- Bachelor's degree
- Bachelor of Science
- Computer networking
To assist with the design, programming and maintenance of logic based control systems with the goal of improving safety, reliability and efficiency.
To develop a mutual learning relationship with electrical and instrument maintenance groups, providing technical support as needed.
To develop a mutual learning relationship with operations personnel and work with operations to identify and resolve issues and problems relating to the safe and efficient operation of plant equipment and systems.
Support IT assets used to power the control network. This includes regular maintenance as well as operating system configuration, control software installation, lease rollout, and networking support.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline.
General knowledge is desired in the areas of boiler combustion (gas and coal) and steam and gas turbine performance including a general understanding of all aspects of coal and gas fired generating stations.
The ability to use computer tools and analysis techniques is essential.
Functional knowledge of classic control theory and general knowledge of advanced control philosophies.
Strong background in IT systems focusing on Microsoft operating systems.
Strong networking skills focusing on the Ethernet model that is used to support control systems communications.
Any equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience can be substituted for requirements listed above.
Monitor overall health of each control system at Apache Station, and recommend actions and procedures to maintain and improve integrity of plant control systems.
Develop understanding of tools and tuning methods available for improving effectiveness of control systems.
Assist the Controls Engineer in developing safe, reliable, efficient control strategies to meet the changing requirements of existing and new plant processes.
Support the Results Engineering group in the common goal of improving plant performance.
Become knowledgeable of developing control technology and products, and assist Controls Engineer plan for future needs, enhancements, upgrades, and replacements.
Develop Web based solutions to meet management needs.
Monitor and maintain the controls network and IT assets used to support control system operation.
Function well in a team environment with minimal supervision.
THIS POSITION IS LOCATED AT OUR APACHE GENERATING STATION IN COCHISE, AZ.