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Associated Electric Cooperative, Inc. Power Plant Operations and Maintenance Coordinator in Pryor, Oklahoma

Discover a POWERful career at Associated Electric! Our organization offers challenging and rewarding work with career development and internal mobility opportunities - all within a family friendly and community centric culture. Our purpose is simple - to provide safe, reliable and affordable energy for our member-owners. At Associated Electric, one of the largest electric cooperatives in the nation, opportunities to gain valuable experience and contribute new ideas in an ever-changing industry are endless.

Associated Electric is looking for a Power Plant Operations and Maintenance Coordinator, Combined Cycle Facilities! In this role, you will be an integral part of our Gas Plant Operations team, contributing to the delivery of reliable and affordable energy to our member-owners. This role ensures the power plant is operated in a safe, reliable, and economic manner, by effectively communicating with Power Production departments and operations and maintenance teams to facilitate overall gas plant operations.

If you are dedicated to career development, value a family-friendly atmosphere, and want to be part of a community-centric culture, this position is tailored for you. Join us and discover a POWERful career that will stretch your abilities and keep you engaged!

What You’ll Be doing:

  • Will be the onsite representative Associated Electric at a combined cycle power plant currently operated and maintained by Siemens Energy.

  • Track and manage O&M costs and unplanned maintenance activities

  • Track Human Performance, Safety, and Environmental incidents

  • Review and verify monthly operations data and reports

  • Coordinate activities such as outages, testing and site visits between the plant and Associated Electric headquarters.

  • Ensure alignment with safety, environmental, and NERC goals

  • Develop and administer yearly plant budget

  • Provide coverage at Simple Cycle sites, on occasion.

  • Ensure adherence to established practices for optimal plant operation and maintenance

What You’ll Need:

  • Possess a Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering field or equivalent operating and maintenance experience

  • Strong technical background in power generation, especially in combined cycle operations

  • Experience with Combustion Turbines, Steam Turbines, HRSG, Balance of Plant, and Distributed Control Systems technology

  • Possess detailed knowledge of key plant systems, i.e. water, steam, lubricating and hydraulic fluids, medium and high voltage, condensing/cooling water, hydrogen

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to carry out day to day functions with limited supervision

As an employer of choice and a certified Great Place to Work, Associated provides employees competitive compensation, 401k with an employer match, health, paid leave for family planning (including adoption), paid disability leave and other benefits. We support employees in their journey to physical, financial, emotional, and social well-being and we encourage employees to enjoy time away with Paid Time Off, paid holidays and volunteerism in community events. Associated’s culture includes workforce flexibility options with opportunities for personal and professional growth including tuition reimbursement and development planning resources. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!

To learn more and apply for a position, please visit . You will be able to upload additional applicant documents (i.e. resume, cover letter). AECI is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment. Please contact us if you require assistance in filling out an application. Individuals with disabilities should request reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act prior to an appointment.

External Job Posting: 2/12/24

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Discover a POWERful opportunity at Associated Electric Cooperative.About 910,000 homes, farms and businesses count on their rural electric cooperatives to deliver electricity 24/7. And they do with power from Associated Electric, the wholesale power supplier to six regional generation and transmission cooperatives (G&Ts) that serve 51 local electric cooperatives in Missouri, southeast Iowa and northeast Oklahoma. Each employee at Associated Electric plays a part in providing economic and reliable power to member-owners. Associated employs about 700 people full time at one Arkansas and three Missouri locations, offering employment opportunities across a wide spectrum of technical, operational and professional disciplines. The cooperative is committed to employees and provides a competitive compensation and benefit package, as well as opportunities for personal and professional development. Associated Electric has many strengths: tremendous generation and transmission assets; a strong balance sheet; and a dedicated, talented workforce. If you are ready to work with a company whose financial position and credit ratings continue to be among the best in the country and in a work environment where leaders truly care about the well-being of the workforce, you have come to the right place.