|Power Generation Technician
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|Power Generation Tech
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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
An employee who has graduated and is certified by a diesel technical college or has certifications for receiving training in diesel controls and diesel power train engines. Additionally, two years’ experience with maintenance, troubleshooting and repair of diesel generators is required. Must have a thorough understanding and be qualified to perform generator mechanical and electrical repair and diagnose both engine and electrical component problems as well as troubleshoot, diagnose and repair various diesel engines, governor controls, electronic control functions and knowledge of their standard operation and maintenance. Must have the ability to troubleshoot, diagnose as well as perform emergency repair of analog and digital controls and have the ability to read and understand wiring diagrams and schematics. Must be able to perform planned and corrective maintenance on Standby Diesel Generators. Personnel in this position will follow proper procedures for performing monthly Standby Diesel Generator tests and will be responsible for documenting all test data, maintenance and repairs in the maintenance management program. Personnel working in this position must have knowledge of automatic transfer switches and control logic. Responsibilities for diesel generator units are limited to diesel controls and responsibility terminates at the transfer switch. Personnel working in this position are required to learn hydroelectric mechanical and emergency operation procedures and must be thoroughly familiar with TMWA’s electrical and mechanical LOTO and safety rules and procedures. Working in this position requires the ability to work independently with minimum daily supervision. Personnel working in this position are required to maintain a commitment to acquiring training and education, which will be paid with prior approval to keep current with emerging technologies.
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 opportunity employer. It is TMWA’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race (including traits associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, gender, religion, age, national origin, social or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. TMWA’s commitment to equal opportunity includes all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment, including but not limited to recruiting, hiring, job placement, training, compensation, benefits, discipline, advancement, and termination.
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 (including traits associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles), color, gender, religion, age, national origin, social or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, pregnancy, disability, military and/or veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
TMWA complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources at email@example.com or 775-834-8294.
TMWA is committed to providing a safe work environment and to fostering the health and well-being of our employees. That commitment is jeopardized when any of our employees illegally use drugs at home or at work, comes to work under the influence, possesses, distributes, or sells drugs in the workplace, or abuses alcohol on the job. As part of our commitment to safeguard the well-being of our employees and to provide a safe environment for everyone, TMWA has established a drug-free workplace policy.