Plant Engineer - Electrical

Minnkota Power Cooperative   Center, ND   Full-time     Engineering
Posted on January 24, 2024
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Generating Careers – Empowering Lifestyles With Great Opportunities and Benefits Plant Engineer - Electrical Minnkota Power is seeking qualified candidates for a Plant Engineer with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at the Milton R. Young Station located near Center, ND. The Milton R. Young Station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant, providing a stable energy source for our cooperative member-owners. The station is located 35 miles from Bismarck, North Dakota, a growing and progressive city with many recreational opportunities.

Full-Time Salary: $78,500 USD per year Center, ND 58530, USA

Job Details Description

Essential Responsibilities:

Project engineering Prepare engineering designs. Evaluation of alternative designs. Selection of final design based on total cost of ownership. Develop budgets, schedules and justifications for projects. Manage engineering design consultants. Prepare project specifications for bidding purposes.

Project management Project budgeting. Acquisition of labor and material resources through the procurement process. Contractor management. Construction planning, coordination, inspection, and quality control. Startup and testing. Prepare and conduct project training for operations and maintenance. Complete the project records. Complete project closeout. Ensure coordination of efforts between different departments, organizations and vendors. Engineering analysis. Perform comprehensive studies within assigned areas of responsibility. Identify areas for improvement that reduce total cost of ownership. Evaluate and test equipment. Review systems to improve efficiency, reliability, availability and load factor. Review and evaluate designs/proposals of consulting firms.

Operations and Maintenance Support Provide day-to-day guidance to operations and maintenance personnel. Provide technical expertise in areas causing problems to operations. Provide assistance under emergency conditions for repair of vital equipment.

Organizational Competencies Safety Integrity. Teamwork Innovation.

Reliability Job Competencies Flexibility and Adaptability. Learning on the Fly. Perseverance Problem Solving. Self-Knowledge. Goals and Objectives.

An employee filling this role is expected to meet changing and unique goals and objectives, as established by their supervisor, related to the broader area in which the employee is assigned.

Job Qualification:

Standards Education and Training: Position requires, at minimum, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited university and EIT certification. Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Experience: This is either an entry level engineering position with no past work experience or an experienced level position.

Physical and Mental Demands: The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is primarily required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, bend and frequently utilize a keyboard/computer. Specific vision abilities include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. Mental demands: While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent will be required to problem solve, read, write and analyze data, work under schedules and deadline pressure, present information to others, work independently and use discretion and judgment for confidential or sensitive projects/issues.

Work Environment: While performing the duties of this position, the employee is exposed to an office environment indoors, and will travel outdoors to multiple locations dependent on work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)