- Bachelor's degree
- Bachelor of Science
- Driver's License
- Microsoft Excel
- Communication skills
This Engineer reports to the Reliability and Performance Manager and is responsible for a variety of engineering duties at the Longview Power Plant. The individual will be required to work in both team and individual atmospheres to aid in the operation, maintenance, and improvement of the plant. Existing engineering knowledge and experience will be built upon to support diverse assignments.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Complete rotation with operations, maintenance, and material handling to gain familiarity with the plant equipment, processes, procedures and personnel.
Work with individuals throughout the organization to identify and resolve abnormal equipment conditions.
Provide technical guidance to Operations and Maintenance on processes, procedures, repairs and projects
Assist in the development of projects and evaluation of proposals for material supply and installation
Aid in the execution of projects to maintain budget and schedule compliance
Coordinate contractors in the execution of testing and maintenance
Responsible for participation in the following station programs / activities
Root Cause Analysis- Participate in / lead investigations to identify casual factors and implement corrective actions
Asset360 Issue evaluation- Monitor identified reliability and performance issues; work with station and B&V personnel to determine cause and resolution.
Support outages- Participate in the planning and execution of outages to ensure scope, schedule, and budget are maintained
Work with Reliability and Performance team to implement applicable PdM technologies that detect onset of undesired conditions
Comply with the obligations of all permits including Federal, State, and Local regulations.
Gain familiarity with applicable engineering standards.
Maintain backlog of assigned Work Orders
In collaboration with all plant departments, continually work toward process and procedure improvement.
Participate in Management of Change suggestions and improvements as assigned.
Ensure work activities comply with all applicable OSHA safety regulations and policies
Research and develop alternative methods and technologies for monitoring and maintaining equipment
Create Work Orders and Purchase Requisitions as applicable
Perform all other related duties as assigned
Uses and maintains technical and professional knowledge, shares that knowledge with others, and recognizes/ applies new technology in a cost effective manner
Obtains and applies knowledge of competitive business practices in daily work activities and decision making
Desire to learn, attend training, and develop professionally.
Anticipates and accepts changes in the organization and adapts to meet the new requirements
Willing to accept accountability for own decisions, performance, and behavior
Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills)
A Bachelor's of Science degree in applicable engineering field is required.
0-5 years’ experience
Ability to interpret drawings, schematics, and trends
Strong problem solving skills
Experience in the following software applications beneficial
OSIsoft PI, AutoCAD, Intertek AWARE, Maximo, Emerson Ovation, TapRoot
Strong fundamental understanding of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, and mechanical systems
Extensive experience in the use of personal computers and numerous software applications such as Excel, Word, MS Outlook, Powerpoint, Access, etc.
Ability to productively work independently and as an overall integral team member.
Must have strong communication both written and verbal skills and the ability to effectively organize and facilitate process teams to implement facility improvements.
Ability to handle quick changing situations under stress and to work extended hours on short notice if and when required.
Does this job have supervisory responsibilities? No
Receives very general guidance with respect to overall objectives; work is usually quite independent of others; operates within plant or department policy guidelines using independent judgment in achieving assigned objectives.
Are there non-supervisory employees who report directly to this job? No
Are there subordinate supervisors reporting to this job? No
Level of language (ability to read, write, and speak English) needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Level of mathematical skills and abilities needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Level of reasoning skills and abilities needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
Handles multiple projects simultaneously.
Prioritizes and organizes assignments.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Licenses, certificates, or registrations that are required to perform the essential duties of this job.
Valid Driver’s License
How much on-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities?
Frequent: Standing; Walking; Sitting; Using hadns to finger, handle or feel; Reaching with hands and arms; Talking or hearing; Computer work
Occasional: Stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling; Tasting or smelling; Driving; Respirator use
Rare: Climbing or balancing
Does this job require that weight be lifted or force be exerted? If so, how much and how often?
Frequent: Up to 10 lbs
Occasional: Up to 25 lbs
Rare: Up to 50 lbs
Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation
Occasional: Wet or humid conditions (non-weather); Work near moving mechanical parts; Work in high precarious places; Outdoor weather conditions; Extreme heat (non-weather); Risk of electrical shock
Rare: Fumes or airborne practices; Toxic or caustic chemicals; Extreme cold (non-weather); Vibration; Work with explosives; Risk of radiation
How much noise is typical for the work environment of this job?
Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.