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Xcel Energy Services, Inc. Staff Or Senior Mechanical Engineer - Coal Power Plant Job in Hayden, Colorado

Location(s): CO - HaydenAre you an engineer who wants a challenging, rewarding career at a Fortune500 company that's committed to excellence, safety and environmentalstewardship? Do you want to be part of shaping our energy future? Anengineering position at Xcel Energy could be a great match for you.Xcel Energy is seeking an engineer with at least 2 years of experience in coalfired power plants to support operations in Hayden, Colorado. Mechanicalengineering discipline is strongly preferred. Preference will be given tocandidates with coal-fired boiler experience, including familiarity with thecombustion process; air quality control system experience, Certified WeldInspector (CWI) certification, and experience with ASME welding codeprocess and documentation.This position can be filled at the staff engineer level (2+ years ofexperience) or the senior level (5+ years of experience and EIT/FEcertification required).SummaryUnder general direction, demonstrates complete understanding and wideapplication of engineering technical principle, theories, and concepts inthe field. Independently determines and develops approaches to solutions.Receives technical guidance on complex problems; completed work reviewed foradequacy in meeting objectives. May lead small-medium non-critical projects orcritical projects under direction of higher level engineer/supervisor. Mayprovide work direction to other professionals and/or staff. Represents theorganization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associatedwith specific projects. Frequent inter-organizational and outside customercontact. Demonstrates a broad knowledge and proficiency of precedents in thespecialty area, a good knowledge of related specialties, and generalknowledge of other related disciplines.ResponsibilitiesUses and applies technical standards, principles, theories, concepts,and techniques to perform activities/assignments that may include a varietyof complex features such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitabilityof conventional materials or methods and difficult coordination requirements.Supports the development of technical documentation (including but notlimited to designs, testing, calculations, reports, standards,etc.) Utilizes and may assist with the development of procedures requiring abroad knowledge and proficiency in a specialty area and has a generalknowledge of related disciplines.Works under the general direction of a higher level engineer or supervisor forroutine engineering projects. Provide ongoing technical support for projectactivities within areas such as Operations, Maintenance,testing/diagnostics and Regulatory. May provide field engineering oversightand/or direction for activities such as commissioning, testing,inspections, etc.May lead small-medium, non-critical projects. Coordinate/leads criticalprojects or portions of projects (including phases such as research,design, equipment selection, procurement support, installation andcommissioning), under the direction of a higher level engineer orsupervisor. Work reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.Under the direction of a higher level engineer/supervisor supportsbid/evaluation processes including preparation of bid documents,completion of technical evaluations for proposals; provide recommendationsfor selection, etc. Partners and communicates with areas such as SupplyChain and Legal following appropriate processes.Frequently exchanges information in all formats, on matters having a widerange of importance and complexity both inter-organizationally and withoutside customers.May assign tasks and coordinate work of interns, drafters, technicians,craft personnel and/or others. Provide guidance and mentoring to lessexperienced engineers. Responsible for continuous self-development oftechnical skills and competencies.Performs activities such as budgeting, estimating, forecasting,accounting, work order management, in support of engineering projects.RequiredBachelor's degr