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Aerotek Power Plant Technician in Queens, New York

Job Description:

Technician is responsible for assisting with the maintenance of assets at the power plant and ensuring the equipment is in constant operational readiness. Performing maintenance and repair of plant equipment, including instruments, control systems, electrical systems, and balance of plant mechanical equipment. The individual will support compliance programs for health, safety, and the environment

  • Performance of corrective & preventive maintenance duties on all major equipment and systems.

  • Troubleshooting and testing mechanical, electronic, and electrical systems.

  • Successfully complete company-sponsored training courses and training qualification problems as required.

  • Participate in the administrative maintenance of the plant documents - manuals, technical references, prints and diagrams, and preventive/predictive maintenance records.

  • Interact with Operations staff to improve maintenance effectiveness.

  • Performing high voltage switching operations and lock out tag out as dictated by plant operation/maintenance requirements or as mandated by the system operator

  • Utilize CMMS to create and manage all types of work orders to support plant reliability

  • Assist in ensuring site compliance and reporting with regulatory departments.

Skills: Electrical, Troubleshooting, Maintenance technician, Mechanical, Repair, Preventive maintenance, Service, Electrical troubleshooting, Blueprint, Maintenance repair, Schematic, Plc control, Logistics, Motors

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

  • Two years’ work experience as a technician in a related industry desirable.

  • Experience in instrumentation/controls/electrical test equipment and electrical maintenance in a power plant or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of power plant equipment such as motors, pumps, fans, generators, fluid systems, AC and DC electrical distribution

  • Understanding fundamental principles of mathematics, AC, and DC electrical theory, heat transfer and fluid flow, thermodynamics, chemistry, and metallurgy.

  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings.

  • Be familiar with procurement (material and labor) and inventory practices

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.