Control Operator, UWUA 127, Glen Rock, WY, #111016

Date: May 26, 2024

Location: GLENROCK, WY, US, 82637

Company: PacifiCorp


PacifiCorp is seeking customer-centric candidates to grow and sustain our commitment to a culture of customer service excellence, environmental sustainability and diversity, equity and inclusion.

General Purpose

Union Power Plant Operations/Mining Careers


Control Room Operator Coal Fired Power Plants Responsibilities for this position include:  
•    A Control Operator is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of boiler, steam driven generation equipment and associated auxiliary equipment
•    A Control Operator is a journeyman employee who directly operates and performs tasks associated with a coal fired generation plant and directs the safe and efficient operation of coal fired boilers, steam driven turbine/generators and all associated auxiliary equipment. 
•    Under the direction of a Shift Supervisor, the Control Operator works with and directs work of plant operators, and operator trainees. 
•    At times the Control Operator assists with the training of plant operators. 
•    Responsible for the routine and emergency operation of the generating unit. 
•    Delegated representative responsible for execution and monitoring of the Generation Lockout/Tagout procedure. 
•    Interfaces directly with Grid Operations and Generation Dispatching personnel.
•    Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation. 


•    High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
•    One to three years related experience and/or training as a coal fired power plant Control Operator; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•    A Control Operator has satisfactorily met all qualifications specified by the Company. These qualifications include but are not limited to the ability to operate and oversee the safe operation of coal fired boilers, steam driven turbine generators and all related equipment.
•    A Control Operator must have a thorough knowledge of generating equipment, combustion equipment operation and thermal heat rate principles.
•    Individuals in this position must have the ability to successfully direct the duties of other plant operators.
•    Ability to troubleshoot system problems. 
•    Good communication skills
Respirator Use:  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee will be required to wear a disposable filter mask 1/3 of the time.  Required to wear a half face piece mask 1/3 of the time. Full face piece mask 1/3 of the time, and self-contained breathing apparatus 1/3 of the time.
Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk
or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with
hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and/ or smell. The employee must regularly lift and /
or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job
include Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.

Additional Information

Req ID: 111016

Primary Location: GLENROCK

Department: Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: Rotating

Personnel Subarea: Non-exempt

Hiring Range: 46.32


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.


At PacifiCorp, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. PacifiCorp is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, medical condition, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.


All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.

Nearest Major Market: Wyoming
Nearest Secondary Market: Casper

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