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Senior Mechanical Engineer - Hydropower

Shawnee Mission, KS 66211

Posted: 09/23/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 580084 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Pay: $65-71.33/hr
In this role you will have the opportunity to act as a client facing Senior Mechanical Engineer for hydropower projects. The professional will have the opportunity to lead teams, provide direction and mentor developing engineers. The professional will design for new and upgrade projects for energy owners, including:
  • Hydro turbine new and upgrades
  • Pumped Energy Storage
  • Turbine and generator bearings
  • Bearing oil systems-Generator cooling systems
  • Hydro plant assessments and capital investment planning
  • Dam and water conveyance projects, including radial gates and large valves
  • Raw water systems
  • Fire protection systems
  • Control air systems
  • Compressed Air Systems
  • Heating and Ventilation Systems
Preferred Qualifications
  • 15+ years of mechanical engineering experience in hydropower or related field
  • Previous experience with engineering projects in a utility power plant setting
  • Experience in design or operation support of conventional or pumped storage hydroelectric generation stations
  • Previous experience in a client facing and problem-solving role
  • Professional Engineer (P.E.) license
  • Requires a bachelor's degree in engineering from either a recognized accredited program in their home country or the country in which the professional is practicing.
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