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Auxiliary Operator ($63,000 - $70,000)

Company: Muscatine Power and Water
Location: Muscatine
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Purpose
Maintain generation equipment in a safe, environmentally responsible, and efficient manner, allowing for the operation of the units as needed.
Specific Responsibilities

Qualifications
Knowledge
1. High school graduate or equivalent.
2. Graduate of an accredited Power Generation training program preferred.
3. Prior work experience in large commercial power generation operations group or comparable heavy industrial process experience preferred.
4. Basic understanding of mechanical and electrical concepts and be able to advance knowledge and understanding in both areas.
5. Basic familiarity with electronic and pneumatic controls beneficial.
Skills
1. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with all audiences, including customers.
2. Excellent interpersonal and listening skills, with ability to build productive professional relationships and promote a team atmosphere.
3. Proficiency with use of computers, including email, calendar, Internet browsers, and the Microsoft Office suite of products at a basic level.
4. Strong mechanical/ technical troubleshooting, problem identification, analysis, and operating skills.
Abilities
1. Ability to work as part of a team, either as team leader or a member of a team.
2. Ability to drive results and ensure work is accomplished properly, safely, and in a timely manner.
3. Ability to work independently, effectively prioritize work, manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and adjust work priorities as needed to meet department/organizational objectives.
4. Must be able to work under stress and accept responsibility.
5. Must have mechanical aptitude and be comfortable working with power tools of all sizes, fork trucks, and high-pressure water washing equipment.
6. Ability to develop, read, and interpret drawings, schematics, specifications, and technical manuals.
7. Ability to distinguish colors.
Other Position Requirements
1. Must possess a valid driver's license.
2. Must be able to work 12-hour swing shifts.
3. Must be able to attend work on a regular basis, work overtime as needed.
4. Must maintain a method of communication to be contacted by MP&W outside normal work hours.
Work Environment
1. Work environment is primarily in an industrial coal-fired power plant.
2. Must be able to climb ladders, climb continual flights of stairs, and walk on open grating at high elevations is required. Work is performed indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions.
3. Must be able to perform the following regular and repeated physical tasks: shoveling, lifting, pulling, pushing, rodding, jackhammering, moving trash pumps, etc.
4. Must be able to comply with the requirements of the Respiratory Protection Program.
5. Must be able to become certified in CPR while in the position.
6. Must comply with all safety and site rules at all locations.

Keywords: Muscatine Power and Water, Davenport , Auxiliary Operator ($63,000 - $70,000), Other , Muscatine, Iowa

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