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Power Generation Technician – GE 1.5 MW Wind Turbines

  • Full Time
  • Kodiak, Alaska
  • $56.63 per hour
  • Posting End Date: December 31, 2022

Website Kodiak Electric Association, Inc.

Wage or Salary:
$56.63 per hour

Power Generation Technician – GE 1.5 MW Wind Turbines, Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. (KEA) in Kodiak, Alaska.  This full-time union position will troubleshoot, repair and maintain electrical equipment and instrumentation associated with the Power Generation Department of KEA, including GE 1.5 MW wind turbines, Flywheel energy storage system (FESS), Battery energy storage system (BESS), and diesel electric generators, and will perform general power plant and facility maintenance.

An appropriate vocational degree, Electrical Certificate of Fitness, or certified OEM Trained is required.  Note:  Applications and resumes need to include degree, fitness card, or OEM certification.  Experience in Power Plant Maintenance is desired.  Must have knowledge of electrical maintenance and operation of diesel engines, hydroelectric turbines, and generators.  Must have full knowledge of lockout/tagout procedures, dispatch switching order procedures, log maintenance programs, air systems, water systems, fuel and oil systems, hydraulics systems, and tools.

KEA offers an excellent comprehensive NRECA and IBEW benefits package.  Signing bonus/relocation assistance offered.  Alaska does not have a state income tax.

Visit www.kodiakelectric.com for a complete job description and application.  Email Nancy B. Sweeney, Human Resources, at nbsweeney@kodiak.coop for more information.  This position is open until filled.  This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Additional Information:

Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. (KEA) is a progressive and innovative standalone generation, transmission and distribution electric cooperative located on spectacular Kodiak Island in the Gulf of Alaska, 252 air miles southwest of Anchorage, serving approximately 6,000 meters with 388 miles of line.  The cooperative is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and in 2021, our renewable portfolio of hydro and wind generated 99.4% of our power.

Kodiak Island has breathtaking pristine scenic beauty, is a sportsman's paradise, and offers numerous fishing, hunting, and recreational activities.  This is the land of wild King Salmon, Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, Halibut, and the great Kodiak Brown Bear.  Approximately two-thirds of the island is National Wildlife Refuge.  The Port of Kodiak is consistently ranked as one of the top four fishing ports in the United States.  Alaska's Emerald Island has a mild, ever changing maritime climate.

To apply for this job please visit www.kodiakelectric.com.