Colorado Springs Utilities Power Plant Pre-Craft Worker in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Power Plant Pre-Craft Worker

Job Type: Skilled Trades & Craft

Pay Range $16.15 to $18.57

Location Colorado Springs, CO

Posting Close Date 5/27/18

Power Plant Pre-Craft Worker

Accept the challenge – be a member of a winning team. Colorado Springs Utilities gives you experience unmatched by other utility companies. We champion innovation, state-of-the-art facilities and clean, efficient technologies. As a community-owned enterprise for over 100 years, our company has the stability vital for growth-oriented careers, and we need experienced professionals who will help us pursue our vision well into the next century.

Colorado Springs Utilities offers career opportunities in the fast-paced, dynamic electric utility industry. We are looking for an individual who has the desire and self-motivation to join our team as a Power Plant Pre-Craft Worker .

In this challenging and rewarding field, you will gain a working knowledge of power plant mechanical equipment, pumps, valves, piping, and heavy equipment. You will learn to perform preventative maintenance on various pieces of industrial equipment. In addition, you will have opportunities to perform general labor in various plant settings and basic plant maintenance and upkeep.

You will be expected to follow safety rules and company standards. You may work in confined spaces, in elevated work areas, and in various weather conditions. In addition, you will be part of the overall shift rotation of your worksite (days, evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays).

Why should you apply? Join a leading competitive energy provider. You will be part of a team that strives for the highest standards of power generation, competitive energy sales, and energy delivery. Our team of outstanding professionals is focused on performance, thought leadership, innovation, and the power of ideas that come from a diverse and inclusive workforce. Join Colorado Springs Utilities and establish yourself in a place where you can truly shine and create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow.

What will it take to be successful? While you most likely have a High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) and some experience performing general and/or semi-skilled maintenance, mechanic duties, and a valid driver’s license. For veterans interested in this opportunity, some relevant military training that may apply can be found in the following, but not limited to, military occupations:

  • EM Electrician’s Mate

  • GSM-Gas Turbine System Technician Mechanical

  • Machinist’s Mate

  • Prime Power Production Specialist

  • Aviation’s Machinist

  • Aviation Support Equipment Technician

  • Machinery Repairman

  • UT

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  • ASI-S3-Electrical Specialist

  • 1141 Electrician

  • GSM-Gas

  • AS-Aviation Support Equipment Technician

What a career at Colorado Springs Utilities can offer you…

  • An environment championing innovation, state-of-the-art facilities, and clean, efficient technologies

  • The ability to contribute ideas and solutions in an empowering environment

  • We have incident and injury free culture

  • Be part of history by creating energy solutions for a cleaner, greener tomorrow. Join the Colorado Springs Utilities team today.

Join a diverse team of high performers who take pride in delivering exceptional service to our community! Tap into the power of your potential!

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. 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.

Accessibility Accommodations . If you are an individual with a disability or disabled veteran who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, you may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting us at accessibility@csu.org or by calling 719-668-7500. This option is reserved for individuals who are unable to use or require assistance with the online tools as the result of a disability and is not intended for other purposes.

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: http://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/applicants-rights-and-responsibilities/ . 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