Employment

The National Association of Power Engineers
Walter H. Damon ~ John L. Carlotto
Massachusetts Chapter #4
1 Springfield Street - Chicopee, MA 01013
Phone: 413-592-NAPE - Email:
nape@powerengineers.com

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Third Class Engineer

Crane Currency

Dalton, MA


Overview

Crane Currency, a subsidiary of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), is a global leader and an innovative force in substrate, print and technology. As the largest banknote substrate-maker in the world, Crane's spirit of innovation and product development has won international acclaim.

The Company is a fully integrated supplier of banknotes for more than 50 central banks from all over the world and has $500 million in annual sales. A global company with a history of over 200 years in the U.S. and Sweden; with more than 1,200 employees the business continues to grow through organic expansion, acquisitions and joint ventures with strategic partners. The newest banknote facility opened in 2017 in Malta.

Crane Currency is a stand-alone business within the Payment & Merchandising Technologies segment of Crane Co. It is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations in Dalton, Massachusetts; Nashua, New Hampshire; Alpharetta, Georgia; Tumba, Sweden and Hal Far, Malta.

Responsibilities
Leadership is Currency at Crane

As a 3rd Class Engineer in our PowerPlant with Crane Currency in Dalton, MA, you will be responsible for the operation of all power plant equipment during his/her watch ensuring the continuous generation of steam and electricity to the plant. This includes the starting and shutting down of boilers, turbines and feed water pumps. The Engineer must at all times be able to clearly communicate with; CEP Community Eco Power operations personnel, other power plant personnel, and any company production area personnel; the current status of the combined Crane - CEP Community Eco Power - central steam delivery system. In addition, the Engineer must be competent in administering the feed water testing program as needed. This is a rotating shift position that will also require the ability to work weekends and overtime as needed.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of a 3 rd Class Engineers License. If a lesser license is held, must actively pursue such a license by taking a minimum of one state exam per year.
  • Continuous education requirements must be kept up to date
  • Minimum 4 years' boilers operator's experience.
  • Operation of high pressure boilers
  • Knowledge of emergency shutdown procedures for the power plants
  • Ability to learn computers
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a teamwork environment with minimal direction.
  • Competent in basic mathematics
  • Mechanical/technical aptitude
  • Knowledge and understanding of company policies and procedures
  • Effective time management
  • Effective communications skills with the ability to communicate both written and verbal.
  • Solid troubleshooting, analytical, skills.
  • Detailed, and organized, record keeping ability

The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.

Crane offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply via our careers page at 
www.careersatcrane.com.

Crane is a drug free employer.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vet/Disab

Apply Here:  http://www.Click2Apply.net/rzvsr7mb47npbgxc

8/22/19



Second Engineer

Crane Currency

Dalton, MA


Overview

Crane Currency, a subsidiary of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), is a global leader and an innovative force in substrate, print and technology. As the largest banknote substrate-maker in the world, Crane's spirit of innovation and product development has won international acclaim.

The Company is a fully integrated supplier of banknotes for more than 50 central banks from all over the world and has $500 million in annual sales. A global company with a history of over 200 years in the U.S. and Sweden; with more than 1,200 employees the business continues to grow through organic expansion, acquisitions and joint ventures with strategic partners. The newest banknote facility opened in 2017 in Malta.

Crane Currency is a stand-alone business within the Payment & Merchandising Technologies segment of Crane Co. It is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with operations in Dalton, Massachusetts; Nashua, New Hampshire; Alpharetta, Georgia; Tumba, Sweden and Hal Far, Malta.


Responsibilities
Leadership is Currency at Crane


The 2nd Class Chief Engineer is responsible for the operation of all power plant equipment during his/her watch ensuring the continuous generation of steam and electricity to the plant. This includes the starting and shutting down of boilers, turbines and feed water pumps. The Engineer must at all times be able to clearly communicate with; CEP Community Eco Power operations personnel, other power plant personnel, and any company production area personnel; the current status of the combined Crane - CEP Community Eco Power - central steam delivery system. In addition, the Engineer must be competent in administering the feed water testing program as needed. This position will also require the ability to work weekends and overtime as needed.


Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of a 2 nd Class Engineers License. If a lesser license is held, must actively pursue such a license by taking a minimum of one state exam per year.
  • Continuous education requirements must be kept up to date
  • Minimum 4 years' boilers operator's experience
  • Operation of high pressure boilers
  • Knowledge of emergency shutdown procedures for the power plants
  • Ability to learn computers
  • Ability to work independently and with others in a teamwork environment with minimal direction.
  • Competent in basic mathematics
  • Mechanical/technical aptitude
  • Knowledge and understanding of company policies and procedures
  • Effective time management
  • Effective communications skills with the ability to communicate both written and verbal.
  • Solid troubleshooting, analytical, skills.
  • Detailed, and organized, record keeping ability


The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.

Crane offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply via our careers page at 
www.careersatcrane.com.

Crane is a drug free employer.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Vet/Disab

Apply Here:  http://www.Click2Apply.net/rzvsr7mb47npbgxc

8/19/19




Lead Engineer

Pittsfield Generating Company

Pittsfield, MA

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Lead Merchant Plant Operator directs merchant plant operators; controls, monitors, starts, stops, regulates, and evaluates boilers, turbine generators, and auxiliary equipment, and performs routine maintenance.


WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

The Lead Merchant Operator reports to the Plant Manager.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Starting, stopping, regulating, monitoring and controlling boilers, turbine-generator and all auxiliary equipment, normally through the DCS and directs all plant activities via the control room, including operations and maintenance.
  • Monitors and adjusts related set points locally and on the DCS within administrative guidelines to optimize plant performance.
  • Observes, records, and interprets indications from equipment readings outside of the control room.
  • Performs functional testing of plant systems and components.  Interprets acceptability of data in comparison with established standards or sound power plant practices.  Determines the need for and performs routine operational tests and adjustments on all power plant systems and components as required.
  • Assists in the investigation of plant problems, incidents, accidents, and unusual events, and provide analyses, recommendations, reports, and appropriate follow-up plans.
  • Performs, monitors and records water analysis on boilers, cooling tower and demin system.  Makes necessary adjustments to maintain steam and water quality and performs regenerations; neutralize effluent water to the sewer.
  • Performs switching and tagging and housekeeping duties as required.
  • Conducts routine preventive and predictive maintenance on all systems and equipment; supports corrective maintenance efforts on selected equipment when property trained or supervised.
  • Presents on-the-job training to new operators.
  • Uses computerized programs such as LOTO, e-mail, and spread sheet applications on a daily basis
  • Maintains logs, records, and data sheets; prepares reports, trends, time sheets, material requisitions, work orders, and other administrative documents related to the business of power and steam production.  Writes, reviews, and revises operating and related procedures.
  • Provides advice and counsel to the Plant manager, other merchant plant operators and maintenance personnel regarding technical and administrative conduct and shift operations.
  • Communicates with and represents the Company in its relations and communications with the public, steam and power customers, vendors, contractors, regulators, and other non-company

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS

    • High School or vocational school diploma, plus five years’ experience in a power plant/control room environment, or equivalent education and experience.  Ability to read, write and comprehend technical information is essential.
    • Knowledge of power plant equipment such as motors, pumps, boilers, turbines, generators, fluid systems, chemical handling, water treatment systems, cooling towers, pollution control equipment (i.e. dust suppression, bag house, scrubber, selective catalytic reduction unit), AC and DC electrical distribution and control systems, etc.
    • Basic understanding of fundamental principles of physics, mathematics, AC and DC electrical theory, heat transfer and fluid flow, thermodynamics, chemistry, and metallurgy.
    • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings such as P&IDs, single line diagrams, schematics, and logics.
    • Knowledge of power plant safety, especially in areas such as chemical handling, high energy systems, confined spaces, incipient fire suppression, first aid, rotating machinery, heavy equipment operations, etc.
    • Ability to operate valves, switches, controls, keyboards, and other devices associated with power plant equipment as well as basic hand tools, portable electric and pneumatic tools, rigging equipment and other implements.
    • Massachusetts 1st or 2nd Class Engineer License Required/Massachusetts Industrial Grade II Waste Water Treatment License a plus

      WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

      Must be able to lift, push, and pull 50 lbs., climb stairs, climb ladders and work on elevated surfaces, work in confined spaces, wear respirator, hearing and eye protection, work outside in hot or cold, wet or dry weather, work alone or with others, work weekends and holidays and emergencies as required.


      Please Forward Resumes to : HR@purenergyllc.com

      8/6/19


      Operating Engineer

      Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

      North Adams, MA

      Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is a dynamic and vibrant four-year public college located in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1894, MCLA is the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college of the Massachusetts State University System. MCLA is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a national consortium positioned at the forefront of the conversation on the value of a liberal arts education. MCLA was named one of U.S. News and World Report's Top Public Schools in 2018.

      Job Description:

      The Department of Facilities Management seeks a Third Class Power Plant Engineer. The Power Plant Engineer will operate, maintain, and repair high-pressure steam-plant to insure safe, reliable, and efficient operation including periodic checks of all operating equipment, maintaining plant and state operators logs, performing chemical tests on boiler,  preparing boilers for annual internal inspections, and operating and maintaining, and repairing steam turbo-generator and underground steam and condensate piping systems.


      Requirements:

          Knowledge of Massachusetts General Laws Chapter 146 and 522 Code of Mass. Regulations.

          Willingness to work any shift.

          Ability to perform heavy manual labor and climb vertical ladders.

          Ability to keep a written log.

          Must be mechanically inclined.

          Working knowledge of heating, ventilating and cooling systems.

          Work unsupervised and react to emergency situations to maintain the safety of the plant.

          Possess a Massachusetts Third Class Engineer or higher grade license.

      Additional Information:

      Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment.


      Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit www.mcla.edu


      7/17/19



      Control Room Operator

      Berkshire Power

      Agawam, MA


      General Summary:

      The Control Room Operator (CRO) is responsible for the safe, efficient and proper operation and maintenance of the power facility. Operates, and as necessary, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs mechanical equipment, electrical equipment and instrumentation. This equipment includes, but is not limited to the gas turbine, steam turbine, generators, heat recovery steam generator, air compressors, water treatment equipment, demineralizers, motors, pumps, diesel generators, and other auxiliary equipment. Strictly adheres to all safety and environmental rules and regulations to protect employees and public safety.

       

      Essential Job Functions:

      • Competently operates and maintains a combined cycle generating facility and all associated auxiliary and support equipment with minimal guidance or assistance. This position requires making operating decisions based on plant procedures, environmental regulations, safety procedures, and good judgment based on operating data.
      • Proficient at operating the plant via a remote distributed control system (DCS). Periodically, equipment may need to be operated locally via PLC panel interfaces.        
      • Directs contractors as assigned by plant management.
      • Communicates plant issues and keeps plant management, especially the Operations Manager, fully informed of unusual conditions, damaged equipment, and current job progress as the job relates to facility operations. This also applies when performing maintenance when either on or off shift.
      • Provides detailed status of plant conditions to fellow CRO's at shift turnover.                 
      • Ensures that water chemistry analysis on HRSG, auxiliary boiler, and cooling tower systems are performed correctly.  Ensures water chemistry is within proper control ranges. Make adjustments to water chemistry, as needed, by controlling chemical feed and/or blowdown rates.  Works with Outside Operators, Mechanics, I&C/E Technicians, in addition to the water treatment vendor to properly monitor overall chemistry program.
      • Fully supports the use of a computerized maintenance management system (EAM) by displaying a proficiency in using the system, entering data consistent with fellow employees and dedication to the facility maintenance philosophy. Thoroughly records equipment problems on work requests and documents maintenance actions taken on all EAM work order forms. As necessary, handles corrective maintenance and preventive maintenance work orders in a timely and high quality manner. Shows diligence in documenting spare parts usage and re-ordering.
      • Opens and closes valves as required for proper system operation and mechanical isolation. Opens and closes circuit breakers as required for proper system operation and electrical isolation.        
      • Performs capital project and/or major program responsibilities as assigned by the plant management.         
      • Diagnoses cause of mechanical malfunction or failure of operational equipment.
      • Must actively partake in root cause analyses, with and without direction.
      • Maintains accurate, clear and concise submission in the control room log.
      • Communicates clearly with ISO-NE, CONVEX, the utility, etc.
      • Maintains strict compliance with the ISO-NE RIG.       
      • Identifies and resolves CEMS problems. Assists in performing calibrations and gas bottle change outs, if necessary.        
      • Reads, understands and complies with all regulatory procedures and facility safety programs.  Abides by all plant environmental permits.  
      • Complete other tasks as requested by the Operations Manager.
      • Dependable, reliable and predictable attendance is required.
      • Must possess a valid, in-state motor vehicle operator’s license at all times.

      Knowledge, Skill, and Abilities:

      The CRO operates from established and well-known procedures under general directions and minimum supervision. Decisions are made within prescribed operating and emergency procedures and guidelines.  The CRO encounters recurring work situations of high complexity, with occasional variations from the norm.

      The CRO has the authority to control the operation of the plant, and must do so in a safe manner resulting in no accidents, in compliance with all environmental permits at all times. The CRO must effectively communicate information to supervision and fellow plant personnel, relative to the condition of the plant equipment and performance, and provide suggestions for plant improvements.  The CRO must perform duties in such a way to result in an optimum cost-benefit ratio.

       

      Education and Experience:

      Ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to the area of assignment as would be acquired in four years of high school.  Minimum two years’ experience as an Assistant Plant Operator or equivalent position in an operating or generating plant required.  Associate Degree in a technical field desirable. Must successfully complete the CRO qualification card.  1st or 2nd class Engineer's license required.

      Apply online at: https://tenaskacareers.silkroad.com

      7/12/19



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