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Senior Engineer I - Generation Mechanical

Company: NV Energy
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

March 2000: Neil Armstrong, speaking on behalf of the National Academy of Engineering, announces the 20 most impactful engineering feats to mankind. At the top of that list was the modern electrical grid. The grid, made up of the vast networks of electricity that power the developed world, stands as a shining example of engineering possibility. In Nevada, NV Energy is responsible for supporting and maintaining large portions of this electrical grid. Join the team that provides engineering expertise and support for the safe, flexible, and reliable operation of thermal power plants for the State of Nevada. A number of these power plants rely on us to provide sound technical guidance and support. We are looking for independent thinkers to provide solutions and to improve existing situations. We work hard to ensure that when you flip that switch, the lights turn on. Basic PurposeProvides routine technical support to the power generation stations. Improves industrial equipment and system operating reliability, flexibility, and efficiency through the maintenance and improvement of critical mechanical equipment. Provides guidance on project cost estimates and economic analysis for the benefit of planning and budgeting departments. Provides mentorship to less experienced team members.Essential Duties and ResponsibilitiesCoordinates, implements, and oversees inspection, maintenance, and testing tasks to properly maintain and protect critical power plant mechanical equipment, such as: - Rotating Equipment: Gas Turbines and Steam Turbines -- Pressure Equipment: Boilers, Power Piping, Pressure Vessels, and Safety Devices- PumpsAssists in the development operating and maintenance standards to improve operating reliability, flexibility, and efficiency of generating facilities.Responds to equipment failures to understand the problem, determine the best solution, and implement the fix. Provides engineering recommendations to improve the flexibility and resiliency of power plant components and systems.Inspects and evaluates generating equipment and process conditions and prepares forward projections of operating and maintenance requirements to optimize production.Provides training of operating, maintenance, and engineering staff as needed for power generation fleet.Ensures all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understands and complies with all policies, codes, and regulations applicable to position and company. Performs related duties as assigned. - Requirements Essential Education, Skills, and EnvironmentEducation and Work ExperienceBachelor's degree from an accredited college/university in engineering and 5 years related experience with a PE license. If no PE license, then 8 years related industry experience.Specialized Knowledge and SkillsDemonstrated knowledge of:--- Major power plant components, controls, and protection systems.--- Root cause and risk analysis.Demonstrated skills such as:--- Process thinkingEquipment and ApplicationsPCs, word processing, spreadsheet, and database software. -Work Environment and Physical DemandsGeneral office environment. May require work near moving parts, in outdoor weather conditions, and near extreme heat. Some exposure to loud noises required. Some overnight travel required. Compensation Annual Salary: $98,200.00 (Min) to $115,500.00 (Mid); Up to 15% Short Term Incentive Plan target opportunity at the discretion of the company. This is a non-represented positionWe offer the following benefits for non-represented employees. For represented employees, we offer many similar benefits plans and programs with specific terms negotiated in the collective bargaining agreement.

  • Medical
  • Pharmacy
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance & AD&D
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) fixed contribution - company contributes 4% regardless of employee's contribution
  • 401(k) match - company matches 100% of the employee's first 6% contribution; immediate vesting
  • Adoption assistance
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 12 paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • Military leave
  • Short-term and long-term disability
  • Identity Theft Protection - company paid
  • Flexible Work Schedules, Part-Time Remote Work, or Full-Time Remote Work Options in NV (depending on position) - ask the hiring manager for more information
  • Visit our Corporate website for detailed information and other benefits offered EOE/Veteran/Disability At NV Energy, we celebrate diversity, equity and inclusion. NV Energy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status (except as required by law), gender (including gender identity and expression), sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, familial or parental status, marital status or any other category protected by applicable local, state or U.S. federal law.If you have a disability under the Americans with Disabilities Act or similar law, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment at our company, please contact Human Resources via email at or call our HR Help Desk at (702) 402-5500 and select '0' or Fax your request at (702) 402-0031. TTY Sensory Impaired - 711 Note Depending on qualifications of applicants, this position may be filled at a lower level than that which is posted such as Engineer II - Generation Mechanical or -Engineer I - Generation Mechanical.

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