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Power Plant Engineer I
The ideal candidate would be familiar with process control and electrical engineering.  As this position will be in direct support of the engineering functions associated with power generation, familiarity with heavy industry or thermal power plants is a plus.

To perform professional-level engineering activities related to the long-term maintenance and operation of the City of Roseville's generation assets.

Distinguishing Characteristics:
This is an entry-level class in the Power Plant Engineer series.  This class is distinguished from the journey level by the performance of the more routine tasks and duties assigned to positions within this series.  Employees at this level are not expected to perform with the same independence of direction and judgment on matters allocated to the journey level.  Since this class is typically used as a training class, employees may have only limited or no directly related work experience.  Employees work under general supervision while learning job tasks.

Examples of Essential Duties - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Perform a variety of tasks related to the operations and maintenance of power generation equipment.
  • Assist with the implementation of long-term maintenance schedules; review the work of outside contractors and consultants in the repair and maintenance of the power plant.
  • Maintain and operate plant-specific optimization modeling program to analyze the output and efficiency of the plant, model-specific systems, and recommend design or procedural changes to improve the efficiency of the plant.
  • Review operation, startup, and shutdown procedures and data and identify areas in need of modification or improvement.
For a more complete list of duties and responsibilities, including the full job description, information on benefits, and how to apply, click here.
Position: Power Plant Engineer I
Organization: City of Roseville - Electric Department
Location: Roseville,  CA 
United States
Salary: $8080.00 - $11,370.00 (USD) Monthly
Posting Start Date: 2/22/2021
Date Posted: 2/22/2021

Knowledge of:
  • Basic chemistry, thermodynamics, mechanical principles, and electrical principles.
  • Methods, materials, and techniques used in the maintenance and operation of a power generation plant.
  • Principles and practices of safe management.
  • Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment including word processing, database, and spreadsheet applications.
Ability to:
  • Perform professional-level engineering work in support of power generation plant operations and maintenance.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand all aspects of the job; intermittently analyze work papers, reports, and special projects; identify and interpret technical and numerical information; observe and problem solve operational and technical policy and procedures
  • Learn to prepare engineering plans and specifications and perform complex computations related to the operation and maintenance of power generation facilities.
  • Learn to prepare accurate cost estimates and make recommendations.
Experience and Training

  • No professional experience is required; one year of technical engineering experience is desirable.

  • A Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university or a related field by date of appointment
License and Certificate
  • Possession of a valid California driver's license by date of appointment

For the complete job description including information on benefits, how, and where to apply, click here.
Status: This listing expires on: 3/12/2021
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Organization Information
City of Roseville - Electric Department
311 Vernon Street

Roseville,  CA 95678
United States
(916) 774-5475