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Job opening: Power Plant Operator

Salary: $58 per hour
Relocation: YES
Published at: Feb 16 2024
Employment Type: Full-time
Reclamation is seeking a career professional looking for an opportunity to capitalize on their expertise as a Power Plant Operator. You can make a difference in the West by assisting in meeting increasing water demands while protecting the environment. Duty Location: Clark County, Nevada

Duties

This position serves as a Journey Level Powerplant Operator in the Powerplant Group, located at the Hoover Dam. The purpose of this position is to operate control boards, exciters, disconnects, power circuit breakers, load and voltage control equipment, and signal systems at all locations. Position is also responsible for all station air and water facilities, waterway inspections, and associated auxiliary equipment. The duties of the Journey Level Powerplant Operator include: Operating control boards, exciters, disconnects, power circuit breakers, load and voltage control equipment, and signal systems at all locations. Operating high and low tension disconnect switches and places and removes protective tags/locks in all substations, switchyards, and generating stations. Operating all equipment in the powerhouses, central section, dam, and associated structures as directed by the Control Center Operator including starting, stopping, synchronizing, and condensing generators; transmission line breakers; 120/480/2400VAC station service switchgear and lighting systems; large gates and valves to maintain proper river flow and for watering or unwatering penstocks, scroll cases, and draft tubes; transferring lubricating and transformer oil; draining and filling transformers, generator unit bearings, and governor oil systems. Performing periodic inspections of switchyards and associated equipment including bus structures, wave traps, insulators, motor operated disconnects/circuit interrupters, bushings, power circuit breakers, and air compressors; turbines, generators, and associated equipment such as valves, bearings, exciters, lubricating pumps, and governors; greasing systems; domestic water systems; and air system equipment. Monitoring and adjusting equipment in a safe, efficient, error free manner as required to meet plant operational needs. Completing operating reports, duty sheets, and assigned preventative maintenance tasks. Assumes an active role in the Operations Training Program to ensure Powerplant Operator Apprentices and other personnel receive proper technical training in the control systems and all other plant equipment.

Requirements

Qualifications

Your application materials must demonstrate sufficient experience and training to perform the duties of this position without more than normal supervision. Qualifications will be determined on the basis of information submitted within your resume and responses to the assessment questions. For information about qualifications for Federal Wage System positions please, visit OPM. Minimum qualifications for trades and labor positions are determined by evaluation of job elements. You must meet at least 2 points on the screen-out element(s) and obtain an average of at least 2 points on all of the job elements in order to be considered qualified for this position. This is not a trainee position - your resume must reflect experience as a journey level operator - Journey level is defined as 4 years or more of experience in power generation such as that in a power plant or engine room setting. Experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work done through National Service programs (e.g., Peace Corps, AmeriCorps) and other organizations (e.g., professional; philanthropic; religious; spiritual; community, student, social). Volunteer work helps build critical competencies, knowledge, and skills and can provide valuable training and experience that translates directly to paid employment. You will receive credit for all qualifying experience, including volunteer experience. You must meet all Eligibility and Qualification requirements, if applicable, by 03/01/2024.

Education

This position does not allow substituting education for experience.

Contacts

  • Address Lower Colorado Basin Bureau of Reclamation PO Box 60400 Boulder City, NV 89006 US
  • Name: Jennifer Santiago
  • Phone: 702-293-0000
  • Email: [email protected]

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