Power Plant Shift Operator

Company Name: U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers
Phone Number: (541) 937-2131
City: Lowell
State/Provence: Oregon
Zip: 97452
Job Title: Power Plant Shift Operator
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Operations
Posting Start Date: July 19, 2017
Salary: $45.58
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Days

Serve as the senior hydro-station operator in direct charge on a shift, responsible for the operation of a hydroelectric powerhouse with six to nine generating units, including remotely controlled units, and consist of adjunct operating facilities such as a navigation lock, fish facilities, spillways, remotely controlled powerhouses, regulating outlets, remote flood control structures and related equipment. During other than day shifts, and on weekends and holidays, is the senior employee at the project and serves as the Project Manager’s representative. The principal duty station is the project control room where the communication systems are located and from this command center operates, controls, coordinates and directs the operation of the project. Routinely makes or directs inspections to insure that established operating procedures are being followed and also to make first-hand evaluation of emergency situations which arise. Perform and direct work in accordance with current work practices as established and modified and assumes responsibilities for completion of work tasks in a manner which will insure safety of self, others and equipment.

Experience Required:

You will be evaluated on the basis of your level of competency (knowledge, skills, abilities) in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of Equipment, Assembly, Installation, Repair, Etc.
  • Operation of Power Generation Project Equipment
  • Technical practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)
  • Use of Measuring Instruments
  • Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specifications, etc. (other than blueprint reading)
  • Dexterity and Safety


How to Apply:

HOW TO APPLY: Apply on-line at www.usajobs.gov

Job announcement number: WTHE171768091986560



POSITION POSTING DATES:   7/19/17–7/28/17

Posting End Date: July 28, 2017