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AES Electrical Engineer- I&C in Petersburg, Indiana

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Position Summary:

This position performs instrument and controls and controls system design (PLC and DCS) activities in support of electric generating power plant capital improvement, modification, retrofit, or new construction projects. As part of a project team, will have engineering responsibilities for equipment design, specification, and installation to meet project requirements. Involved in project activities from initial planning and budget estimating, through project design, factory acceptance testing, installation, commissioning, and project close-out. Coordinates, provides design inputs, and performs design review and detailed checks when design is performed by outside party. May assist or perform troubleshooting and diagnostics on instruments as control systems.

Primary Duties:

  • Performs engineering review for compliance with project requirements, codes, standards, and engineering practice.

  • Conducts site surveys to gather field data, verify condition, and requirements.

  • Develops instrument and controls system plans, control system architecture, specifies materials, equipment, and installation/construction requirements.

  • Marks up existing drawings and/or has new drawings created for detailing project work.

  • Develop new or revise existing control description narratives.

  • Specifies material, equipment, installation/construction, quality assurance and inspection for the project work.

  • Identifies and specifies items for demolition or abandonment; and method or condition of abandonment.

  • Coordinates with project manager, project team, plant members, and other business units and stakeholders to execute the project work.

  • Communicates and coordinates with suppliers, vendors, and installation contractors.

  • Coordinates factory acceptance tests.

  • Reviews and approves final/as built drawings and records and assures accurate and complete drawings/records/documents are archived for asset configuration control.

  • Reviews, comments on, and approves vendor or third party supplied design, material, equipment, and drawings.

  • Creates and updates company internal engineering standards and guidelines.

  • Prepares and interprets schematics, drawings, layouts, instrument lists, I/O database(s), or other aids.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering or I&C Engineering with a minimum of 8 years of experience in electric power plants and the electric power utilities industry.

  • Familiarity manufacturer's control systems such as Allen-Bradley/Rockwell, Emerson Ovation, ABB, Siemens, and GE.

  • Experience in Burner Management System (BMS) and Combustion Control Systems (CCS) is a plus.

  • Experience working in a large industrial environment such as a power plant, refinery, or chemical plant.

  • Experience commissioning and troubleshooting control systems.

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AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to building strength and delivering long-term sustainability through diversity and inclusion. Respecting all backgrounds, differences and perspectives enables us to improve the lives of our people, customers, suppliers, contractors, and the communities in which we live and work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and/or expression, race, national origin, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition, military or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. E-Verify Notice: AES will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with information from each new employee's I-9 to confirm work authorization.

Safety comes first at AES. To protect the health and safety of our people, customers, communities and partners, and to provide and maintain a workplace that is free of known hazards, AES requires all newly-hired people or current AES people applying for U.S.-based role(s), to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or be willing to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their date of hire. Except where prohibited by law or not specifically covered in a collective bargaining agreement, new hires and transfers will be required to provide proof of vaccination during onboarding and periodically thereafter. This policy will comply with all applicable laws and is based on guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and local health authorities, as applicable.

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