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Power Plant Engineers are responsible for maintaining and repairing machinery and equipment. Skills relevant to this position and found on sample resumes include overseeing the operation, maintenance and repair of plant equipment and auxiliary systems; recommending changes in operational methods and procedures; diagnosing problems relating to equipment malfunctions; and operating steam and electrical generating turbines and/or generators to provide emergency electrical power. Companies normally require a plant engineer to have a college engineering degree on their resumes.

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Power Plant Engineer

Provided engineering support to aircraft line maintenance and engine overhaul shop personnel. Conducted engine condition monitoring, reliability studies, developed maintenance programs, maintenance and overhaul package definitions, incident / accident investigations; maintenance capability development studies, prepared engineering orders, engineering repairs, manual revisions, and developed standard operating procedures. Experience on PW4000, CF6-80C2, PW2000, CFM56, V2500, JT9D, JT8D, PW121, PT6 engines; GTCP331, GCP85 series APUs, and B767, B757, B737, B727, B707, FOKKER-50, ATR-42, DHC-6 airplanes.

  • Championed several premature engine failure investigations and provided recommendations that were implemented, resulting in improved engine performance and decreased engine failures.
  • Conducted, on continuous basis, engine health monitoring and reliability studies of flying engines and aircraft components, ensuring airworthiness were not affected.
  • Handled numerous engine work scope definitions, resulting in solving repetitive aircraft and engine problems.
  • Achieved significant cost reductions by managing overhaul capability development of PW100 series engines, B767 / B757 components, and GTCP331 and GTCP85 APUs.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Reliability Engineering
2

Power Plant Engineer

Inspected coal mill instruments and communicated with senior engineer which ones needed to be replaced allowing the coal to reach the more desirable fineness resulting in a higher operating efficiency and lower dissolved oxygen

  • Collaborated with cross-functional engineering and operations team to upgrade condenser and oil pump system resulting in improved efficiency and decreased down time
  • Assisted Senior Engineers during outage to manage sub-contractors, identify repairs for Boiler, Bullnose, economizer hopper, and identify maintenance activity for next outage
  • Lead a monthly safety meeting to incorporate operational objectives into work details resulting in lower incidences while completing equipment upgrades
  • Cardinal Advisors PREP Advisory Program
  • Facilitator, Leadership Advantage Program
  • Chemical Engineer Ambassador
Candidate Info
6
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Chemical Engineering
3

Power Plant Engineer

Responsibilities included the operation and maintenance of a 15 Megawatt Power Plant.

  • Performed preventative maintenance and repairs to the plant's boilers, turbine-generator, conveyor system, and other auxiliary equipment.
  • Engineer in charge of the water treatment program (open & closed loops).
  • Served 10 years as an Engineering Officer in the United States Naval Reserve
  • Received an Honorable Discharge at the rank of Lieutenant
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Marine Engineering
4

Power Plant Engineer

  • Developed performance calculations for boilers, turbines, heat exchangers, pumps, fans, etc
  • Added millions in annual revenue due to improved efficiency from performance monitoring systems
  • Invented new metric for power plant performance measurement used in the CEO's performance reports
  • Supported projects at Steam Peaking, Coal, Peaking, and Combined Cycle plants
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Engineering Management
5

Senior Engineer, General Electric Power Plant Engineering

Provided engineering support and direction for the maintenance and overhaul of GE engines.

  • Provided engineering support to engine repair shops
  • Oversaw engine maintenance programs
  • Designed hardware repair schemes
  • Reviewed technical information issued by engine, aircraft, and component manufacturers
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Aerospace Engineering
BS
Industrial Engineering
MA
Aerospace Engineering
6

3rd Class Power Plant Engineer

Provided shift supervision for the safe operation of the power plant

  • Ensured the operation of the power plant in accordance with established rules and regulations
  • Maintained equipment as required
  • Compiled data pertaining to daily oil, steam, and water usage
  • Performing general machine and building repairs and maintenance, and minor electrical work
Candidate Info
38
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
AS
Heat / Power / Air Conditioning
7

Boiler and Power Plant Engineer/maintenance Superintendent

Manages a twenty seven member team that support maintenance efforts which improved equipment reliability by applying appropriate preventive and predictive maintenance practices.

  • Reduce mechanical downtime at Appleton Estate's Boiler and Power Plant Department by 69% while reducing maintenance cost by over $500K in 2010.
  • Provides technical expertise for boiler and auxiliary equipment applying precision maintenance concepts that ensure equipment meets mechanical standards as required by statutory regulations.
  • Manage department yearly budget, plan and execute yearly major outages, develop and maintain 5 year department capital plan, train and develop direct reports.
  • Executed injury free major outages while achieving the lowest maintenance cost per ton, lowest down time and highest plant efficiency within the Jamaica sugar manufacturing industry from 2007-2011.
  • Install and commission mid-size steam turbines, generator sets, air compressors and diesel engines. Plan and execute mechanical inspections (major & minor outages) of air compressors, diesel engines and turbine generator sets.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
Mechanical Engineering Plant
BE
Mechanical Engineering Plant
MA
Master of Arts
8

Power Plant Engineer

Responsible for managing multiple capital and O&M projects; project manage, request funding, track spending, provide engineering support and field oversight.

  • Provide 24 by 7 support for the operation and reliability of landfill gas-to-steam power plant in Fairless Hills, PA; effectively troubleshoot, diagnose and resolve issues and equipment deficiencies.
  • Apply dynamic research and writing skills to produce monthly performance and reliability reports.
  • Evaluate generation availability for four generating units totaling 65MW and provide seasonal capacity information to PJM Regional Transmission Organization.
  • Selected to project manage upgrades for critical systems and provide system engineering support.
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
9

Power Plant Engineer

Operated high pressure steam boilers, steam turbo generators and all related equipment for 500 megawatt power station.

  • Served on restart QA/QC team of the Conners Creek power plant inspecting boiler feed pumps, condensate return and condensate circulating pumps and related valves and piping.
  • Was charged with the removal of B&W coal mills and oversaw the installation of new ductwork for the conversion of the units from coal firing to natural gas including gas recirculation fans, forced draft fans, induced draft fans and supporting ductwork.
  • I was a member of the startup QC/QA team at Monroe super critical station FGD/SCR project.
  • I worked in close contact with Siemens, Babcock Wilcox and other contractors during installation and inspection of this system.
  • I was a start up engineer on River Rouge unit 1 when it was converted from oil firing to natural gas.
  • I was tasked with removal of the old oil firing system and installation of Low Nox gas burners and supporting ductwork supplied by Mitsui/Babcock Corp on River Rouge unit 3.
  • Oversaw and adhered to all environmental guidelines of US EPA and DNRE.
  • Implemented a program utilizing unused machinery to provide extra cooling water to on line unit support equipment. This was done with minimal cost to the Company.
  • Used a small, high pressure auxiliary boiler for steam supply to the high pressure feed water heaters and rerouted unused steam to the turbine resulting in a 20 mw gain in unit output.
  • Assumed sole responsibility as boiler feed water treatment engineer on Rouge unit 1.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
C
Power Engineering Instrumentation And Control
Engineering
10

Power Plant Engineer/reliability Focal Point

Technical Service Group

  • Managed power plant maintenance, fuel distribution, energy conservation projects, system upgrades and mechanical construction, with a focus on process optimization and reliability.
  • Researched and implemented training opportunities to improve technical support and skilled trade efficiency.
  • Used a wide variety of reliability tools such as RCFA, FMEA, and RCM programs, to analyze equipment, and initiate best maintenance practices for enhanced operational reliability.
  • Developed processes that effectively stored and organized equipment status reports, logged equipment history and coordinated PMs with work orders into CMMS system.
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
AAS
Applied Engineering Science And Technology
BS
Applied Engineering Science And Technology
MBA
Master of Business Administration

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