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Posted: Wed Aug 17 2022

Power Plant Engineer

Marion, Iowa

Direct Hire

Title:  Power Plant Engineer

Location:  Marion, IA

Pay:  $120,000-$140,000 Base - $5,000-$10,000 Outage Pay – Relocation Assistance – 15% Bonus

Schedule:  Flexible hours Monday – Friday – Up To 25% travel to plants in the area.

Why Work Here?

This position will be supporting multiple power plants across Iowa and surrounding states advising management at the plants, supporting other technical engineers & personnel, performing short and long term outage planning duties, and leading contractors through major overhauls.  The position has a focus on the gas and steam turbine equipment at the plant and is part of a growing division within our client.  Opportunities for advancement are offered at the site and the position can be filled at a senior or junior level.  Apply now to contribute your background to the growing team!

Job Description:

  • Perform field inspections, field measurements and equipment walk downs, focusing on assessing Gas & Steam Turbines and associated equipment.
  • Recommend changes in procedures, equipment, or materials as necessary to maintain and improve turbine performance, reduce O&M costs, and increase reliability.
  • This position will help develop and lead steam turbine, gas turbine, and generator maintenance strategies.
  • This team is responsible for the following: planning, scheduling, conducting major overhauls; planning and conducting large repetitive maintenance tasks; providing outage resource management; providing craft labor management and supervision; managing alliances.
  • You will plan, direct, and implement large steam turbine, combustion turbine and generator outage maintenance and engineering projects in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.
  • Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of generators, steam turbines or combustion turbines.
  • Knowledge of the GT component management, repair, metallurgical mechanical and NDT assessment including failure of GT components.
  • Project management skills, working knowledge of the electric and steam generation industry and any experience with power plant operations would be a plus
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills - with an ability to communicate with a wide range of customers (engineers, plant management, finance, skilled laborers)
  • Proven ability to use computer software programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of AutoCad or similar programming is preferred.

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