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Fuel Equipment Operators

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Centralia, WA, US

Company: TransAlta

WHO WE ARE

 

“Energizing the Future.”

 

TransAlta owns, operates, and develops a diverse fleet of electrical generation assets in Canada, the United States and Australia, providing municipalities, industries, and businesses with safe, low-cost, and reliable clean electricity. For over 111 years, TransAlta has been a responsible operator and proud community-member where its employees work and live. We are committed to fostering a dynamic, productive, and safe work environment. Our employees contribute to a diverse, open, and transparent culture with clear accountabilities, strong leadership, and challenging opportunities for personal career growth.

 

For more information about TransAlta, visit our website at, www.transalta.com.

 

Our Commitment to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

 

It is our collective mission to ensure that every single employee feels a sense of inclusion and belonging and can show up to work as their true authentic self. TransAlta is committed to hiring a diverse workforce including women, Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities, and members of the LGBTQ2+ community. TransAlta believes that diversity enhances the quality of its performance, is an essential element to effective corporate governance, and cultivates a strong workplace culture.

 

ABOUT THE ROLE

 

TransAlta is currently seeking multiple Fuel Equipment Operators to join our Centralia team. You will provide mobile and stationary equipment operation and support for power plant fueling, ash removal, and cola yard cleaning operations. 

 

This is a full-time, safety sensitive position. The successful candidate will be required to complete pre-employment testing.

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

 

  • Operates all equipment used in fuel handling, construction and maintenance of Plant properties.
  • Operates computer control systems including conveyors and related equipment in fuel handling.
  • Performs normal operating care maintenance on fuel handling equipment as required.
  • Cleanup and other duties as assigned.

 

WHAT WE NEED FROM YOU

 

To be successful in this role, we are looking for the following must-have qualifications and experience:

 

  • Experience on computerized equipment
  • Knowledge of computers with ability to learn programs and equipment specific to coal handling
  • Effective (English) written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work and participate in a “team” setting
  • Must be proficient at multi-tasking
  • Valid driver’s license

 

Nice to Haves

 

The following qualifications and/or experience are desirable, but not essential:

 

  • 2 to 5 years heavy equipment experience (preferably large dozer loader and forklift experience
  • Experience on operation of various conveyor systems
  • Construction, maintenance, or production related experience
  • Light equipment experience

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Ability to climb on and off large equipment and tolerate all weather conditions

 

Our comprehensive and flexible benefits, competitive compensation, incentive, and rewards programs form the foundation of TransAlta’s excellent employment proposition.

 

Become part of our TransAlta team today! We look forward to reviewing your application. All applications will be reviewed in a timely manner to the best of our abilities. We appreciate your patience and understanding during the recruitment process.

 

Our commitment is to attract and retain the best talent. Some positions may require the successful completion of one or more background checks such as criminal, medical, or compliance. If these verifications are needed, they will be indicated on the job posting.