Taunton Municipal Light Plant
November 1, 2021
55 Weir St, Taunton, Taunton
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This position reports to the Supervisor of Instrumentation & Controls / Mechanical Maintenance at the Cleary Flood Generating Station. The wages are $45.41 per hour minimum. Advancement is in accordance with Local 462 labor contract. This position is responsible for all aspects of instrumentation & controls as detailed in the duties listed below.

Duties of Position

  1. Disassemble, repair, install and overhaul electrical, electronic, computerized, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment used in the control and operation of gas turbines, steam boilers, turbine generators, reciprocating engines, pumps, compressors and other primary and ancillary components of a central station power production plant.
  2. Inspect, remove, rebuild, fabricate and install valves, panels, piping and other equipment including disassembly, inspection and replacement of defective parts.
  3. Maintain mechanical, pneumatic, computerized and electronic equipment needed to assure reliable operation of the systems controlling the operation of power plant facilities.
  4. Document the repair, installation, inspection and calibration work done, as required, to maintain adequate historical records.
  5. Service, repair and calibrate system monitoring equipment.
  6. Troubleshoot electronic and computerized control loops and control systems.
  7. Write/debug PLC ladder logic control programs. Install and configure I/O cards on both GE and Allen Bradley PLCs. Troubleshoot loops and install/configure single loop PID controllers.
  8. Support HMI and DAHS systems.
  9. Perform all work in compliance with prescribed industry and manufacturer standards and all safety and environmental regulations.


Applicants shall have at least two years of utility experience in performance of the duties stated above for an operating electric generating facility. Applicants must be able to read and interpret engineering specifications and drawings and demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the operation and maintenance of high-pressure boilers, pumps, turbines, heating and cooling systems and water purification systems in a central generating station. Applicants must be familiar with PLC ladder logic and be able to write/debug control programs. Experience with GE Proficy and/or Rockwell Logics systems is required. Applicants must be physically able to perform the duties of the position. Applicants must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and a valid Massachusetts motor vehicle operator's license. An Associates Degree in engineering, engineering technology or a related technical area is preferred. Industrial Computer-related knowledge and / or experience and / or ISA certification is preferred. Ability to work in confined spaces and heights is required.

Applications with cover letters and résumés attached are to be submitted in writing to Denise Tavares, denisetavares@tmlp.com, on or before November 17, 2021.

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