Job Summary (Why does job exist?)
The Controls Engineer reports to the Reliability & Performance Manager and is responsible for all Plant Controls Engineering duties required for the Longview Power Plant. The Controls Engineer will be involved in but not limited to System and Plant Tuning, Control Schemes and related instrumentation, Graphic interface and implementation, Historical Data and Reporting, System Expansion and Upgrades, Problem identification and resolution, and Plant Control and Integrity. This person will use engineering principals to provide technical support for the Longview 700 MW Supercritical Coal Fired Power Station.
ESSSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills)
Does this job have supervisory responsibilities? No
Receives very general guidance with respect to overall objectives; work is usually quite independent of others; operates within plant or department policy guidelines using independent judgment in achieving assigned objectives.
Are there non-supervisory employees who report directly to this job? No
Are there subordinate supervisors reporting to this job? No
Level of language (ability to read, write, and speak English) needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Level of mathematical skills and abilities needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to apply advanced mathematical concepts such as exponents, logarithms, quadratic equations, and permutations. Ability to apply mathematical operations to such tasks as frequency distribution, determination of test reliability and validity, analysis of variance, correlation techniques, sampling theory, and factor analysis.
Level of reasoning skills and abilities needed to successfully accomplish the essential duties of this job.
Ability to define problems, collects data, establishes facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Utilize complex computer operations (intermediate programming in 3rd and 4th generation languages, relational databases, and operating systems) and advanced features of software packages (word-processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.)
Handles multiple projects simultaneously.
Prioritizes, organizes, and delegates assignments.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Licenses, certificates, or registrations that are required to perform the essential duties of this job.
Valid Drivers License
How much on-the-job time is spent in the following physical activities?
Frequent: Standing; Walking; Sitting; Using hands to finger, handle or feel; Reaching with hands and arms; Talking or hearing; Computer work
Occasional: Stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling; Tasting or smelling; Driving; Respirator use
Rare: Climbing or balancing
Does this job require that weight be lifted or force be exerted? If so, how much and how often?
Frequent: Up to 10 lbs
Occasional: Up to 25 lbs
Rare: Up to 50 lbs; up to 100 lbs
Well-lighted, heated and/or air-conditioned indoor office setting with adequate ventilation
Occasional: Outdoor weather conditions; Extreme heat (non-weather); Risk of electrical shock
Rare: Wet or humid conditions (non-weather); Work near moving mechanical parts; Work in high precarious places; Fumes or airborne practices; Toxic or caustic chemicals; Extreme cold (non-weather); Vibration; Work with explosives; Risk of radiation
How much noise is typical for the work environment of this job?
Moderate noise (examples: business office with computers and printers, light traffic)
Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.