Black Start, LLC

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Black Start, LLC

blackstart.com

Kennewick, WA 99337
United States

Jeff Downen
Control Systems Technician
admin@blackstart.com

P: +1 (509) 396-5002

 

 

About Black Start

Black Start provides multi-discipline technicians for industrial start-up, commissioning, and outage field services. We are a veteran owned business, based in the Pacific Northwest, and we are proud supporters and alumni of Perry Technical Institute.

Products and Services

Start-Up and Commissioning

We offer supplemental technicians in multiple disciplines for your SU team. Our professionals provide process and operational support for your project start-up, commissioning, and pre-commissioning activities including backfeed, system flushing, steam blows, and chemical cleaning.

Our expertise in the commissioning field will provide advanced troubleshooting, diagnostics, performance tuning, repairs, and logical retrofits for future plant progression.

Shutdown / Outage Support

Our team can support planned and unplanned outages in all disciplines across your fleet for OEM equipment and systems. Including DCS migration and upgrade projects for BOP and turbine control systems. Black Start offers technicians for temporary staffing and outage work on operating plants in the following disciplines:

  • DCS
  • Instrumentation
  • Mechanical
  • Electrical
  • Operations

Advanced Plant Performance

Incorrect tuning parameters, calibrations, unnecessary logic, excessive process or electrical connections, and non-intuitive operational procedures can cause physical degradation to plant systems and long term, economical concerns. Our focused specialties will mitigate these issues and give your plant prime performance. Our focal points consist of:

  • Calibration
  • Performance Tuning
  • Alarm Management
  • Control Logic Engineering
  • Systems Integration
  • Technician / Operator Training

Government Contractor

Black Start is fully GSA contract and awards capable. We have U.S. Small Business Administration and U.S. Veterans Affairs certification and verification as a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) for federal contracting.

DUNS, CAGE, and NAICS codes available on request.

Areas of Expertise

Gas Turbines

Steam Turbines

HRSGs

CONTROL SYSTEMS AND UPGRADES

ELECTRICAL SERVICES

GAS TURBINES
  
Over 60 MW
   Repair and overhaul, field

INSTRUMENTATION

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
   Consultants
   Contract maintenance
   Contract operation
   Outage planning
   Contract personnel
   Commissioning services

SOFTWARE
   Diagnostic
   Optimization
   Process management tools

 

CONTROL SYSTEMS AND UPGRADES

ELECTRICAL SERVICES

INSTRUMENTATION

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
   Consultants
   Contract maintenance
  
Outage planning
   Contract personnel
   Commissioning services

SOFTWARE
   Diagnostic
   Optimization

STEAM TURBINES
   Over 50 MW
   Repair and overhaul, field

CONTROL SYSTEMS AND UPGRADES

HRSGS

INSTRUMENTATION

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
   Consultants
   Contract maintenance
   Commissioning services

SOFTWARE
   Diagnostic 
   Optimization