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  • Job reference: RMS0205557

Hydro Plant Operator

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 25/01/2019
  • Duration: 12 months renewable
  • Time left:
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    (08/03/19)
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The Role:
General Duties:
You will be responsible to operate and perform regular inspections of all generation, transmission and distribution facilities. You will identify and report deficiencies; prepare, issue and if necessary, execute switching orders; issue work permits and work authorizations; maintain station log and operate water control structures in accordance with system requirements. You will also perform running and assigned preventative maintenance on plant and support equipment. You may be required to work at heights up to 10m; participate as a member of the plant emergency organization and assist maintenance staff as required, as well as all other duties related to or associated with this classification.

You are responsible for personal safety and that of co-workers by observing and promoting the company's Safety and Health Program and responsible for any environmental aspects of the job and performing work in an environmentally responsible manner.

The Company:
Our client, a diverse Canadian Energy Company, plans new developments estimated at $12+ Billion over the next 5 years.This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador will be given first consideration for this position.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Required Qualifications:
You have graduated high school, supplemented with the successful completion of either a three year electrical technology course or certification as a journeyperson electrician and certification as a hydro plant operator through the Corporate apprenticeship program. You have a thorough knowledge of all regulations and safety rules and must possess an appropriate valid driver's license.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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