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PLANT ENGINEER

Date Posted: Sep 9, 2020

Location: Uncasville, CT, US

Company: NRG

Job Description

NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of our diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 500 company, NRG creates value through best-in-class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity customers large and small, we implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy, developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost three million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.

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Provides technical support to the various station process groups to ensure safe and efficient unit operation. Helps various groups in implementing solutions to operational systems and related support systems.  Assists in analyzing planned systems to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective installation to maximize reliability and efficiency of electrical generation at the facility. 

                            

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate depth knowledge of power plant operation and systems.
  • Ability to ensure the identification of design deficiencies on all systems which would contribute to the risk of forced and/or partial outages.
  • Design/review specific engineering solutions to remedy any deficiencies and implement the corrective measure in conjunction with other location departments.
  • Provide technical support for critical plant equipment-particularly turbine generators and boilers.
  • Support boiler reliability program, including the ability to analyze past data and develop long-range maintenance program.
  • Provide support in the development of long-range maintenance and plant improvement initiatives. 
  • Assist in project management oversight as required, providing support and direction to both Station and contractor forces as appropriate. Ensure compliance with all project safety, environmental and contractual responsibilities.
  • Demonstrate the ability to deliver projects on schedule and under budget.
  • Procure parts, materials, services and support resolution of technical issues.
  • Assume support role during station overhauls and outages. 
  • Ensure that all modifications to existing systems are properly recorded.  This includes revising prints and drawings as well as identifying systems for which documentation is non-existent and create or obtain those support documents
  • Ensure that new installation or modifications to existing systems are supported by proper documentation, operating instructions and training materials.  Ensure that specific PM schedules are developed and implemented with support from the responsible area.
  • Ability to write or assist in the preparation of Technical Specifications.
  • Provide a high level of professionalism and technical expertise.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety, health and the environment.
  • Ability to travel domestically as required.
     

Minimum Requirements:

  • Two (2) years power plant experience and B.S. degree in a technical field
  • OR
  • High School diploma and (4) years power plant experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in equipment and system testing/troubleshooting.
  • Good interpersonal & team skills, willingness to work in a plant environment.
  • Perform routine field inspections and develop reports as required.
  • Ability to develop power point presentations as required.
  • Ability to travel domestically as required. 

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with power generation and project management. 
  • Experience leading team members in the execution of projects.

 

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