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Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro is focused on delivering safe, reliable service to power our customers. We are a company of people who work hard behind the scenes for our customers, the people and businesses of this province. We pride ourselves on being strong and steady, tried and true; while innovating in our approaches to our business. We value our employees, we take care of each other, we recognize excellence, we respect individuality and we work hard to create an inclusive and welcoming workplace. People who work at Hydro feel like they’re part of a community and we give back to the communities where we live and work to make them stronger.
We’re looking for passionate and performance focused people – people who want to make a difference for our customers and who share our values.
Diesel System Representative Trainee (Temporary)
Competition #: NLH-21-076
You will function as the controlling authority for the isolated diesel plant. You will review and request work to be performed on the isolated diesel plant and distribution systems. You will provide isolation for work crews as required in order to guarantee safety. You will operate diesel powered generators, including starting engines and adjusting controls for desired operating speed; check temperature and pressure gauges to ensure proper functioning of lubrication and cooling systems; monitor the operation and output; lubricate bearings and mechanical parts, make minor adjustments and perform normal housekeeping duties. You will be responsible for all record keeping and have overall responsibility for the plant. You will perform basic limited line and electrical/mechanical repairs to plant equipment. You will be responsible for customer service functions such as meter reading, meter removal, accounts receivable, collections and all associated paperwork. All other duties related to or associated with this classification.
You are responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers by observing and promoting the Corporation's Safety and Health Program. You are responsible for any environmental aspects of the job and performing work in an environmentally responsible manner.
High school graduation supplemented by completion of entry-level courses in the electrical, heavy-duty repair, power engineering or marine diesel and a minimum of one year experience working in a utility environment or interprovincial journeyperson certification as a powerline technician, industrial electrician or heavy duty equipment technician.
You shall have a thorough knowledge of all regulations and safety rules. You may be required to possess an appropriate valid driver’s license. Successful applicants will be required to complete the Corporation’s DSR Training Program with progression contingent upon satisfactory completion of the assigned components of the training program.
Should no applicants meet the above qualifications, consideration may be given to other applicants following an assessment of their technical skills and abilities.
NOTE: DSR’s who wish to be considered for a lateral transfer may also apply on this position.
*This is a relief position based in Makkovik but travel to other communities, such as Postville, will be required. This position will be required to work scheduled hours when permanent staff are off on annual leave, sick leave etc.
CLOSING DATE: July 29, 2021
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro manages our province’s electricity system. We are a company of people who work hard behind the scenes because we know our customers are counting on us. Through our generation, transmission and distribution operations, we’re committed to meeting the needs of our customers and providing residents, businesses and communities across the province with safe, reliable power. For more information, visit www.nlhydro.com.