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Engineering ll in Glen Allen, VA at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 4/15/2018

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Job Description

Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking a Engineer II for a contract opportunity in Glen Allen, VA with one of the nation's largest producers and transporters of energy. This is a great opportunity to develop your skills and experience with an industry leader currently operating the nation's largest natural gas storage system.

This role is fully competent in all conventional aspects of the subject matter. Second level position in the engineering series provides engineering support in designated company area, or specific engineering discipline. Performs and/or reviews engineering calculations, analysis, research and design. Provides cost analysis as needed and develops recommendation based on calculations (e.g. cost for equipment upgrade) for management review. 

Under direction of supervisor or work leader, exercises independence in evaluating, selecting and applying standard or well defined engineering techniques, procedures and criteria. Uses independent judgment in prioritizing and making moderately complex adaptations and modifications. Assignments have clear and specified objectives and require investigation of a limited number of variables.


Responsibilities:
  • Will work closely with the Power Generation Engineering staff along with the operations staff to ensure software system is configured electrically to the design specifications required to operate the electrical system.
  • Will write any application using the vendors API to requested business requirements.
  • Will use vendor design tools to build necessary user interface screens, configuration of generation parameters in control system, alarms and alarm management, historical trends, reports from various sources.
  • Build reports in a historian that supply business with situational awareness, financial analysis, various reports that have business benefits.
  • Will develop tools, processes, and procedures for a user training system.

Qualifications:
  • Knowledge and application of engineering theories and principles, concepts, and fundamentals.
  • Requires developmental experience in a professional engineering position.
  • Competency in applying engineering principles, fundamental concepts, practices and procedures requiring some evaluation, originality and/or ingenuity to achieve project objectives.
  • Understands and can apply knowledge of configuration management.
  • Ability to perform engineering calculations using applicable software programs (e.g. Matlab, Excel, etc.).
  • Planning, organizational and project management skills.
  • Ability to develop and exercise leadership skills.
  • Effective decision making skills, and oral and written communication skills (includes technical writing).
  • Ability to think analytically and solve complex problems. Ability to interpret codes, regulations and practices.
  • Equally effective working independently or in a team environment.
  • Ability to process information quickly and effectively manage multiple tasks.

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to stand for at least 8-10 hours a day
  • Must be able to bend, squat, and kneel.

Education:
  • Bachelors required

Discipline Required:
  • Engineering

Schedule:
  • Mon - Fri
  • 8 am - 4:30 pm
  • 8+ month contract

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.