• Hydro Operator

    Job Locations US-MA-Lowell
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Operations and Maintenance
  • Overview

    The Hydroelectric Facility Operator is responsible for the daily operation of assigned hydroelectric power plant facilities. Rotating, on-call responsibilities will be part of this position.


    • Daily operation of power plant equipment including daily logs and reporting requirements
    • Act as site control in major and minor facility repairs.
    • Coordinate, schedule and participate with subcontractors as needed to support Maintenance activities.
    • Ensure cleanliness of each assigned facility stays at or above EGPNA Standards.
    • Ensure compliance with standard operating procedures (SOPs), company and agencies’ procedures and regulations
    • Responsible to complete qualification program at all assigned facilities.
    • Work with ECRS to ensure complete understanding of all regulatory requirements at all assigned facilities.
    • Provide support for maintenance as required by Operations Supervisor and Maintenance Manager.
    • Proposes SAP PM functions as required to maintain operations (Create Notifications, edit Notifications)
    • Complete inventory checks as required by Company Policy


    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • 0-2 years of related experience
    • Demonstrated mechanical and/or electrical skills as applied to turbines, generators, large diesel engines, compressors, pumps, motors, valves and related equipment and systems
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Knowledge of operation of power plant systems and equipment, principles of rotating equipment, and appropriate safety procedures
    • Above average computer skills (Windows, Word, Excel, SAP, Outlook)
    • Ability to respond to emergency calls
    • Ability to solve practical problems and provide applicable solutions.
    • Strong work ethic
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle
    • Ability to frequently climb ladders and enter confined spaces; climb to and work from elevated platforms, ladders and walkways
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds from the floor to the waist
    • Willingness to work overtime when required.


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