Chemical 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:
1045994

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ROLES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Power Generation is currently looking for a chemical engineer who will be responsible for providing chemical engineering support to the fossil fueled power plants in the areas of plant chemistry, make-up and wastewater treatment systems, chemical process engineering, and environmental compliance activities including the operation of Air Quality Control Systems.
  • The employee should be able to 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.
  • The employee will build and lead teams or provide work direction to employees to ensure success of projects and problem resolution.
Major Duties and Responsibilities include:
  • Applies current methods to monitor and evaluate system performance and equipment condition in order to develop system plans that 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.
  • Responsible to identify and follow-up on improvement of existing programs, practices, and procedures through continuous process improvement techniques.
  • Performs predictive and root cause analysis of problems. Determines and initiates corrective action.
  • Interacts with other business units, vendors, regulatory agencies and Authorized Inspectors to ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Provides technical expertise, leadership, direction and training to various work groups.
  • Applies prioritization, negotiation, conflict management, interpersonal and delegation skills to accomplish goals.
  • Manages and values diversity, while applying the management competencies.
SKILLS:

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS and EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Candidates must possess a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written are essential.
  • 2-5 years or strong educational background with good internship (Masters with internship)
  • 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.