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Power Generation Technician
Title:Power Generation Technician
Salary Range:$48.63
Application Deadline:11/01/2021
Position Status:Full-Time

Truckee Meadows Water Authority (TMWA) is a not-for-profit, community-owned water utility, overseen by elected officials and citizen appointees from Reno, Sparks and Washoe County. TMWA has a highly skilled workforce who ensure the around-the-clock treatment, delivery and availability of high-quality drinking water for more than 400,000 residents of the Truckee Meadows.

We are looking to hire a Power Generator Tech/Hydro Certified Tech to join our Hydro Department.

About the Position

Must have a thorough understanding and be qualified to perform generator mechanical and electrical repair and diagnose both engine and electrical component/attachment problems as well as troubleshoot, diagnose and repair various diesel engines, governor controls, electronic control functions and knowledge of their standard operation and maintenance. Ability to troubleshoot, diagnose as well as perform emergency repair of analog and digital controls. Must have the ability to read and understand wiring diagrams and schematics. Must be able to perform planned and corrective maintenance of diesel fueled generator sites. Ability to follow proper procedures for performing load bank testing on generator sets. Must have knowledge of automatic transfer switches and control logic. Responsibilities for diesel generator units are limited to diesel controls and responsibility terminates at all leads or wires leaving the unit. Required to learn hydro mechanical and emergency operation procedures. Must be thoroughly familiar with Company’s electrical and mechanical tagging and safety rules. The ability to work independently with minimum daily supervision and must be able to work overtime as needed. Must maintain a current valid driver’s license.


2 years experience with maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of diesel generators required.

Graduated and is certified by a diesel technical college or has certifications for diesel controls and diesel power train engine training.
A valid driver's license and the ability to meet TMWA Department of Motor Vehicle report criteria.

TMWA is an equal employment opportunity employer who develops and maintains a work environment that values the dignity of each individual, utilizes human resources to their fullest potential and ensures a high quality workforce which reflects the diversity of the community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.

All decisions affecting any terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, assignment, training, compensation, promotion, salary, disciplinary action and an employee's caregiving responsibilities, will be made without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, political affiliation, marital status, membership in an employee association, or any other protected status or category.