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Petersburg Municipal Power and Light has an opening for the position of Power Generation Mechanic/Operator. This is a regular full-time position, with a starting hourly rate of $42.77 for PERS Tier 1-3 employees or $41.06 for PERS Tier 4.
This position performs maintenance and repairs on diesel generator sets and hydro generators, including maintenance, record keeping and periodic testing of fuel, water and oil samples. Performs minor repair work including carpentry, welding and pipe fitting; performs a variety of other skilled or semi-skilled tasks to accomplish maintenance of electric department facilities and equipment. This position is also responsible for data collection, surveillance and monitoring of the Crystal Lake Dam and Blind Slough Hydroelectric facility. Must possess current and insurable Commercial Driver’s License, Class A or B, or have the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. For a full job description and application, please go to www.petersburgak.gov. To apply, please email a completed application and background packet to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax to (907)772-3759, or hand deliver to the main office at 12 South Nordic Drive.
For a complete job description click here: https://www.petersburgak.gov/sites/default/files/fileattachments/human_resources/page/17888/power_generation_mechanic-operator_2021.pdf
Applications and background packets are available at: https://www.petersburgak.gov/hr/page/employment-opportunities
Do you like to hunt and fish, almost right outside your front door? Do you like clean air, clean water and an incredible sense of community? Petersburg, Alaska might be right for you. Located in Southeast Alaska, our Borough of approximately 3,100 people has career jobs, moderate temperatures and a lifestyle that is second to none. If you worry about amenities, Petersburg has it all. A quality critical access Medical Center, Health Clinic, Gold Medal school system, and convenient daily air service from Alaska Airlines, Alaska Seaplanes and others. The Alaska Marine Highway system ferry stops in Petersburg going both north and south, and our three harbors provide plenty of room for your personal watercraft of choice. Whether it is a commercial fishing vessel, a recreational sport fishing boat, or a jet boat for going up the Stikine River, Petersburg can fit your needs. Go to www.petersburgak.gov for more information.
SOUTHEAST ALASKA POWER AGENCY (SEAPA)
|JOB TITLE||Control Systems Engineer||REPORTS TO||Chief Executive Officer|
|LOCATION||All SEAPA Facilities||FSLA Status||Exempt (Staff Position)|
|SALARY||$98,357 – $133,071 annually||SCHEDULE||
Standard 5 days/week
- Exciting new hybrid position with an agile regional G&T located in scenic Southeast, Alaska
- Integral part of core management team
- Maintains a wide variety of PLC control systems, SCADA, and communications
The base location for this position is SEAPA Headquarters in Ketchikan, Alaska. Job duties will include travel to all SEAPA facilities.
The Control Systems Engineer maintains control systems, performs project management, and provides technical expertise to ensure the continued safe and reliable operation of SEAPA assets. This is a hybrid position that supports a wide variety of hydropower generation and transmission control systems. The successful applicant will possess a broad range of knowledge, skills, and experience in areas such as SCADA, PLC-based power plant controls, governors, turbines, auxiliaries, relays, RTU’s, networking and communications equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
- Maintains PLC-based control systems and communications interfaces required to reliably operate SEAPA’s generation and transmission facilities (programming, I/O configuration, scaling, alarming).
- Responsible for SCADA HMI configuration, graphical development, data historian, trending, OS patches, and security.
- Configures and maintains networking equipment (firewalls, routers, switches, VLAN, encryption, TCP/IP, UDP, VPN).
- Supports protective relay maintenance and testing, and remote terminal units (RTU’s).
- Maintains security elements (facilities, networks, risk modeling/remediation, intrusion monitoring).
- Optimizes control systems (generators, turbines, auxiliary equipment, batteries, etc.).
- Integrates new equipment (design, configuration, testing, implementation).
- Performs routine control systems maintenance, updates, and upgrades.
- Supplements information technology (IT) technical resources.
- Troubleshoots problems, conducts root cause analysis, and implements engineered solutions.
- Proactively manages all facets of assigned projects from concept through project close-out. Ensures scope, schedule, and budget are clearly defined and objectives are met.
- Provides project management support to others (develops wiring diagrams, layout drawings, and engineering specifications for system modifications).
- Maintains positive and supportive working relationships, providing guidance and instruction to less experienced personnel.
- Provides off-hour support for emergencies and major system events.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor of Science degree in a related Engineering discipline is required.
- Additional education and/or certifications in project management, control systems, instrumentation, electronics, and data communications are highly desirable.
- Valid Alaska driver’s license (may be secured following recruitment if candidate is relocating from another state).
- Must be a team player, self-motivated, and exhibit professional skills that reflect well on SEAPA.
- Minimum five (5) years of electric utility experience installing, maintaining, troubleshooting, and repairing control systems and data communications equipment. Hydro experience preferred.
- Strong ability to maintain control systems, including programming and implementation of complex SCADA and critical infrastructure communications equipment.
- Ability to quickly learn site-specific applications and system control concepts.
- Thorough understanding of electrical generation and transmission equipment.
- Practical knowledge of instrumentation control theory, electrical theory, networking, and security principles.
- Advanced ability to interpret electrical and control drawings and schematics.
- Experience with Schweitzer multifunction relays, GE PLC equipment, and Cisco switches.
- Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills.
- Good documentation and technical writing skills.
- Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
- Telemetry (modbus, DNP, serial RS-232 / RS-485, RTU, I/O).
- Telecom (VoIP, POTS, DDS, T1, etc.).
- Fiber Optics (OTDR, Maintenance, etc.).
- Ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Ability to speak English clearly and hear well when communicating over the telephone, radios, and in person.
- Physically able to walk, climb stairs, climb ladders more than 100 feet, and lift up to 60 lbs.
- Ability to safely traverse uneven, wet, slippery, challenging terrain.
- Work in different types of personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Work indoors in an industrial power plant environment.
- Occasional work outdoors and exposure to all seasonal weather conditions.
- Occasionally work around and over water.
- Occasionally required to work in elevated positions.
- Travel in fixed wing aircraft, helicopters, and boats.
- Risk of exposure to energized equipment, noise, rotating machinery, falling from heights and other hazards associated with remote field work or an industrial setting.
- Exposure to indigenous wildlife.
To apply online, visit: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/seapahydro/jobs/1828135-17612
This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract for employment. SEAPA reserves the right to revise or change duties and responsibilities as the need arises. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skill and abilities and in no way all inclusive.
Nushagak Cooperative seeks applicants for the position of Journeyman Lineman. Minimum qualifications include: must possess a Journeyman Lineman classification and be able to possess the Alaska State Certification of fitness classification for Journeyman Lineman within one (1) year from the date of hire. Must have and maintain a CDL license.
Salary range is $35.94/hr. – $46.00/hr. DOE. A detailed job description and application is available at the Cooperative’s headquarters in Dillingham, on our website at www.nushtel.com, or at the Alaska job center. If interested, please submit an application and resume to the address below. Position open until filled.
P.O. Box 350
Dillingham, AK 99576
This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Requirements include but are not limited to: Experience working on energized overhead and underground construction, operation and maintenance in transmission, substation and distribution systems. Applicants must have or be able to obtain a valid Alaska CDL driver’s license, provide and maintain an insurable driving record and have a current First Aid/CPR certification. Applicants must be a high school graduate or have a GED. Applicants must have completed an apprentice lineman program and have a current Journeyman Lineman card. Applicants must be available for emergency call outs and overtime as required.
Naknek Electric Association is located in the Southwest region of Alaska which is home to the largest commercial wild sockeye salmon fishery in the world and unparalleled sports fishing and hunting. Our surrounding landscape is known for its abundant fish and wildlife, including salmon, bear, moose, caribou, walrus and whales. The Bristol Bay region has a rich rural history and culture, and also host five national parks and wildlife refuges and several designated wilderness areas.
Application packets may be emailed or faxed upon request and can also be picked up at the NEA office in Naknek, Alaska. To request an application packet or for further information please call: Dianne King , General Manager at 907-246-4261, or e-mail DianneK@naknekelectric.com.
Position: Maintenance Technician
Location: Anchorage, AK
Wage Range: 5-9
Supervisor: Manager, Operations
This position will organize, assist, direct and perform construction work on-site required to serve member villages with electrical energy through a diesel generation and distribution system. Instruct power plant operators during the operations and maintenance period in use of equipment, methods and safe practices involved in construction. Correct operational problems and perform maintenance and repair on the distribution system and power plants. Maintain good relations with the village council and member-owners and build their understanding and confidence in AVEC’s value, mission and goals.
High School Diploma, or equivalent
2+ Years of Diesel and Electrical experience
Travel Requirement: 75+%
This job involves intermittent stressful situations arising out of multicultural communities located in remote Alaskan sites in which resources are often not consistent with apparent on-site practical needs. This position is directly responsible for the Construction activities in all AVEC locations, and, as such, the position is a high stress position, demanding that the employee filling the position be able to respond to inquiries regarding construction quickly and accurately, while maintaining a consistently professional and calm emotional demeanor. In this respect, the job may require:
- Consistently long hours on both a daily and weekly basis;
- Intermittent trips (travel up to 75+% of the time) to remote Alaska villages located in extreme climatic conditions and inaccessible by commercial carriers;
- Intermittent subsistence lifestyle in remote arctic villages while involved in on-site review of electrical facilities, which lifestyle may require sleeping in industrial facilities in locations without beds, preparation of one’s own meals, and general lack of amenities common to commercial public accommodations;
- Intermittent stressful work conditions in which the employee is required to exercise significant discretion in judgment, as well as a consistently calm emotional demeanor during times of high conflict;
- Intermittent on-site review by travel on foot, all-terrain vehicles, pickup trucks, open boats, single engine aircraft, and other available on-site transportation in remote arctic villages and environs for the purpose of inspecting facilities.
AVEC provides a stellar benefit package and a competitive salary, salary is DOE. Standard pre-employment drug and alcohol screening are required. Submit completed application and resume to Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, Inc., 4831 Eagle Street, Anchorage, AK 99503-7497. Applications are available at our website : email@example.com
Position is open until filled.