughout the Airport for defects/malfunctions; determines cause and effect of defects/malfunctions; initiates corrective action directly or through work orders; notifies E&US supervisors or employees when malfunctions or outages occurs to facilitate corrective action.

•     Maintaining documentation, as assigned, on adjustments, corrective action to defective and malfunctioning plant equipment; follows-up and takes corrective actions as required.

•     Compiling operational data and maintains logs and computer printouts for management review and comparison with historical records.  Communicates reportable events, including operating trends and limitations to oncoming shift employees.

What you need:

•     Completion of high school curriculum or equivalent.

•     Two (2) years of industrial power plant operations and/or maintenance experience involving gas turbine generators, high pressure boilers, steam turbines, electrical generators and/or distribution systems, industrial chilled water/HVAC systems, and/or chemical water treatment and purification systems.

•     Prior certification, or ability to satisfactorily complete, the State of Texas “Certified Wastewater Collection System Operator Class I” certification within one year.

•     Possession of a valid Class C driver’s license.

What we desire:

•     Knowledge of operating characteristics of high-pressure boilers, chillers, pumps and industrial heating and air conditioning systems.

•     Ability to work rotating shifts.

•     Possession of a Class D water or wastewater works operator certification issued by TCEQ


About Us

We are Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport—one of the most successful airports in the world by any definition. We’re recognized for our innovation, leadership, drive for excellence and talented employees.

Our success is made possible because of the diverse talents of over 2,000 employees who champion our mission of providing an exceptional airport experience to our customers and connect our community to the world. We’re looking for the best talent to join us and help reimagine what an airport can be.

Bring your talents to DFW. Live and work with purpose.


Job Info

Job ID# 1006026

Jan 4, 2022

United States