Assistant Operator Year 1
PPL Corporation 22 reviews - Great Falls, MT

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The Hydro Assistant Operator is responsible for the safe operation of the Hydro electric Power plant equipment, including turbine generator, auxiliary and station service equipment and associated transmission and distribution facilities, stream flow and transmission line energy accounting, line switching and proper clearance procedures. The individual must ensure compliance with all applicable Federal and State regulations for the operation and maintenance of the projects as well as work practices and safety. The Assistant Operator will be responsible for trouble shooting electrical and mechanical problems. This position will require the working of 12 hour shift rotation when performing the relief duties in the Rainbow Operators position and working 10 hour shift when performing relief duties in the Black Eagle/Rainbow Run position. Relief work in both classifications will require working weekends and holidays on a 24 hour notice.

Primary Responsibilities

1. Safe operation of HydroElectric power plant Equipment.

2. Compliance of all applicable Federal and State regulations for operation of the projects.

3. Relief of the Rainbow control room operator and the Black Eagle and Rainbow run position.

4. Working weekends and holidays on short notice.

5. Ability to work in all weather conditions

Candidate Qualifications

Candidates must meet the basic qualifications to receive consideration.

Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Must have a valid Drivers License.
  • Working 12 hour and 10 hour shifts rotations required


  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of rotating electrical and mechanical equipment
  • Understanding of electrical and mechanical diagrams
  • Must posses good written and oral communication skills
  • Must have personal computer skills and familiarity with computer programs like word and excel.


  • Equal Employment Opportunity

    PPL is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer dedicated to diversity and the strength it brings to the workplace - M/F/D/V

    About this company
    22 reviews
    PPL Corporation (PPL) is an energy and utility holding company, which through its subsidiaries, generates electricity from power plants in...