NAES Corporation Assistant Plant Operator - Kleen Energy in Middletown, Connecticut


NAES Corporation has an immediate opening for an Assistant Plant Operator at the Kleen Energy facility located in Middletown, Connecticut.

The plant is a 620 MW combined cycle, dual fuel power facility that consists of 2 Siemens SGT6-PAC 5000F combustion turbines, and 1 Siemens SST6-PAC5000 steam turbine, supplying power into the ISO New England system via CL&P; 345 KV transmission line.

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 4000 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 Assistant Plant Operator (APO) assists in the safe and efficient operation of the power plant and the supporting equipment and systems. The APO carries out all routine water/gas chemistry analysis, inspects and monitors operating components and reports plant status.


Assist in start-up, shut-down and normal operations of power plant systems.

Operate major auxiliary apparatus such as: air compressors; circulating water systems; boiler feedwater treatment system; waste water systems; generator cooling system; boiler feedwater and condensate system; and locally controlled electrical and mechanical equipment.

Perform operating tests and inspections, and make minor repairs and adjustments to equipment assigned to achieve proper operating conditions.

Execute orders from the Control Room Operator at isolated panels for clearing equipment or making it ready for service in accordance with operating instructions and procedures; clear, tag, test and safety tape these operations.

Perform routine water chemistry analysis and operate continuous Emissions Monitoring equipment.

Maintain logs as assigned.

Report any abnormal or irregular conditions that develop during the progress of the work and take corrective measures within the scope of operating instructions.

Assist maintenance personnel during maintenance periods.

Complete other tasks as required by the Control Room Operator or the Operations Supervisor.


The APO reports to the Operations Supervisor and periodically receives work direction from the Lead Control Room Operator or Control Room Operator.


Physical requirements include standing on feet for extended periods, requiring stair and ladder climbing and routinely lifting up to 50 pounds. Protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties (e.g. hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection, chemical suits, hot gloves and high voltage protective equipment, etc.). Work with hazardous materials may be required.

Position requires extended working hours and varied shifts with 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 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.

Minimum of two years experience in Power Plant Operations desirable.

Experience in water chemistry control, analysis of water conditions, water treatment facility operations and chemical handling requirements is required.

Theoretical and practical knowledge of combustion/steam turbine operations, closed system steam generation, industrial safety, hazardous waste management and inspection/recording of plant parameters is highly desirable.

Experience with piping and instrument schematics and process controls desirable.

Extensive working knowledge of power plant industry desirable.

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.

Requisition Number: 18-0047

Post Date: 4/10/2018

Title: Assistant Plant Operator - Kleen Energy


City: Middletown

State: CT