MidAmerican Energy Company Combustion Turbine Specialist - Will Accept Apprentice 2/6 in Des Moines, Iowa

Under general supervision, performs electrical, mechanical, and control functions for the maintenance, repair, inspection, testing, installation and removal of electrical circuits and equipment, electronic and pneumatic control systems at generating sites (excluding steam plants). Follows all procedures and safety rules. Works alone and with other classifications as required in performance of duties.

Typical Duties

  1. Performs all work in a safe manner. Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures. Performs all work that they are qualified and trained to do in a manner to protect themselves, their fellow workers and the public from injury.

  2. Performance of all phases of electrical work associated with maintenance and repair of electric equipment.

  3. Performance of mechanical installations and maintenance duties.

  4. Installs and maintains electronic and pneumatic controls and control systems.

  5. Switches station equipment and circuits. Opens and closes disconnects and switches in accordance with established procedures and safety rules.

  6. Operates combustion generating units by local control.

  7. Performs storeroom duties including transporting, handling, receiving, and storage of equipment, material, and supplies.

  8. Performs building and ground maintenance including painting, cleaning, cutting weeds, and mowing.

  9. May initiate work requests.

  10. Maintains work areas in a neat, orderly and safe condition; cleans up after completion of work and properly disposes of debris.

  11. Leads, trains and instructs other employees in their work.

  • High school diploma or equivalency preferred.

  • Must have combustion turbine experience which includes operation and maintenance of heavy duty gas turbine generators.

  • Must be familiar with original equipment manufacturer or OEM maintenance, HMIs, PLCs and PLC-based control systems.

  • Must be familiar with phases of electric work associated with maintenance and repair of electric equipment, mechanical installations and maintenance duties.

  • Must have knowledge of electronic and pneumatic controls, switch station equipment and circuits

  • Must be able to pass the combustion turbine specialist journeyman examination.

  • Pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen is required.

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

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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Title: Combustion Turbine Specialist - Will Accept Apprentice 2/6

Location: IA-Des Moines

Requisition ID: 1800975