Combustion Turbine Specialist

Company/organization: Associated Electric Cooperative Inc
Contact: Human Resources
Phone: 4178811204

We are adding to our team!  AECI is currently seeking applicants for a Combustion Turbine Specialist position in the Power Production Division.  This position is located at the Holden facility in Northwest Missouri and plays an integral role on the AECI Gas Team.  This position is responsible for maintenance, operations and administrative functions of the simple cycle gas turbine power plant and auxiliary systems. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Operate and maintain gas turbine power plant on a 24-hour basis as required to support needs of AECI System Operations.
  • Troubleshoot and perform maintenance on Distributed Control System (DCS).
  • Perform inspections and maintenance on Continuous Emissions Monitoring systems (CEMS).
  • Perform environmental compliance tasks, such as fugitive emissions readings, water and fuel samples, and spill prevention.
  • Provide safe working environment for site personnel and contractors. Implement lockout/tagout, confined space and safety orientation programs at site.
  • Oversee NERC operational requirements and record keeping.
  • Provide support for other AECI combustion turbine sites as needed.

Job Requirements:

  • Possess Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in electrical or mechanical field or demonstrate comparable experience.
  • Minimum of five years related experience, demonstrating a solid understanding of plant operations and maintenance, including instrument calibration and extensive trouble shooting.
  • Experience with Distributed Control Systems, such as T3000 and WDPF/OVATION preferred.
  • Ability to travel (30-40%) to other sites.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


AECI provides a competitive total compensation package including paid health care and dental premiums starting on day one with vision plans available.  Basic life, short-term disability and long-term disability are paid for by AECI as well as a 401k with an employer match. Invest in yourself with our tuition reimbursement and enjoy time away with Paid Time Off (PTO) and paid holidays. Wellness incentives and employee assistance programs are also available. Come join a team where your talents are appreciated, your voice is heard, and your work has an impact!


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