Power Plant Electrical Engineer
We are seeking a skilled Power Plant Electrical Engineer to join our team in Montgomery, AL. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and repairing instruments, control systems, and electrical equipment in the power plant and associated facilities. This role requires expertise in inspecting, repairing, testing, adjusting, and installing electronic and electrical equipment and systems.
· Perform preventive maintenance on major equipment and systems, including emergency backup systems.
· Maintain complete equipment files, logs, and drawings for designated equipment.
· Forecast, inventory, and reorder spare parts to ensure plant reliability, and assist with physical inventories.
· Participate in the administrative maintenance of plant operating manuals, technical references, prints and diagrams, and preventative/predictive maintenance records.
· Inspect, repair, install, and remove various electrical components and systems, including motors, generators, transformers, switches, and control equipment.
· Obtain Plant Operator qualification, as determined by the Plant Manager.
· Perform additional tasks as assigned by the Maintenance Manager or Plant Manager.
Dependable, reliable, and punctual attendance is required.
Must possess and maintain a valid in-state motor vehicle operator’s license.
The ideal candidate must possess a strong knowledge of electrical equipment and systems. They must be able to work independently with minimal supervision and make decisions adhering to operating and casualty procedures. The ability to effectively communicate equipment conditions and performance, as well as provide suggestions for improvements, is essential. Safety awareness and compliance with environmental permits is paramount. Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work from blueprints are desired. Proficiency in using hand and power tools, along with excellent organizational skills, is required. Experience working with voltages up to 6900 volts is highly desired.
All employees are responsible for delivering high-quality work, meeting customer needs, and maintaining a safe work environment. Strong oral and written communication skills are necessary.
Education and Experience:This position requires a high school diploma with a focus on procedures and instructions. Graduation from an accredited Instrument Technician Program, along with two years of experience as a technician in a related industry, is preferred. Alternatively, four years of work experience as a technician in a related industry, with increasing responsibility, may be substituted. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential. The ability to work well with others, be self-directed, and apply creative solutions to electrical problems is desirable. Proficiency in reading blueprints and using hand and power tools is necessary. Strong organizational skills are required. Experience working with voltages up to 6900 volts is highly desired.