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Plant Engineer (Power Generation)

  • Location: Linden, 07036
  • Compensation: $46-$50 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 28 days ago

  • Expiration Date: 14 November 2051
  • Job Ref: 23642
Per Sé Group is hiring a Plant Engineer for one of our Fortune 500 client’s Power Plant in Linden, New Jersey. With 15,000 employees and 7.3 million customers, our client is a leader in the energy space with a world-class reputation for innovation and commitment to achieving net zero CO2 emissions.

  • Responsible for understanding the plant design basis and Management of Change (MOC) program.
  • Investigate equipment failures and own Root Cause Analysis program.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with original equipment manufacturer representatives.
  • Make informed decisions on engineering issues and methods that are cost effective and of high quality.
  • Supports the regulatory Compliance Specialist in all NERC, Regional Reliability Entity, and EIA issues impacting facility operations.
  • Oversees contractor and vendor tasks and adherence to corporate programs.
  • Develop and maintain plant performance and efficiency analysis tools and report’s findings to the Plant Manager.
  • Maintain technical library and drawings to ensure that all necessary reference materials are available and up to date.
  • Prepare capital project budgets for approval and administer the project budget.
  • Plan and coordinates plant maintenance as required to maximize plant availability and optimize cost effectiveness.
  • Prepares accurate plant documentation, to assure proper historical records and reporting of plant maintenance is completed.
  • Promotes and works with others in a team environment.
  • Performs plant maintenance tasks as required to support plant requirements.
  • Assists with operations/maintenance training and qualification programs.
  • Must make expeditious appropriate decision to non-routine plant maintenance situations.
  • Maintains and optimizes the plant CMMS system, issues preventative/predictive and corrective work orders for completion.
  • Provides support in development of work scopes associated with scheduled and non-scheduled outages.
  • Provides emergency 24-hour on-call emergency support.
  • Development of specifications for equipment and materials as required in support of facility projects.
  • To engineer, design, and justify plant modifications and improvements and coordinate plant maintenance utilizing plant technicians and contract support to support achieving company and group goals.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Preferred Skills & Expertise:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field, or the equivalent in training or experience. 
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in power plant operations and maintenance preferred.  
  • Past experience as a Field Engineer or TFA a plus.
  • Extensive knowledge of gas and steam technologies preferred. 
  • Experience with operations and maintenance of gas turbine, steam turbine, generators, electronic controls, and monitoring devices.
  • Proficiency with personal computers, including Excel.  Prior experience with plant commissioning and start-up is preferred. 
  • Demonstrated experience indicating effective communication skills, analytic ability, detail orientation, and ability to make decisions and meet deadlines.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Performs repetitive and non-repetitive physical duties. Requiring lifts (up to 50 lbs), pushing, pulling, stretching, bending, climbing, and working in awkward positions.


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