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Yardworker

For Burlington Electric Department

GENERAL PURPOSE:
Oversees fuel deliveries and ensures that woodchips are transported to the steam generator atthe McNeil Generating Station. Responsibilities also include the operation and routinemaintenance of fuel-handling equipment including front end loaders. This position is part of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) union.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Operates all wood-handling equipment up to the surge bin at the boiler front.
  • Performs routine maintenance including lubrication, of all wood-handling equipment andfront-end loaders.
  • Assist the maintenance staff as needed.
  • May be required to operate a large front-end loader for up to 12 hours per day transportingwood to or from the fuel storage area.
  • Weighs and deposits woodchips from trucks in prescribed manner.
  • Supplies wood to Station and transports wood within the Station as directed.
  • Loads wood ash into trucks for off-site disposal.
  • Fills out loader inspection sheet before operating any loader.
  • Assists Senior Station Operator, Station Operator and Auxiliary Operator as required.
  • Reports any maintenance needs to Shift Supervisor.
  • Responsible for cleaning assigned area.

 

Non-Essential Job Functions:

  • Unloads woodchips from railcars.
  • Perform other duties as required.
Jul 15, 2021
07/20/21 11:59 PM
QUALIFICATIONS/BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a high school diploma or GED. Experience/training in the operation and routine maintenance of heavy equipment. Ability to pass a Pulmonary Function Test preferred Prior experience in power plant operations preferred. Prior experience in the operation of a front-end loader required. Must be able to follow written and oral instructions. Be in good physical condition. Must be able to work a rotating shift schedule. Ability to interact harmoniously with co-workers.
Must possess a high school diploma or GED
Burlington, VT
Regular Full-Time
$19.18 - $31.45 Hourly
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT: https://www.burlingtonvt.gov/HR/career-and-internship-openings