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This position is responsible for performing duties pertaining to the operation, maintenance, design, installation, inspection, testing and troubleshooting of electrical power equipment and associated control systems in electric power generating facilities. The Electrical Projects Engineer will assist in the development and performance of capital improvement and maintenance projects at generation facilities in support of station personnel who operate and maintain electrical systems, equipment, and controls to generate electric power.
Essential Job Functions
Acts as the primary project engineer for electrical equipment-related generation construction, capital improvement, and maintenance projects.
Minimizes the exposure and risk of each project while assuring safe, schedule, and budget-compliant completion.
Develops scopes-of-work including commercial terms and technical specifications for the installation of new systems and equipment in accordance with current applicable codes and regulations and ensures that work is performed in accordance with terms and specifications.
Coordinates work activities with other departments and power plant personnel in order to assure safety and environmental compliance requirements are met.
Assures all equipment isolation safety procedures are in place and followed by employees and contractor personnel.
Contributes to the training of plant personnel regarding the safe operation and maintenance of existing and newly installed systems, equipment and controls.
Coordinates with plant staff to develop and conduct instructional sessions on electrical safety, operations, and maintenance topics in order to improve the knowledge of plant personnel.
Performs project engineering tasks on all assigned projects and provides consistent and timely status reports on all projects in the planning and construction phases.
Coordinates and oversees equipment and systems construction in order to assure interface between contractor firms and Cooperative Energy personnel is maintained.
Coordinates testing of generating units required by entities such as NERC, SERC, and MISO. Oversees the testing activities and verifies the results and associated documentation.
Reviews the results of electrical diagnostic testing and formulates planned, preventative and corrective maintenance plans.
Performs root cause analyses of electrical equipment failures, system faults, and controls malfunction events in order to prevent recurrence.
Plans, proposes and justifies new equipment and systems capital and maintenance and/or improvement projects.
Coordinate and communicate with, and make presentations to, all areas within Cooperative Energy including System Protection, Plant Management and Staff, Engineering, Transmission, Environmental and Fuels, Compliance, Operations and Planning, Supply Chain, Finance, and Senior Management.
Reviews all procurement and construction related documents and drawings for assigned projects and assures that appropriate review is performed by all relevant sections within Cooperative Energy including Plant Management and Staff, Engineering, Transmission, Environmental and Fuels, Operations and Planning, Finance, and Senior Management.
Manages budgets for assigned projects.
Tracks and verifies all billing/invoicing activities, and monitors receivables for assigned projects.
Assures that all project deliverables are completed and/or incorporated into plant-level and Cooperative Energy processes and systems including drawings/documents, operation/maintenance manuals, and spare parts.
Coordinates with onsite construction contractors and staff members for assigned projects to assure safe work conditions/practices are in place; compliance with all environmental and safety regulations/procedures is achieved; permit applications for construction activities are developed and submitted on schedule; and tie-in/installation and new equipment commissioning project activities are coordinated with plant personnel and other functional areas.
Develops and provides written and oral reports and presentations to keep Management and impacted groups informed on project status.
Power Generation Plant Project, Design or Construction Experience OR
Industrial Project, Design or Construction Experience Preferred
Certifications and Licensures:
PE (Professional Engineer) License Preferred
Valid Drivers' License Required
Successfully pass a security sensitive background screening Required
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Required:
Must demonstrate active listening skills.
Ability to interpret and follow verbal and written instructions.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously.
Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, plan, and stay on schedule to meet deadlines.
Must be detail-oriented.
Demonstrated ability to effectively work with others in a team environment as well as independently with minimal supervision.
Ability to read, interpret, comprehend, modify and document changes to blueprints, schematics, equipment and instruction manuals.
Ability to assimilate and understand information in a manner consistent with the essential job functions.
Excellent writing and oral communication skills.
Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
Cooperative Energy is an equal opportunity employer. It is Cooperative Energy's policy to provide equal opportunity to all qualified persons, regardless of race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, veteran status or disability.
About Cooperative Energy
Cooperative Energy serves as the only not-for-profit wholesale electric power provider headquartered in Mississippi. In this role, Cooperative Energy generates and transmits electricity for 11 Member distribution systems located in the southern and western portions of the state. Cooperative Energy and its 11 Member cooperatives provide power to 432,000 homes and business across the state.\
Cooperative Energy’s Mission is to deliver to our Members reliable and affordable energy in a safe and environmentally-responsible manner.
Electric cooperatives are unique because we’re owned by our customers and driven to make a difference, not a profit. At the end of the year, remaining funds, or capital credits, go back to you. Here’s more information on how we work for you.
*Transparency and responsiveness
*Fiscal, regulatory and environmental compliance
*Safety and reliability
*Serve as a trusted and value-adding resource for member-owners
*An experienced, skilled workforce
*A long-term contractual relationship with member systems
*Financial health, including that of members
*Long-range planning for cost-effective generation resources
*Fuel diversity in generation resources