Black & Veatch I&C Electrical Commissioning Engineer in United States

I&C Electrical Commissioning Engineer


Date published:7-Sep-2018

Opportunity:Experienced Hire

Business Line:Power

Business Plan:CNS


Primary Purpose:

The Electrical Commissioning Engineer is responsible for planning and executing all electrical startup activities. He/She is also responsible for helping ensure the TFA develops and implements, and adheres to, the startup schedule, processes, and procedures. Experiences with Turbine / Boiler & Motor Operated Valve experience required.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

• Attends and provides input to the process of construction completion turnover to startup, startup turnover to operations, and final turnover to the owner.

• Oversees and provides recommendations to priorities and activities of startup work scope.

• Reviews and comments on startup schedules and startup packages to track Startup completion and progress.

• Manages and maintains open communications and relationship with the Owner.

• Reviews and comments on startup procedures as required.

• Reviews and comments on plans and startup activities

• Reviews and comments on lockout/tagout (LO/TO) system.

• Monitors and comments on daily activities effecting and involving startup.

• Participates in the monthly contractor management meetings.

• Participates in the weekly site coordination meeting and chairs as necessary.

• Adheres to safety and quality standards as applicable to duties and accountability

Minimum Qualifications:

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.

Preferred Job Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent

• At least 10 years of electrical commissioning/startup experience

• The candidate should be able to demonstrate knowledge of plant integration, operation and tuning required to for supercritical coal fired power plant.

• The candidate needs to have prior experience of the process, the risks and the schedule constraints on integrating the overall plant

• Knowledgeable in testing and commissioning activities for steam turbine generator, 13.8/380kV generator step up transformers, generator circuit breakers, protection and exciter panels, 13.8/0.48kV auxiliary transformers, MV and LV switchgears and MCCs

• Specific experience of working with coal-fired power plants and with Chinese contractor would be an advantage.

• Demonstrated success in working collaboratively with multidisciplinary site, engineering staff and contracted resources.

• Excellent oral, written communication, and presentation skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels in English

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