Responsibility may vary depending on step-grade level of position. Function may include: cleaning of plant buildings and grounds; operating machinery and equipment such as trucks, fork lifts, loaders, backhoes; assisting journeymen in the performance of hands-on maintenance and operations tasks.
REQUIRED JOB QUALIFICATIONS
Education and Training
Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge, Skills, and Ability:
Must be able to demonstrate that he/she can perform all of the essential functions of the position.
Must pass all required Tri-State testing.
Must have and maintain a current, valid driver’s license.
Must reside within a one hour reporting time to the Escalante Generating Station.
Must be willing and able to work different work schedules, rotating shifts including weekends and holidays and subject to “on call” status (availability) at management discretion.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical demands: The work requires extensive walking, climbing, crawling, bending, and working in awkward positions. A substantial amount of standing, walking, climbing reaching overhead, bending and squatting is required. Also involves heavy work requiring lifting or exerting pressure in excess of 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally. Vision requirements include the ability to differentiate between colors, see instrument read-outs, charts, gauges, and alarm windows.
Mental demands: Must be able to hear alarms and timers and differentiate between the different normal and abnormal noises, sounds and alarms found in the operation of a power plant.
Work Environment: Involves working in high or confined places/spaces and exposure to extremes of temperature, noise, dust, and fumes. May also be exposed to electrical risks common to working around power plant high voltage equipment. Frequent exposure to outdoor conditions, high heat, dust, chemicals, loud noises, rotating machinery and other conditions found in a coal fired power plant.
How to Apply:
Tri-State: Join the people behind the power. Tri-State recognizes the value of a highly-engaged and committed workforce and provides an excellent benefits program that includes medical, dental, retirement and life insurance. Please visit our careers site at www.tristategt.org/careers/for more details.
Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is a wholesale electric power supplier owned by the 43 electric cooperatives that it serves. Tri-State generates and transmits electricity to its member systems throughout a 200,000 square-mile service territory across Colorado, Nebraska, New Mexico and Wyoming.
Serving approximately 1.5 million consumers, Tri-State was founded in 1952 by its member systems to provide a reliable, cost-based supply of electricity. Headquartered in Westminster, Colo., about 1,500 people are employed by Tri-State throughout its four-state service area.
Tri-State's power is generated through a combination of owned baseload and peaking power plants that use coal and natural gas as their primary fuels, supplemented by purchased power, federal hydroelectricity allocations and renewable resource technologies. Tri-State delivers power to its members through a transmission system that includes substation facilities, telecommunications sites and over 5000 miles of high voltage transmission lines.