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Powerhouse Technician Operator


Computer Operator


Syracuse, New York, United States

Eaton’s ES GEIS CHD division is currently seeking a Powerhouse Technician Operator. This position is based at our Syracuse, NY location. The candidate will be responsible for operating complicated machinery and electrical components.

The core hours are 6:00 am to 2:30 pm. The hourly rate for this position is $31.45 per hour.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

What you’ll do:

  • Plan and perform all required operations to install, maintain and repair steam boilers, air compressors, complicated electrical equipment automatic boiler controls, pumps, motors, power generating equipment and pressurized piping systems including water, steam, oil, compressed air, natural gas as related to apparatus in the powerhouse. Perform all chemical tests as needed to properly maintain boilers and associated equipment.
  • Tear down complicated units, determine extent of troubles, repair or replace defective parts or wiring and reassemble.
  • Use a normal range of hand tools and pipe fitting machinery to bend, thread and cut pipe. Use torch to sweat copper joints and solder as required.
  • Install and maintain high pressure steam stations throughout the facility including steam lines, traps, strainers, regulators, valves and insulation.
  • Troubleshoot powerhouse equipment to isolate problems and repair both analog and digital control systems as needed.
  • Must be able to identify common symbols on mechanical drawings and follow both electrical and plumbing diagrams.
  • Enter and edit time schedule data using the energy management system.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered with this position.
  • Minimum of 3 years in Powerhouse Technician experience.


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