Turbine Eng SpecialistIII

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/3/2016

Calpine Pasadena, TX

Pasadena, TX
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Full Time
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Senior (15+ years)
High School Diploma or GED


Calpine Corporation is America s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources. Our fleet of 83 power plants in operation or under construction represents approximately 27,000 megawatts of generation capacity. Serving customers in 17 states and Canada, we specialize in developing, constructing, owning and operating natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants that use advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner.

Job Summary

Plans and implements outages on turbo machinery from initial planning to final completion. Responsible for the repair of gas and steam turbine components. Reviews operating status of the units on a periodic basis and tracks component repairs from a technical and financial standpoint. Develops optimized outage work scopes to reduce the outage turn times and implements throughout the Calpine Turbine fleet. Develops and maintains specialty tools to reduce outage turn times. Assists plants with developing spare parts inventory and recommendations for outages.


*Senior-level; recognized technical expertise in own and possibly related functions.
*Performs a variety of complex technical service/support duties requiring specialized knowledge.
*Regularly makes decisions on non-routine or escalated technical issues.
*Independently prioritizes and executes responsibilities effectively for a single trade, group of related tasks or functional area.
*Checks own work and possibly the work of others; work results are of the highest quality standards and advanced technical competency.
*Errors may be serious, usually not subject to direct verification or check.
*Duties and tasks reflect substantial variety and complexity.
*Resolves the most complex technical issues, conferring with Team Leader occasionally; may serve as resource to others in resolution of complex issues.
*Works under limited supervision.
*Prioritizes own weekly schedule and may guide others in the completion of tasks within clearly defined schedules as set by management.
*Regularly provides on-the-job skills training to others in complex technical areas.

*High School diploma, or equivalent required
*Senior level or seasoned professional with 20 or more year s previous turbine maintenance experience or equivalent combination of education and/or experience in a related field.

* Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

* Calpine is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, please send an e-mail with your request to hrrecruitment@calpine.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on case-by-case basis.

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