Mechanical Engineer

Job type:
on-site
Start:
n.a
Duration:
n.a
From:
Synectics
Place:
Wisconsin
Date:
01/06/2016
Country:
flag_no USA
project ID:
1045988

Project description:
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ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Power Generation is currently looking to hire a Mechanical Engineer who can independently evaluate, select and apply appropriate engineering techniques and practices to multiple engineering projects.
  • The employee must have the ability to utilize and apply advanced engineering techniques to problem resolutions, evaluations and calculations.
  • The employee should have the ability to independently modify, extrapolate, or develop approaches for unique issues, requiring guidance on extremely complex projects only.
  • The employee will build and lead teams or provide work direction to employees to ensure success of projects and/or solve problems.
  • This employee may become a member on a Plant System Approach Team.

Duties and responsibilities include:
  • Performs predictive and root cause analysis of problems. Determines and initiates corrective action.
  • Applies current methods to monitor and evaluate system performance and equipment condition in order to develop system plans which will minimize life cycle costs, while maintaining reliability, safety, performance and regulatory compliance.
  • Independently evaluates, selects and applies engineering analysis techniques. Exercises judgment in selection and adoption of alternatives which are cost effective, maintain or enhance performance and protect the health and safety of personnel and the public.
  • Has full technical and financial responsibility for planning, developing, organizing, coordinating, and scheduling a wide variety of engineering projects.
  • Responsible for the preparation of specifications and review of bids in support of engineering projects.
  • Responsible to identify and follow-up on improvement of existing programs, practices, and procedures through continuous process improvement techniques.
  • Interacts with other business units, vendors, regulatory agencies and authorized inspectors to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Provides technical expertise, leadership, direction and training in various work groups.
  • Applies prioritization, negotiation, conflict management, interpersonal and delegation skills to accomplish goals. Manages and values diversity, while applying the management competencies.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS and EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 2-5 years or strong educational background with good internship (Masters with internship)
  • Process manufacturing and industrial environment, candidates looking for lab work are not a good fit. hands on, culturally diverse, self starter environment.
  • OSHA preferred, boiling cooling towers preferred, turbine generation preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are essential.
  • Strong analytical capabilities are required.
  • Candidates must be willing to travel to other plant sites and be willing to be called in during off hours if a problem arises.
  • A professional Engineering license in the state of Wisconsin is desirable.