Application deadline is October, 26.
Plant Systems Engineer
Coal Creek Station, Underwood ND
More than power, we're about people. At Great River Energy (GRE), people are our first priority--both customers and employees. Here, you will find a team-centered environment that's rewarding, challenging, and exciting. As a cooperative-owned generation and transmission company, we are Minnesota's second largest utility based on generating capacity.
Great River Energy is seeking a Plant Systems Engineer to be responsible for providing engineering and project management support to maintain and continually improve all North Dakota generation facilities. The successful candidate will be responsible for investigating and evaluating equipment failures, practices, procedures, and system changes to achieve optimum performance.
Responsibilities also include creating and developing concepts, plans and specifications for proper design, construction and operation of new and existing plant equipment or other assigned projects; researching specific requirements, preparing cost estimates, contributing to design decisions, determining procedures for obtaining qualified contractors and awarding contracts, obtaining field measurements and performing calculations as needed to support engineering activities.
Ideal candidates will have experience with distributed control and SCADA systems, electrical distribution, design protection and coordination, and be familiar with electrical equipment such as transformers, motors, switchgear, breakers, and wire.
A Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering is required and two or more years of experience is preferred. An engineer in training (EIT) certificate is preferred. Engineering experience in a coal-based power plant or other power generation facility is also preferred.
Working conditions include office and plant environments. Equipment and systems inspections can require working in high places, with physical movement including bending, twisting, and climbing. Exposed to noise, vibration and dust. May require working periodic shift work schedules and will be expected to work extra hours and report to the plant during non-scheduled working periods. May be required to attend seminars, conferences, and meetings and travel away from the regular work place. Required to wear personal protective equipment. Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job.
Qualified professionals will find we have a lot to offer: competitive compensation, continued education, an on-site workout facility, generous retirement plan, along with many more benefits. Qualified candidates, please apply at www.greatriverenergy.com under the Careers tab by October 26, 2018. GRE is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disabled/Vets Employer.