Apprentice-Hydro Electrician #2926

Puget Sound Energy (PSE), is seeking applicants to fill multiple Apprentice positions in the Energy Production department located through-out it’s service territory.

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Job Summary: Work under the supervision of a Journey Hydro electrician to construct, install, inspect, operate and maintain generation plant electrical and associated mechanical equipment, especially as it applies to hydro-electric generation facilities. Perform similar and incidental duties as required. The apprenticeship is an 8,000 hour/4 Year program. Must satisfactorily complete 8,000 on-the-job hours of apprentice training and 144 hours of related instruction each year as required by the Apprenticeship Agreement and pass basic written, oral and physical examinations.

Requirements: Applicant must have a comprehension of elementary power generation and the ability and aptitude for learning the Hydro Electrician’s trade. Must know material used in construction and maintenance of hydro generation equipment. Must have successfully satisfied pre-qualification requirements as determined by the Joint Apprenticeship Training Committee (JATC). Must possess a valid driver’s license. This position requires the employee to obtain and maintain a First Aid, CPR and AED Certificate, a lift truck certification and a current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL A) with air and other necessary endorsements or obtain the same within 30 days. Training will be provided. Employees must have a working knowledge and comply with all Company standards, policies, practices, procedures and State and Federal regulations as they pertain to the job.

Job Conditions and Physical Effort: The duties and responsibilities are generally performed in both indoor and outdoor environments. The position generally involves sitting, standing, walking, moderate to heavy lifting, moderate carrying, bending, reaching, kneeling, twisting, balancing and climbing, operation of light equipment, tools and machinery and operation of heavy equipment and machinery. Performance of the position requires working in varied outdoor environments such as all weather conditions, all noise levels, hazardous condition and on the full range of outdoor work surfaces. The use of protective clothing and safety devices is required. May require the driving of automobiles, vans, small to large trucks.

In order to be considered for this position you must complete an online application on our website, and attach a resume. These are IBEW Represented positions and the successful candidates will become members of the IBEW.

The apprenticeship standards can be reviewed at the following link

PSE offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. PSE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage persons of diverse backgrounds to apply


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