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Multi-craft Technician, Lead

Apply now Job No: 497519
FT/PT: Full-time
Regular/Project/Seasonal: Regular
Location: Maxwell, TX
City: Bastrop
State: Texas
Categories: Operations/Maintenance (Power, Water, Transmission, Telecom), On-site

At LCRA, we are seeking skilled Technicians for Construction oversight and eventual Operations & Maintenance for LCRA's peaking power plant! This peaking plant will consist of Wartsila 18V50SG reciprocating engines. This role will have the outstanding opportunity to be responsible for contractor activities during construction and commissioning of the new power plant. This knowledge and experience will be helpful for your efforts in operating and maintaining the facility after commissioning. Be a part of LCRA's mission of providing safe & reliable power to Texans and local communities. Our mission is to improve the lives of Central Texas and our teams are dedicated to service with safety focus as top priority!

You will be trusted to:

  • Be responsible for contractor construction for new power plant
  • Communicate between Contractors, Engineering, and fellow LCRA Teammates
  • Work closely with construction team to identify and communicate any issues
  • Time management skills
  • Use basic digital literacy for communications, training, and administrative duties
  • Utilize a technical skill set (mechanic, electrician, I&C) for maintenance duties
  • Operate heavy equipment not limited to forklifts, manlifts, skid steers, etc.
  • Operate engineered systems for power production

You qualify with:

  • Six or more years of experience in power plant operations or power plant maintenance, or other relevant experience, including two or more years in the craft discipline in the assigned area of specialty.  
  • Driver's license

You are a great fit with:

  • Experience in operating and maintaining conventional gas fired power plants
  • Experience in operating and maintaining a reciprocating internal combustion engines
  • Experience in developing and tracking budgets
  • Experience in maintenance planning principles, including work package development and PM development
  • Experience in non-destructive examination (NDE), oil analysis, vibration analysis, thermography, transformer testing, failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), root cause analysis, and other applicable PdM tools
  • Experience in developing and implementing CMMS processes
  • Experience with Maximo
  • Experience in developing and tracking metrics
  • Experience with staging of parts and tools
  • Proven track record of leadership and creating an environment of employee involvement and continuous improvement
  • Proven track record of leading change and in developing and executing strategies to support change

You gain:

- Competitive salary & medical, dental, vision and legal insurance

- Paid time off, including time for vacation, sick and family care leave

- 401(k) match up to 8% that includes a student loan 401(k) contribution program option

- Life and disability insurance

- Wellness program including wellness incentive

- Extensive learning & development programs

And more - all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.


Equal Opportunity Employer

LCRA provides equal employment opportunities and a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All employment decisions at LCRA are based on business need, job requirement and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal and state legal requirements governing nondiscrimination in employment.

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