Combined Cycle Plant Auxiliary Operator

Louisiana Energy and Power Authority is seeking an individual familiar with the operations of an electric generating facility.  The ideal candidate should have a strong work ethic in applying this knowledge to the inspecting, monitoring and testing of auxiliary equipment used in the production of electricity in a Combined Cycle Gas Turbine power plant.

One position (starting minimum pay of $18.35/Hr) is available at the LEPA Unit No. 1 power plant in Morgan City, LA.  Deadline for applications is 12:00 noon on Wednesday, June 26, 2024.  For an application, contact:  Louisiana Energy & Power Authority (LEPA), 210 Venture Way, Lafayette, LA, 70507-5319.  (337) 269-4046 or visit our website at


Deadline for receiving applications is 12:00 Noon, June 26, 2024.

Necessary Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills

  • Read meters and gauges accurately
  • Recognize equipment malfunctions and take proper corrective action
  • Understand and follow complex oral and written instructions

Illustrative Examples of Work

  • Inspect and test pumps, motors, compressors, and other mechanical equipment
  • Make minor repair and adjustments to equipment
  • Take water samples throughout facility
  • Perform maintenance tasks and assist maintenance crew
  • Execute orders from Control Room Operators