Friday , February 3 2023

Alliant Energy Hiring – Power Plant Assistant

Alliant Energy

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Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build strong communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what’s next in energy.

When our employees say “I am energy,” it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We reward our highly hardworking and dedicated teams and give them the support they need to ensure their safety, wellness and financial security for themselves and their families.

What sets us apart?

  • Competitive pay and an excellent benefits package
  • A dedication to career growth and development
  • A culture that elevates our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.
  • The chance to create a positive impact on our local communities

The Edgewater Generating Station in Sheboygan, WI is currently seeking a Power Plant Assistant to perform work in and around the plant.

This is an entry level position that provides opportunities to learn the trade and a career path to move into other positions within the company. This position is a temporary role and is estimated to last until the retirement of the plant, approximately 36 months.

The person in this role is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the Unit 5 Boiler including all pollution control equipment. Duties include visual and written rounds of critical equipment, cleaning and assisting Equipment Operators as needed. This role may also be responsible for assisting in coal yard operations, including train unloading, equipment rounds, and cleaning of equipment.

  • There is a 5 shift rotation for this position. Day shift hours are 6:00am-6:00pm. Night shift hours are 6:00pm to 6:00am. Relief hours may be required for vacation, vacancy coverage, and needs of service. Schedule is subject to change depending on plant needs.
  • This position is estimated to last until the retirement of the Plant, approximately 36 months.

Job Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities

  • Routine cleaning and janitorial work.
  • Provides stores support.
  • Performs unskilled and semi-skilled physical work required in the various operations of any department of the power plant.
  • Performs maintenance of buildings, equipment and grounds as assigned.
  • Performs other duties which are similar, related or incidental to the position.
  • Train for Equipment Operator – Fuels position.
  • Train for Equipment Operator – Operations position.


  • Work performed under the supervision of the salaried or hourly supervisor as assigned.

Job Qualifications

Preferred Experience

  • 2 years experience and/or equivalent in an electric generating facility, steam generating station and/or a coal yard fuel handling operation.

Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • General knowledge of mathematics and science at the high school level
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Mechanical ability.
  • Knowledge of fuel-handling or heavy equipment and the layout of operation of a generating station.
  • Ability to perform the physical requirements for the job.
  • Ability to work effectively in a culturally diverse work group.

Our Values: How We Work

Live Safety. Everyone. Always | Make Things Better | Care For Others | Do The Right Thing | Act For Tomorrow | Think Beyond. Be Bold

Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant’s qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this dedication, Alliant Energy works to ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to preform key job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the HR Service Center at (608) 458-8458.

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

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