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Alliant Energy Turbine Engineer or Generation Equipment Specialist in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

5052BRJob Responsibilities:

  • In this challenging role you will plan, direct, and implement large steam turbine, combustion turbine and generator outage maintenance and engineering projects in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.

  • This position will help develop and lead steam turbine, gas turbine, and generator maintenance strategies.

  • This team is responsible for the following: planning, scheduling, conducting major overhauls; planning and conducting large repetitive maintenance tasks; providing outage resource management; providing craft labor management and supervision; managing alliances.

  • Perform field inspections, field measurements and equipment walk downs, focusing on assessing Gas & Steam Turbines and associated equipment.

  • Recommend changes in procedures, equipment, or materials as necessary to maintain and improve turbine performance, reduce O&M costs, and increase reliability.

Requisition ID:5052BRPosition Type:Regular Recruiting Location(s):Cedar Rapids, IA, Marshalltown, IASchedule Type:Full-Time Posting Details:

Looking to power up your career? If you enjoy challenges, have the drive to learn, and are passionate about the work you do we invite you to consider Alliant Energy!

What sets us apart?

  • Excellent pay and benefits

  • A commitment to career growth and development

  • A culture that embraces our core values of live safety, do the right thing, care for others, make things better, act for tomorrow, and think beyond – be bold.

  • The opportunity to make a positive impact on our local communities

    Alliant Energy is currently recruiting for an experienced Turbine Engineer II (this position may be filled at a higher level) or Generation Equipment Specialist, to support engineering operations at our Iowa Power Plants.

This position works within our Generation Engineering Department. This department is responsible for providing engineering services and support to the most critical function of our business, our Power Plants.

  • This position may be located in one of our Iowa power plants.

  • The job features a combination of office based work and power plant work.

  • This position may be filled at a higher level.

  • Travel required within our Iowa and Wisconsin territory.

  • Relocation funds are available.

  • Alliant Energy will not provide sponsorship for an employment visa (e.g. H-1B visa) now or in the future for this position

Job Category:Power Plant Operations Job Qualifications: Education

  • A four year degree from a college or university, within an engineering program that is accredited through the Engineering Accreditation Commission is preferred.


  • A minimum of two years technical and/or professional experience is preferred. The successful candidates experience level will help determine the level of Engineer or Generation Equipment Specialist, they will start at.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of the operation, maintenance and repair of generators, steam turbines or combustion turbines.

  • Knowledge of the GT component management, repair, metallurgical mechanical and NDT assessment including failure of GT components.

  • Project management skills, working knowledge of the electric and steam generation industry and any experience with power plant operations would be a plus

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills - with an ability to communicate with a wide range of customers (engineers, plant management, finance, skilled laborers)

  • Demonstrated ability to use computer software programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Working knowledge of AutoCad or similar programming is preferred.

  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment.

    *Note: All Candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check

Disclaimer: The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

We are committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran

Posting Title:Turbine Engineer or Generation Equipment SpecialistTalent Gateway Posting Details:

In this challenging role you will plan, direct, and implement large steam turbine, combustion turbine and generator outage maintenance and engineering projects. This position may be filled as a Turbine Engineer or Generation Equipment Specialist.