Sunflower is looking for a Lab Technician Trainee to join the team in rural southwest Kansas! You'll get to apply your knowledge of science and laboratory testing procedures and experience career growth.
Position Location: Holcomb, Ks
In this position, you’ll receive extensive training to support the laboratory functions for the generation operations fleet. You will learn something new every day, get to adapt to changes, and constantly gain more knowledge. You’ll begin in a Trainee position with a day shift schedule, then progress to higher level positions and eventually a rotating shift schedule.
Opportunities: • Gain experience at an electric utility to further your career • Work at our technically advanced, amazingly clean, and environmentally safe coal-fired power plant located near Holcomb, Kansas • Provide support to provide reliable, affordable energy to people in central and western Kansas • Receive outstanding benefits including a company funded pension and low health insurance premiums
Summary: Complete comprehensive classroom and on-the-job training program. Assist with performing various chemical and physical lab processes and procedures. Operate and maintain plant equipment safely and efficiently under the supervision of qualified personnel.
Top Qualifications: One year of post high school education in a science field and two years practical water treatment equipment and analytical testing methods experience in an industrial environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Successful completion of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Plant Operator Selection System (POSS) Test.
Able to work effectively on an independent basis and cooperatively with a team.
We administer selection tests for a variety of positions. The required tests have been developed by the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a trade association of investor-owned electric utility companies. We strongly encourage candidates to review all the information, including the sample test brochures, and to use the available practice tests before taking the actual tests, available here: https://secure.eei.org/eeitests/onlineproducts/Login.aspx.
The username and password are both sunflower. Practice tests provide sample questions and detailed discussions of the correct answers. It's important to take the practice test as you would the actual one, with similar intensity and concentration. You must have Adobe Acrobat Reader on your computer.
Note: EEI does not allow access to the actual tests. Testing sessions are held at various locations.
Sunflower Electric Power Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.