Alliant Energy T-Maintenance Technician - Mechanical/Combustion Turbine Technician in Beloit, Wisconsin

3641BRJob Responsibilities:

  • Performs combustion turbine operations, combined cycle, HRSG, steam generator, inspections and maintenance in a safe and efficient manner adhering to all corporate and company guidelines to ensure compliance with all city, state, and federal regulations.

  • Participates in job safety briefings, safety tailgate sessions, safety reviews and safety observations.

  • Observes, operates and initiates repairs to the combustion turbine, combined cycle, HRSG, steam generator and related equipment.

  • Maintain an accurate operating log of all equipment and performs preventive maintenance.

  • Maintains, operates and repairs water treatment systems. Receives and unloads acid and caustic trucks. Troubleshoots and repairs the water treatment systems controls and valves. Maintain optimum water treatment systems performance.

  • Calibrates and repairs recording and indicating instrumentation.

  • Maintains water treatment systems. Performs tests and reports data on waste treatment systems.

  • Maintains performance monitoring and control equipment. Monitors gas and steam turbine performance. Keeps testing records as assigned.

  • Maintains warehouse, orders supplies as needed.

  • Performs regular inspections of gas and steam turbines and auxiliary equipment utilizing Maximo. Participates during overhauls of all related plant equipment.

  • Performs the mechanical and basic electrical and basic instrument and control troubleshooting, maintaining, repairing, cleaning, inspecting and constructing of equipment and systems for the generation facility.

  • Operates and/or obtains information from various mechanical devices used to support specific equipment diagnostics or work activities; gathers, interprets and logs data.

  • Is proficient in the use of machine tools and various hand powered tools as job needs dictate.

  • Performs various welding activities that produce safe and reliable repairs and construction.

  • Operates mobile and heavy equipment to perform maintenance tasks.

  • Performs various welding activities.

  • Supports safety, plant reliability, productivity, and plant efficiency improvements by participating in various continuous improvement activities.

  • Performs all work according to established procedures and safety practices.

  • Performs various generating plant and shop area housekeeping functions.

  • Performs other duties which are similar, related, or incidental to this position.

Requisition ID:3641BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Beloit, WI Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:We are currently recruiting for four experienced T-Maintenance Technician – Mechanical/Combustion Turbine Technicians to join our team in Beloit, WI which is centrally located between Chicago, Milwaukee and Madison.

Position Summary:

In this role, you will perform a variety of work connected with the operations, inspections and maintenance of combustion turbine, combined cycle, HRSG, and steam generator sites. As well as performing varied mechanical, basic electrical and basic control and instrument maintenance activities and other duties necessary to maintain the generation facility to which they are assigned.

Work will be performed under the general supervision of a salaried Manager, Supervisor, or Master of Combustion Turbine Technician as assigned.

  • For this position once you are fully trained, your pay will start at $39.90/hour and you will earn step increases up to $41.52/hour in this role.

  • This position requires the applicant to live within 60 minutes of the assigned headquarters. (Relocation expense eligibility may be considered.)

Riverside Generating Station Overview:

This is the initial wave of hiring for expanding the staff of an existing 675 Megawatt plant. The existing facility is a 2 x 1 natural gas fired combined cycle with two (2) frame 7FA GE Gas turbines and a Siemens steam turbine. Riverside Energy Center is located on a 315-acre campus with an attached 2MW solar facility and Alliant Energy’s Southern Operations Center. There are an additional 5 natural gas fired peaking gas turbines totaling 200 Megawatts run by the staff.

A new 700 Megawatt 2 x 1 natural gas fired combined cycle plant with two (2) frame 7FA.05 GE Gas Turbines and a GE steam turbine is currently under construction and will be in service by 2020. The new facility will add an additional 90 acres and 2.3 Megawatts worth of solar to the existing energy center footprint.

The resulting two power blocks will be operated as one staff with maintenance technicians working at both facilities.

This position will be involved with startup and commissioning of the new plant in addition to operating the existing plant. However, this is NOT a temporary or solely commissioning position.

There will be other positions posted in the near future at this facility for Operations, Water Treatment, and Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance. To be notified of these openings visit our website at to set up a Search Agent to be notified once they are posted.

What sets this opportunity apart? As an employee in our generation division, you will work in a stable industry that has the potential for job growth. We offer:

  • A commitment to safety and career development

  • Excellent benefits and a competitive pay rate

  • A supportive union environment

  • An inclusive environment for all employees

Job Category:Power Plant Maintenance Job Qualifications:

Experience Required:

  • You must meet one of the following bullets to be qualified for this position:

  • Two years mechanical technical college or equivalency

  • Four year experience in mechanical trade or completed apprenticeship

  • Two years of Combustion Turbine maintenance experience

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license

Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems

  • Proven ability to work on delicate equipment

  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate work and work with others

  • Strong sense of personal and technical responsibility

  • Possess necessary skills in basic electrical and instrument and control

  • Ability to work from blueprints, diagrams, drawings, and specifications

  • Knowledge of plant operations and systems; demonstrated ability to solve problems

  • Developed skills in machining

  • Knowledge of theory and skill in welding

  • Knowledge of company safety rules

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job

  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work environment.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Energize your future and apply today at

Posting Title:T-Maintenance Technician - Mechanical/Combustion Turbine TechnicianTalent Gateway Posting Details:In this challenging role, you will perform a variety of work connected with the operations, inspections and maintenance of combustion turbine, combined cycle, HRSG, and steam generator sites. Apply by 3/23/18.