Education and/or Experience
Related Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) from a four-year college or university is strongly desired; Requires a minimum of eight to ten years of power plant experience, including experience with Steam Turbine Facilities or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Prior experience as a plant supervisor, project manager or lead technician is required. Completion of maintenance or mechanic technician apprenticeship or equivalent trade school education is preferred.
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals Ability to accurately and effectively write detailed reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, outside agencies or employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra, and geometry, Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Ability to read and interpret plans and specifications read and interpret electrical, mechanical and civil drawings. Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of and proficiency in using Microsoft Outlook email, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Access or other relational database software to perform job-related record keeping, job progress tracking, performance reporting, and related communications
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid California Driver’s License with a good driving record and vehicle insurance.
Other Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of electrical and mechanical theory related to power generation, maintenance and operations.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk and sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Job duties will include working in an office, in the field, machine shop, power plant(s) and the Steam Field. Occasional lifting will be required in the shop, power plants and the Steam Field.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job in the field, machine shop, power plant and Steam Field, the employee will be occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.