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Plant Engineer III at Calpine

Plant Engineer III

Calpine Middletown, CA Full-Time
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Description Job Summary (including but not limited to the following; other duties may be assigned):

Coordinates all plant engineering functions to assure the facility operates at maximum performance and profitability. Responsible for providing technical support for daily operations, plant improvements, process improvements, design, equipment acquisition, plant breakdown and analysis, and recommending corrective actions. Ensures operational activities are in accordance with procedures, schedules, regulatory compliance and budget projections. Conducts performance tests, collecting and analyzing operating data, and developing operational plans and equipment recommendations to optimize performance and profitability. Develops and maintains plant operating records and provides technical support to plant operations and maintenance. Assist maintenance group with pre-outage planning and conduct equipment inspections during outages.

• Comprehensive knowledge of electrical power generation or related field.
• Seasoned professional with advanced applied experience.
• Applies advanced skills contributing to knowledge areas within function, but not yet an expert in all.
• Makes recommendations on moderately complex issues regarding project components and tasks.
• May make recommendations on new processes, tools and services; supports and contributes to development of new products, services or techniques.
• Works on problems of diverse scope ranging from moderate to complex.
• Uses independent judgment requiring in-depth analysis of variable factors. Collaborates with senior professionals in selection of methods, techniques, and analytical approach.
• Little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
• Serves as project/technical lead on small to medium sized projects; may coordinate work of professionals, technicians and others outside of own department.
• This is the most senior skill level without moving to the management or specialist track.
• Resource integrator –builds professional networks and identifies and connects resources to achieve goals. Regularly contributes actionable ideas in brainstorming and planning sessions
• Knowledge of Geothermal Power Plant H2S Abatement Systems and Compliance Requirements. Comfortable Accessing, Interpreting and Applying Air Quality Management District Permits.
• Project Justification Document Familiarity and support to Operations or Maintenance in writing/submitting.
• Provide Monthly Project Forecast and Actual Spending Reports to Accounting Associates.


Job Responsibilities:
• Coordinates all plant engineering functions to assure the facility operates at maximum performance and profitability.
• Responsible for providing technical support for daily operations, plant improvements, process improvements, design, equipment acquisition, plant breakdown and analysis, and recommending corrective actions.
• Ensures operational activities are in accordance with procedures, schedules, regulatory compliance and budget projections.
• Conducts performance tests, collecting and analyzing operating data, and developing operational plans and equipment recommendations to optimize performance and profitability.
• Develops and maintains plant operating records and provides technical support to plant operations and maintenance.
• Assist maintenance group with pre-outage planning and conduct equipment inspections during outages.
• Performs seasonal equipment testing (e.g., firewater pumps, stormwater pumps) to ensure environmental compliance.
• Completes annual safety training requirements. Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
• Seasoned professional with advanced applied experience; typically requires 5+ years’ experience.
• Geothermal experience is a plus.
  • Vaccination Information: Calpine requires an individual who is newly hired into this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 within the first 28 days of employment - if not already vaccinated prior to starting employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Calpine’s HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment. Calpine does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.
  • Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
  • Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to [ Email address blocked ] . Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.
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