Control Room Operator

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Location: Pearl River, NY, United States
Organization: Constellation Energy Solutions, LLC
Job ID: 246523
Date Posted: Jun 11, 2023

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As the nation's largest producer of clean, carbon-free energy, Constellation is a company purpose-built to meet the challenges of the climate crisis. Constellation has been the leader in clean energy production for more than a decade. Now, we're accelerating, speeding our low-carbon or no-carbon power to more people in more places, day and night, providing our customers and communities with options to buy, manage and use energy as part of their decarbonization mission. The race is on to confront the climate crisis and Constellation is ready to meet the challenge.

Constellation has been the leader in carbon-free energy production for more than a decade, and generates 50% more clean, carbon-free electricity than any other company in America. We're generating power 24/7 with the nation's largest emission-free nuclear energy fleet, providing enough clean energy to power 15 million homes. Constellation offers customers a range of clean, zero-carbon energy solutions to help reduce their carbon footprint and achieve their sustainability goals.

We are committed to advancing diversity, equity and inclusion and believe in attracting, retaining, and advancing employees who will best serve and represent our customers, partners, and communities. We provide a workplace that ensures mutual respect, where each individual has the opportunity to grow and contribute at their greatest potential. Constellation will provide you the tools and resources you need to design, build, and power a successful career.

Constellation offers a wide range of benefits, designed to help our employees thrive professionally and personally. In addition to highly competitive salaries, we offer a bonus program, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase program; comprehensive medical, dental and vision benefits, including a robust wellness program; paid time off for vacation, holidays, and sick days; and much more.

Current Salary starts at $42.25 as an Operator B with promotion to Operator A at $49.25 when qualified. 




Constellation’s Pearl River Plant is looking to hire a Control Room Operator to join its team. The Control Room Operator performs Journey–Level work required to operate the site’s central cogeneration/steam plant, central chiller plant, steam and chilled water distribution systems, cooling towers, and related equipment without direct supervision.

The candidate must possess at a minimum, a High School Diploma with 3+ years' work experience in a power plant, and/or US Navy, merchant shipping environment, or equivalent as applicable.

The candidate must have working knowledge of control room procedures, large oil and/or gas fired high pressure (600 and 125 psi) boilers, steam turbine generators, large Electric chillers, steam turbine driven chiller, gas turbine generators, high/low pressure steam auxiliary operations, and cooling towers.

Must have knowledge of safe work practices and procedures, operating orders/work permits (lockout-tagout), water treatment, and use of appropriate personal protective equipment.




Produce steam, electric, and chill water for customers by ensuring the safe, efficient, and environmentally compliant operations of the generating station.

Oversee the operation of plant equipment which includes gas turbine generators, steam turbines, high pressure boilers, large steam and electric driven chillers, associated cooling towers, high voltage switchgear and auxiliary equipment. Start-up and shutdown of equipment under normal and emergency conditions.

Render decisions to remove equipment from service or to continue operations without direct supervision. Works with the other departments on unit dispatch, outages, and electrical switching. Reports environmental incidents in a timely manner.

The candidate will reaffirm the critical importance of compliance with all applicable safe work practices and procedures, and governmental regulations, and overall development of all direct reports.




Position requires walking, stair climbing, and standing. This individual must be physically able to work in a power plant environment (heat conditions, noise, high elevations, valid driver’s license, and confined spaces).

This position works 12 hour rotating shifts but may be required to work day shift.





  • High School education or equivalent with the ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally (operational, process, safety, and quality instructions).
  • Must have the ability to perform basic math equations.
  • Associate degree in a science or technical area strongly preferred.
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license and a safe driving record.
  • Must be self-directed and able to work independently.
  • Able to read blueprints, wiring diagrams, and schematics.
  • Familiarity with Building Management Systems (BMS) is a plus. (Honeywell/Siemens/Niagara)
  • Constellation is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide 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.

Constellation is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and employees or applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to: age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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