September 4, 2021
Denver, CO
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Denver, CO

System One is currently seeking an Engineer on a 12-month contract position located in Denver, CO.

This position will be with our client, a utility holding company serving more than 3.3 million electric customers and 1.8 million natural gas customers.

Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Overhaul and engineering support for the following locations: Cherokee, Valmont, Rocky Mountain, Blue Spruce, Fort St. Vrain, and Fort Lupton
  • Will work on overhaul project management
  • System performance monitoring
  • Inspection and commissioning checklists
  • Provide support to on-site engineering
  • Perform safety inspections and engineering support as needed
  • Support the following large overhauls in the fall and spring: Cherokee Unit 2 Cherokee Unit 6 FSV Unit 3 RMEC Unit 1 RMEC Unit 2 Cherokee Unit 4 Cherokee Units 5, 6, 7
  • Responsible for the design, modeling, development and testing of a machine, structure or system
  • Develops functional requirements
  • Understands and applies standard engineering principles
  • Creates simulations and prototypes to evaluate preliminary designs and test how a machine, structure or system operates
  • Designs and tests components, and integrates components to produce final product
  • Monitors quality of products and controls the efficiency of processes
  • Evaluates a design's overall effectiveness, cost, reliability, and safety
  • Investigates root causes of failures to maintain quality and recommend improvements
  • Report to the plant by the morning meeting (6:30AM)
  • Daily plant and equipment walkdowns
  • Reviews of drawings and specifications
  • Meeting attendance, participation, and presentation with operations and various engineering groups
  • Project Management – request quotes, complete necessary paperwork to get contracts in place
  • Oversee and instruct both internal trades labor and external contract labor, for projects, maintenance, and testing

Engineer Requirements:

  • Engineering degree, prefer Mechanical/Electrical but open to other engineering disciplines
  • Position is not remote - will be supporting plant and overhaul activities, and reporting to the facility will be required
  • Work Ethic, powerplant or company experience, General Engineering knowledge and experience (preferred)
  • Team culture – The department is the Public Service Company of Colorado, Gas and Thermal Plant, Reliability Engineering group
  • Group of 11 engineers, 1 intern, and 1 manager - This is the group of plant engineers that are assigned to various plants, usually 3 engineers per plant, and those engineers are usually broken out by specialty
  • Typically 1 mechanical, 1 electrical, and 1 controls engineer per plant
  • The group does the day to day engineering at the plant, but also has a huge part of projects and major overhauls
  • Everything from performance testing, to project management, to equipment maintenance evaluation
  • This role will come alongside the plant group and support the plant engineering, but will take a lead role in the overhaul management portion, several huge overhauls this fall and next spring

Duration: 12-months

Location: Denver, CO

Pay Rate: $38.55 - $48.85/hr.

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