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PACIFICORP | Huntington, Indiana
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Job Description

General Purpose

Under general supervision of the corporate Rotating Equipment group program manager, the Predictive Maintenance/Machinery Reliability Specialist will provide expertise with equipment condition monitoring including vibration analysis, lube oil analysis, thermography, motor testing, and quality assurance. Publish and review periodic equipment health reports, provide financial reviews, generate and track work notifications, communicate and share information.


- Monitor critical rotating equipment including collection of route data, regular preventive maintenance activities, and review of data results.
- Optimize the quality of the maintenance performed at the plants by applying the correct inspection and monitoring technologies.
- Develop and implement projects to optimize equipment reliability and minimize total lifecycle costs.
- Provide technical support and direction for the predictive maintenance group members of the assigned plants.
- Determine and coordinate training needs for the plant based team members and facilitate the appropriate training.
- Provide mentoring to promote and build a culture of reliability and continuously improve equipment availability.
- Focus on developing in-house expertise on the application of predictive and precision maintenance technologies.
- Provide long term planning based on equipment availability and condition assessment.
- Create, maintain and manage relevant equipment historical data including operational performance, design modifications, previous inspections, and replacement.
- Incorporate predictive maintenance information into routine planning and scheduling work process flow.
- Participate in onsite equipment inspections and factory disassembly inspections to help determine corrective actions
- Provide onsite troubleshooting and technical expertise for major rotating equipment.
- Work closely with plant management, maintenance and operations personnel.


• Bachelor’s degree Engineering; or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
• A minimum of five or more years of directly related experience in industrial power systems or electric utility power systems.
• ISO Category II or higher Vibration Analyst Certification.
• ASNT Level 1 or higher Themographer Certification.
• Thorough knowledge of Emerson CSI Machinery Health Manager software and 2130 data collector.
• Thorough knowledge of Bently Nevada systems including TSI, ADRE and System 1.
• Thorough knowledge of rotating equipment dynamic balancing.
• Thorough knowledge precision shaft alignment of rotating equipment.
• Knowledge of lube oil analysis and quality control.
• Demonstrated knowledge of predictive and preventive maintenance strategies.
• Ability to perform effectively in high-pressure situations while maintaining focus and calmness.
• Strong mechanical aptitude and understanding of power plant equipment and systems.
• Proficient with the use of personal computers including automated tools.
• Excellent communication and collaboration skills.


Additional Information

Primary Location: Huntington

Department: 00000759 Rocky Mountain Power

Schedule: FULLTIME

Personnel Subarea: Non-Exempt 

Hiring Range: 79,900.00 - 103,100.00


Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.

At PacifiCorp, we encourage everyone to work together. We embrace diversity and value the distinct perspectives of all our employees. We strive to cultivate a workplace that connects each employee to the organization and enables all individuals to participate and contribute to their full potential.  

It is PacifiCorp's policy to provide and promote equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants in accordance with local, state and federal laws and regulations governing personnel activities. In accordance with federal guidelines, PacifiCorp is committed to a program of affirmative action. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran status, national origin, sexual orientation or gender identity.

All offers of employment are contingent upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screening.


PacifiCorp is a regulated electric company serving 1.7 million retail customers, including residential, commercial, industrial and other customers in portions of the states of Utah, Oregon, Wyoming, Washington, Idaho and California. During the year ended December 31, 2008, PacifiCorp owned, or had interests in, 74 thermal, hydroelectric, wind-powered and geothermal generating facilities, with a net owned capacity of 10,188 megawatts (MW). PacifiCorp also owns, or has interests in, electric transmission and distribution assets, and transmits electricity through approximately 15,800 miles of transmission lines. PacifiCorp also buys and sells electricity on the wholesale market with public and private utilities, energy marketing companies and incorporated municipalities in connection with excess electricity generation or other system balancing activities. (Source: 10-K)

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