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Pacificorp Sr. Tech - Operations - Local 57 (Vineyard, UT - Lake Side Plant) - #111902 in VINEYARD, Utah

Sr. Tech - Operations - Local 57 (Vineyard, UT - Lake Side Plant) - #111902

Date: Apr 20, 2024

Location: VINEYARD, UT, US, 84042

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

To ensure that the Lake Side Combined Cycle Power Plant is operated and maintained in a safe and efficient manner, ensuring that all necessary routine statutory and non-statutory inspections and operational and maintenance activities are carried out and appropriate records maintained. Senior Plant Technicians will perform project leader and planning functions as part of their regular duties. Employees may be assigned to direct the work for outside vendors or assume a leadership role during a planned outage or other needs of service. Secondary duties may include maintenance activities that the employee is qualified to perform. The Currant Creek & Lake Side facilities will operate 24hrs per day 7 days per week and this position will be required to work a rotating shift pattern including weekends and holidays and will need to provide cover as and when required to maintain minimum staffing.


  • Operation of the Power Plant in a safe, efficient, and cost effective manner.

  • Develop & Implement plant operating and safety procedures

  • Control Room operations of all areas of plant within guidance laid down in station procedures or manufacturers recommendations.

  • Start up and shut down activities of the units

  • Actions required upon the receipt of plant alarms

  • Use of control and information systems provided to optimize performance and minimize plant damage

  • Release of plant & making safe for work

  • Routine inspection and operation of outside plant

  • Routine testing of plant and equipment & the upkeep of testing records

  • Monitoring & adjustment of plant water chemistry

  • Actions required under Fire and Emergency conditions as laid down in plant procedures

  • Interface with commercial and trading on the commercial dispatch of the plant.

  • Local and remote switching operations within the 345kv substation

  • Use of SAP maintenance management system to raise defects

  • Ensure budgets under their control are managed within company and site policies and are maintained within budget.

  • When appropriate manage contractors carrying out specific contract work, and ensure compliance with site instructions.

  • Undertake minor maintenance activities within the capability and skills of the individual & be willing to learn appropriate new skills.

Additional Duties:

  • Where appropriate assist other staff within the plant to carry out their duties to ensure the plant can meet its obligations to the company.

  • Be prepared to support plant activities in the interests of promoting the station and the company in the community.


•High School Diploma or GED

•Journeyman level or equivalent technical skills/qualifications (military, trade school, etc.) in one or more crafts (Mechanic, Electrician, Instrumentation & Control Technician or Control Room Operator.)*

•At Least 3 years experience in the operation and or maintenance of large generating plant or similar industrial facility or process.*

•Successfully pass a pre-employment exam which will determine applicant's knowledge and skill level of operating plant processes, electrical distribution, generation, water/steam cycles and turbine operation as one factor in the selection process.

•Effective communication skills

•Basic proficiency with computers and related software

•Demonstrated team working skills

•Must be able to work a rotating shift including weekends and holidays

•Must be available as necessary to cover for overtime, including weekends and holidays.

•Must complete a respiratory evaluation and fit test

•Must be physically able to perform the essential duties of the job

Not required, but helpful to have the following:

• Combined Cycle Experience

• Siemens Technology operational experience

a. 501FD3

b. 501F4

c. K&N Steam Turbine

d. T3000 Controls

*If candidates do not meet Minimum requirement of CRO, Auxiliary Operator will also be considered

Additional Information

Req Id: 111902

Company Code: PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Vineyard, UT (Lake Side Power Plant)

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Full-Time; Rotating Shifts

Personnel Subarea: ​ Exempt

​Hiring Range: $54.68

Benefits: Health care, retirement, paid time off, tuition assistance, paid short-term and long-term disability, paid bereavement leave. For more information, please visit:

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.

Unless otherwise required by law, all offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening including for marijuana. While marijuana is legal in several states, including Oregon, a positive test for positions in Oregon may disqualify a candidate. The company complies with the laws of Washington and California and only obtains and considers positive tests for marijuana in safety-sensitive positions or those covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations.