Black Hills Corp- Operations Support Specialist (Douglas, WY)

Job Title: Operations Support Specialist  (31120)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

PAY RANGE:    $19 – $26 per hour
Base pay is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on October 27, 2017.

LOCATION:   Douglas, WY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Support the utility operations team with direct support for scheduling, entering customer information, documenting work and providing support for the team.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:  Operations Manager

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Schedule daily work for service and operational employees and/or crews through scheduling tools (click).
  • Monitor scheduling tools and provide support to Operations Supervisors with scheduling employees for PTO, training and appointments.
  • Provide support for updating schedules on company intranet sites and community emergency plans.
  • Submit requests to various agencies for facility locating (except in areas where this person is required to be the technician that will be excavating).
  • Support meter issue investigations, processing meter changes and equipment orders.
  • Assist with expense reporting, processing invoices, submit invoices for 3rd party damage and invoicing technical services.
  • Assist in tracking contract deposits and refunds for customer construction. 
  • Assist with scanning, filing and maintaining operations related materials and data entry into electronic systems.
  • Provide support to Supervisor regarding customer matters.
  • Assist with arranging meetings, ordering office supplies and provide support to Supervisor for building maintenance. 

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote culture of safety, compliance, teamwork and continuous improvement.
  • Support and manage special projects that may be assigned.
  • Exercise appropriate level of independent judgment on Company proprietary and confidential matters.
  • Provide support to other areas of the Company as requested or assigned.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Maintain positive working relationships with all Company employees.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience required.
  • Experience in a utility environment preferred.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, multi-task environment as a collaborative team member.
  • Independent, well-organized, self-starter and able to adapt to change.
  • Ability to develop and implement work processes which contribute to increased efficiencies.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to accurately resolve customer complaints in a diplomatic and professional manner.
  • Ability to handle and prioritize multiple projects.
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to professionally interface with customers and individuals across the organization.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to understand and utilize continuous improvement tools and concepts.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.


The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

We are an EEO employer

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.

How to apply: Click here to apply

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Black Hills Corp- Service Specialist (Douglas, WY)

Job Title: Service Specialist (UN747)  (31107)
Job Description:
Job Specifications

 

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on October 13, 2017.

LOCATION:   Douglas, WY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Safely facilitates the maintenance and repair of company assets and repairs to customer-owned appliances.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:   Gas Operations Supervisor

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for the installation, operation and maintenance of all gas facilities.
  • Accomplish customer service, installation, construction, maintenance, testing and troubleshooting related to pipeline systems, measurement, appliances, and associated equipment.
  • Responsible for sales, installation and service work of appliance in regards to the non-regulated products and services offered through the company.
  • Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment, including pipeline right-of-way, including, but not limited to excavation, repairing, coating and backfilling pipelines, concrete work, painting, building erection, weed control, etc.
  • Locate and mark facilities per Company Damage Prevention Program and One-Call procedures prior to and during encroachments and excavations.
  • Perform pipeline patrols, population density surveys, leak detection surveys and inspection per company procedures.
  • Coordinate local Damage Prevention activities.
  • Provide oversight and inspection to ensure asset protection and compliance with company procedures of excavation activities near pipeline facilities.
  • Participates in quality emergency responder programs.
  • Represent the Company during contacts with landowner/tenant, public official, emergency official and local organization (i.e. One-Call, Pipeline Group, Soil Conservation, etc.) meetings.
  • Perform governmental compliance activities (PHMSA, State Agencies, EPA, USFS, etc.)
  • Perform mapping, record keeping and data entry duties per company policies.
  • Identify report and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Participate in the development of O&M Procedures, Site Specific Procedures, project scopes and work plans.
  • Complete all applicable documentation and record keeping.
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company Standards, procedures, regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.
  • Perform other assigned tasks as required.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Both internal and external customers of Black Hills Energy.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in natural gas system preferred.  

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Secondary education or equivalent experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids, and high pressure system preferred.
  • Knowledge of company policies and practice, regulatory and tariff requirements desirable.
  • Knowledge of National, State and local electrical codes desirable.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work from written verbal instruction.
  • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required job schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.
  • Possess basic computer and math skills.
  • Ability to work with and around combustible or flammable gas, liquids.
  • Ability to interface directly with customers professionally providing a high degree of customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to operate construction equipment.
  • Achieve and maintain all Operator Qualifications and progression requirements applicable to the job classification.

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Required to carry a company-provided cell phone/pager, and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.
  • Must live within 60 minutes of reporting location.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Must be able to withstand extreme weather conditions.
  • This position requires the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus.

 

The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply. 

We are an EEO Employer
We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.

How to apply: Click here to apply


Black Hills Corp- O&M Planning Supervisor (Gillette, WY)

Job Title: O & M Planning Supervisor  (31094)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

SALARY RANGE:    $85,100 – $118,280
Base salary is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE:  This position will close on October 12, 2017.

LOCATION:    Gillette, WY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Manage planning functions within the work management process at the Wyodak Mine for maintenance projects. Apply safety, maintenance leadership and expertise in supervision of maintenance crew. Schedule training classes that will enhance the skills of production and maintenance personnel to increase equipment availability and reduce maintenance.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:   Maintenance Manager 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Safety
    • Support corporate safety initiatives, promote a safe work environment and lead by example.
    • Ensure that employees and contractors comply with all Wyodak mine safety rules, MSHA regulations, and environmental standards.
  • Planning
    • Ensure that employees and contractors comply with all Wyodak mine safety rules, MSHA regulations, and environmental standards.
    • Plan work to meet company goals of achieving targeted availability for the mine.
    • Partner with maintenance and production staff to maintain minimum mechanical backlog at an acceptable level.
    • Assist the development of daily, weekly and long term planning schedules for the maintenance department.
    • Participate in weekly planning meetings.
    • Work on special projects as designated by the Maintenance Manager.
    • Schedule work for contractor personnel.
    • Work with Supply Chain as required for parts requisition, contract administration and accounting.
  • Training
    • Track and manage 5000-23 training certificates.
    • Track and manage training documents to ensure all mine personnel meet MSHA required documentation.
    • Develop and conduct classroom technical training for mine personnel.
    • Develop and maintain a collaborative working relationship with all mine personnel.
    • Demonstrate support of the company, its policies and personnel to other employees.
  • Supervisor
    • Support overhaul and outage work. Participate in outage project work planning and supervising as assigned.
    • Initiate and supervise the completion of mechanical maintenance projects on a daily basis to efficiently, timely, and economically with mine objectives.
    • Develop skills of hourly maintenance personnel by providing challenging situations and proper guidance to ensure their success.
    • Complete all required daily safety inspections, daily log books and incident reports in a timely manner.
    • Use a team approach for problem solving to ensure that all avenues are explored so assets are utilized safely, efficiently and financial risks are minimized.
    • Ensure completion of all required record keeping by crews in a timely manner (time tickets, task training, incident reports, shift reports, etc.)
    • Ensure completion of skill assessments and annual performance reviews.
    • Monitor work violations and initiate appropriate action as outlined in company policies. Partner with the Human Resource to ensure continuity.
    • Develop and maintain professional relations with personnel throughout Black Hills Corporation.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Cross train and cover for Front Line Supervisor, Maintenance Manager, and Production Superintendent as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Maintain positive relationships with employees, customers, contractors, community and business leaders, and peers.
  • Teamwork is essential to this position.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 5 to 7 years supervisor experience preferred.
  • 2 years planning/scheduling maintenance jobs preferred.
  • Broad based experience emphasizing safety, mine operation, and maintenance.
  • Training experience desirable  

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent work experience.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • In depth knowledge of mine safety practices, mine equipment maintenance practices and applicable regulatory standards, including State of Wyoming and MSHA regulations.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Demonstrated leadership and mentoring skills.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient computer skills and working knowledge of Microsoft applications.
  • Ability to develop relationships at all organization levels.
  • Ability to make decisions, monitor and evaluate mobile and stationary mine equipment systems.

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS:

  • Current Wyoming Surface Mine Foreman Certification.
  • Current MSHA 5000-23 Certification for Surface Coal Mining

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.


The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

We are an EEO Employer

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.

How to apply: Click here to apply


Black Hills Corp- Instrument Technician II (Gillette, WY)

Job Title: Instrument Technician II  (31095)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

SALARY RANGE:  $31 – $41 per hour
Base salary is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on October 11, 2017.

LOCATION:   Gillette, WY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Perform plant instrumentation and electrical functions.  Provide technical support for the plant programmable controllers, distributive control and instrumentation systems (DCIS), and related electrical and instrument control equipment for coal fired steam generating and gas combustion turbine processes.  Please note:  This position will primarily be responsible for the combustion turbine equipment, functions and maintenance at multiple business locations.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:    Maintenance Manager

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Work under minimal supervision to repair, service and maintain plant instrumentation, controls and electrical equipment.
  • Repair and maintain control systems on steam turbine and combustion turbine generators, high pressure steam boilers and all auxiliary support equipment.
  • Maintain plant DCIS/PLC control systems and related equipment, including programming changes, troubleshooting, and required preventative and corrective maintenance.
  • Use PIDs, manuals, and other sources to troubleshoot control of operating plant systems.
  • Use, review and update logic drawings.
  • Create and perform procedures related to corrective and preventative maintenance of instrumentation, controls and electrical systems.
  • Maintain documentation records of calibration, tests, and certification of electrical and instrument equipment.
  • Compute and analyze test and trend data to prepare reports on findings and make recommendations for corrective actions.
  • Work with and direct contractors and their activities on assigned projects.
  • Communicate work progress to manager/supervisor.
  • Assist Operations department as assigned.
  • Coach and train Operations & Maintenance department staff, including Instrument Technician peers, as required on controls, electrical equipment and craft skills.
  • Utilize the work management process to document and report work requested, assigned, and completed.
  • Complete plans and estimates for instrument/electric work as assigned.
  • Prepare specifications for equipment orders.
  • Report abnormal operation to plant management and O&M supervisor.
  • Support scheduled and unscheduled call-out support as needed.
  • Perform high voltage testing and maintenance as assigned.
  • Support site substation operation and maintenance as assigned.
  • Perform work in accordance with OSHA safety standards applicable to power plants.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform general housekeeping duties.
  • Maintain plant logs on equipment operation.
  • Work safely, following company policies, procedures and work practices in a positive, professional manner.
  • Provide information for various plant reports.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • All BHP plant personnel
  • Customers – internal and external
  • Vendors and Contractors

EXPERIENCE:

  • 4 years power plant experience to include steam turbine generating units and/or gas combustion turbine generating units preferred.
  • Calibration and maintenance of process control equipment.
  • Two years hands on experience working on electrical equipment.
  • ABB/Bailey control system familiarity desirable.
  • Familiarity with EAM desirable.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Associate degree in electric or electronics or equivalent technical/military training preferred.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Working knowledge of coal fired and combustion turbine power generation plant equipment and system processes.
  • Working knowledge of LM6000 combustion turbine control systems.
  • Working knowledge of test equipment, signal generators, relay test sets, oscilloscopes, and personal computers.
  • Working knowledge of ABB DCIS (S+ and Harmony), GE Mark VI and/or Micronet, Siemens PCS7.
  • Working knowledge of PLC basics, preferably Allen Bradley.
  • Working knowledge of basic computer networking.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to learn plant processes and interpret data.
  • Ability to interpret control drawings and PIDs.
  • Skilled in configuring and tuning Distributive Control System and PLCs.
  • Basic skills in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word and Excel).
  • Perform work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to work on high voltage systems.
  • Ability to operate a forklift and a variety of aerial equipment.

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS:

  • MSHA High and Low Voltage certified.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Able to work unscheduled call out work when requested and as scheduled.
  • Some travel may be required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Able to work at heights.
  • Able to work in hot areas.


The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

We are an EEO Employer

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.

How to apply: Click here to apply


Black Hills Corp- Plant Maintenance Supervisor (Gillette, WY)

Job Title: Plant Maintenance Supervisor  (31051)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

SALARY GRADE:    $78,150 – $108,630
Base salary is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on September 27, 2017.

LOCATION:     Gillette, WY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Schedule, coordinate, direct and supervise the daily activities of maintenance crews and contractors involved in plant maintenance, preventive and shut-down activities.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:    Operations & Maintenance Manager

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Ensure maintenance work is planned and accomplished in a safe, timely and cost effectively manner.
  • Ensure that employees comply with all BHC safety rules, OSHA regulations, and environmental standards.
  • Initiate and supervise the completion of mechanical maintenance projects and work orders to meet site objectives.
  • Ensure effective planning, daily work schedules, job assignments, monitoring and evaluating work performance, analyzing and resolving work problems.
  • Coordinate the accomplishment of daily and weekly work schedules and communicate with all applicable departments (operations, maintenance, accounting, and engineering).
  • Initiate changes as necessary to maintain efficiency of both the maintenance personnel and the organization as priorities change with focuses on maximum productivity.
  • Participate in daily and departmental meetings.
  • Manage work order backlog at approved level.
  • Evaluate and manage resource needs for the maintenance department.
  • Participate in the budget process for maintenance Department.
  • Train and develop maintenance personnel.
  • Prepare outage reports and supervise outage jobs as assigned.
  • Prepare and provide reports and maintain documentation such as environmental, work orders, material requests, performance contacts, accident reports, attendance reports, preventive maintenance and overhaul work reports and other logs.
  • Maintain equipment to support outlined availability targets for each unit.
  • Ensure quality control on mechanical assignments.
  • Support maintenance optimization efforts:
    • Predictive maintenance program
    • Preventative maintenance program
    • Optimize reliability efforts (minimize repeat failures)

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Communicate with operations and engineering daily to ensure the needs of the plant are being addressed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Maintain positive relationships with employees, customers, contractors, community and business leaders, peers, and management.
  • Teamwork is essential to this position.
  • Lead by example to promote and encourage employee safety and wellness.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 5 years of experience of specialized area or steam/electric operations or maintenance required.
  • Experience with supervision/management preferred.

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Completion of plant or maintenance program desirable.
  • Craft journeyman or 2 to 4 year college level technical course preferred.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Knowledge of safety codes and company policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrate ability to plan, organize and direct work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and direct multiple projects concurrently.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in computer applications including Microsoft Office and various specialized software.
  • Working knowledge of collective bargaining agreement.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Respond to after-hour and weekend plant outages or emergencies.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.


The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.


We are an EEO Employer

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.

How to apply: Click here to apply


Black Hills Corp- Service Specialist (Wheatland, WY)

Job Title: Service Specialist (UN747)  (31004)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close on August 10, 2017.

LOCATION:     Wheatland, WY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Safely facilitates the maintenance and repair of company assets and repairs to customer-owned appliances.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:   Supervisor, Gas Operations

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible for the installation, operation and maintenance of all gas facilities.
  • Accomplish customer service, installation, construction, maintenance, testing and troubleshooting related to pipeline systems, measurement, appliances, and associated equipment.
  • Responsible for sales, installation and service work of appliance in regards to the non-regulated products and services offered through the company.
  • Responsible for the general upkeep and maintenance of all facilities and equipment, including pipeline right-of-way, including, but not limited to excavation, repairing, coating and backfilling pipelines, concrete work, painting, building erection, weed control, etc.
  • Locate and mark facilities per Company Damage Prevention Program and One-Call procedures prior to and during encroachments and excavations.
  • Perform pipeline patrols, population density surveys, leak detection surveys and inspection per company procedures.
  • Coordinate local Damage Prevention activities.
  • Provide oversight and inspection to ensure asset protection and compliance with company procedures of excavation activities near pipeline facilities.
  • Participates in quality emergency responder programs.
  • Represent the Company during contacts with landowner/tenant, public official, emergency official and local organization (i.e. One-Call, Pipeline Group, Soil Conservation, etc.) meetings.
  • Perform governmental compliance activities (PHMSA, State Agencies, EPA, USFS, etc.)
  • Perform mapping, record keeping and data entry duties per company policies.
  • Identify report and correct safety and environmental concerns.
  • Participate in the development of O&M Procedures, Site Specific Procedures, project scopes and work plans.
  • Complete all applicable documentation and record keeping.
  • Perform all work in compliance with Company Standards, procedures, regulatory and tariff requirements.
  • Demonstrate performance toward operational excellence.
  • Perform other assigned tasks as required.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Must maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees, and the general public.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Both internal and external customers of Black Hills Energy.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Experience in natural gas system preferred.  

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Secondary education or equivalent experience preferred.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Knowledge and experience in safe handling practices of flammable gases, liquids, and high pressure system preferred.
  • Knowledge of company policies and practice, regulatory and tariff requirements desirable.
  • Knowledge of National, State and local electrical codes desirable.

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work from written verbal instruction.
  • Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisors, keep required job schedules, focus attention on details, and follow work rules.
  • Possess basic computer and math skills.
  • Ability to work with and around combustible or flammable gas, liquids.
  • Ability to interface directly with customers professionally providing a high degree of customer satisfaction.
  • Ability to operate construction equipment.
  • Achieve and maintain all Operator Qualifications and progression requirements applicable to the job classification.

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Required to carry a company-provided cell phone/pager, and be available to respond during working and non-working hours.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Must be able to withstand extreme weather conditions.
  • This position requires the use of a self-contained breathing apparatus.


The information contained in this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. The incumbent is responsible for performing all duties in a safe and efficient manner in compliance with safe work procedures and safety regulations. This job description is not intended to constitute an offer or contract of employment.  Job descriptions may and do change periodically.  Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

We are an EEO Employer

We offer an attractive salary based on qualifications with competitive benefits and a supportive professional work environment.

How to apply: Click here to apply


Black Hills Corp- Electrician (Gillette, WY)

Job Title: Electrician  (30877)
Job Description:
Job Specifications
 

PAY RANGE:   Base pay is determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.

CLOSING DATE:   This position will close May 17, 2017.

LOCATION:    Gillette, WY

PRIMARY FUNCTION:
Responsible for the safe preventive maintenance, repair and general housekeeping of all electrical mine equipment, machinery and facilities. 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:     Maintenance Supervisor

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Have and remain current with MSHA on low, medium, and high voltage.
  • Demonstrate understanding and application of MSHA electrical regulations, the electrical regulations in Part 77 of CFR, and the NEC book.
  • Perform electrical and preventive maintenance on all mine equipment and major components.
  • Determine voltage requirements of mine equipment. 
  • Conduct and document monthly MSHA electrical equipment checks.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot mine equipment.
  • Wire delta-wye or wye-delta transformer connections.
  • Remove and install generators, motors, capacitors, and transformers.
  • Rebuild motors and generators as needed.
  • Sketch one-line diagrams of power system from 69KV substation through each distribution system.
  • Complete splices on all electrical cables.
  • Troubleshoot controls and power systems on electric shovels.  Test and set stalls and voltages on all motions of the electric shovel.
  • Assist in the location and relocation of portable substations including installation and resistance measurements of grids.
  • Perform needed maintenance tasks in areas other than the electrical field such as mechanical, welding and fabrication, and service to light vehicles.
  • Recognize electrical hazards and take corrective actions.
  • Communicate daily with production operating condition of any vehicle/equipment being serviced or repaired.
  • Daily provide to oncoming maintenance shift verbally and written communication on the status of pending and ongoing maintenance projects.
  • Comply with federal and state regulations and company policies and procedures.
  • Complete all required paper work and reports in a timely manner.
  • Complete work assignments with a sense of urgency.
  • Assist other mine personnel or job task as directed.
  • Working safety is a condition of employment.

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS:

  • Maintain professional working relations with all mine personnel.
  • Maintain working relations with internal and external customers.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years of mine related electrical experience or an approved vocational school certification and one year of mine-related electrical experience.

EDUCATION:

  • Associate Degree in electricity or electronic preferred.

KNOWLEDGE:

  • Working knowledge of Ohm Law and AC/DC motor theory.
  • Working knowledge of power formulas.
  • Knowledgeable of electrical test equipment including cable fault locators, breaker testers, oscilloscopes, volt meter, ohm meter, ammeter, megger, etc.
  • Knowledge of bucket truck, welding truck, lubrication truck, mobile mine equipment, and preventive maintenance.
  • Knowledge of heavy lifting practices (rigging, balance points, etc.).

SKILLS/ABILITY/OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to make decisions, monitor and evaluate electrical systems.
  • Ability to understand and interpret electrical, equipment, and maintenance manuals, parts books, and schematics.

CERTIFICATIONS/CREDENTIALS:

  • MSHA low, medium, and high voltage certification.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
You must be able to perform the requirements of this position, with or without a reasonable accommodation.

  • Can meet the physical demands of standing, walking, sitting, lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing, balancing, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, tasting/smelling, near and far acuity, depth perception, color vision and field of vision.
  • Carrying – Occasionally 35+ lbs. a distance of 50 ft. up to 100ft.; Occasionally side lifting of  30+ lbs. for 2 ft.; Rarely 35+ lbs. for 50 feet.
  • Lifting tools, equipment floor to waist, overhead, and waist to shoulder.
  • Prolonged loaded and unloaded forward flexion, extension, lateral flexion and rotation of the neck and spine are required.
  • Reaching – Rarely above shoulder
  • Ability to navigate on uneven and slippery surfaces, for up to 440 yards.
  • Must be adaptable to extreme temperatures outside.
  • Ability to manipulate and grasp hand tools while in a repetitive motion.
  • Ability to operate equipment.
  • Ability to be fitted for respirator.

 

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