Apprentice Mechanic/Operator (TSM) (216366-914)

Company Name:
Basin Electric Power Cooperative
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Apprentice Mechanic/Operator (TSM)
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Job Description
The Apprentice Mechanic Operator is responsible for the operation and maintenance of all Transmission System Maintenance (TSM) vehicles, mobile equipment, specialized equipment and electrical and gas welding equipment. Equipment operated, but not limited to, includes cranes, dozer, bucket trucks, line tension equipment, back hoe, truck-tractor combination, all TSM equipment and vehicles, rental equipment. This position is identified as a Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) related position which may allow physical and/or logical access to Bulk Electric System (BES) cyber related assets or systems. This position may allow access to privileged information relating to such assets or systems. This position will be required to strictly adhere to all Basin Electric policies, procedures, and programs applicable to the Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) requirements.
Required Skills
Requires continuous grasping, alternating hand movements, equipment/tool handling, and arm/elbow movements. Requires frequently bent writs and head movement/rotation; occasionally sitting, standing, working arms over head, working bent over/stooping, working kneeling, working bent over/sitting working squatting, working arms over head-supine, climbing stairs, repetitive squatting, walking on even and uneven surfaces, climbing a ladder, trunk rotation-standing, balance, shoveling and vibration. Frequently walking, reaching, pushing, pulling and lifting up to 50 pounds. This position is continuously exposed to dirt and dust; frequently exposed to extreme heat, fumes, chemicals, vibration, cold, inclement weather, noise, poor ventilation, and electrical risks. The incumbent may be required to work in confined areas and at heights. Good hearing and vision are required. Equipment and tools operated include fork lift, crane, hoist, come along, sling, jack hammer, machine cutting tools, drill press, hand tools, saw, drill, sander, impact wrench, and hydraulic, pneumatic and measuring tools. Requires the ability to repair equipment under pressure due to time constraints such as outages, etc. Must be able to operate a motor vehicle.
Required Experience
The incumbent must have completed a diesel or automotive mechanic trade school program and have three years of mechanical work experience relating to automotive or diesel equipment, which includes the operation of cranes and other specialized Transmission Systems Maintenance (TSM) equipment or equivalent to three years mechanical work experience OR equivalent to four years of related mechanical experience, which includes the operation of cranes and specialized TSM equipment. The incumbent will be required to complete an apprentice training program during the first four years of employment. Applicant must possess working knowledge of the operation and maintenance of gas and diesel power equipment, tools, and test equipment; applicant will perform welding duties, and must be capable of performing maintenance on hydraulic systems. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook is required; proficiency in Dossier is preferred. Must have a valid driver s license and be able to secure a valid Class A Commercial driver s license in the state employed with in the first 90 days of employment. Requires a commercial driver s license to include endorsements for tractor/ trailer combinations, cargo tanker, and hazardous material, or capability of obtaining such license. Must be able to obtain a NCCO crane operator certification and an AWS welding certification. This is a Department of Transportation (DOT) qualified position and must meet any or all DOT requirements. Frequent travel is required.
Job Location
WHEATLAND, Wyoming, United States
Position Type
34.03 - 39.70 USD
Last Day for Accepting Applications
May 7, 2014
Current Status of Job
Accepting Applications

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