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Operator Technician Mechanic I-IV


If you have heavy industrial mechanical maintenance experience, check out this opportunity to join the team at the Great Bend Station location! Sunflower is a generation and transmission utility seeking an Operator Technician Mechanic in Great Bend, Kansas! An Operator Technician Mechanic operates, maintains, and repairs low or high-pressure boilers, turbine-generators, combustion turbines, and other generation station equipment. By maintaining generation related mechanical components and equipment, you'll be helping provide reliable and affordable energy to residents of Kansas. Opportunities: Apply your mechanical maintenance skills. Gain additional experience in mechanical maintenance to further your career. Enhance your knowledge of power plant principles, practices, and systems. Enjoy the wonderful benefits Sunflower has to offer. Many Sunflower positions are part of a training program, which requires employees to promote through the department upon completion of on the job and computer based training and testing. This position ranges from an Operator Technician O1M1 ($30.97) through an Operator Technician O4M4 ($48.07). Employees in the training program must progress through the Operations portion within one year increments; the Mechanic portion is self-paced.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, or Experience

Two year post high school education in mechanical maintenance and two years heavy industrial mechanical maintenance experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficient troubleshooting, repair, and resolution skills using sound mechanical aptitude, practices, methods, and procedures. Understand and interpret prints, drawings, blueprints, schematics, and general piping and instrumentation diagram (P&ID) information. Successful completion of the Plant Operator Selections System (POSS) test and the Power Plant Maintenance Positions Selection System (MASS) test. Able to work overtime, both scheduled and/or unscheduled. Able to respond and report to work during off hours in emergency situations. Able to work rotating shifts, including holidays and weekends. Refer to the Responsibility Outline and Physical and Mental Requirements for a full list of qualifications: Operator Technician Mechanic Responsibility Outline EEI Testing: We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage candidates to review all the information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests, available here: The username and password are both sunflower. Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It's important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer. Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/vets.

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