Hydro Plant Operator

Company Name: Northern Wasco County PUD
Phone Number: (541) 298-3301
City: The Dalles
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97058
Job Title: Hydro Plant Operator
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Operations
Posting Start Date: May 1, 2016
Salary: DOE
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

This position is required to maintain an inventory of all parts and equipment at the powerhouse and provide a report to the manager annually of shortages and tool needs.  This position is also responsible for handling the day-to-day Hydro plant activities, which includes basic operations and maintenance of the powerhouse and powerhouse equipment.

This position must be available for on-call duty as required by the current operating criteria.   This duty requires the person to live within the local area and have a response time to the powerhouse of less than 30 minutes under normal travel conditions.

Experience Required:
  • Minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent experience.  Must have completed an electrical or electronics apprenticeship with a power utility, the Corps of Engineering, Bonneville Power Administration or a comparable entity.
  • Minimum of three to five (3-5) years’ experience of post apprentice hydro plant operation.   Specialized Training in Hydro Plant Operation (Operations) is a minimum requirement for this position.
  • Must have a valid, current driver’s license.
  • Should an applicant be deficient in certain educational achievements, offsetting experience may be substituted.
How to Apply:

Go to www.nwasco.com for full job description and instructions for applying.

Posting End Date: May 31, 2016