• Hydro Technician III

    Job Locations US-WA-North Bend
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Operations & Maintenance
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for field coordination and execution of mechanical maintenance and repairs, as well as Capex work throughout assigned region. This work will include the management of both internal and external resources as project manager acting under the supervision of the Regional Supervisor.


    • Serve as a local leader in working safely and within all local, state federal and company guidelines

    • Work with Planners to coordinate, track and manage mechanical maintenance activities performed by third party providers

    • Lead troubleshooting and evaluation of mechanical equipment for assigned region including the development of the associated documentation as defined by the Technical Services Group.

    • In coordination with the Regional Supervisor and Planners participate in project planning ensuring – access to the necessary plant level information and site conditions to others.

    • Perform onsite work and local project management in the implementation of Routine and Reoccurring Maintenance, Major Repairs and Capex for Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Activities.

    • Evaluate equipment failures with the Engineering team and Reginal Supervisor for methods or procedures to prevent reoccurrence.

    • Support in the budgeting process as well as for the Health Status Forms with the Technical Services Group for the region assigned

    • Provide support for operations as required by Regional Supervisor, including but not limited to data collection, and daily rounds/inspections

    • Interface with Regional Supervisor, Technical Services for the creation and  the implementation  of the yearly and 5 year maintenance plans.

    • Interface with Technical Services for any issue relevant to plant performance or Dam Safety to include inspections and the implementation of any action and or repair plan.

    • Interface with Purchasing & Logistics in support of any procurement actions as required to support the region


    • Minimum of 8-12 years relevant experience.
    • Power plant operations experience is a plus.
    • Electrical and Instrumentation skills preferred
    • Ability to work in adverse conditions using the appropriate PPE
    • Willingness to work overtime when required.
    • Working knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft office suite.
    • Ability to utilize mobile application on phones and tablets in the field for documentation of work.
    • Must be able to travel as needed up to 90% throughout portfolio
    • Ability to prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
    • Strong attention to detail.
    • Excellent communications, interpersonal, and organizational skills required
    • Ability to use electrical test equipment such as, DMM, meg ohm meter and multi process calibration equipment.
    • Knowledge in Mechanical l theory and troubleshooting techniques
    • Ability to use mechanical testing and measuring equipment, such as gauges, dial indicators, calipers, micrometers.
    • Ability to read and understand electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and civil drawings, for the use of troubleshooting and equipment isolation.
    • Ability to work as part of a team and involve others in decisions when appropriate.
    • Ability to take initiative in problem solving.
    • Ability to manage projects including personnel and resources


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