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NAES Corporation has an immediate opening for a Chemistry Supervisor at the Sandy Creek Energy Station. |
Sandy Creek is a 900 megawatt coal-fired power plant located in Riesel, Texas. Consisting of one IHI supercritical pulverized coal boiler, one Toshiba steam turbine generator and Alstom air-quality control systems equipment, it is one of the largest new coal plants in the U.S., able to generate electricity for more than 900,000 Texas homes and businesses. The plant utilizes Powder River Basin coal.
NAES, a leading independent services provider for thepower generation and related infrastructure markets for over 30 years, offersfacility operations & maintenance, maintenance and construction, turbine repair and overhaul,technical support, and staffing. A global leader dedicated to adding value by optimizing facility performance,NAES delivers exceptional performance and outstanding results.
Requirements GENERAL SUMMARY
Plan, schedule and coordinate water plant operations and laboratory analysis required to assure the safe, efficient and reliable chemistry operations of the project.
Plan, schedule, and direct the sample collection and analysis of all project water systems. Coordinate chemical deliveries.
Prepare, maintain, and supervise the preparation and maintenance of records, reports, graphs and logs in accordance with Company or outside agency requirements.
Perform statistical analysis and computer modeling and utilize other analytical tools as needed to interpret study results and prepare reports.
Prepare project procedures and training programs related to water and steam treatment.
Initiate and maintain contacts in professional associations and other utilities and analyze scientific literature in order to remain knowledgeable about current and emerging chemistry issues and scientific advances.
Monitor and evaluate the performance of project water treatment systems through review of performance data, visual inspections and daily surveillance of equipment. Troubleshoot system deficiencies and provide corrective actions to ensure that water chemistry conditions are within operating guidelines.
Monitor chemical treatment programs for project systems such as the condenser cooling water, closed cooling water, etc. Ensure that controls are maintained within required limits.
Enhance employee awareness of events significant to NAES. Provide subordinates with timely, accurate information regarding the NAES policies and guidelines, external events impacting the company, industry and internal business plans and performance. Encourage employees to contribute ideas to improve operations.
Conduct/assists with the completion of annual and on-going performance evaluation and assessments.
Complete other tasks as requested by the Plant Manager.
Ability to understand procedures and instructions specific to the area of assignment.
Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering or similar discipline is required.
A minimum of three years experience with a broad knowledge of power plant steam generator water chemistry control systems and processes, corrosion control methods, water treatment system and equipment, fossil fuel chemistry and stoichiometric chemistry needed.
Broad knowledge of chemistry analytical procedures, laboratory techniques, on-line chemistry monitoring equipment and state-of-the-art laboratory analyzers.
Experience in supercritical project water chemistry, including oxygenated water treatment, is desired.
Computer Skills: General knowledge of computer applications, power plant chemical control systems and process design to provide chemical engineering support to project projects and modifications.
NAES offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package (including retirement) and promotional opportunities. No phone calls, please.
It is the practice of NAES to seek employees of the highest quality and to select the individuals on the basis of merit and competence, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, military status or affiliation protected under USERRA, or any other basis of discrimination prohibited by applicable local, state and federal law.