Control Room Operator


Strategic Staffing Solutions


Strategic Staffing Solutions is currently looking for a Control Room Operator for a direct-hire opportunity with one of our largest clients located in Stanton, TN!

Title: Control Room Operator

Location: Stanton, TN (Onsite required)

Role Type: Direct Hire/FTE

Pay Rate: $41.00/hr

*Offering a $10K signing bonus and $5K relocation assistance bonus for relocation over 50 miles.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Performs all shift operations and maintenance, including startup and shutdown of utility systems and ancillary equipment 
  • Perform operations in accordance with standard operating procedures (SOP’s) and prudent safety standards 
  • Participation in the basic safety processes as key member of the Site Safety committee, leading monthly safety meetings and having a shared responsibility for the site’s overall safety performance
  • Respond to abnormalities and take corrective actions consistent with established operating procedures and prudent industry best practices
  • Conducts multiple rounds per shift of the Central Utility Plant to inspect equipment, ensure systems are functional, collect/log performance data, and communicate operational problems in real time  
  • Identifies safety hazards and takes corrective actions as necessary
  • Ensures accuracy of shift operating logs, records, time sheets, work orders, and other administrative documents
  • Performs routine water chemistry testing and makes necessary adjustments to optimize efficiency. 
  • Checks daily consumption rates of chemicals, gasses, fuels, water and other consumables; monitors inventories and initiates action to replenish as needed 
  • Performs plant electrical switching and lock-out/tag-out (LOTO) of equipment in accordance with approved procedures
  • Performs electrical and mechanical inspections, troubleshooting, and maintenance tasks as assigned
  • Investigates plant problems, incidents, accidents and unusual events, and provides accurate information, analysis, recommendations, reports, and appropriate follow-up plans 
  • Reads and records gauges and meters. Performs routine operational tests and adjustments on all power plant systems and components as required
  • Ability to work scheduled and unscheduled overtime and respond to off-hour call-ins as needed 


  • Must have a high school diploma or GED, and a minimum of five (5) years of power plant experience in operations and maintenance.
  • Must have knowledge of utility plant mechanical and electrical equipment, including gas turbines, HRSG’s, motors, pumps, cooling towers, chillers, fluid systems, chemical handling, water treatment systems, pollution control equipment, AC/DC electrical distribution, control systems, and associated maintenance functions.  
  • Experience with natural gas fired combustion turbines, heat recovery steam generators (HRSG), electrical, chillers, compressed air, water softeners, and emissions control systems
  • Knowledge of and experience with at least four (4) of the following skills: pipefitting, welding, machining, rigging, rotating machine repair, fabrication, machine alignment, basic vibration analysis, and basis understanding of electrical test equipment  
  • Knowledge of and ability to understand fundamental principles related to physics, mathematics, AC/DC electrical theory, heat transfer, fluid flow, thermal dynamics and chemistry
  • Knowledge of chemistry and power plant chemical applications
  • Ability to operate valves, switches, controls, keyboards, and other devices associated with power plants

Job ID: JOB-235123
Publish Date: 25 Apr 2024

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