The Engineer is a staff member within the Asset Management department. This position is primarily responsible for providing technical support and project management to the combustion turbine power plants with a backup role for supporting the diesel power plants.
Academic and Trade Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited engineering program is required. Professional Engineer License is preferred.
Five to seven years of progressively responsible engineering work in utility or power generation is desirable.
Understand and apply general engineering principles with a focus on control systems and electrical/mechanical engineering principles to support power plant operation and maintenance.
Monitor data systems to ensure efficient, reliable, compliant and safe operation of power plants.
Act as project manager for power plant modifications in accordance with industry standards, technical specifications, and applicable codes and regulations.
Establish and maintain close working relationships with power plant staff and third-party service providers.
Maintain routine communication with power plants and corporate facilities.
Assist power plants with annual budget preparation and long-term planning.
Monitor industry developments and trends in power generation.
Understand applicable RUS specifications and ensure their application in practice.
The Engineer may be required to fill a position in the plant Emergency Response Organization, as needed, and consistent with safe work practices and training.
Participate in national, regional and industry technical organizations.
Maintain professional development.
Should have a working knowledge of power plant operation and maintenance processes/procedures, operations and industry standards. A strong knowledge and background in industrial control systems is highly desired.
Abilities and Skills:
Should have the ability to work well with both internal and external contacts. Should be self-motivated with the ability to manage projects with minimal supervision. Flexibility is valued due to the variety of projects and multiple power plant locations to which the successful candidate will be assigned. Strong teamwork, responsiveness and communication skills are required.
Travel required due to multiple power plant locations. Typical Monday-Friday schedule with some work outside normal business hours during emergencies.
Company Profile: NCEMC (http://ncemcs.com/about/ncemc.htm) is one of the largest generation and transmission cooperatives in the nation and is the power supplier for most of the state's member cooperatives. NCEMC acquires the power it sells to its member cooperatives in a number of ways, including asset ownership and Purchased Power Agreements.
North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment.