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Power Plant Operator - Rochester, MN
Job Title: Power Plant Operator - Rochester, MN
Job Code: Rochester, MN
Address: 151 Silver Lake Road NW, Suite 110 Suite 110 New Brighton,
Emp Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Finished High School
Years of Experience:  1
Travel: None
Starting Salary: $19 - $30/hour DOQ
Start Date: 11/16/2018
# of Openings: 1

Summary:  Under direct supervision and with guidance, operates and maintains high pressure steam heating and electric generating equipment at a refuse-fired cogeneration facility on an assigned shift.


  • Operate a refuse feed crane and maintains proper refuse storage pit conditions.
  • Operate auxiliary equipment including pumps, heat exchangers, ash conveyors and condensers.
  • Assist in maintaining the operating log of all power plant parameters on the shift.
  • Assist in the operation and maintenance of stokers, fans, hydraulic systems, ash control systems, and pollution control systems associated with a refuse or conventionally fired boiler.
  • Assist in the operation of makeup water purification equipment.
  • Assist in the completion of necessary reports and records related to the monitoring and maintenance of equipment.
  • Monitor and control refuse tipping floor operations.
  • Assists in the operation of high voltage electric generation and distribution equipment.
  • Conducts preventative maintenance tasks as assigned.
  • Performs miscellaneous housekeeping in and around the work area.
  • Performs other related work as assigned. 


  • A minimum of one (1) year experience in the operation and maintenance of high-pressure steam and electric power generation systems. Experience in resource recovery desirable.
  • Possession of a valid Minnesota Second Class A (2A) Stationary Engineers License, or higher. 
  • Must obtain MPCA Provisional Waste Combustor Operator certification within six (6) months of employment. 
  • Successful completion of the Systems Operator 1 Skills Requirements within evaluation period. 
  • Regular and reliable attendance is a necessary component of job/position. Individuals required to use County vehicles and equipment must have a valid Minnesota driver's license and be free of any major traffic violations for the last three (3) years.

Professional Growth Opportunity!  This position provides a clear career path, provided the applicant meets contractual certifications, licensing and time served, the applicant may be eligible to be promoted to the following:

  • OP2/MM2 - Wage range is $21.52 - $33.65/hour
  • OP3/MM3 - Wage range is $23.25 - $36.35/hour 

Note:  Individuals offered a position are required to complete drug testing. 

Attached Document: Not Available
Date Posted: 11/16/2018

Company Information
Company Name: Sprung Services, Inc.
Health Insurance Dental Insurance Tuition Reimbursement
Life Insurance 401(k)
Attention: applications@sprungservices.com Theresa - theresa@sprungservices.com or 763.443.8734 Mallory - 651.697.0334 ext. 1

  Listing #:   1142   
  Date Created:   11/16/2018
  Last Updated:   11/16/2018
  Date Expired:   5/15/2019