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Plant Helper (Operations)

Company Name:
Alliant Energy
The Plant Helper position is an entry level role in the Operations Department at our Edgewater Generating facility. Your math, science, problem solving and mechanical skills will be used on a daily basis as you expand upon your working knowledge of power plant operations. We are supportive in the growth and advancement of your career and offer an inclusive environment for all our employees.
This exciting opportunity is part of the Alliant Energy''s generation division. Generation produces electricity at more than 30 generating Units across the upper Midwest through a variety of sources, including coal, natural gas, wind and other renewables such as hydroelectric. Responsibility for the environment is a Core Value, and we are constantly researching and implementing strategies to reduce emissions and expand our generating capabilities in the most efficient manner.
As an employee in our generation division, you will work in a stable industry that has the potential for job growth. Working for Alliant Energy provides benefits that carry beyond the end of the workday. We are a part of the communities we serve - a privilege and responsibility we take very seriously. We are proud to be a Midwest energy company that provides electric and natural gas services to our customers and communities throughout Wisconsin and Iowa. Alliant Energy offers excellent benefits and competitive pay.
Take that first step in experiencing all that Alliant Energy has to offer by applying today at .
Makes inside and outside rounds of plant and surrounding grounds.
Performs plant cleanup.
Checks boiler and turbine related equipment.
Assist in plant overhauls.
Collect coal, ash and water samples.
Clean and clears coal handling equipment.
Check and clean flue-gas treatment equipment.
Performs ash and slag handling.
Check dust and air handling equipment.
Keeps equipment lubricated and takes care of minor maintenance needs.
Operates overhead crane and forklift when qualified.
Support other departments where qualified when on relief or overhauls.
Keep the Shift Supervisor informed of problems and safety issues and assist with training of new helpers.
Needs to complete necessary training books under the direction of the Shift Supervisor to be considered for promotion to the Auxiliary Equipment Operator.
This position is on a 12 hour swing shift.
Proven experience working around machinery or process equipment or educational equivalent.
General knowledge of mathematics and science at the high school level and mechanical ability.
Prefer two years of experience and/or equivalent in an electric generating facility and/or steam generating station.
Ability to work with others and understand the layout and operation of a generating station.
Possess a valid driver's license.
Ability to perform the physical requirements
f the job.
Knowledge of specific safety rules prior to beginning any task.
Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.
We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran.
Disclaimer: The above information on this posting has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Removal Date: 06/14/2014
Location: Sheboygan, WI
Position Type: Regular
Schedule Type: Full-Time
Requisition ID: 1000BR

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