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12 Mar 2019

Full-Time Operator Trainee

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

Job Description

Sunflower is looking to hire its next class of Operator Trainees for Holcomb Station! Trainees get to learn plant systems, apply their troubleshooting skills, and advance their career to provide safe and reliable operation of the electric generating unit.

In this position, you’ll be in a group setting and will learn how to operate plant equipment and systems. Upon successful completion, Trainees will progress through the operator trainee program to higher-level operations positions with increased responsibility.


Apply your troubleshooting skills and learn from experienced crews.
Work at our technically advanced, amazingly clean, and environmentally safe coal-fired power plant.
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.
Gain experience in an electric utility to further your career.

Attend generation power plant training classes for 12 weeks and successfully complete coursework. Become familiar and use study guides and various training material to learn about plant equipment, systems, and locations.

Top Qualifications:

High school diploma. Technical school or related industrial experience preferred.
Successful completion of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI) Plant Operator Selection System (POSS) test.
Able to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical systems.
Must be able to work 12-hour rotating shifts, including holidays and weekends, when assigned to an operations crew.
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 career site at:

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

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