Lockheed Martin Technician Field Sr Spec in San Diego, California
Operates and maintains the Space Fence Power Plant Annex (PPA) located on Kwajalein Island, Marshall Islands. The PPA houses the diesel power generation and, power distribution equipment, and supporting control and auxiliary systems for a 10.8MW 60Hz power plant. Complies with ESH, waste management and QA requirements, provides medium voltage electrical service, monitors and control diesel generators within parameters and maintains logbooks and databases as required.
This position is for the onsite Power Plant Operator / Field Technician maintainer supporting Space Fence program in Kwajalein. The work location is TDY on US Army Garrison Kwajalein Atoll, Republic of Marshall Islands. Selected candidates should be able to travel internationally for an expected on island long term assignment duration of approximately 16 Months as Operator / Maintainer of Space Fence Power Plant Annex (PPA). Power Plant operation during this period is to support Sensor Site Integration and testing. Accordingly coordination with the Sensor Site is required to determine power needs per planned Sensor Site operations and plan/execute PPA configuration, response to load changes and maintenance accordingly. It also includes load sharing and transfer with a separate Kwajalein Base Power Plant during start up, shut down and equipment casualties. This position is an unaccompanied long term assignment in Kwajalein.
This position will require daytime and shift work as required to support up to 7 day, 24 hour plant operations to supply power during radar system installation and check out, contractor system test and government acceptance testing
Work schedule is anticipated to include operations shift work, non-operations maintenance, as well as the possibility of on-call for emergencies. Operations include:
Plant start up, transfer of Space Fence electrical load Kwajalein Power Plant to Space Fence Power Plant Annex, plant operation at varying electrical load configurations, load transfer to Kwajalein Power Plant, and Power Plant Annex shut down
Fuel Oil Storage transfer and management
- DEF storage and transfer
- Lube Oil Management
- Operation of auxiliary equipment (Fuel and Lube oil purifiers, air compressors, salt water cooling pumps, and fire protection)
- Maintenance includes: Preventive and routine maintenance planning and execution
- Troubleshooting diagnoses or equipment casualties or malfunctions and corrective maintenance
- Systems to be maintained include:
- Caterpillar C-280-12 Tier 4i Generators (3640 eKw, 3 phase, 13800 volt 60 Hz
- Generator controls
- Switchgear electrical distribution and Uninterrupted Power Supplies
- Black Start Generator
- Auxiliary equipment (Fuel and Lube oil purifiers, fuel oil service pumps, air compressors, salt water cooling pumps, etc)
- Heating, Ventilation, and Air-Conditioning (HVAC) Facility Maintainer: Services HVAC system, cooling radiator, pumps, fans, and heating equipment
• General Facility Maintainer: Performs routine repairs and maintenance of plant and/or office facilities and equipment. Performs, electrical, mechanical, air conditioning, plumbing, or associated work on plant facilities using hand and power tools. Provides routine daily support to other maintainers as necessary.
The PPA houses the following systems and equipment which will require operations / maintenance from the selected candidate: • New primary and auxiliary power generation equipment, GENSETs (three new 3.64 MW Prime Rated Diesel Engine Gensets) • Power distribution equipment • Fuel storage and supply systems • HVAC • Plumbing (water and sewage) • Fire protection • Communication • Grounding controls and monitoring.
Basic Qualifications • Power Plant Operations and Maintenance Certificate, or equivalent • Candidates will have at least 3+ years of experience in Power Plant, Operations, and Maintenance (diesel power generation preferred) • Experience in diesel engines or electrical maintenance including Industrial Generators, HVAC, and power distribution systems. • Ability to take direction and perform to exacting standards • Ability to interpret interconnect diagrams, schematics, and assembly drawings. • Ability to efficiently troubleshoot system failures. • Electrical grounding and bonding. • Ability to lift 50lbs • Ability to crawl, kneel, and climb ladders in performance of duties • OSHA 10
Desired skills Journeyman or licensed industrial electrician preferred. NABCEP Certified • US Citizenship • High School graduate or GED • Strong background in troubleshooting is preferred • Safety-first minded, maintenance oriented with experience using multitude of tools • Good communication skills
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