Hydro Station Operator

Placer County Water Agency   Foresthill, CA   Full-time     Construction / Physical Labor / Skilled Trades
Posted on July 26, 2022
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Placer County Water Agency encompasses the entire, 1,500-square-mile boundary of Placer County, ranging from the rim of the Sacramento Valley on the west to the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe on the east.  The Agency is headquartered in Auburn and carries out a broad range of responsibilities including water resource planning and management, retail and wholesale supply of irrigation water and drinking water, production of hydroelectric power and watershed stewardship across Placer County.  We are seeking talented candidates to join our team for the position of:



$86,124 - $109,911 annually, DOQ, plus excellent benefits

PCWA is seeking an experienced journey-level Hydro Plant Operator to perform a variety of operations, monitoring and control functions related to the Agency’s multi-purpose hydroelectric project and related facilities.  The position requires year-round living in an Agency owned residence in a remote location.  Our ideal candidate will be a journey-level operator with at least two years of progressively responsible experience; experience as a power plant operator is highly desirable.  Visit our website for detailed recruitment information and to complete the on-line application: 

Applications must be received on/before 5:00pm Tuesday, August 9, 2022.