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Power Plant Shift Operator

  • Full Time
  • Trail, Ore.
  • Salary: $54.15 per hour
  • Posting End Date: October 15, 2021


Wage or Salary:
$54.15 per hour

Operation of a hydroelectric powerhouse with 2 generating units.

Operate remotely controlled units, and adjunct operating facilities such as a 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 make or direct 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.

Serve as the senior employee at the project and serves as the Project Manager’s representative during other than day shifts, and on weekends, and holidays.

Additional Information:

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Appointment may be subject to a suitability or fitness determination, as determined by a completed background investigation.
This position is subject to a pre-employment occupational physical examination, and annual examination thereafter to ensure the continued required level of physical health, fitness, and ability to perform the duties.
This position is subject to a pre-employment drug test screening, and random testing thereafter.
This position requires shift work to provide coverage on evenings, weekends, holidays, or special situations. Employee shifts are rotated on a regularly scheduled basis.
This position requires a valid state driver's license.
This position requires moderate to heavy lifting of up to 45 pounds.


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