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Power Generation Performance Engineer (iPower Center)

Job Description and Requirements

As a successful candidate you should hold a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent. A degree or certification in the AI-based tools for pattern recognition application will be highly valued.

You must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience as a power plant performance engineer with high knowledge in modeling power plant, calculating power plant performance indices and understanding power plants operation and control. 

You should be familiar with power plant performance tools used in the M&D canters that calculate the power plant performance based on the digital twin of the machine.

Duties & Responsibilities:
You will be expected to perform the following:

  • Evaluate thermal performance of the company generation plants utilizing thermodynamic, aerodynamic and fluid mechanics engineering principles. 
  • Determine the causes of generation plants performance losses through diagnostic analysis of operational data for both steady-state and transient operation, along with physical inspection results of plant components as required. 
  • Support the iPower canter by providing the expertise in analyzing the output of the monitoring and diagnostic tools and proposing the latest M&D technologies.
  • Develop thermal performance testing procedures to demonstrate compliance with contractual performance guarantees.
  • Assess the effects of Gas Turbine upgrades on steam cycle components (HRSG, STG, Condenser, Feed water and other systems).