Consumers Energy Rotating Equipment Specialist in Ludington, Michigan

Employer Name: Consumers Energy Company

Position Title: Rotating Equipment Specialist

Position Duties: Apply an intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in the renovation project Consumers Energy is undertaking in upgrading its steam turbines at the Ludington Pump Station. Use advanced engineering theories, principles and practices in performing inspections of the disassembled turbine-generators. Ascertain the condition of the steam path components, bearings, couplings, valves, control system components, generator hydrogen seals, steam and water glands, and supporting systems. Apply knowledge of engineering principles, make decisions regarding engineering problems and methods, and make recommendations for repairs. Provide options and provide risk assessment to management. Support hydro operations with technical support and oversight of refurbishment, maintenance and upgrades of the river hydros and the company’s six large pumped storage units that are undergoing major upgrades over the next decade. Evaluate the operational parameters of the turbine-generators and determine if an abnormality exists such as elevated vibration levels and the potential cause, control system instability, bearing problems, performance issues, gland seal issues, and hydrogen leakage. Prepare technical condition assessment reports on all turbine-generators in the fleet to be provided to OEMs and non-OEM repair facilities for quotations and bids. Responsible for root cause analysis, budget development, Request For Quotation (RFQ) preparation and project management.

Worksite Location: 3525 S. Lakeshore Drive, Ludington, Michigan, 49431

Minimum Qualifications:U.S. baccalaureate in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an ABET (or mutually recognized through ABET) accredited program. Must have at least five (5) years of experience as an Engineer or related. The five (5) years of experience must include experience working with utilities; experience with disassembly, inspection, repair techniques and assembly practices for turbine-generators; and writing technical condition assessment reports.

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Consumers Energy Company

ATTN: Stephen Spadaro

4600 Coolidge Highway

Royal Oak, MI 48073

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All qualified applicants will not be discriminated against and will receive consideration for employment without regard to protected veteran status, disability, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.