Operator/Technician II or I: This position operates and maintains the gas turbine generating unit, all electrical and electronic equipment, and other plant facilities at the Culbertson Generation Station (CGS). Basin Electric Power Cooperative (BEPC) operates and maintains the CGS, a gas fired peaking station near Culbertson, MT. This position may also be assigned to work at and support the Lonesome Creek Station located near Watford City, ND and the Pioneer Generation Station near Williston, ND. These stations operate to meet electric power demands. This position is identified as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) related position, which may allow physical and/or logical access to Bulk Electric System (BES) cyber related assets or systems.
Operator/Technician II: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have electrical, instrument, mechanical, or operational knowledge at a level obtained through completion of a two-year degree in electrical, instrumentation and control, mechanical, or a related Plant Operations program and three years of electrical, instrument, mechanical, or industrial or coal-based power plant operational experience; or a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or HSED) and five years of electrical, instrument, mechanical, or industrial or coal-based power plant operational experience. Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook is required. Within one year, the incumbent must obtain the training and testing necessary to become qualified to perform switching orders and qualified for pipeline operations and maintenance. Background and experience with process control systems is required. A valid driver’s license is required.
Operator/Technician I: To perform effectively in this position, the incumbent must have electrical, instrument, mechanical, or operational knowledge at a level obtained through the completion of a two-year degree in electrical, instrumentation and control, mechanical, or a related plant operations program; or a high school diploma or equivalent (GED or HSED) and two years of electrical, instrument, mechanical, or industrial or coal-based power plant operational experience. The incumbent must be able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills; be proficient with personal computers and Microsoft Word and Outlook; and must have a valid driver’s license.
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