Website Golden Valley Electric Association
Golden Valley Electric Association (GVEA) is looking to hire a full-time Electrical Instrumentation and Control (EI&C) Technician at our Coal Power Plants located in Healy, AK. This is an IBEW position that earns a competitive wage and excellent benefits.
GVEA is an electric cooperative which maintains 3,261 miles of transmission and distribution lines, 35 substations, and 9 generating facilities. Our system is interconnected with Fort Wainwright, Eielson AFB, Fort Greely, the University of Alaska-Fairbanks, and all of the electric utilities in the Alaska Railbelt, extending from Homer to Fairbanks. Powering the Interior of Alaska, GVEA contributes to the economic, environmental, and social viability of our communities.
We recognize the importance of a diverse workforce composed of safe, committed, and self-motivated employees. GVEA strives to hire and retain employees who share our values of integrity, honesty, accountability, respect, goodwill, and continuous improvement.
The EI&C Technician is responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance at our coal fired power plants. Experience with repair and maintenance of DCS and PLCs, calibration of plant instrumentation, motors, UPS and DC battery systems and controllers and transmitters is beneficial. Team building and collaboration with other employees is essential. Our EI&C Technicians play an important role in GVEA’s ability to serve the Healy community and the Interior of Alaska in providing reliable electric service at fair and reasonable prices!
QUALIFICATIONS FOR AN EI&C TECHNICIAN
· High School diploma or equivalent
· Valid Alaska drivers’ license.
· Four years’ experience in maintenance and operations of a coal-fired power plant or related industrial facility preferred.
· Minimum of five years industrial, instrumentation/control experience.
· Experience with ABB Digital Control Systems (DCS) preferred.
· Demonstrated equipment calibration experience.
Previous work experience in a technical field would be preferred but multiple factors will be taken into consideration. Do you have industrial experience? Do you have electrical troubleshooting skills? Can you work in a group or independently? Are you dependable and trustworthy? If so, you might just be perfect for this EI&C Technician position!
This position typically works 7 days on and 7 days off schedule with a possibility of 4/10’s schedule.
READY TO JOIN OUR ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE TEAM?
If this sounds like the right opportunity in Power Supply for you, consider applying to join our electric cooperative today and fill out our online, mobile-friendly application. We look forward to meeting you!
To apply for this job please visit gvea.applicantpro.com.