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Colorado Springs Utilities Power Plant Electrician in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Power Plant Electrician

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $36.03 to $41.43

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 12/29/19

Power Plant Electrician

Colorado Springs is the third most desired place to live in the United States (according to U.S. News & World Report, 2019). Our city is a particularly popular place to live for professionals, millennials, and families – thanks to its reasonably priced neighborhoods, easy access to nature and adventure, and our beautiful parks.

Join our team as a Journey Level Power Plant Electrician (Instrument, Electric & Control Specialist Senior) ! Use your journey-level industrial electrical expertise to install, test, repair and maintain a wide variety of electronic, instrumentation, control, protective relaying, and energy management systems and equipment at our Clear Springs Ranch location.

Finally, our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. That’s why we invest in our employees through a comprehensive benefit and wellness plan, generous vacation and sick time, tuition assistance, training and development opportunities, and a substantial pension (PERA) program. Come be a part of a team making a difference in the lives of our customers in a sought-after community. Want to know more about Colorado Springs? Look here:

How you’ll make the difference in the lives of our citizen owners each day:

  • Installing, repairing, calibrating and maintaining all electrical equipment associated with a Power Plant including:

  • 480 volt MCCs

  • 2400/4160 switchgear

  • Protective relays

  • Electric motors

  • Circuit breakers

  • Control circuits

  • Installing and programming Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs), Variable frequency drives and Operator interface

  • Using test equipment such as volt ohm meter, amp meter, relay test equipment, oscilloscopes and breaker test equipment

  • Providing technical guidance, training, assistance and work review of apprentices

  • Having knowledge and use of Work Management processes including planning, scheduling, processing of work orders, and supply chain management.

  • Complying with the safety and health program in support of an incident and injury free workplace

Ideally, you will bring demonstrated knowledge, skills, and abilities required for this position acquired through a completed an Electrical Generation Apprentice program. An associate degree in electronics or Colorado State JW license is preferred. Requires journey level electrical experience. Electrical experience in an electric generating power plant is preferred.

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • With just under 2000 employees and 6 divisions, CSU provides horizontal and vertical growth opportunities for our enterprising employees

  • We value people and demonstrate your value through a supportive work environment, generous time off and great benefits

  • We have incident and injury free culture because one injury is too many

All postings will close at 11:59pm on the Posting Close Date. Candidates must apply for the position prior to this date and time. If the Posting Close Date is blank, the position will remain open until filled . Actual starting pay will be determined at the time of offer based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate.

Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.

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E-Verify and Right to Work Notice . Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States. Colorado Springs Utilities participates in E-Verify. For more information on your rights and responsibilities as an applicant, please visit: . If you have a legal right to work in the United States, there are laws to protect you against discrimination in the workplace. You should know that no employer can deny you a job or fire you because of your national origin. Unless mandated by law or government contract, employers cannot require you to be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident or refuse any legally acceptable documents. If any of these things have happened to you, you may have a valid charge of discrimination that can be filed with the OSC. Contact the OSC for assistance in your own language. Call 1-800-255-7688. TDD for the hearing impaired is 1-800-237-2515. In the Washington, D.C., area, please call 202-616-5594, TDD 202-616-5525 Or write to: U.S. Department of Justice Office of Special Counsel NYA 950 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W. Washington, DC 20530.

Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas. All eligible applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft