Plant Engineer – Mechanical – Rotating Equipment

Center, North Dakota
Sep 24, 2018
Oct 24, 2018
Job Type
Employment Status
Full Time

Plant Engineer – Mechanical – Rotating Equipment

Minnkota Power is seeking qualified candidates for a Plant Engineer responsible for rotating equipment and analyzing results for plant process equipment at the Milton R. Young Station located near Center, ND. The Milton R. Young Station is a two-unit coal-fired power plant, providing a stable energy source for our cooperative member-owners. The station is located 35 miles from Bismarck, North Dakota, a growing and progressive city with many recreational opportunities.

  • Analyze condition monitoring/plant data and provide recommendations.
  • General oversight of rotating equipment and systems in the power plant.
  • Coordinate the preparation of construction drawings and specifications for plant process equipment.
  • Design and installation of new and replacement equipment.
  • Work with consultants and contractors as necessary to accomplish engineering objectives.
  • Troubleshoot existing systems with operations and maintenance to resolve safety or production problems with engineered solutions.
  • Identify technical and operational training needs and initiate action on capital and O & M Projects.
  • Monitor work activity to ensure it is being done in a safe manner and in compliance with current regulations.
  • Assist in record keeping of system work order files, standard drawing and data files.
  • Monitor and recommend new technology which could improve the efficiency, reliability, availability, and longevity of the power plant.

Position requires a degree in Mechanical Engineering. 2-5 years' experience in a power plant setting with a focus on rotating equipment/results is preferred but not necessary.

Minnkota Power Cooperative makes career growth and development a priority by creating a challenging and rewarding work environment. For more information regarding this job and our online application go to   Resumes will not be accepted without a completed application.

Minnkota Power Cooperative is an EEO/AAP/Female/Minority/Disabled/Vets Employer