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Auxiliary Operator -(Local 127) - Gillette, WY- #38985

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Date: Nov 27, 2018

Location: Gillette, WY, US, 84116

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Union Power Plant Operations/Mining Careers


  • An Auxiliary Operator is responsible for the operation of turbine, boiler and associated auxiliaries as directed by the Control Operator. 
  • Monitors boiler firing equipment for proper operation.
  • Monitors control instruments and records operating data. 
  • Monitors boiler combustion parameters and is immediately responsible for the operation of boiler cleaning equipment.
  • Interfaces with the Control Operator and Shift Supervisor in optimizing the efficiency of the unit operation.
  • Responsible for clearing out equipment for maintenance and returning the equipment to service after maintenance is complete.




  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • An Auxiliary Operator is an Operator who has met the qualifications and passed written oral examinations set forth by joint company and Union training committees as minimum qualifications for the position of Auxiliary Operator.
  • Must have thorough understanding of coal-fired combustion principles.
  • Must have working knowledge of turbines and liquid-cooled generators.


  • Knowledge of power plant equipment and systems.
  • Basic understanding of a tagout clearance system for maintenance of equipment.

Additional Information

Req ID: 38985

Primary Location: Gillette, WY

Department:  Wyodak Power Plant, Maintenance

Personnel Subarea: non-exempt

Schedule:  Rotating 12 hour shifts

Hiring Range: 39.02


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

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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

Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City

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