Pacific Gas And Electric Jobs – Hydro Operator

Website Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Job Description:

Hydro Operators are responsible for safely operating, monitoring, and maintaining hydro- electric equipment and facilities, which include: waterways, reservoirs, dams, and powerhouses.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Uses computer to update and modify equipment status and operations;
  • Sends, receives, and respond to computer email.
  • Use walkie-talkie (hand radios) to communication with co-workers;
  • Scan control board and computer screens to monitor and observe equipment status and operation, access by employees to remote hydro facilities, and work being performed;
  • Use phone, cell phone, radio, and face-to-face interaction to interface with supervisor, co-workers, internal departments, contractors, and vendors regarding safety, equipment installation, jobsite work, repairs, and project schedule timelines;
  • Post documents, notes, and information on communication and operational control boards.
  • Operate toggles, switches, and handles on operational control board to update and modify equipment status, operations, and access facilities;
  • Identify and request information, support, and resources to keep equipment operating and support workers at hydro facilities;
  • Serve as gatekeeper for employees and visitors wanting to access or requesting permission to work at hydro facilities;

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to work extended hours, nights, weekends and holidays, and various work schedules
  • Must be able to lift a 250 pound oil barrel a minimum of one time a day with another person or by using a handcart
  • Must possess a valid California Driver’s License
  • Ability to drive safely in all weather and road conditions
  • Must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent work experience
  • Ability to work in all types of weather extremes
  • 10 years’ experience as a power plant operator
  • Hydro Electric Generation experience
  • SCADA experience
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be able to wear company provided Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • NERC Certification
  • Working experience operating or maintaining a power generating facility
  • Familiarity with lock out tag out (LOTO)
  • PLCs, Combined Cycle, Steam, Bio Mass, and Co-Generation plant operator experience
  • 2 years working experience operating or maintaining a power generating facility

Job Details:

Company: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Storrie, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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