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Engineer, Turbine (Eng 1/Eng II/or Sr. Level) - Kemmerer, WY - #36271

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Date: Apr 24, 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, licensing, construction, operation, and maintenance of the company’s generation, transmission, distribution, telecommunication, 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.
•    Responsible for supporting projects relating to the maintenance of the following equipment:
o    156 MW GE Steam Turbine and Generator
o    220 MW GE Steam Turbine and Generator
o    All mechanical equipment associated with the steam turbine systems and generator systems
o    All equipment associated with the Convert Steam functional location
•    Upcoming Budgeted Projects
•    March 2020 U2 Low Pressure Turbine (LP) overhaul
•    April 2021 U1 HP/IP/LP Turbine Overhaul
•    May be assigned to support projects in other disciplines as needed such as:
o    Coal handling system consisting of; conveyor belts, coal dust collection equipment, coal stacker system, chutes, etc.
o    Flue Gas Desulfurization System or Scrubber consisting of; absorber vessel, water tanks, sump pumps, piping systems, etc.

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.

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.

Requirements

Requirements for the Engineer I position include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Basic knowledge and application of principles in area of engineering specialty.
  • Knowledge of applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations (if required for the position).
  • 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, requirements for the Eng. II position include:

  • A minimum of two or more years of directly related experience in the applicable engineering 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, requirements for the Sr. Eng. position include:

  • 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. 
  • Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills involving the ability to work cross-functionally to understand requirements, present alternatives, and recommendations.

Preferences

  • Has worked for a Turbine Manufacturer or has been a plant turbine engineer with turbine overhaul experience
  • Experience implementing OEM Technical Information Letters (TILs) or other turbine manufacturers recommendations
  • Working knowledge of ASME codes such as B31.1 Power Piping
  • Turbine performance training courses
  • Experience with other Rotating Equipment including oil and vibration analysis
  • Experience using SAP
  • Desire to live in rural Wyoming and within 60 miles of Kemmerer, Wyoming

Additional Information

Req Id: 36271

Corporate Code:  PacifiCorp

Primary Location: Kemmerer

Department: 00000759 Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Exempt

Hiring Range: 69,900 - 107,300

Target Incentive percentage: 12.00 - 15.00

Hiring Manager: Ryan V Witbeck

Recruiter: Carie T Raddatz

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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