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Powerhouse Operator

Date: Jan 11, 2019

Location: Fayetteville, NC, US, 28311

Company: Goodyear

Job Req ID: S1803417

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  • Safely and efficiently operates, repairs, and maintains equipment associated with the powerhouse operations in a complex manufacturing facility.
  • Promotes safety and housekeeping throughout the facility.

    Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Operates and maintains boilers, boiler controls and boiler drying and air filtration equipment, and moisture separators and their drain systems.
  • Lubricates compressed air systems.
  • Performs laboratory water tests and other water chemistry tests as necessary.
  • Safely and efficiently operates the powerhouse equipment. Such as heat transfer and combustion systems to meet OSHA and other safety requirements.
  • Operates equipment to meet EPA and other environmental regulations.
  • Enters test results and equipment operational data into spreadsheets and data collection systems and analyze the data for trends and report out as needed.
  • Operates Allen Bradley DCS and other computerized systems.
  • Makes minor equipment repairs, assists in larger repairs and performs preventative maintenance.
  • Inspects equipment, including that above the powerhouse roof as scheduled or as required to maintain reliability and safe operations.
  • Operates and maintains natural gas, fuel oil heating systems, pumps and pumping systems.
  • Operates and maintains water treatment systems including salt brine, water softeners, deaerating heater, flash tanks, how well filters, condensate return, chemical injection pumps and other related equipment.
  • Operates and maintains different water sources and water systems passing into or through the powerhouse.
  • Operates and maintains electric power breakers and switch gears, meter systems, ventilation systems, heat recovery systems, and heat exchange equipment.
  • Corrects PH in the water entering tubers.
  • Efficiently and safely operates steam and condensate return systems.
  • Operates piping systems and pressure vessels.
  • Reports and repairs piping leaks.
  • Opens and closes large valves, handles heavy weight in excess of 80 pounds, and operates boiler soot blowers.
  • Communicates operating information among other operators.
  • Maintains shift log book.
  • Advises supervision of equipment irregularities or concerns.
  • Need to have the knowledge and ability to contain, cleanup and dispose of spills including acid and chemical spills, as well as handling steam and air leaks.


  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with operations of boilers and boiler controls.
  • Night shift hours 7PM to 7AM.  Initial training can occur on day shift which will be determined during the first week of New Hire Orientation.
  • Understanding and proficient in safe work practices including LOTO, Fall Protection, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Ability to stand/walk on concrete floors.
  • Ability to work in extreme temperatures (hot and cold).
  • Ability to do physically demanding work in a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to work at heights of 10 feet or greater.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Ability to work on both a team and individual projects.
  • Ability to follow established safety policies.
  • Successful completion of a background and drug screen.
  • Successful completion of the pre-employment assessment.
  • Ability to perform job specific physical work capability exercises if applicable at the facility.
  • Satisfactory completion of the probationary period.


Goodyear is one of the world's largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to

Goodyear is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to that individual's race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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