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One Permanent, Full-Time Position.
Capital Power Corporation is currently seeking an innovative and results-oriented individual to join our Arlington Valley team. Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Senior Plant Engineer is accountable for the delivery of day-to-day engineering and technical support for their assigned asset. The role has a focus on plant optimization and longevity, along with helping to ensure the plant exceeds its environmental and HSE compliance requirements.
Key accountabilities include:
Uses sound engineering principles and prepares technical solutions to highly complex and diverse mechanical/civil structural problems at their assigned asset.
Completes the design and manages the execution of complex repair tasks related to mechanical/civil structural engineering as required.
Provides detailed interpretation of laws, regulations, statutes and standards associated with the mechanical/civil structural engineering discipline as required to facilitate the operations and maintenance of their assigned facility.
Monitors Plant performance and heat balance for continual output and efficiency improvements.
Evaluates the economic benefits of proposed technical solutions and provides recommendations of alternate solutions as required.
Provides recommendations and implements solutions local to the plant site relating to engineering.
Provides input into the Asset Engineering business plan to help shape the practice of Asset Engineering.
Provides technical direction to contract and maintenance staff to facilitate the completion of mechanical/civil Structural related tasks; this includes mentoring staff to foster a greater understanding of the impact of robust practices, and the positive impact on the operational status of the station.
Independently acquires and uses technical and professional information or skills to synthesize solutions to highly diverse and highly complex mechanical/civil structural issues in order to effectively serve asset needs.
Develops predictive tools, modifies maintenance practices, reviews of the outputs from predictive and preventative maintenance tasks, and implements design changes to increase reliability without disruption to production processes at their assigned facility.
Reviews, understands, applies, and develops internal engineering guidelines, procedures and standards.
Contributes to organizational change initiatives where appropriate through front end input as well as post implementation support.
Recommends and implements safe and effective engineering solutions relating to plant emissions, control systems, equipment failure, equipment optimization, etc.
Takes ownership and accountability for work tasks and deliverables; seeks advice (when required) from a technical and work process perspective, with discussions about the most effective way to complete a given deliverable.
Responsible for Management of Change compliance and review for their assigned asset.
Acts as a role model by demonstrating a focus on HSE related concerns by timely completion of tasks such as inspections, audits, HSE related work orders.
Ensures the plant operation and changes incorporate NERC requirements.
Assists in the development and interpretation of engineering related HSE standards and procedures.
Ensures asset engineering records are properly maintained and updated.
Works collaboratively with other members of the Engineering Department and builds strong relationships with other work groups to integrate sound Asset Engineering practices into both the day to day and long term efforts of Capital Power.
Integrates into the Operations management team for assigned asset and provide mechanical/civil structural engineering insight into the operations and maintenance activities of the facility.
Provides O&M insight to the engineering group to advance the creation of effective solutions to facility issues.
Provides leadership, mentoring and guidance to Engineering Students, Engineers in Training (EITs) and Engineers throughout the Engineering Group; this includes providing input into development plans for these employees.
Takes action to continually improve technical and management skillset through formal and informal training opportunities.
Works closely with environment department to ensure appropriate monitoring and compliance is maintained.
Engineering Degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Civil, Process or other closely related engineering fields.
8 to 12 years of experience in practicing engineering, including a minimum of 3 years of dedicated engineering experience in an operating plant setting. Experience equivalencies may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Advanced understanding of Pressure piping and vessel design, maintenance and compliance to codes and standards and/or Rotating equipment and related engineering/technical knowledge (vibration, lube, thermography).
Solid understanding of civil structural engineering principals.
Thorough understanding of maintenance processes, methods, and techniques as they apply in an industrial setting, with a focus on power plants systems.
Strong communication skills (written, spoken).
Plant site office, frequent field visits.
In order to be considered for this role you must be legally eligible to work in the United States of America.
Clearance of a pre-placement medical and drug test are bona fide occupational requirements.
We’re committed to providing a meaningful work experience that challenges you to be your best at every stage of your career with us. You will be empowered to take on opportunities you never thought you would. We offer a highly flexible benefits and wellness program, comprehensive onboarding and training, and various development opportunities to support your success and personal growth.
We’re passionate about our employees and proud to foster a culture that values diversity; realizing an inclusive and diverse team is paramount to help grow our company and power the future. We’re proud to foster an environment where employees go home safe every day feeling physically, emotionally and financially supported.
Capital Power only accepts resumes via online application at www.capitalpower.com/careers. If you choose to submit your resume by any other means, we cannot guarantee that your application will be considered for vacancies.
Thank you for taking the time to apply and expressing interest in Capital Power. We wish that we could personally respond to everyone who applies; however, it is our practice to contact only those individuals selected for interviews.
Capital Power is committed to providing a fair and transparent hiring process. We recognize and embrace the value of diversity and hire employees with the appropriate skills, experience and knowledge for each position.
Capital Power (TSX: CPX) is a growth-oriented North American power producer headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. The company develops, acquires, owns, and operates power generation facilities using a variety of energy sources.
Capital Power owns nearly 6,000 megawatts (MW) of power generation capacity at 26 facilities across North America. Approximately 900 MW of owned generation capacity is in advanced development in Alberta and Illinois.