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At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.

Requisition Number 17-0309
Title Materials Technician II
City Hermiston
State OR
Job Family Power Operations
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 0
Relocation Provided No
Location Hermiston Power Project
Description Job Summary:

Provide services relative to purchasing, disposition and control of materials, material accounting, inventory control, equipment parts history, auditing, budgeting and reporting.

Job Responsibilities:

• Specialized technical knowledge with function.
• Performs a variety of technical service/support duties that are semi-routine in nature.
• Perform Shipping and receiving functions, check for correctness and damage or loss. Puts material into inventory and updates inventory software. Notifies requester of receipt of material.
• Using PeopleSoft, prepare Purchase Requisitions for materials and services.
• Ensures compliance with all corporate policies and procedures.
• Responsible for procurement records and files.
• Maintain a clean and organized warehouse.
• Process and code invoices through ImageNow system.
• Perform other tasks as assigned.
• Routine and non-routine decisions with some latitude, but still subject to approval.
• With limited guidance, prioritizes and executes responsibilities effectively for a single trade, group of related tasks or functional area.
• Work periodically reviewed by others; work reflects solid performance of duties.
• Errors have small and possibly incremental impact on department or facility.
• Completes tasks and resolves problems that require an ability to recognize deviation from accepted practices.
• Resolves most questions and problems, and refers only the most complex issues to higher levels.
• Assist in preparing reports to facilitate monthly forecasting activities.
• Works under general supervision.
• Prioritizes daily activities to complete tasks/projects assigned by others.
• May assist with orienting and training employees in complex areas.
Requirements • High school graduate or equivalent, trade school, related military service training programs, or technical training school programs. Additional professional training preferred.
• 2-5 years directly related experience in material control at a power generation plant or process plant.
• Maintain a valid driver’s license. Occasional trips to various locations around the United States to expedite material or part acquisition.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.
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