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Control Room Operator - On-Call Position

Company: TekBank Consultants Inc.
Location: Herndon
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Control Room Operator - Location New York, NY, US Primary Job Responsibilities TekBank Consultants Inc. is seeking a dedicated, intelligent individual who will be working in a railroad environment. The selected individual will be responsible for monitoring, operating, and controlling computerized safety systems on a continuous basis during normal and emergency operations. This will begin as an on-call position and eventually turn into a full-time position as the opportunity arises. While on-call, the employee will work a combination of night shifts and day shifts. Must be available to work on weekends. Starting hourly rate will be $21.00 per hour during training, and increase to $ $26.00 per hour once the training period has been successfully completed. Each shift is 12 hours long. Activities to be performed include system shutdown and start-up, responding to alarms by taking appropriate corrective actions, and communicating status of safety systems to various personnel to assure that they meet operational, environmental, and safety commitments while functioning in a safe and environmentally efficient manner. Activities also include operation of the safety systems to support maintenance work that is being performed in the field of operations. The individual needs to be motivated, intelligent, and self sufficient. After a comprehensive training period, the chosen candidate will be working on his/her own during the shift. Responsibilities: -- Maintain constant watch over all operating equipment through monitoring control room instrumentation, computer screen and printout and alarms, ensuring that the equipment is performing according to prescribed characteristics for a safe and efficient operation. -- Implement system modes of operation according to required system operating protocol. -- Make operational changes and adjustments as required to secure safe, efficient and continual operation. -- Review and ensure that control room log readings and analyzes are properly recorded and that any necessary follow-ups and corrective actions are being handled by the appropriate Fire and Life Safety personnel. -- Review operational manuals, technical manuals, and plant procedures. . Write and submit shift reports Personal Qualifications, Training and Experience -- Excellent reading comprehension is required, to understand and execute the technical operations of various systems using multiple SCADA computers systems under both normal conditions and stressful emergency conditions. -- High School diploma or equivalent . Ability to write and submit shift reports -- Two (2) years electrical/mechanical experience or equivalent technical school training. . Punctuality, discipline, and sound judgement are critical in this environment -- Strong leadership and excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to problem solve and make appropriate decisions. -- The capability to manage critical events and prioritize in an emergency, providing clear direction in operational, safety, and environmental tasks. -- Computer skills to include working knowledge of MS Office Products. -- Possess manual dexterity required to operate keyboards, push buttons, dials, valves and mechanical-actuating devices. -- Ability to visually read and respond to computer-generated data, instrumentation, gauges, readouts, and variations in color. -- Ability to pass background, security clearance, and random drug testing -- Intermediate level knowledge of computer drive software applications -- Any previous experience with railroads, operating mechanical and electrical equipment using SCADA systems is a strong plus.

Keywords: TekBank Consultants Inc., Germantown , Control Room Operator - On-Call Position, Other , Herndon, Maryland

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