O & M Plant Engineer
Business Unit: Service Power Generation
Requisition Number: 240070
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Other Locations: United States-Ohio-Warren
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.
Siemens is the leading service partner for ensuring high reliability and optimal performance of rotating power equipment within the utility, oil & gas, and industrial processing industries worldwide – as well as for wind turbines. Siemens’ extensive national network of service technicians is able to quickly and comprehensively offer expert service to maximize the lifecycle of power generation equipment, helping to ensure reliability and prevent downtime.
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O & M Plant Engineer
In this role, you will serve as an on-site Siemens Energy, Inc. representative regarding operations & maintenance activities of Worley Parsons’ on-site O&M team. You will be tasked with continuous improvement initiatives of the facilities including equipment performance and reliability as well as facility process enhancements. The Plant Engineer will be Siemens Energy, Inc.’s on-site representative, and will carry out directives from Siemens Program Manager while supporting the Plant Manager regarding day-to-day issues.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1. Provide a primary on-site contact for communication between the Customer and Siemens Energy, Inc.
2. Provide performance related technical support, assistance, and evaluation when operating or maintenance problems occur. Assist the plant staff with technical issues and help facilitate resolution and improved operation as appropriate.
3. Prepare performance and availability/reliability calculations, in accordance with ongoing continuous monitoring efforts.
4. Provide recommendations for enhanced performance of the facility.
5. Maintain knowledge of potential enhancements to the plant performance developed by Siemens for the fleet.
6. Review records and activities of operations periodically to confirm compliance with Siemens Energy Inc.’s guidelines.
7. Provide input to maintenance and overhaul scopes and schedules.
8. Assist with continuous improvement of the overall operations with recommendations for, developing and establishing improvements in general operating and maintenance standards and processes.
9. The Plant Engineer operates from established and well-known procedures, performing duties independently with only general direction given. Decisions are made within policy constraints. The Plant Engineer encounters new and varied work situations, involving a high degree of complexity.
10. The Plant Engineer must ensure that all work is performed in a safe manner resulting in no accidents, in compliance with all regulatory requirements at all times. The Plant Engineer must communicate information to the plant management and operation and maintenance personnel, relative to the performance of the facility, and provide suggestions for improvement.
11. All employees have the responsibility to both the customer and their co-workers to do the job right the first time and to ensure the customer’s needs are being met.
1. Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or equivalent required.
2. Minimum of 7 years of power plant operation and maintenance experience.
3. Understanding of, and proficiency in, electrical systems, Instrumentation and Control systems, mechanical systems, maintenance (planned and corrective), economics (estimating and budgeting), thermal dynamics, and administration and supervision.
4. Gas turbine, steam turbine and Distributed Control System (DCS) experience required.
5. Strong leadership and motivational skills required.
Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.
Physical requirements include: possibility of working on feet for 12 hour periods, requiring stair
and ladder climbing; and routinely lifting 50 pounds. Protective equipment must be worn in the
performance of some duties (e.g., hard hats, safety glasses, air masks, ear protection, chemical
suits, hot gloves and high voltage protective equipment, etc.).
Position requires extended working hours and varied shifts with the possibility of weekend and
holiday work, as required by schedules, work load and plant conditions. "On call" status will
periodically be required.