Colstrip Unit 4 – Eddy Current Testing – 2024-076

Site Information

Colstrip Steam Electric Station – Colstrip, Montana

The Colstrip steam electric station (CSES) is a 1,480 MW coal-fired power plant located near Colstrip, Rosebud County, Montana, US. Units 1 & 2 are permanently shut down, Units 3 & 4 have a capacity of around 740 MW each.

Project Information

Eddy Current Testing

Crew Size – 11

Shifts – Day Shift Only, Four Data Acquisition Teams

Contact Information

Project Lead : Chris Speas. . Cell # – (602) 885-3350

Reporting Information

We will report to site at 0700 on Thursday, 5/16. We will need to go to a local clinic for drug screening on Thursday morning. Please bring you driver’s license!

Nearest Airports

Billings Logan International (BIL)

All personnel that are flying will be flying into Billings, MT (BIL). The hotels are 1.5 – 2 hours from the airport.

Company Provided Hotel

Westwind Motor Inn, 225 Westwind Lane, Forsyth, MT 59327  (406) 346-2038

Castle Rock Bed and Breakfast, 7412 Castle Rock Lake Dr., Colstrip, MT 59323 (360) 839-7955


Personnel booked at Hotel 1:

Dominguez, Fermin

Karles, Trevor

Lapp, Joey

Matthews, Kawame

Oakes, Brayton

Washington, Marcus

Williams, Ashley


Personnel booked at Hotel 2:

Jones, Mike

Sano, Josh

Speas, Chris


Work shifts will be 0700 – 1700, Monday – Saturday.

We will be working under Colstrip’s LOTO and confined space programs.

Ensure you bring your PPE (hard had, safety glasses, steel or composite toe safety shoes).

We have a very large scope (~41,000 tubes) and will be running 4 stations in parallel.