Project Engineer
Brookfield Renewable Power - Queensbury, NY

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The Project Engineer will work as part of an engineering team located in Queensbury, NY. The technical group has engineering responsibilities for Brookfield Renewable Power’s New York East Operations. This operation includes 27 hydroelectric power plants and their associated structures.

Reporting to the Asset Manager of New York East and working under their immediate supervision, the incumbent’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Providing technical leadership for the regions’ dam safety program
  • Capital and Major Maintenance project management, including project scoping, budget development, and creation of technical specifications and contract documents
  • Managing the activities of consultants and equipment suppliers
  • Working with the Compliance Group to secure all necessary permits for construction activities
  • Coordinating project activities with the Operations Group (including Superintendents and Field Workers)
  • Ensuring that all work is performed within Brookfield’s Safe Work Management System requirements
  • Ensuring that all work supports Brookfield’s commitment to environmental excellence

Required Skills
  • Bachelor of Science in Civil or Mechanical Engineering
  • Demonstrated safe work habits and familiarity with OSHA standards
  • Professional Engineer (PE) preferred
  • Knowledge of related industry standards, including NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency), and knowledge of state and federal environmental regulations
  • A practical, adaptable, innovative, collaborative, and solution-focused approach to issues
  • A solid understanding of project management processes
  • Strong ability to be self-directed regarding learning and discovery
  • Ability to organize, plan, prioritize and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong ability to organize a project team, set expectations, and manage results
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and planning/scheduling abilities
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Up to 10% overnight travel, 50% during the workday travel, primarily throughout the State of New York
  • Physical ability to travel over rough/natural terrain to monitor assets and projects is required
Required Experience
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of extensive related experience
  • Experience/exposure in the hydropower or power generation field preferred

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