Maintenance Engineer- NYPA
|Job Title:||Maintenance Engineer- NYPA|
|Company Name:||NAES Corporation|
|Employment Type:||Full Time (Exempt)|
|Location:||ASTORIA, NY, United States|
|Department:||NYPA Small Clean Power Plants|
|Shift Hours/ Days:||8 hours a day / 5 days a week|
|Date Posted:||Apr 11, 2013|
|Service Category:||Operations & Maintenance|
|Plant Configuration:||Simple Cycle|
|Note: Please read the complete description below before applying for this job.|
NAES Corporation is the energy industry's largest independent, third-party provider of operations and maintenance services, and also serves the industry with specialized support services, gas and steam turbine inspections, mechanical shop repairs, electrical and mechanical construction and maintenance, and the placement of technical personnel. NAES is a full service provider offering a complete array of services dedicated to making facilities run more safely, reliably and cost-effectively.
The New York Power Authority (NYPA) Project consists of ten small Clean Power Plants (SCPP) located in 6 different sites throughout New York City. They are centrally controlled from a control room in Astoria, NY. The 6 sites operate 10 General Electric LM6000 combustion turbines operating in simple cycle mode. Total capacity from these plants is approximately 450 megawatts.
The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for plant engineering, operations and maintenance support, and project management. The Maintenance Engineer serves as a resource for plant personnel to assist in the safe, effective and efficient operation of the facility. This position will be required to manage tasks associated with instrumentation and controls upgrades, troubleshooting and repair, manage new product installations and maintain the Inteletrac Reporting as well as the Maximo CMMS systems. This position is responsible for maximizing the value of the plant by managing and coordinating the organization's procurement activities, planning and scheduling maintenance activities. This will be accomplished by maintaining the integrity of the warehouse, inventory on hand, administering contracts, proposals and bids along with the oversight of shipping and receiving of goods. This position will be responsible for supporting the daily planning and scheduling of all maintenance activities. The employee exercises independent discretion and judgment within established policies, procedures and practices.
• Prepare required reports for the owner
Planning and Scheduling
• Bachelor of Science Degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience in power plant engineering, operations and maintenance
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
This position operates from established and well known procedures, performing duties independently under general direction and minimum supervision. Decisions are made within prescribed operation procedures and guidelines. The position encounters new and varied work situations involving a moderate degree of complexity.
The Maintenance Engineer reports to the Area Manager and works in cooperation with the Lead Operator and Lead Mechanical Operator as needed to insure the safe, efficient, reliable, operation and maintenance of the plant.
Physical requirements include: working on feet for 12 hour periods, stair and ladder climbing and routinely lifting 40 pounds. Protective equipment must be worn in the performance of some duties. Work with hazardous materials may be required. Position requires extended working hours with the possibility of weekend and holiday work, as required by schedules, work load and plant conditions. All employees will participate in the Fitness for Duty Program. This program includes a post-offer physical examination, drug screening and post employment random drug screening. There are extensive smoking restrictions in and around the facility.
NAES offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package (including retirement) and promotional opportunities.
It is the practice of NAES to seek employees of the highest quality and to select the individuals on the basis of merit and competence, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, military status or affiliation protected under USERRA, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state and federal law.