Production Technician

Company Name: AltaGas Facilities (U.S.) Inc.
Location: Blythe, CA
Job Code: 378
# of openings: 2



AltaGas Blythe Operations Inc. is a 520 MW Natural gas fired Combined Cycle Power Generating Station located in Blythe, California. This is a union position in the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers, Local 47.

Reporting directly to the Production Technician Leader, the Production Technician is responsible for all phases of plant operations. This position requires an individual with exceptional interpersonal skills who is comfortable working a rotating shift schedule.


Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Preserve the facility’s operational excellence through effective prioritization of operation which promote a high level of equipment reliability
  • Ensure all AltaGas’ compliance, environment, and safety policies and practices are implemented and adhered to
  • Follow defined processes and procedures to ensure the plant is operating safely and efficiently
  • Perform all actions related to the operations of the plant
  • Responsible for assisting with the daily dispatch of the plant, operating 24/7/365 on a rotating 12 hour shift basis
  • Perform routine inspections of watch
  • Perform equipment troubleshooting
  • Suggest continuous improvement projects
  • Test equipment in order to assure productivity and performance
  • Respect safety standards of the company and maintain a clean work environment
  • Ensure all safety rules and safe work procedures such as Lockout/Tag out, Confined Space, PPE are followed by themselves and by others working in and around the machinery
  • Act as a team player by assisting in ad hoc work, both in operations and maintenance, as it arises
  • Other miscellaneous duties as assigned



  • Must be legally entitled to work in the United States
  • Qualified candidates must have electrical, mechanical or I&C skills
  • High School/ GED required
  • Control Room experience preferred but not required


Applicants with more advanced qualifications are welcome to apply.  The successful candidate maybe hired at a more senior level depending on their education and experience background.

AltaGas Blythe Operations Inc. is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer that actively pursues and hires a diverse workforce. All applicants are offered an equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information or any other factor that is not related to the job.

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