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Power Plant Engineer

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Granbury, TX, USA
Full Time
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EthosEnergy is seeking a Power Plant Engineer within the Granbury, TX area. Qualified applicants must have combined cycle experience for this role. The major function of this position is primarily responsible for Wolf Hollow Power Plant engineering design, capital projects, environmental compliance, NERC compliance, and operational and maintenance consulting support. Applicants must be US residents with citizenship for consideration.

Qualified applicants must have a minimum of 4 years' experience in the Power Plant industry with progressive work experience in electrical power generation or related fields. Success in this role requires leadership ability and a strong sense of professionalism. Also, key to this role will be the ability to uphold commitment to EthosEnergy company values (safety, quality, and integrity) and behaviors (engaging, relentless, nimble and inclusive).

The salary range for this position is $120k - $149k based upon prior experiences and relevant skills.

Job Responsibilities

  • Job Responsibilities (Include but not limited to):
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance in the resolution/prevention of equipment problems.
  • Lead or participate in plant Root Cause Analysis (RCA) and Failure Modes Effects Analysis (FMEA) processes to ensure corrective actions are appropriate and timely.
  • Work with Maintenance and Operations personnel to evaluate and resolve equipment issues.
  • Maintenance and troubleshooting of the facility’s instrument & control equipment including the DCS, MKVe and other programmable logic controllers.
  • Provide comprehensive power plant performance, leadership and support.
  • Analyze, monitor and report plant and system performance and condition through assessing operational and maintenance data.
  • Develop and or review the Planned Maintenance (PM) activities on all control systems.
  • Direct the activities of contractors to ensure compliance with drawings, specifications, and schedules.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting plant issues, using technical knowledge in recommending course of action; aptitude for determining causes of failure.
  • Identify, evaluate and provide solutions to complex technical problems.
  • Write project scope and material specifications.
  • Provide budgetary support for assigned projects.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • A technical knowledge of Power Plant Operations and Maintenance, performance calculations, and practices.
  • Ability to continually maintain the general health of the DCS, Mark Ve, programmable logic controllers and field devices including transmitters, control valves, meters and process analytical devices.
  • Strong computer skills to include spreadsheets, databases, word- processing and project software.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication skills
  • Must be able to communicate complex issues to management and peers clearly, concisely and accurately.
  • Aptitude for determining causes of failure.
  • Strong Engineering background preferred.
  • Safety oriented: Keeps safety in mind always – looks out for the safety of teammates and self.
  • Ability to understand complex contractual issues as they relate to plant Operations and Maintenance.
  • Ability to productively work independently and as an integral plant staff team member.
  • Capable of working independently with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a short time frame.
  • Self-motivation and ability to manage multiple projects with changing priorities.
  • Ability to respond calmly and think clearly in emergency situations.


  • 4 years' experience in the Power Plant industry with and/or progressive work experience in electrical power generation or related fields

Education Requirements

  • A recognized degree in an engineering or scientific discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • A professional license in an appropriate discipline from a recognized licensing board or specialized courses in relevant general engineering or appropriate engineering discipline.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs

What We Offer

  • Salary range for this position is $120k - $149k as commiserate upon prior experience and background
  • Supportive company culture that values its employees
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Vision & 401 K Plan (If 40 HPW)
  • Paid Time Off & Holidays
  • Extra money in your paycheck - Employee Referral Bonus!
  • Personal Development & Career Succession Planning
  • Company sponsored Perks & Discount programs

EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

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