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Posted: Fri Jul 22 2022

Chief Engineer

Athens, Georgia

Direct Hire

Title: Power Plant Engineer

Location:  Athens, GA

Pay:  $100,000-$120,000 Base – 10% Bonus – Relocation Assistance

Schedule:  Monday – Friday 7am-3:30pm

Why Work Here?

This position is stationed on one of the newest, most efficient, and stable power plants built in Georgia with a diverse Fortune 500 energy company. This plant has over 10 years left on their long term power contract and you will have the opportunity to support many different projects.  This includes performance analysis and upgrades, planning & scheduling, project management, and interfacing with operations & maintenance teams.  Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, Maritime, or other disciplines will be considered.  Apply now to take your engineering career to the next level!

Job Description:

  • Assist with the oversight of all safety training of all plant personnel and assist in developing site specific training programs and ensure training is completed by appropriate employees.
  • Assist the Environmental Health and Safety Manager in the documentation and reporting required by facility permits and procedures as well as safety observances and documentation records.
  • Utilize the CMMS for all work orders and ensure maintenance conforms to all work procedures and safe work permit requirements for all operations processes as appropriate.
  • Prepare required reports for the owner and/or utility.
  • Ensure that thermal and electrical outputs are maintained at maximum levels and efficiencies.
  • Report normal, abnormal or emergency plant conditions to the O&M Manager. Take necessary corrective action in accordance with established policy or at the direction of the O&M Manager.
  • Provide guidance to the maintenance supervisor relative to equipment conditions and required maintenance activities.
  • Comply with the Environmental QA/QC Manual and ensure compliance with all environmental regulatory requirements when operating the facility.
  • Assist in maintaining all plant chemical and fuel levels required for continued plant operations.
  • Assist with the Oversight of the technical training, qualifications and re-qualifications of all Operations personnel.
  • Oversee the daily upkeep of necessary plant logs and records.
  • Work with I&E Supervisor and Maintenance Supervisor to maintain the plant Operations Manuals and assure that operating policies and procedures are kept up-to-date.
  • Sustain the morale and motivation of operations personnel and handle employee concerns as they arise.
  • Ensure that the water chemistry program for the plant is properly implemented, including testing, inspections, and maintenance of water treatment program. Provide guidance to the chemist in administering the chemistry program.
  • Maintain emergency equipment and perform inspections.
  • Implement plant and corporate procedures and policies and provide recommendations for changes as necessary.

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