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OGE Energy Corp. Senior Rotating Equipment Engineer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities, Women, Individuals with DisABILITIES & Veterans Encouraged to Apply

Position Summary:

Develops plans and specifications, performs analysis, and provides reports on assigned tasks involving design and construction of new facilities or operation and maintenance of existing facilities. Technically involved in the resolution of equipment and operational problems that may include performing field investigation or inspections, performing design work, and detailed checking of design computations done by others, or general coordination of specific design aspects into a project.

Primary Duties:

  • Responsible to promote a safety culture by modeling behaviors consistent with IIF (Incident and Injury Free).

  • Provides subject matter expertise and recommendations for the maintenance of rotating equipment.

  • Maintains Mechanical Integrity maintenance programs for fleet rotating equipment.

  • Provides on-the-job training to new staff.

  • Manages multiple projects and associated budgets, schedules and resources.

  • Functions as quality inspector or defines quality requirements on engineering designs and projects.

  • Assures that all design specifications conform to the latest national and local codes, rules and regulations.

  • Reviews and critiques proposed changes to engineering standards, policies and guidelines.

  • Review development plans for compliance with adopted engineering standards and good engineering practices.

  • Conducts surveys to gather field data.

  • Prepare and interpret schematics, drawings, layouts and other visual aids.

  • Prepares engineering analysis for small/routine projects to include: preliminary design, calculation, life cycle cost and equipment selection.

  • Assists upper level engineers as directed while developing specialized engineering skills.

  • Supports company safety programs and initiatives by following all EHS and Operating procedures and adhering to established design standards.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or PE, And 5 years directly related experience as an Engineer. Or

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Technology And 7 years directly related experience as an Engineer. Valid State Drivers license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to model behavior consistent with an IIF (Incident and Injury Free) culture.

  • Experience providing engineering and technical support for large rotating equipment (e.g. steam turbines, pumps, compressors, fans, motors greater than 1000 hp).

  • Experience working in a Power Plant or large Industrial Facility (oil & gas, refinery, steel mill, chemical plant etc.).

  • Knowledge of vibration, balancing and alignment techniques of rotating equipment.

  • Experience in turbine/generator vibration analysis, turbine supervisory instrumentation, and/or balancing experience.

  • Experience troubleshooting Power Plant equipment such as Steam Turbines, Boiler Feed Pumps, Boiler Feed Pump Steam Turbines, Circulating Water Pumps, Forced Draft Fans and Gas Turbines.

  • Field service engineering experience.

  • Exceptional problem-solving skills.

  • Familiar with Root Cause Analysis and Failure Mode Effects Analysis.

  • Good working knowledge of SAP PM (Plant Maintenance).

  • Exceptional communication skills (oral, written, and presentation).

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Able to communicate effectively in speech and writing with members at all levels throughout the organization and outside professionals.

  • Self motivated.

  • In depth knowledge and experience in multiple engineering initiatives.

  • Able to work without supervision and make independent decisions.

  • Strong project leadership skills.

  • Ability to work within stringent deadlines.

  • Able to manage multiple projects with shifting priorities.

  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to interface with diverse personalities.

  • Team Player.

  • Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills.

Working Conditions:

  • May require travel.

  • May be required to work non-standard work schedules.

  • May be exposed to extreme conditions and inclement weather.

  • May be required to work at heights up to and exceeding thirty (30) feet, underground and in confined spaces.

  • Physical Demands

  • Frequently Standing

  • Frequently Walking

  • Frequently Sitting

  • Occasionally Lifting up to 20 lbs pounds

  • Occasionally Carrying up to 20 lbs pounds

  • Occasionally Pushing up to 20 lbs pounds

  • Occasionally Pulling up to 20 lbs pounds

  • Occasionally Climbing

  • Occasionally Balancing

  • Occasionally Stooping

  • Occasionally Kneeling

  • Occasionally Crouching

  • Occasionally Crawling

  • Occasionally Reaching

  • Occasionally Handling

  • Occasionally Grasping

  • Occasionally Feeling

  • Frequently Talking

  • Frequently Hearing

  • Occasionally Repetitive Motions

  • Frequently Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination

  • For additional information about physical demands, go to demands

Special Safety Requirements:

  • This position is a classified as a Safety-Sensitive Job under state law. Individuals in this position are subject to the terms and conditions set forth in OGE Energy Corp.'s Drug Testing Plan.

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