Luminant Control Operator - Trinidad Power Plant in Trinidad, Texas

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Job Description

Description & Responsibilities:

Position operates and maintains two gas-fired boilers, steam turbines, and associated generating equipment and associated plant facilities. Some of the outside duties require lifting loads, operating valves manually, climbing stairs, handling heavy tools and equipment, and other strenuous duties as assigned. Inside activities include using computer-based controls, charts and gauges, and other control equipment to remotely operate the generating units. Employee must have analytical and system comprehension skills. Employee will focus on learning and performing plant operator duties, with an emphasis in Electrical & I&C areas. Employee will also be required to learn other skills as part of the multi-skilled program (I&C, electrical, mechanical, and chemical). Must have good knowledge of basic math, reading, and writing skills, and some computer skills will also be necessary. Prior power plant experience is preferred. I&C or electrical background also preferred. Employee must be willing to work a 12 hour rotating shift when in Production. Overtime is also required.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required / Associates degree preferred

  • Associate degree in electronics and/or Instrumentation or related I&C work preferred

  • Foxboro Digital Control experience is preferred

  • Successfully completion of the POSS / MASS test is required to be considered as a candidate. This is the Plant Operating Skills and Maintenance Abilities / Skills testing.

  • Good knowledge of basic math, reading, and writing skills required.

  • Power Plant experience is preferred.

  • Self motivated individual, and able to work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Team oriented, flexible and willing to assist in other technical disciplines.

  • Ability to use all hand tools, capable to turn valves, climbs ladders and stairs, and work at heights above 10 feet.

Working Conditions / Comments:

  • Requires occasional long hours in physically demanding activities (climbing, bending, reaching, and lifting) in adverse environments (hot, cold, wet, dusty, noisy).

  • Will be required to work a rotating shift with overtime.

  • Relocation benefits to be determined based on application of company policy.

Job Family

Mining Operations


Luminant Generation Company LLC


Trinidad, Texas

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