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Requisition Number 18-0109
Title Powerhouse Operator Assistant
Location Dutch Harbor
City Dutch Harbor
State AK
Description Powerhouse Operator This position is primarily responsible to help ensure proper operation, maintenance and repair of all Powerhouse systems, providing uninterrupted supply of power to all locations on property.

Specific duties include:
• Proper operation, maintenance and troubleshooting of five units of KV switch gears, three 2.2 M.W. Wasilla generators (4160 volt with distribution system), two 700 horsepower 150psi Cleaver Brooks steam boilers, four centrifuges, five Air Compressors, and seven Deep Well Pumps.
• Monitor and record inventory used and on hand.
• Aid in execution of special projects.
• Timely and accurate maintenance of Powerhouse log records.

• High attention to detail and correction in safety.
• Other duties as assigned.

This position reports directly to the Powerhouse Supervisor with overall supervision from the Plant Engineer.

STARTING WAGE: DOE - STATUS: Non-Exempt Full Time Hourly Year round - Single status Housing, Meals, Transportation to/from Point of Hire - Medical and 401(k) benefits upon eligibility

WSI has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy

Westward Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all position without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, martial or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Please let us know if you need reasonable accommodation during the hiring process.
Requirements 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.
• The employee is regularly required to see, talk, and hear.
• The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.
• The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 60 pounds.
• Employee is exposed to fumes, water spray and airborne particles.
• The employee works in close proximity to moving mechanical parts, machines and equipment.
• The noise level in the work environment of the plant requires hearing protection and/or other personal safety equipment, including eye protection.

• Must have previous experience in related field of work.
• Knowledge of generators, steam boilers, air compressors, centrifuges, glycol heating systems and electrical distribution.
• Ability to recognize, report, and correct safety hazards for self and others.
• Ability to create and maintain a safe work environment in accordance with WSI’s safety procedures and policies.
• Great organizational and communication skills.
• Ability to recognize and solve problems.
• Pleasant and professional manner in dealing with co-workers and supervisors.
• Ability to work well in a team environment.
• Ability to understand, speak, read, and write the English Language.
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