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At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

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Requisition Number 20-0232
Title Turbine Engineer II
City Pasadena
State TX
Job Family Power Operations
Shift Days
Employee Type Regular
Subject to DOT Regulations No
Percent of Travel Required 75
Relocation Provided Yes
Location Pasadena Fleet Solutions
Description 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.

• Solid, working knowledge.
• Experienced professional with full understanding of job, company and industry practices.
• Performs in fully-functioning capacity, equivalent to a journey level contributor.
• Makes decisions regarding own work, often in ambiguous situations; makes recommendations regarding own turbine engineering discipline.
• Solves operational problems and associated technical issues; modifies existing tools, techniques or processes.
• Works on problems of moderate complexity.
• Uses independent judgment within defined policies and practices. Interprets guidelines, select methods, techniques and analytical approach.

• Little instruction on day-to-day work, general instructions on new assignments.
• May be designated project or technical lead for an ongoing process or short-term project within own department.

• Information sharing – gives and receives information such as options, technical direction, instruction and reporting results.
Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent, preferably in Mechanical Engineering.
• OEM steam turbine training. Gas turbine knowledge is a plus.
• 5+ years’ experience in the field as an outage engineer.
• Millwright experience

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