Hydroelectric Plant Operations & Maintenance Technician - BLACKSTONE, MA

Sector: Energy
Site: United States
Job Code: 1084
# of openings: 1

Description

About Kruger Energy

Kruger Energy is a fast-growing company specializing in the development and management of green and renewable energy power plants. Taking into account hydroelectric, wind power, biomass cogeneration energy plants, Kruger Inc. and Kruger Energy manage 37 production sites totalling 540 MW of installed capacity. Kruger Energy is committed to developing its projects in keeping with the life goals of communities and with respect for the environment. 

Its parent company, Kruger Inc., is active in such diverse industries as renewable energy, tissue products, pulp and paper, forest products, paperboard and packaging, wines and spirits, and recycling.

 

OVERVIEW

Under general supervision; operate, control and maintain turbine generator units and auxiliary equipment in hydroelectric power generating stations, to test, troubleshoot, install, repair and maintain electrical control systems and equipment in hydroelectric power generating operations. 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Operate, control and monitor hydroelectric generating units and pond levels to comply with regulatory needs while maximizing generation efficiency.
  • Test, troubleshoot and coordinate or perform repair of electrical or mechanical operational issues.
  • Utilize Maintenance Detection Routes to efficiently perform preventative maintenance to electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Ensure Operational Compliance and Environmental accountability at all facilities. 
  • Perform site checks and record data of site specific requirements.  
  • Assists with various regulatory and dam safety inspections and audits.
  • Work in a safe manner in accordance with company EH&S policy, Roadmap Program and OSHA standards.
  • Work irregular hours and respond to call outs, plus on-call responsibility 24/7.  

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduation from high school or GED required.
  • Two (2) years’ experience in hydroelectric operations or (2) years’ experience working in hydro industry in areas of civil/electrical/mechanical trades.
  • Knowledge in standard principles, methods, practices, systems, tools and equipment used to operate, monitor and control hydroelectric generating units.
  • Possession of a current, valid driver’s license issued by the state of residence.

JOB SPECIFICATION

  • Part-time position: +/- 20 hours / week

 



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