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Plant Engineer I

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Middletown, Texas, United States
30+ days ago


Job Summary: (includes but is not limited to the following, other duties may be assigned):

Coordinates all plant engineering functions to assure the facility operates at maximum performance and profitability.  Responsible for providing technical support for daily operations, plant improvements, process improvements, design, equipment acquisition, plant breakdown and analysis, and recommending corrective actions.  Ensures operational activities are in accordance with procedures, schedules, regulatory compliance and budget projections.  Conducts performance tests, collecting and analyzing operating data, and developing operational plans and equipment recommendations to optimize performance and profitability.  Develops and maintains plant operating records and provides technical support to plant operations and maintenance. Assist maintenance group with pre-outage planning and conduct equipment inspections during outages.

Job Responsibilities:

•    Developing general knowledge of electrical power generation or related field. 
•    Developing use and/or application of basic principles, theories and concepts. 
•    Basic familiarity with knowledge area, staff, technologies, services, and practices.
•    Makes decisions regarding own work within defined parameters. 
Regularly contributes useful ideas for own work area.
•    With guidance, ensures timely and accurate performance of responsibilities for a single trade, group of closely related tasks or functional area.
•    Work typically reviewed by others; work reflects developing competency and basic skills.  
•    Works on problems of limited scope.
•    Works typically consists of a variety of routine tasks, which provide experience and increased job knowledge. 
•    Follows standard practices and procedures.
•    Works under direct supervision and/or defined parameters. 
•    Prioritizes basic tasks; priorities typically guided by standard practices or by others.
•    Basic communication – delivers information to individuals within defined parameters.


•    Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
•    Entry-level; typically less than 3 years’ experience.

Vaccine Information:

Calpine requires an individual who is newly hired into this position to be vaccinated for COVID-19 within the first 28 days of employment - if not already vaccinated prior to starting employment. If you have any concerns regarding compliance with this requirement, you will need to discuss your concerns with Calpine’s HR department after a decision has been made about whether or not to make you a conditional offer of employment.  Calpine does not require applicants to discuss vaccination status prior to receipt of a conditional offer of employment and complies with all applicable laws requiring reasonable accommodation.


Job Information

  • Job ID: 63560689
  • Location:
    Middletown, Texas, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Calpine
  • Position Title: Plant Engineer I
  • Industry: Energy
  • Job Function: Engineering
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Degree Required: Bachelors
  • Min Experience: None
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