NAES Corporation O&M Technician II / IC&E - Plains End in Arvada, Colorado

  • Maintenance, Instrumentation & Electrical

  • OMTEC01054


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 O&M; Technician I/IC&E; ("IC&E; Technician") is responsible for all duties described for the Technician One including monitoring the status of all plant systems on a continuous basis, responding to alarms by taking appropriate corrective actions and executing plant shut-down and start-up procedures as required and assuring that the plant meets its generating requirements while operating in a safe and efficient manner. The IC&E; Technician is also responsible for the maintenance and repair of all instruments, control systems and electrical equipment in the power plant and the associated facilities. The IC&E; Technician performs work of high skill in the inspection repair, testing, adjustment, installation and removal of all electronic and electrical power plant equipment and systems.


  • Operates reciprocating generators and auxiliaries to include start-up and shutdown. Observes and records readings of required indicators and/or instruments for safe operation within prescribed limits.
  • Perform preventive maintenance duties on all major equipment and systems as well as emergency backup systems.
  • Maintain complete equipment files, logs, and drawings for all designated equipment.
  • Forecast, inventory, and reorder spare parts to maintain plant reliability. Assist in physical inventories.
  • Participate in the administrative maintenance of the plant operating manuals, technical references, prints and diagrams and preventive/predictive maintenance records.
  • Inspect repair, install and remove all types of motors, generators, transformers, switches, control equipment, wiring, electrical signal and communication systems, and storage batteries, and work with electrical systems up to 13.8 Kv
  • Conduct trouble shooting and analysis on DCS and WOISE control systems.
  • Safely operates plant equipment needed to perform essential job duties, e.g., vehicles, cranes, hoists, welding and cutting equipment, etc. Uses appropriate safety equipment and techniques in the daily performance of all work activities.
  • Reads and interprets complex blueprints, wiring and schematic diagrams, and performs both internal and external switching and tagging for mechanical and electrical systems under the supervision of a lead.
  • Updates station logs, e.g., maintenance repairs and outage logs, time reports, material requisitions, etc. in accordance with the protocols of the plant. Completes appropriate plant documents to requisition necessary plant parts, e.g., purchase order request, work order, etc.
  • Complete other tasks as requested by the O&M; Manager.


Safety is a core value of NAES and as a condition of employment, all employees are expected to be mentally alert and work safely at all times. Additionally, employees are required to adhere to all safety warnings and posted safety signs whenever on company property. Furthermore, employees must follow all NAES safety rules and procedures. Effectiveness in carrying out this responsibility is part of the evaluation of each and every employee’s performance.


The IC&E; Technician reports directly to the O&M; Manager, works in cooperation with the operating utility on matters pertaining to the daily operation of the plant.


  • Physical requirements include standing on feet for extended periods, requiring stair and ladder climbing and 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 12 hour shifts as well as 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 a 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.
  • Graduation from an accredited Instrument Technician Program and two years work experience as a technician in a related industry desirable.
  • Four years work experience as a technician with increasing responsibility in a related industry may be substituted for the above requirement.
  • Experience in working with voltages up to 13.8Kv highly desirable.
  • Ability to work well with others and be self-directed, as well as apply creative solutions to unique I&E; problems is desirable. Must be able to work from blueprints. Must be skilled in the use of hand and power driven tools.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills as well as excellent organizational skills.
  • Must have strong personal computer skills.

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.



High Voltage


IC&E; - Electric, Instrument &Cnrls;


Problem Solving


Organizational Skills


Oral Communications


Written Communications




High School or better


PreferredWork experience as a technician with increasing responsibility in a related industry

Working with voltages up to 13.8Kv highly desirable

Posted: November 16, 2018