Company: ENGIE
Skills: Electrical Technician, Instrumentation Technician
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Iowa City, Iowa, United States

ENGIE has an immediate opening for an Electrical & Instrument Technician II located in Iowa City, IA. This position will be responsible f or performing selective maintenance on various in-plant and/or satellite plant equipment. The work will include the proper maintenance and operation of complex electrical systems, computers, controls systems, etc. and equipment that can directly affect the safety and operation of the plant.

What you'll do:

  • Perform routine plant electrical/control maintenance functions including, but not limited to motors, MCCs, relays, breakers, electrical disconnects of rotating machinery, UPS/battery systems, and all electrical hand tools
  • Perform emergency plant electrical/control troubleshooting on plant equipment.
  • Performs preventive and repair maintenance work tasks on plant equipment
  • Conduct predictive maintenance as assigned, i.e. vibration analysis, thermography, lube oil sampling for analysis, component inspections
  • Installs, tests, calibrates, tunes, programs, repairs and troubleshoots pneumatic, electronic-powered equipment, low/medium voltage, analog and digital process control loop hardware
  • Install electrical conduit and pneumatic air tubing
  • Maintain all plant electrical/control equipment to the highest possible standard to maximize plant availability, reliability, efficiency, and profitability
  • Must be able to read, interpret and work with service manuals, blueprints, sketches, technical manuals, control wire diagrams and other written instructions to evaluate all electrical maintenance and logic in accordance with local and national codes.
  • Analyze electrical problems and take appropriate action to correct and advise supervisor when outside assistance from vendors, engineering contractors, and/or consultants is necessary
  • Provide assistance with and, to the extent required, coordinate work of maintenance subcontractors with subcontractor supervision
  • Maintain records of readings, test results, and data on all assigned equipment.
  • Track performance history and assess condition (predictive maintenance) of plant electrical equipment. Maintain and review such records and report findings as required
  • Recommend equipment operating and/or maintenance changes, which will enhance unit operation and equipment availability
  • Coordinate daily work activities and equipment status with other Plant employees.
  • Utilize a CMMS for writing and completing work orders with notes
  • Will be assigned to work in areas designated by Supervisor and/or Management Team and will perform duties sometimes not related to Technician work
  • Perform the housekeeping functions and equipment cleaning necessary to maintain the Plant in a clean and neat condition
  • Perform root cause failure analysis techniques when solving plant abnormalities and equipment failures
  • Exhibit excellent interpersonal skills
  • Comply with all Plant & ENGIE safety programs and ensure every team member complies with all safety procedures
  • Accountable to immediate supervisor for ensuring adherence to the Plant's Safety and Environmental Programs, taking all reasonable precautions to prevent incidents of noncompliance. Shall immediately report any known or suspected violations to your Supervisor and/or Management Personnel
  • Perform and document pre-job hazard assessment and provide pre-job briefs as needed
  • Assist with routine maintenance training and equipment operation training of other site employees


What you bring:



  • High School Degree or GED equivalent required, Trade/Vocational School and/or Military training preferred
  • 6 + years' relevant experience and/or training; licenses, endorsements or an equivalent combination of education and experience required. An AAS or BS degree in electronics or instrumentation and control systems preferred
  • 4+ years of that experience in electrical, electronic, and pneumatic instrumentation required (steam/ electrical generation plant preferred) or 2+ years' experience in electrical, electronic, and pneumatic instrumentation and graduation from a two-year electrical or instrumentation and control program is required
  • 1+ years' experience with PLCs, DCS and water and gas analyzers required. 2+ years' experience with PLCs, DCS and water and gas analyzers preferred
  • Experience in maintenance of gas and solid fuel fired boiler controls and turbine controls preferred
  • Experience working with a CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System) preferred
  • Required to be on call as needed/deemed necessary by Supervisor/Management
  • Must have troubleshooting and maintenance skills in CEMs, DCS, PLCs, Supervisor Control Systems, medium voltage electricity and related control systems
  • Strong computer background on PCs, emission controls, distributed logic controllers (DCS) and pneumatics

Additional Information/Conditions:
Required to have a valid driver's license.

Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.

The Power Plant can be an extremely hot environment.

Areas of the Power Plant can be dusty.

The Power Plant noise level is usually moderate to high.


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Unite with us in leading the transformation of the world of energy! ENGIE is looking for talented and motivated individuals to create the future of energy and customer solutions. Join a rewarding and flexible work environment that encourages innovation and creativity to help customers meet their energy challenges today and in the future. Are you up for the challenge?

At ENGIE, our goal is to support, encourage, promote, and thrive on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We do so for the benefit of our employees, customers, products and services, and community. So ENGIE is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace, and is also an affirmative action employer. We are firmly committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment for all employees.

We are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ENGIE are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications. ENGIE is committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, civil union, or domestic partnership status, military service or veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition, genetic information, or any other legally protected category (referred to as "protected characteristics") as defined by applicable federal, state or local law in the locations where we operate.

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Additional Information



  • Posting Date: Oct 14, 2020