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  • Power Plant Operator Assistant

    Job Locations US-AK-Skagway
    Skilled Trade/Craft
    Company Name
    Alaska Power and Telephone Company
  • Overview



    We have a full time and entry level opening for a Power Plant Operator Assistant in Skagway, AK.   This position will help operate and maintain hydro and diesel power plants. Responds to and can assess outages and trouble calls.  The Power Plant Operator Assistant performs maintenance on diesel and hydro driven generators, as well as operate the various power system equipment.


    We are looking for a goal oriented, ambitious, self-starting person that has what it takes to keep the lights on with safety being the main focal point. Our ideal candidate is eager to learn and can communicate effectively in a fast-paced work environment.

    Candidates must live within 15 minutes of the Skagway power plant.

    Shift available:  Monday through Friday with an on-call rotation.  



    Candidate Qualifications Required

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Some welding experience preferred
    • Some electrical and mechanical background preferred
    • Willingness to learn and the ability to enter and complete a 4 year apprenticeship position
    • Ability to be on call and respond to power related emergencies at all hours
    • Willingness to work with electrical circuits
    • Ability to use computers and navigate programs such as: Microsoft Excel, SCADA, and answer email.
    • A pre-employment background and drug test required
    • Proven ability to cope with Alaska’s harsh weather & challenging environment

    Applications must be submitted by 5pm Friday March 8th.


    EEO Employer/Vets/Disabled and Drug and Alcohol-free workplace


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