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Turbine Engineer III

at Calpine

Posted: 1/28/2020
Job Reference #: *46BB51A7BDF46756

Job Description

Requisition Number

Turbine Engineer III



Job Family
Power Operations


Employee Type

Subject to DOT Regulations

Percent of Travel Required

Relocation Provided

Pasadena Fleet Solutions

Plans and implements outages on turbo machinery from initial planning to final completion. Responsible for the repair of gas and steam turbine components. Reviews operating status of the units on a periodic basis and tracks component repairs from a technical and financial standpoint. Develops optimized outage work scopes to reduce the outage turn times and implements throughout the Calpine Turbine fleet. Develops and maintains specialty tools to reduce outage turn times. Assists plants with developing spare parts inventory and recommendations for outages.

• Comprehensive knowledge.
• Seasoned professional with advanced applied turbine engineering experience.
• Applies advanced skills contributing to knowledge areas within function, but not yet an expert in all.
• Makes recommendations on moderately complex issues regarding project components and tasks.
• May make recommendations on new processes, tools and services; supports and contributes to development of new products, services or techniques.
• Works on problems of diverse scope ranging from moderate to complex.
• Uses independent judgment requiring in-depth analysis of variable factors. Collaborates with senior professionals in selection of methods, techniques, and analytical approach.

• Little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
• Serves as project/technical lead on small to medium sized projects; may coordinate work of professionals, technicians and others outside of own department.
• This is the most senior skill level without moving to the management or specialist track.
• Resource integrator –builds professional networks and identifies and connects resources to achieve goals. Regularly contributes actionable ideas in brainstorming and planning sessions.

• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, preferably in Mechanical Engineering.
• Seasoned professional; typically requires 5+ years experience with an emphasis in turbine engineering.