Job Summary (Why does job exist?)
The Mechanical Engineer reports to the Reliability and Performance Manager and is responsible for a variety of mechanical engineering duties at the Longview Power Plant. The Mechanical Engineer will be involved in but not limited to System and Plant performance, Mechanical Devices, Boilers, Steam Turbines, Pumps, Valves, Piping, Supports, Material Handling Equipment, and Plant Auxiliaries. This person will use engineering principals to provide technical support for the Longview Power 700 MW Supercritical Coal Fired Generating 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.
Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, routine database activity, word processing, spreadsheet, graphics, etc.
Handles multiple projects simultaneously.
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; Driving; Computer Use
Occasional: Climbing or balancing; Stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling; Tasting or smelling; Respirator Use
Does this job require that weight be lifted or force be exerted? If so, how much and how often?
Frequent: Up to 10 lbs; Up to 25 lbs
Rare: Up to 50 lbs; Up to 100 lbs; More than 100 lbs
Rare: Wet or humid conditions (non-weather); Toxic or caustic chemicals; Extreme cold (non-weather); Risk of electrical shock; Risk of radiation; Work with explosives
Occasional: Work near moving mechanical parts; Work in high precarious places; Fumes or airborne particles; Outdoor weather conditions; Extreme heat (non-weather); Vibration
How much noise is typical for the work environment of this job?
Loud (examples: metal can manufacturing department, large earth-moving equipment)
Minimal overnight travel (up to 10%) by land and/or air.