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Hydroelectric Power Lead
United State Of America
Nov 11, 2017
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 10.0-15.0 years
Job Category Alternative Energy Jobs
Employment Type permanent
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills
Role Hydroelectric Power Jobs
Designation Other
Education B.B.A,BS
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

WorleyParsons delivers projects, provides expertise in engineering, procurement and construction and offers a wide range of consulting and advisory services.  We cover the full lifecycle, from creating new assets to sustaining and enhancing operating assets, in the hydrocarbons, mineral, metals, chemicals and infrastructure sectors. Our resources and energy are focused on responding to and meeting the needs of our customers over the long term and thereby creating value for our shareholders.

Job Description

  • Location:-Folsom, California
  • Hydraulic turbine selections, cost estimating, equipment layout and coordination with other engineering disciplines during preliminary feasibility studies and design 
  • Detailed analyses and designs as well as construction services related to the mechanical equipment hydroelectric power plants 
  • Witness equipment inspections and tests 
  • Witness hydraulic turbine scale model tests and review model test reports 
  • Assess condition of equipment ( crawl thru inspection ) at site 
  • Preparation of procurement and construction specifications 
  • Evaluation of bids and contract negotiations 
  • Review of supplier design submittals 
  • Field activities including: providing technical assistance during equipment 
  • installations, site inspections, equipment testing and commissioning, and other site work as needed 
  • Develop scope of work description and cost estimates for mechanical engineering tasks as it applies to change orders and proposals 
  • Maintains an internal network of peers and subject matter experts 
  • Establishes and maintains positive client relationships 
  • Applicant shall work in a manner to ensure personal safety and that of fellow employees by following company health and safety guidelines and policies 
  • Domestic or International site based travel may be required (
  • Qualifications:
  • Required Qualifications 
  • Bachelors of Science in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or related discipline (Civil/Structural). (Additional Business degree a plus) 
  • 15 years' of progressive experience in design and implementation of solutions in mechanical engineering on water resources and/or Hydroelectric Power projects 
  • California PE required or the ability to obtain California PE by committee within six months of employment date 
  • Must have strong rolodex of vendors/clients 
  • Must demonstrate good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team environment 
  • Must demonstrate good written and oral communication skills in English ( fluent in a 2 nd language a plus ) 
  • Must demonstrate the ability to convey project technical information to project managers, clients and peers 
  • Must demonstrate organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and take direction 
  • Must demonstrate the ability to provide direction to lower level engineers and ensure the quality of deliverables 
  • Basic computer knowledge is required including "Microsoft Office" 
  • Must have an advanced knowledge of Water Resources or Hydroelectric Power with specific emphasis on any of the following: 
  • Turbines and/or generators 
  • Controllers 
  • Oil, water and air systems 
  • Fire protection systems 
  • Energy dissipation devices 
  • Spherical valves and butterfly valves 
  • Bulkheads, gates, hoists, trash racks, intake structures, and cranes 
  • Must have previous experience with: 
  • Hydroelectric Power Plants 
  • Asset Management 
  • Condition assessment and rehabilitation of existing equipment and systems 
  • Risk assessment, ranking of alternative and life cycle cost of mechanical equipment 
  • Support of planning studies and reports 
  • Preparing for and making client presentations 
  • Proposal preparation 
  • Advanced knowledge of calculations for mechanical energy requirements and piping losses in water conveyance systems 
  • Preferred ( not required ) Specifications: 
  • Advanced degree in electrical/mechanical engineering or related field is preferred 
  • PMI/PMP is a plus 
  • Intermediate/advanced level of experience in Finite Element Analysis and or 
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics is a plus 
  • CADD (Computer-Aided Design and Drafting) experience preferred and Micro
  • Station or AutoCAD experience is a plus 
  • Ability to speak a foreign language is a plus ( must be fluent in English ) 

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