biomassOctober, 2017 - Sierraville, CA

Sierra County and the City of Loyalton are welcoming a new biomass company, American Renewable Power, LLC. (ARP) who will be utilizing the previous Sierra Pacific Industries, (SPI) site in Loyalton. President and CEO, Steve Mueller has 25 years in the biomass plant business.

Alliance for Workforce Development, Inc., (AFWD) and American Renewable Power have been working together from the onset of this new endeavor, AFWD has provided information and professional references as ARP has navigated through the multiple layers of the State of California regulations, investigating all avenues of tax credit opportunities, and other green energy employer programs, etc.

AFWD assisted with the ARPs Employee Handbook and job descriptions and is currently recruiting for the 20+ positions this plant requires for the 24 hours a day, 7 days a week operation schedule. Positions range from Operator 1-4, Millwright, Electrician, Mechanic, and Weight Masters.