Avista Corp

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Posted Title Control Operator
Company/Division Avista
Salary $45.76/hr, Bargaining Unit Position
Requisition Number 18-0106
Closing Date Open Until Filled
Location Kettle Falls WA Gen Sta
City Kettle Falls
State WA
Job Description Avista has a rewarding and challenging opportunity for a Control Operator in Kettle Falls, WA. This is a position with career potential in renewable energy.

About the position:
The Control Operator is responsible for the start-up, operation and shutdown of one GE 53MW biomass steam plant and one 7MW Solar Combined Cycle Turbine using computerized monitoring devices, electrical switchgear and related auxiliary equipment in a safe and efficient manner from a central control room.

What’s in it for you?
• Industry stability and innovative company culture. We anticipate upgrades to our infrastructure and growth over the next several years offering employees new challenges in the field of renewable energy.
• Beautiful geography with plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy in the area.
• Competitive wages and generous benefits.
• Supportive team environment with opportunities for advancement.

Qualified candidates will have:
• At least five years in steam plant operations with control room experience.
• The ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts.
• Military experience may be translatable.

To Apply: Please complete an online application and attach your cover letter and resume.

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug test.

Requirements Requires at least five years in steam plant operations with control room experience. Must exhibit a capacity to handle stress and operating contingencies. Other combinations of education/experience may be considered.
  • Avista is committed to the goal of Equal Opportunity Employment and Affirmative Action. All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, sensory, mental or physical disability (unless based upon a bona fide occupational qualification), Veteran status or any other classification protected by nondiscrimination law.
  • Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here.
    Avista will make reasonable accommodation to assist a qualified person with a disability in the job application, interview process, and to perform the essential functions of the job whenever possible, where undue hardship would not be created for Avista. Please let us know if you would like assistance.
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