Operations Analysis Engineer Jobs in Houston – Missouri – USA at Calpine

Title: Operations Analysis Engineer

Company: Calpine

Location: Houston – Missouri – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Energy/Power Generation

Description :

Operations Analysis Engineer III

Description of Role

The Operations Analysis Engineer will provide analytical support for Calpines 26 GW fleet of natural gas power facilities, covering all aspects of thermal performance.


include the development and use of analytical tools used to support plant business decisions for monitoring the efficiency and capability of generating assets, trending and improving plant performance, fleet economic dispatch and plant betterment. Results and trends used to support business decisions of generating assets.

Develop and maintain thermal performance monitoring tools for ongoing assessment of the natural gas fleet thermal performance.

Assist plant managers and turbine maintenance staff to successfully monitor plant performance and operational trends and investigate any potential problems

Identify plant performance improvement opportunities and provide analysis for management decision-making.

Position reports to Director, Performance Optimization

Skills and Relevant Experience

Comprehensive knowledge of gas turbine, combined cycle and major power plant equipment performance and operations

Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of computer programs. Familiarity with performance measurement mechanics (such as OSI Pi and other database platforms) is plus

Experience with

analytics and data science techniques

Attractive backgrounds include work in plant engineering, development, engineering for OEMs, and work as an Independent Engineer.


Minimum qualifications include Bachelors Degree in Engineering, preferably Aerospace or Mechanical Engineering with 5+ years of experience

Must have

strong computer skills especially in the use of latest analytical tools- visualization and familiarity with machine learning

Good problem solving and analytical ability

Good written and verbal communication skills


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