Hydroelectric Facility Operator

The person in this position is responsible for the operation and maintenance of our hydroelectric power plant facilities. Rotating on-call responsibilities will be part of this position.


  • Daily operation of power plant equipment including daily logs, preventive maintenance tasks, and reporting requirements
  • Periodic preventive maintenance and inspection of plant equipment and facilities
  • Participate in major and minor facility repairs and upgrades. Aid in budget preparation.
  • Coordinate, schedule and participate with subcontractors, equipment service work, inspections and overhaul activities as required.
  • Ensure compliance with company, industry, and regulatory safety standards and procedures


  • Demonstrated mechanical and/or electrical skills as applied to turbines, generators, large diesel engines, compressors, pumps, motors, valves and related equipment and systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to interpret instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Knowledge of operation of power plant systems and equipment, principles of rotating equipment, and appropriate safety procedures
  • Basic computer skills (Windows, Word, Outlook)
  • Ability to respond to emergency calls
  • Familiarity with CMMS tasks
  • Ability to solve practical problems and provide applicable solutions. Must be able to work independently in areas of expertise
  • Ability to frequently climb ladders and enter confined spaces; climb to and work from elevated platforms, ladders and walkways; lift up to 50 pounds from the floor to the waist
CO2 Neutral