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Synchronous Condenser Mechanical Specialist

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Location: Newfoundland/Labrador, Canada
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We are pleased to offer the following opportunity of Synchronous Condenser Mechanical Specialist in Soldiers Pond, NL

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: 6 - 9 Months

Closing date: 2018-10-16 12:00:00



The duties and job functions of the Synchronous Condenser Mechanical Specialist shall include, but are not limited to the


  • Oversee daily construction activities relating to disassembly, condition assessment, and reasssembly;
  • Complete detailed technical reviews of Contractor procedures to verify conformity with the Scope of Work, project design criteria, Nalcor standards, codes, practices, operating philosophy, good utility practice and constructability.
  • Work with Contractors to ensure the installed facilities meet project goals for quality and schedule;
  • Facilitate problem resolution and assume responsibility for closure;
  • Ensure opportunities for improvements to all aspects of performance (safety, environment, cost, schedule, quality, operations, reliability) are actively pursued and championed;
  • Work to resolve issues that could impact overall performance objectives;
  • Maintain functional relationships and work closely with the project management team;
  • Lead in owner's acceptance during synchronous condenser work;
  • Provide technical leadership in the resolution of issues;
  • Provide input (observations, analysis) for warranty claims.



  • Red Seal Millwright.


  • 5+ years related experience
  • Background in electrical utilities as industrial mechanic/millwright and foreman of multi-disciplinary crews
  • Familiarity with the disassembly, reassembly,and overhaul of large (110 MVa+) horizontal synchronous condensers
  • Strong background with resolution of technical issues
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Be able to weigh pros and cons of technical solutions (value engineering) and put forward and identify nonconformances


  • Safety oriented.
  • Demonstrated willingness to adhere to the Nalcor's vision and core values.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact and communicate with other team members.
  • Must possess project management skills combined with sound judgment and decision making skills
  • Must be able to work effectively as a key member of the Project Delivery Team within amulti-functional team environment (matrix style organization structure).
  • Proven interpersonal, communications, leadership and team skills.
  • Must be self-motivated with demonstrated sound judgment and decision making skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • Ability to plan work well, and to be well-organized.
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative/supportive manner with stakeholders.

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