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Alliant Energy T-Combined Cycle Relief Operator in Clear Lake, Iowa

5270BRJob Responsibilities: Primary Accountabilities

  • Responsible to perform the job functions of whatever classification the relieved person normally works in.

  • Will operate as directed, all functions associated with the established operating crew duties (CCCRO or CCAO) for Combustion Turbine Generator Units 1 and 2 and Steam Turbine Generator Unit 3.

  • When on relief duty and relieving, the employee shall conform to the appropriate classification and work hours.

  • Specific shift assignment will be at management discretion.

  • The employee shall be placed in the plant overtime call-out rotation.

  • Employee will be expected to fill an open CCCRO or CCAO position for an extended period if the position is vacated because of a resignation or other situation.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of safe work practices. This requires observing and following safety rules, policies and practices, encouraging safe work behaviors, promptly correcting unsafe conditions and behaviors that may lead to accidents.

  • Leads and drives the establishment, acceptance and implementation of operating policies procedures and activities that maximize operating results. Plans, assigns duties and directs employees assigned to the shift and ensures duties are being performed in accordance with established plant policies and procedures.

  • Starts, operates, monitors and shuts down combustion turbine generating units, heat recovery steam generators, steam turbine generating unit and all associated auxiliary equipment.

  • Ensures that all aspects of plant operation remain in compliance with environmental rules and regulations. Operates control equipment to obtain safe and economic operation of HRSG turbines and auxiliary equipment.

  • Alerts the proper authorities, regulatory agencies, internal personnel and management of any significant operations issues including fires, spills, accident, etc.

  • May at times be required to work at locations other than Emery Generating Station as needed.

  • Performs a variety of work connected with operation, maintenance and preventive maintenance of a combined cycle plant.

  • Perform clean-up and preservation tasks throughout the facility.

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

  • Utilizes computer applications in the performance of duties.

  • Excellent sense of pride in work, ownership and work ethic.

  • Participates in work in all areas of operations, maintenance, repair and testing, as qualified, as needed.

  • Operates facility switchgear to maintain safe and proper operation of plant and substation electrical equipment.

  • Possess skills in reading, basic math and electricity and have mechanical aptitude.

  • Able to remain calm during emergencies.

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

  • Performs basic water sampling and chemistry analysis on systems as needed.

  • Assists with operation of control equipment to obtain safe and economical operation.

Requisition ID:5270BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Clear Lake, IA Schedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:Alliant Energy has an opportunity as a T-Combined Cycle Relief Operator! To act as a substitute for or relieves and performs the duties of the regular employee in the classifications of Combined Cycle Control Room Operator (CCCRO) and Combined Cycle Assistant Operator (CCAO). The employee will be capable of relieving the CCRO or CCAO on any day or shift worked.

We are seeking a motivated T-Combined Cycle Relief Operator who will be responsible for the job functions of the classification the relieved person normally works in. When on relief duty and relieving, the employee will conform to the appropriate classification and work hours. As a T-Combined Cycle Relief Operator you will lead and drive the establishment, acceptance and implementation of operating policies procedures and activities that maximize operating results. In this position you will plan, assign duties and direct employees assigned to the shift and ensures duties are being performed in accordance with established plant policies and procedures. Job Category:Power Plant Operations Job Qualifications: The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform this job.

Required Experience

  • 2 years of experience as a Combined Cycle Control Room Operator and/or equivalent experience in an electric generating, manufacturing and/or processing/production facility.

    Other Experience

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.


  • Work performed under the general supervision of a salaried supervisor, or as assigned.

  • Directs the Combined Cycle Assistant Operator on an assigned shift.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Good theoretical knowledge of generating station systems.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Basic knowledge of first aid and CPR.

  • Ability to perform the physical requirements of the job. Ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

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

  • Familiarity with and an ability to utilize computer software applications.

  • Ability to read blueprints, manuals, technical manuals; mechanical aptitude; reading and math knowledge.

  • Capacity for quick, accurate decisions and speed of execution.

  • Ability to exercise good judgment during emergencies.

    Our Values: How We Work

    Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

    Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this dedication, Alliant Energy works to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to preform key job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the HR Service Center at (608) 458-8458.

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

    Posting Title:T-Combined Cycle Relief Operator