Website Vicinity Energy

Plant Operator II Job Highlights

Title Plant Operator II
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Tulsa, OK, United States
Company Vicinity Energy

Company Profile

Vicinity Energy is the largest provider of district energy solutions, offering energy investment, infrastructure, and management to municipal, commercial and institutional customers with mission-critical energy needs.

Job Profile

The company is looking for a Plant Operator who will be responsible for safely, reliably, and efficiently operating boilers, ancillary equipment, and multiple chilled water process.

The ideal candidate must be familiar with cooling equipment facilities that utilize refrigeration systems and thermal storage to meet the comfort cooling requirements of our customer service locations as well as the distribution system.

The Plant Operator oversees the operation of the assigned plant and distribution system.

This position will report to the Assistant Plant Manager.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants may be required to have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • The candidates should have a minimum of 2 years of experience in steam or equipment operations and maintenance or related experience


  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance
  • Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by assisting in preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer’s instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions
  • Exercise caution in the use and maintenance of all company equipment
  • Identify, report, and correct unsafe work environments
  • Install, repair, replace, and troubleshoot plant equipment to include piping systems, valves, taps, pumps, and boilers
  • Maintain safe working conditions in accordance with established Company policies
  • Maintains a safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Must be able to work overtime as required
  • Operate all hand/power tools in a competent manner
  • Perform preventive maintenance as scheduled
  • Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts
  • Required to qualify Boiler Operator and Plant Operator


  • City of Tulsa Stationary Engineer License required in Tulsa, OK only
  • City of Tulsa Stationary Engineer License
  • Universal Refrigerant Handling License

Preferred Qualifications 

  • 6G Welding Certification
  • Valid OK High-Pressure Boiler Operator License


  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of boiler and chilled water plant operations

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to climb and tolerate heights up to 75 feet and to tolerate confined spaces.
  • Ability to lift, maneuver and transport up to 50 lbs. This includes turning valves that vary in weight.
  • Ability to work in elevated temperatures
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in good standing and insurable by Company’s vehicle insurance carrier



  • Dental
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Vision

Work-life Balance-

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Paid Vacation

Financial Benefits-

  • Commuter Benefit
  • Competitive pay and incentive programs
  • Employee Discounts
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Legal Assistance Program
  • License Reimbursement
  • Matching 401k Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement

Employer’s Statement

Vicinity North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. The Company provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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