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Requisition Number 17-0329
Post Date 2/15/2018
Title Shift Supervisor - Chino
Location CHINO
City Chino
State CA
Description NAES Corporation has an immediate opening for an experienced Shift Supervisor at the Chino Cogeneration facility, a 27 MW natural gas-fired plant running on a General Electric LM2500 combined cycle cogeneration configuration near Chino, California.

About NAES: We are an independent services company dedicated to delivering value to facilities across the power generation, oil & gas, petrochemical, pulp & paper, and manufacturing industries. For more than 35 years, we have drawn on our deep experience in advisory, operations, maintenance, fabrication, construction, engineering, compliance, technical support, asset management and energy management services to assess, build, operate and maintain sites that run safely, reliably and cost-effectively.

We operate more than 150 power plants throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico that span all technologies and provide over 41 GW of capacity. With the strength of 4,000 people, our growing family of companies now addresses the entire life cycle of power generation and other industrial plants.

NAES offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package (including retirement) and promotional opportunities.

The Shift Supervisor operates, maintains, and repairs stationary engines and mechanical equipment such as gas turbines, boilers, steam turbines, diesel engines, electrical generators, steam generators, gas compressors, air compressors, motors, and pumps to generate electrical power and steam for industrial processes.


Reads meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions.

Records data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, temperature or pressure, water levels, analysis of flue gases, voltage load and generator balance. Runs operating trends from plant DCS.

Uses prescribed plant operating procedures to adjust manual controls or override automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges, switch to backup equipment or systems, or to shut down equipment.

Visually inspects and listens to equipment at periodic intervals to detect malfunctions or need for repair, adjustment or lubrication.

Maintains equipment by tightening fittings, replacing valve packing, gaskets, valves, gauges, and cleaning or replacing other component parts as required.

Oils and lubricates equipment.

Performs water titration tests and adjusts chemical injection rates to maintain prescribed chemical limits in heat recovery steam generators and cooling towers.

Records operation and maintenance actions taken during shift in operators logbook.

Opens and closes valves as required for proper system operation and mechanical isolation.

Opens and closes circuit breakers for proper system operation and electrical isolation.

Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.

Initiates purchase order for parts.

Reads and understands technical manuals and system piping and instrumentation diagrams.

Performs routine preventative and basic corrective maintenance in accordance with technical manual procedures.

Prepares legible and understandable work orders for required preventative and corrective maintenance and completes same.

Reads, understands, and complies with all plant safety and regulatory procedures.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The requirements listed below are normally assigned to persons filling this position. These duties may be shifted to other individuals within the company or reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these functions.

Oversees all aspects of the water test and treatment including maintaining inventory of treatment chemicals, testing standards, testing equipment, the chemical lab area, and water treatment log keeping.

Organizes and maintains all technical manuals, including entering changes as they are distributed.

Organizes all plant logs, prepares them for long term storage, and stores them in the facility warehouse. Recalls past logs as required.

Organizes, files, and updates all plant blueprints.

Preserves and cleans the boiler upper section, steam turbine and generator, and the steam condenser and other areas of the plant as required.

Manages and administers plant safety program and assists with the development of safety training and other plant emergency plans as required.

Oversees the proper execution of the plant tag out program.

Maintains and organizes the oil sample and analysis logs.

Prepares Control Room inventory and corrects any deficiencies.

Maintains cleanliness of Control Room and other areas of the Control Room/Administrative building.

Maintains and organizes the Facility Event logs.

Maintains any waste water effluent monitoring.

Helps with blueprint organization.

Preserves, maintains, and cleans the cooling towers, standby generator, and electrical (D-E).

Maintains and files environmental monitoring logs and reports.

Oversees equipment rotation.

Maintains and organizes the meter reading and trip logs.

Preserves, maintains, and cleans the reverse osmosis unit, demineralization system, waste storage and neutralization tank areas.

Other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager.


Safety is a core value of NAES and as a condition of employment, all employees are expected to be mentally alert and work safely at all times. Additionally, employees are required to adhere to all safety warnings and posted safety signs whenever on company property. Furthermore, employees must follow all NAES safety rules and procedures. Effectiveness in carrying out this responsibility is part of the evaluation of each and every employee’s performance.


The Shift Supervisor reports to the Plant Manager.


Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to reach with hands and arms, talk or hear, and smell. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee occasionally works in high, precarious places and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually in excess of recommended dB levels, requiring the constant use of hearing protection. In some areas where the noise exceeds single hearing protection levels, double hearing protection is required.

Position requires extended working hours and varied shifts with the possibility of weekend and holiday work, as required by schedules, work load and plant conditions. "On call" status will periodically be required.

All employees will participate in the Fitness for Duty Program. This program includes a post-offer physical examination and drug screening and post-employment random drug screening.
There are extensive smoking restrictions in and around the facility.


Ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to the area of assignment as would be acquired in four years of high school. Associate’s degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school desired.

Previous experience as a technician with increasing responsibility in a gas-fired combined cycle plant; experience with aeroderivative gas turbines desired.

Must be able to:

• Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
• Write routine reports and correspondence
• Work well with others and be self-directed
• Solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables
• Interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form

It is the practice of NAES to seek employees of the highest quality and to select the individuals on the basis of merit and competence, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, military status or affiliation protected under USERRA, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state and federal law.
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