To provide and perform project leadership services for the capital improvement and maintenance of the generation assets at our client. To successfully manage projects in a safe, timely and cost effective manner in coordination with our client's requirements. Report to our client's location daily, located in Maysville, KY.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for managing multiple power plant capital projects from conception to completion (scope of work, schedules, budgets, reporting, bidding, contractors selection, construction management, start-up and commissioning, project closeout, etc.) in accordance with facility owner needs.
Responsible for developing specifications for power plant equipment and subsequent installation.
Responsible for managing applicable service providers, vendors, and contractors.
Responsible for evaluating multiple design and construction options to develop the most economical course of action.
Responsible for driving projects in collaboration with owner departments (operations, maintenance, safety, environmental, supply chain, etc.)
Maintains awareness of all discipline relevant procedures, specifications and standards.
Maintains technical expertise and awareness of field by staying abreast of the industry.
Initiates status report for all assigned projects and keeps Management informed on progress.
Assists in preparing monthly and weekly status reports for the section.
Collaborates on the preparation of work plans and monitors actual progress of applicable portions, taking any corrective action required.
Requires mature engineering knowledge and judgment of sound engineering practices and standards.
Maintains drawings and files concerning department projects.
Analyzes test data, operating data, and practices; recommends plant/facility improvements based on these analyses. Designs plant/facility improvements in accordance with prudent engineering practices and owner objectives.
Directs and coordinates contractor or staff on project-related work; certifies completed work; recommends final acceptance of the project.
Monitors the project during start-up and recommends modifications necessary to support project success.
Familiarity with the following power production plant equipment and applications; coal handling, conveyors, fuel systems, concrete, steel and geotechnical.
General Knowledge of Microsoft Project and Primavera P6 Scheduling Software.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Collaborative work style with the ability to gather input from all stakeholders and lead the team to a consensus decision.
Performs other duties as required or assigned
Civil Engineer from ABET accredited college
Profession Engineering License preferred
PMP / PMI-SP Certification preferred
5+ year of progressive experience with Electrical Power Production facilities
Excellent written & verbal communication skills
Technical knowledge of power plant operation and maintenance procedures
Knowledge of and experience with contract procedures
Demonstrated ability to make responsible decisions in the execution of contract requirements
Must be able to read, interpret, and prepare system and equipment manuals, schematic diagrams, and engineering drawings.
Must have the ability to work with other departmental staff and supervisors in carrying out plans, construction contracts, etc.
Must have the ability to think logically and creatively and to understand instructions on specific objectives, complex features, and possible solutions, and formulate good engineering plans/solutions.
Must be able to plan, schedule, conduct, or coordinate detailed phases of engineering.
Demonstrated project management skills and effective communication skills.
Unquestioned business and personal integrity
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting, an operating facility, and construction sites; strength to lift and carry materials weighing up to 50 pounds; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. Work will include exposure to extreme temperatures, confined spaces and heights, noise, and working around heavy machinery and energized equipment.