Power Generation Technician – Terror Lake Hydroelectric Facility

Company Name: Kodiak Electric Association, Inc.
Phone Number: (907) 486-7700
City: Kodiak
State/Provence: Alaska
Zip: 99615
Job Title: Power Generation Technician – Terror Lake Hydroelectric Facility
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Hydro Services
Posting Start Date: July 20, 2017
Salary: $48.59
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) is seeking to fill the position of Power Generation Technician at the Terror Lake Hydroelectric Facility on Kodiak Island. The Facility is in a remote Alaska site location that is accessible only by plane or boat from Kodiak.  This position lives and works in a camp environment with on-site housing provided, and will work two weeks on, two weeks off shift of twelve (12)-hour days.

KEA is a progressive and innovative stand-alone 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 348 miles of distribution line.  The cooperative is recognized as an industry leader in implementing sustainable, renewable energy solutions with environmental stewardship, and in 2016, our renewable portfolio of hydro and wind generated 99.7% of our power.

Kodiak Island has breath-taking pristine scenic beauty, is a sportsman’s paradise, and offers numerous fishing, hunting, and recreational activities.  This is the land of wild Sockeye Salmon, Silver Salmon, King Salmon, 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 three fishing ports in the U.S.  Alaska’s Emerald Island has a mild, ever-changing maritime climate.

Alaska does not have a state income tax.  In October of 2016, every eligible resident received a dividend of $1,022, their share of the money from the sale of oil pumped out of the ground in Alaska.

KEA offers an excellent salary and comprehensive combined NRECA and IBEW benefits packages.  This position is open until filled.

Experience Required:

An appropriate vocational degree, Electrical Certificate of Fitness, or certified OEM Trained is required.  Experience in Power Plant Maintenance is desired.  Must have knowledge of electrical maintenance and operation of diesel engines, hydroelectric turbines, and generators.

How to Apply:

Visit www.kodiakelectric.com for a complete job description and application documents. Contact Nancy B. Sweeney, Human Resources, Kodiak Electric Association, Inc. for more information:  Email: nbsweeney@kodiak.coop or Phone 907.486.7709.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Posting End Date: September 17, 2017