Plant Technician Level 1

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End Date

Until Filled

Job Type

Plant Technician Level 1

Job Description

Plant Technician Level 1

PNGC Power is an electric cooperative serving the power supply needs of 16 electric distribution systems located in the Pacific Northwest region. PNGC Power has a position open for a Plant Technician in Corvallis, Oregon.


The primary responsibilities for this position include: assist in the operation and maintenance of a landfill gas-to-energy generation facility in a safe, reliable, and efficient manner, maintain compliance with all applicable permits and regulatory requirements, fulfill contractual obligations to landfill owner, and maintain good working relationships.


Specific duties will include: monitoring and adjusting the landfill gas collection system, operating and maintaining Caterpillar gas engines and related generation equipment, make repairs and return project to “on-line” status promptly, and operating computer based generation management and operations software.


This position requires on-call responsibilities and will include irregular hours and some duty on nights and weekends.


Applicants must demonstrate strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of machinery operation. Diesel and large engine mechanical experience is required, as is the ability to use computers, test equipment, meters, power and hand tools. Electrical experience is highly desired. The position requires lifting and carrying of heavy tools and equipment, hiking up and down steep inclines, working outside in inclement weather, working alone and cooperatively with others; also exercising effective time management, self motivation, resourcefulness, and organization. A valid Oregon Driver’s license and a good driving record are required.


To apply for this position, please send a resume and 3 references to:


Mail to:

HR Department

Coffin Butte Resource Project

29160 Coffin Butte Rd.

Corvallis, OR 97330




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Benefits Information

PNGC Power offers a competitive salary compensation program including a full benefits plan.

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We expect employees to be honest, trustworthy, and operate with integrity. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment (including sexual harassment) in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment status. We support and obey laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We fully consider all qualified applicants including those with a criminal history.