Power Generation Engineer


Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Provide oversight and support of the Generation Asset Management Program

  • Support the development of the short and long term Capex Investment plans.

  • Integrate Process Safety and risk scoring methodologies into engineering and investment processes.

  • Provide Metallurgical and Materials Engineering expertise to ensure high reliability of Steam Electric and Gas Turbine Generating Stations

  • Provide engineering analysis of power boilers, pressure vessels, high energy piping systems and mechanical components

  • Provide project engineering and project management support to Generation Operations

Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, implement and evaluate processes, plans, practices and procedures for the Generation Asset Management Program

  • Develop and monitor asset lifecycle monitoring methodology and apply to the investment management decisions.

  • Develop capital project justification documents including work scope, purpose, necessity, cost estimates, risk assessment and cost/benefit analysis.

  • Perform material/metallurgical root cause failure analysis and formulate corrective actions.

  • Evaluate and specify component materials based on performance and service requirements.

  • Specify thermal treatment requirements for materials and fabrication weldments.

  • Manage condition assessment inspections of high energy piping, piping supports, boiler components, fuel oil storage tanks and chemical storage tanks.

  • Specify and evaluate destructive and nondestructive testing.


Knowledge & Experience Required

  • In depth knowledge of power plant systems, components, equipment and operations.

  • Asset Management, Project Management, planning, scheduling and reporting skills

  • Knowledge or experience in evaluating and specifying component materials based on performance and service requirements

  • Knowledge or experience with failure analysis of ferrous and nonferrous materials.

  • Knowledge or experience with welding technology and preparing repair welding procedures.

  • Ability to perform technical and economic analysis of potential solutions

  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities.

  • Strong Oral and Written Communication skills.


  • Bachelors degree in an engineering discipline

  • 5 years + power generation engineering, project management or related experience

  • Valid driver's license with an acceptable driving record


  • Collaborate with Engineers, Analysts, Managers and Directors in Power Plant Operations and Power Plant support organizations

  • Interface with PSEG-LI and LIPA representatives on contract and projects compliance

This position is one of National Grids career path roles which provide for promotional opportunities within and across salary bands as you develop and evolve in the position by gaining experience, expertise and acquiring and applying technical skills.

National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that values a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion that drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team.

Job:Power Plant Operations

Primary Location:NY-Hicksville

Organisation:Core Business


Job Posting:Dec 20, 2016, 2:58:55 PMUnposting Date:Ongoing

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