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Power Plant Systems Engineer

Company: Omaha Public Power District
Location: Omaha
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Responsibilities

OPPD's Systems Engineering Department is looking for an electrical engineer that supports the safe and reliable operation the District's electrical generating assets. The individual is assigned accountability specific plant systems and equipment and will provide timely technical on-site support for station activities, limited scope modifications, plant performance analysis, technical review of operating reports, evaluation of system performance, and technical analysis to troubleshoot and resolve plant issues. Position is primarily based at one station but may be called upon to serve any of the generating stations. Performance is measured by the reliability, material condition, safety, economics, and performance of assigned systems and projects.

This position will primarly support OPPD's North Omaha Station.

  • Under technical direction, perform system health monitoring including identification of critical systems or components required for reliable plant operation, as part of the reliability centered maintenance program.
  • Perform analysis or diagnostic evaluations on plant systems based on education and within engineering discipline.
  • Complete cross-training programs to ensure adequate engineering support at each generating station for key systems.
  • Coordinate with other departments as needed to design and implement minor design changes to the generating stations, including close out activities.
  • Develop troubleshooting plans for emergent plant problems whose resolution exceeds the skill of the Maintenance and Operations staff using standard techniques and basic engineering principals and provide technical direction during the conduct of troubleshooting.
  • Accountable for a cursory understanding of all applicable governmental, Code, Industry standards, internal procedures, reliability standards and internal policies

    Qualifications

    Required:
    • Four (4) year Bachelor of Science Engineering degree (ABET-accredited degree) in an Engineering discipline related to power generation.
    • Basic college graduate level oral and written communications skills.
    • Solid quantitative skills with the ability to analyze data and report results.
    • Basic understanding of the utility industry.
    • Maintain cognizance of emerging industry operating experience.
    • Demonstrated capability and interpersonal skills to work in a team environment while completing independent tasks and assignments.
    • A valid driver's license is required.

      Desired:
      • Advanced degree in an Engineering discipline related to power generation.
      • EIT / Successful completion of the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) examination
      • Engineering internship / Coop in power generation or related field
      • Familiarity and experience in AutoDesk (CAD, Inventor, Vault), Bentley MicroStation
      • Demonstrated capabilities of researching, decision making, and presenting to a diverse audience.
      • Advanced MS Office Professional Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and SharePoint).
      • Awareness of applicable codes: ASME, OSHA, NFPA, IEEE, etc.

        Closing Statement

        At Omaha Public Power District , we're passionate about three things: power, the people who make it, and the people who rely on it.

        WE ARE: Where the Light Starts. OPPD is the 12 th -largest public power utility in the U.S., serving over 850,000 people across 5,000 square miles and 13 counties.

        WE'RE COMMITTED TO: Each other and the people we serve. This commitment drives us. We're dedicated to providing our communities with affordable, reliable, and environmentally sensitive energy services today, tomorrow, and well into the future.

        OUR JOB: To provide power with a purpose. We have real impact - on people's lives, on the environment, and on the future of energy. We're always looking for bright, capable people who want an opportunity to lead from where you are-wherever you are- and know that your ideas will be heard. If you want to be a source of real, positive change for the community and the people who live in this region, then working for a company acknowledged for caring about these same things is likely a priority for you as well.

        Org Marketing Statement
        • Salary Level will be determined based on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate

          Salary Range: [Minimum S3 $73,483 - Midpoint S6 $123,297]

          EOE: Protected Veterans/Disability

          How To Apply

          Apply online at www.oppd.com on or before August 15, 2022.

          Recruiter: Athena Roberson - asroberson@oppd.com
          • PLEASE NOTE** - Your application has not been submitted unless you have applied for a specific requisition. If you have not chosen a specific opening, your application will remain in 'DRAFT' form and will not be viewed by our Human Capital staff.

Keywords: Omaha Public Power District, Omaha , Power Plant Systems Engineer, Professions , Omaha, Nebraska

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