Power Delivery, Power Development, Power Production
The EI&C Technician is responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance of all power plant controls and instrumentation; including motors, UPS and DC battery systems, controllers and transmitters. Responsibilities include inspection, repair and maintenance of the DCS and PLC’s, calibration of plant instrumentation and controllers. Assist with boiler and plant control loop tuning. Responsibilities also include training the Plant Operators and Plant Technicians on control and instrumentation maintenance. May be involved with equipment modification, fabrication, and installation when assigned to a project.
Must be competent and capable to perform all the duties in accordance with the qualifications outlined in the Personnel Qualifications Checklist (PQC) program for EI&C Technician.
Four years’ experience in maintenance and operations of a coal-fired power plant or related industrial facility preferred.
Minimum of five years industrial, instrumentation/control experience.
Experience with ABB Digital Control Systems (DCS) preferred.
Completed EI&C Technician PQC preferred.
PQC completion is required in order to obtain regular status.
About Golden Valley Electric Association
Golden Valley Electric Association is a member-owned electric cooperative that has been serving Interior Alaska residents since 1946. GVEA has nearly 300 employees and is the third largest electric utility in Alaska, serving nearly 100,000 residents in Fairbanks, North Pole, Delta Junction, Nenana, Healy, Denali National Park and Cantwell. Among GVEA’s members are three military bases, two gold mines and an oil refinery. Golden Valley operates and maintains over 3,200 miles of transmission and distribution lines including 35 substations and 8 generating facilities. GVEA has the most diversified fuel mix of electric utilities in the state: coal, oil, wind, solar, as well as hydro from Bradley Lake near Homer and natural gas from Anchorage.