Utility Plant Operator

Grifols
Published
September 22, 2021
Location
8368 U.S. Highway 70 West
Category
Job Type
Base Salary
Hourly rate with shift differential & overtime eligibility. Benefits including Health, Dental & Vision insurance, 401k with match & immediate vesting, tuition reimbursement.
Job Hours
Rotating 7a-7p
Experience
2 years Min
Education Requirements
Associates Degree

Description

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Do you want to join an international team working to improve the future of healthcare? Do you want to improve the lives of millions of people? Grifols is a global healthcare company which, since its foundation in Barcelona in 1909, has been working to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world.

Our four divisions - Bioscience, Diagnostic, Hospital and Bio Supplies - develop, produce and market innovative medicines, solutions and services in more than 100 countries and regions. 

Summary:

The Utility Plant Operator I/II/III will be responsible for operating and maintaining all utility services and systems to support production, laboratory, and site operations on a continuous basis.  The hours will be a rotating shift, 7am to 7pm.

Primary Responsibilities:

· Perform routine operation, troubleshooting and some corrective maintenance on utility services and systems as assigned by areas of responsibility

· Understand operation of equipment and systems and how they impact utility customers and site processes

· Provide detailed documentation of all utility operations (data collection, log books)

· Use a Computerized Maintenance Management System to document activity

· Follow Standard Operating Procedures, Utility Operations Procedures, Piping & Instrumentation Diagrams, job plans and/or equipment manuals to perform work

· Adhere to cGMP, Safety, and Environmental procedures

· Issue/complete job hazard analysis/safe work permits (hot work, excavating, confined space, hazardous atmosphere, etc.)

· Responsible for maintaining training curriculum requirements

· Complete required Utilities Qualifications

· Communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal form

· Assist with modification, installation and start up of new and existing equipment

· Active member of the facility emergency response team

 

Additional Responsibilities:

Utility Plant Operator I (MO5381)

Develop knowledge and skills needed perform job as required by the area of responsibility

The Utilities Plant Operator (UPO)

Responsible for operating and maintaining Utility systems to include but not limited to steam generation, high purity water generation and storage, compressed air generation, cooling towers, condensate return systems, solvent distillation and wastewater treatment

The Production Support Operator (PSO)

Responsible for operating and maintaining industrial and commercial refrigeration equipment including but not limited to: Frick, York, Trane, Howden and Vilter compressor packages ranging in size from 5 to 2200 tons, compressor packages and/or centrifugal, reciprocating and screw compressors having R134A, R404, R717, R22 and R507 and various other refrigerant types, HVAC, Cooling towers and Evaporative Condensers

The Critical Utilities Operator (CUO)

Responsible for operating and maintaining Utility systems to include but not limited to steam generation, high purity water generation and storage, compressed air generation, condensate return systems.

 

Utility Plant Operator Il (MO53802)

· Perform all responsibilities as defined in previous job level

· This job level requires proficiency in most areas of responsibility

· May perform training of other technicians in areas of proficiency as needed

· Troubleshoot and perform emergency maintenance

 

Utility Plant Operator lll (MO5383)

· Perform all responsibilities as defined in previous job level

· This job level requires proficiency in all areas of responsibility

· Perform as a team leader

· Responsible for training of other technicians

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Utility Plant Operator I (MO5381)

· Communicate clearly and concisely in written and verbal form

· Build positive working relationships with cross-functional teams across multiple business units

· Use personal computers and have experience with Window applications and Web based programs

· Read, interpret, and apply information from files, drawings, catalogs, reports, and manuals

· Demonstrate strong mathematical skills with the ability to apply this knowledge to the various tasks assigned.

· Understand current Good Manufacturing Practice requirements

· Understand industrial plant safety and environment requirement

 

Utility Plant Operator Il (MO53802)

· Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as defined in previous job level

· Able to work independently

 

Utility Plant Operator lll (MO5383)

· Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities as defined in previous job level

· Understands how area equipment functions in process applications

· Proficiently use computerized maintenance management system to locate/identify replacement parts, coordinate multiple and interdisciplinary work requests, and investigate equipment repair history.

· Ability to support installation, startup and commissioning of Capital Projects.

· Knowledge and training as required by OSHA on applicable safe work practices and process safety management

· Use communication skills to effectively resolve problems with technical personnel including department managers, supervisors and outside technical support.

 

Education: 

Utility Plant Operator I (MO5381)

Associates degree in a relevant technical field

Utility Plant Operator Il (MO53802)

Associates degree in a relevant technical field Licenses:

PSO:

Universal Refrigeration Certification

Ammonia Operator 1 License

UPO:

NCDEHNR Wastewater Operators Grade 1 License

National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers Inc., (NIULPE), Power Engineer Certification, Class 5

CUO:

National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers Inc., (NIULPE), Power Engineer Certification, Class 5

 

Utility Plant Operator lll (MO5383)

Associates degree in a relevant technical field Licenses:

UPO:

National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers Inc., (NIULPE), Power Engineer Certification, Class 3

CUO:

National Institute for the Uniform Licensing of Power Engineers Inc., (NIULPE), Power Engineer Certification, Class 3

 

Experience:

Utility Plant Operator I (MO5381)

2 years relevant experience

 

Utility Plant Operator Il (MO53802)

4 years relevant experience supported by licenses

 

Utility Plant Operator lll (MO5383)

6 years relevant experience supported by licenses

 

Equivalency:

Utility Plant Operator I (MO5381)

Utility Plant Operator Il (MO53802)

Utility Plant Operator lll (MO5383)

Directly related experience or a combination of directly related education and experience and/or competencies may be considered in place of the stated requirements.

 

This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

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