Plant Operations Technician
Arlington, VA 
Posted 22 days ago
Job Description
Plant Operations Technician
Job Location US-VA
ID 2021-1754
# of Openings 2
Category Operations Services

Energy Systems Group is looking for a Plant Operations Technician for our facility in Quantico, VA. You will have a strong focus on operating, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing plant equipment and systems. This position requires working an "on call" shift and some travel

The Plant Operations Technician performs operations, maintenance, and repair of systems and buildings at company and customer sites ensuring reliable, efficient, and cost effective long term operation.


You will be successful in this role if you:

    Pro-actively find solutions before there are problems
  • Read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, manuals
  • Interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions
  • Perform basic repair on most equipment and systems in the plant
  • Apply technical understanding of and practical experience with the operation of distribution, production and components associated with:
    • Steam, condensate, chilled water, electrical motors, paralleling switch gear, motor control centers, condenser systems, variable frequency drives, reciprocating engines, generators, compressed air and compressors, pumps, chillers, air handlers, boilers, pneumatic and low voltage control systems

What your background looks like:

  • High School Diploma or GED with three years of related experience
  • 4th Class Power Engineer NIULPE License Certification or higher (achieved before or within 18 months of employment in the position)
  • Basic computer skills required including data input, work order coordination and daily logs.

A bonus would be:

  • Associate's degree (AA or AS) or Technical degree with six to eight (6-8) years' related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Prior Military Experience

What we bring to you

  • Professional growth and development programs including tuition reimbursement
  • Comprehensive health and wellness plans for you and your family
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Paid holidays and paid time off
  • Highly competitive salaries and incentive structure

We want you to know

ESG is an Equal Opportunity employer dedicated to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. We value talent and understand that our colleagues allow us the opportunity to deliver an exceptional customer experience. We achieve our goals through teamwork and conduct our business with integrity.

Join our world-class team to provide safe, reliable innovative energy efficiency and infrastructure solutions for K-12 schools and universities to local, state and federal government agencies and more.

ESG: Push Further. Think Beyond.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR * 60-1.4(a), 60-300.5(a), and 60-741.5(a). These regulations prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities, and prohibit discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin. Moreover, these regulations require that covered prime contractors and subcontractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disability.

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Energy Systems Group prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Energy Systems Group to implement opportunities for all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, or physical or mental disability, veteran, or any other legally protected status, as embodied in federal, state, and local legislation. Equal employment is a part of all of our personnel policies and practices, including but not limited to, all hiring, placement, promotions, transfers, advertising, training, and termination policies.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3 to 4 years
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