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Engineer, Coal (Eng 1/Eng II/or Sr. Level) - Kemmerer, WY - #50661

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Date: Jun 19, 2019

Location: Kemmerer, WY, US

Company: PacifiCorp

General Purpose

Manages projects within the Naughton Plant coal fired generating station, through all phases of a project from initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and control to completion.

Develops engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments associated with the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of the company’s generation,  or other utility facilities/systems.

 

Responsibilities

Engineer 1 level responsibilities of this position include the following:

  • Analyze the system design, programming, and modification.
  • Develop studies of limited scope and prepare data for cost estimations and analyses.
  • Run equipment and performance tests and install and inspect new equipment.
  • Conduct site inspections to ensure adherence to engineering standards. Develop specifications for procurement of equipment and / or contractual services to support power plant operations.
  • Assist with developing capital project estimates and justifications. 
  • Job Specific Duties:

  • Responsible for overseeing projects relating to the maintenance of the following equipment:
    • Coal handling system consisting of; conveyor belts, coal dust collection equipment, coal stacker system, chutes, etc.
    • Flue Gas Desulfurization System or Scrubber consisting of; absorber vessel, water tanks, sump pumps, piping systems, etc.
  • May be assigned to manage projects in other disciplines as needed

In addition to the above, the Engineer II responsibilities include the following: 

  • Design, develop, modify, and evaluate systems, process, or facilities to support Company objectives.
  • Develop moderately complex engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments. 
  • Determine methods and techniques for obtaining results.
  • Guide and direct Engineer I, technicians and drafters.
  • Recommend alternative solutions to management in area of specialty on engineering solutions to meet business needs.
  • Deliver on commitments and manage outside engineering services to accomplish the assigned work.
  • Analyze and design engineering methods.
  •  Manage capital projects and meet capital budget targets in accordance with recognized company best practices.

In addition to the above, the Sr. Level responsibilities include the following:

  • Develop highly complex engineering studies, plans, specifications, calculations, evaluations, design documents, and performance assessments.
  • Act as a lead/expert in the work group; train and mentor associate and career level engineers, technicians and drafters. 
  • Maintain project timeliness and budgets.
  • Analyze and design engineering methods.

Requirements

Engineer I level requirements for this position include the following:

  • Engineer I level requirements for this position include the following:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited college/university.
  • Basic knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
  • Ability to interact favorably with project and work teams.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Proficient with the use of personal computers and automated tools.

In addition to the above, the requirements for the Engineer II position include the following:

  • A minimum of two years of directly related experience in engineering related field.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.
  • Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.
  • Ability to provide timely assessments with limited information and/or assumptions.

In addition to the above, the requirements for the Sr. Level position include the following:

  • A minimum of five or more years’ experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power systems, or related professional experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • Project management and leadership skills including the ability to work as a team member, to maintain project timelines, budgets, and deliver on commitments.
  • Understanding of company’s business, and relevant policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, local laws, regulations and the National Electric Codes. 
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.

Preferences

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification through Project Management Institute
  • Project Management experience
  • Similar industrial experience in a related field such as chemical manufacturing, refinery, construction, mining etc.
  • Working knowledge of ASME codes such as B31.1 Power Piping, or B31.3 Process Piping
  • Experience with Rotating Equipment or Process Containing Equipment
  • Experience using SAP
  • Desire to live in rural Wyoming and within 60 miles of Kemmerer, Wyoming

Additional Information

Req Id: 50661

Corporate Code:  PacifiCorp

Primary Location:  Kemmerer, WY

Department:  Naughton Power Plant

Schedule: Days - Full-Time

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

 

Hiring Range: 69,900 - 107,300.00

 

Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


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