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12 Aug 2019

Full-Time Lab Technician Trainee

Sunflower Electric Power Corporation – Posted by recruiter Holcomb, Kansas, United States

Job Description

Job Brief
Our Generation Laboratory department is looking to hire and train a Lab Technician! You’ll get to apply your knowledge of science and laboratory testing procedures and experience career growth with this opportunity.

In this position, you’ll receive extensive training to learn how to support the laboratory functions for the generation operations fleet. You’ll learn something new every day and constantly gain more knowledge. You’ll begin as a Trainee on a day shift schedule, then progress to higher level positions with a 12-hour rotating shift schedule.

• Gain experience in 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, low health insurance premiums, and 100% tuition reimbursement

Complete comprehensive classroom and on-the-job training program. Assist with performing various chemical and physical lab processes and procedures as well as the operation of station equipment, under direct supervision, to ensure the safety and efficient operation of laboratory and operational functions and activities.

Top Qualifications:
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.

Bachelor degree in a science field is preferred.

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.

Refer to the Responsibility Outline for a complete list of qualifications.

EEI Testing:

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:

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.

How to Apply

To apply, please visit our careers site at:

Job Categories: Industrial, Mfg, and Engineering Systems. Job Types: Full-Time.

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