MidAmerican Energy Company Plant Helper 1st 6 months in Council Bluffs, Iowa

Under general supervision, performs laboring duties and assists other classifications in and around the plant. Will be trained in the use of hand tools and power tools. Will also maintain grounds and the inside areas of the plant including custodial duties. May perform the duties of a custodian.

Typical Duties

  1. Performs work in as safe manner. Complies with all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures. Performs all work that they are qualified and trained to do in a manner to protect themselves, their fellow employees and the public from injury.

  2. Helps higher classification workers in all types of plant and equipment maintenance. Uses all types of hand and power tools to perform the work. Helps with turbine, boiler and turbine and boiler auxiliaries' maintenance. Greases and changes oil in plant equipment.

  3. Performs a variety of laboring type duties in and around the plant and the plant grounds such as: cleaning up coal spills, mowing, cutting weeds, shoveling snow, and loading and unloading supplies and materials.

  4. Operates equipment such as: fork lifts, bobcat, dump truck, vacuum truck, powered cleaning equipment, mowers, and pickups.

  5. Leads, trains and instructs other employees in their work.

  • High school diploma or equivalency required, or equivalent years of working experience.

  • Previous maintenance experience required, with the ability to operate hand and power tools, forklifts, dump trucks, vacuum truck, power cleaning equipment, skid steers, welders, and/or grinders.

  • Electrical or mechanical skills/experience desirable (HVAC, auto mechanics, maintenance).

  • Must successfully complete the written testing process prior to being considered for interviews. (Not all candidates will be selected for testing.)

  • Must be physical able to perform duties related to snow shoveling, cleaning, loading and unloading supplies.

  • Pre-employment background check, physical and drug screen is required.

  • National Career Readiness Certification required.

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job: *Plant Positions

Organization: *Supply

Title: Plant Helper 1st 6 months

Location: IA-Council Bluffs

Requisition ID: 1801070