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WEC Energy Group Plant Engineer - Power Generation in Kronenwetter, Wisconsin

Plant Engineer - Power Generation

WPS, a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, is seeking a Plant Engineer in Power Generation at our Weston Power Plant in Kronenwetter, Wisconsin .

Job Summary

The Plant Engineering role is responsible for ensuring safe, compliant, efficient and reliable operation of power plant mechanical equipment and systems at the plant, including but not limited to pumps, fans, valves, piping, boilers, turbines, and conveyors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Work with plant and corporate personnel to maintain a safe working environment in our facilities.

  • Work closely with Operations, Maintenance, and other Engineering personnel to maintain reliability of plant systems by monitoring equipment performance indicators.

  • Manage project budgets, focusing on controlling costs without adversely affecting safety or reliability.

  • Initiates projects to ensure long-term reliable operation of equipment. Develop project cost estimates, schedules, and plans. Monitor project status and update cost estimates as necessary.

  • Performs basic equipment testing, troubleshooting and data analysis. Leads Root Cause Analysis activities.

  • Properly applies codes, standards and regulations to relevant tasks, designs and projects. Updates drawings and other engineering documentation and maintains corporate records by filing in accordance with business unit guidelines.

  • Knowledgeable of design basis for system responsibilities. Understands and utilizes knowledge of interconnected systems to troubleshoot and improve performance.

  • Utilizes performance monitoring/optimization tools, calculations, tests and engineering analysis to develop recommendations to maintain and improve plant, system and/or equipment performance, efficiency and reliability.

  • Ability to work well in teams and individually, depending on what circumstances dictate.

This position is part of a job family (Associate Engineer/Engineer/Senior Engineer/Principal Engineer). Experience will be the determining factor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering

  • Relevant engineering experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Power Plant or related mechanical systems experience

End Date: 12/08/2022

We reserve the right to modify the application deadline or discontinue accepting applications for any position if deemed necessary.

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WEC Energy Group and its subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other protected class.

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Kronenwetter, WI, US, 54455

Company: Wisconsin Public Service (WPS)

Req ID: 2086