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July 31, 2014


Sales Manager - Account Manager

$75,000 - $100,000 + some commissions

Newark, DE


As Sales Manager, you will be responsible for account management and business development for North American territory selling ion exchange and filtration products to the power industry - nuclear, fossil, combined cycle. The position is open due to the retirement of a long term employee with established contacts to pass along but there will also be a need to develop new customers. Expect 30 to 50% domestic travel with overnight trips.


Responsibilities:  Account Management; on-site visits to power industry customers, provides Technical/Product data and prepares proposals Presentations to new and existing customers Work with the sales/marketing team to develop sales strategies for the North American power generation market. Account data management through CRM software (ex Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics, Act, Goldmine) Development sales forecasts including strategic annual forecasts and ongoing short term - by customer & by product line Insure target margins through price setting Attend conferences / Trade shows Maintain and update competitive information database Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry or related 15+ years experience serving the power generation industry. 10+ years of sales and marketing. Knowledge of high purity industrial water treatment processes - specifically ion exchange Demonstrated business acumen and excellent communication skills Knowledge of nuclear power plants (preferred). Sale of Equipment (SOE) experience is a plus. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.


July 24, 2014

Power Distribution Engineer

$90,000 - $110,000

Houston / Freeport, TX


This client is a global chemicals company, one of the largest in the world with over 110,000 employees. Financially sound and will offer infinite career opportunities to professionals. Company offers excellent pay, benefits and full relocation to include home purchase. 

Job Requirements:

Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering is required. 5 - 10 years' experience in the operations, maintenance, and construction of electrical power transmission, distribution, generations, and SCADA and/or communication system is required.  Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) are required to interface with internal and external customers.  Ability to work well in a team environment is necessary.  Strong technical skills to help troubleshoot problems in different areas and good knowledge. 

Prior experience and considerable knowledge of the principles, practices and methods of work planning, and organization; Authoring operational (switching orders), maintenance, and construction of an electrical power transmission, distribution, and generation;  Principles and knowledge of SCADA, DCS, PLC, and SMD's as they relate to electrical power systems. 

Ability to organize, coordinate, and direct the activities related to the maintenance, operation, and construction of the sites power distribution system; read and interpret electrical drawings, diagrams, and sketches; maintain and prepare accurate records, reports and correspondence; establish and maintain cooperative working relations with site operation. Familiar with industrial standards and codes i.e. NEC, OSHA, IEEE, ANSI, NETA, etc. Understanding of electrical engineering software, (SKM or ETAP). 

Company recognizes Institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent. 

The Power Distribution Engineer plans and coordinates the work activities of the power distribution and maintenance crews engaged in the operations, maintenance and construction of the Freeport, TX site electrical power transmission, distribution, and generations systems. The successful candidate will be expected to assure compliance, review necessary information, schedule necessary tests and provide reports to ERCOT, NODAL, TRE and NERC in timely manner. Directly responsible for the Power Distribution's SCADA system. 

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

· Assists Power Distribution Manager and evaluate the work performance of crews; provides training and oversees the work of contractors. 

· Reviews, coordinates, and assists activities involving switching, maintenance and operation of the electrical power system. 

· Inspects field work to ensure conformance with plans and specifications; maintains proper and safe working environment. 

· Reviews power distribution operating procedures, maintenance records and schedules, and database. 

· Identifies and recommends changes in existing power distribution system and suggests changes in plans to meet operational or department requirements and regulations. 

· Confers with customers regarding operation and work requests to coordinate operations  activities. 

· Interface with transmission service provider (REP, QSE) and internal procurement and energy management team. Work with Corporate procurement for securing back-up power for the site and monitor MCPE. 

· Review QSE invoices for accuracy and submit to Utilities accountant. 

· Assist Operations Manager in developing and controlling the Operations and maintenance budget 

· Communicate Cogen TAR with QSE and secure back-up power for the outage. 

· Work as manufacturing liaison between Operations and engineering and assist in developing project scopes. 

· Coordinate and schedule Power Distribution task list for Cogeneration outage. 

Send resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.



Manager of Corporate Business Development - Mexico City  Mexico

Manager of Corporate Development (Mexican Energy Sector) Mexico City, Mexico Our client is an American owner and operator of gas turbine and other fossil power plants around the world. This job is to manage their business development for Mexico. ....Read More

Salary: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00
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Global Procurement Director

$140,000 to $185,000

Boston (area), MA


Based in the corporate office of this global independent power producer, the Global Procurement Director is responsible for the review, refinement, development and implementation of a fit for purpose global procurement organization and supporting framework.  Reporting to the VP of Global Operations, the Global Procurement Director will also be responsible for planning, organizing, coordinating and overseeing the work of the Procurement Group staff and other stakeholders in a matrix environment.  The role will also interface with Corporate and Regional commercial managers responsible for commercial oversight of key operations and engineering contracts.


We are looking for someone with at least 10 years of experience in procurement, preferably in a power generation, heavy industrial environment or manufacturing. A good understanding of the global electricity markets is important. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong track record of major contract negotiations. A high level of knowledge about gas turbines and procurement practice is an advantage.  Working knowledge of EAM, CMMS or ERP systems is preferred. A BS in business or engineering is preferred. CPM certification is a plus.


The role will be based in the corporate office but will require travel for negotiations, supplier evaluation and site visits. It is expected that this role will require 50% travel; however, this will be adjusted based on the needs of the business.  Send resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.



Director of Corporate Commercial Strategic Planning and Trading


International Energy Projects

Corporate Headquarters – Northeastern USA

To ~ $180,000


This is a high profile executive level position responsible for leading the development and execution of an enterprise wide strategic planning framework for this mid-sized power generation firm. 


The successful candidate will fill an important role contributing to decision support, analysis, strategic and regulatory change planning on a portfolio of international energy projects. The successful candidate will be expected to support the development of our portfolio trading strategy, liaising with Shareholders, Senior Management and Regional GMs and relevant functional leads. 


Reporting to the COO, the role will include coordination of enterprise and regional strategies and associated trading plans with the aim of optimizing the company portfolio value. A key feature will be corporate level communications and agreement with recommendations on both specific and over-arching trading decisions. The role also allows for the development of actions to help meeting the company’s strategic objectives.  The role requires experience and knowledge of our assets and associated markets.  The candidate will optimize financial returns within a risk appropriate framework given the company structure and appetite.




Trading Strategy Coordination: Develop and maintain portfolio level trading targets designed to provide a framework for superior decision making.  Work with the regions to provide recommendations contributing to, and optimizing the overarching strategy.  Work with the COO and regional teams to set and revise as required three year portfolio and regional trading targets.  Set and track KPIs, providing analysis on performance. Analytical support for medium and long-term strategic planning, scenario planning, competitive positioning, market analysis and portfolio management.  Coordinate Commercial and Trading Strategy Review meetings.


Communication/Market Knowledge:  Prepare and participate in the development of market updates, regulatory change summaries and stakeholder training. The role will require regular visits to the regional trading teams in order to stay on top of market and strategy changes. Detailed understanding of markets where we operate is required


Forecast Coordination:  Work with the regional leads to ensure credible and consistent commodity price curves and dispatch assumptions are applied to forecasts.  Act as the corporate representative for all third party forecast production, performing due diligence and ensuring consistency between regions where appropriate.  Responsible for providing analysis to stakeholders on the underlying drivers of the forecast and understanding impact of any changes.  Coordinate the implementation and take ownership of a consistently applied LRMC (or other) long term forecast, including the establishment of discount rate criteria (CAPM model or other).




Education: Bachelor’s degree with concentration in Finance. MBA or Masters in Finance, a CFA accreditation or an Engineering degree is a plus, but not required.


Skills Required:   Excellent analytical skills.  Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel.  Excellent oral and written communication.  Excellent team player. Excellent interpersonal skills with consideration for cultural differences.  Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and complete assignments with short deadlines. 


Industry Experience: 5 + years of experience in the Power/Oil & Gas Industries, or in a Trading/Risk Management position.  Quantitative background with an affinity for financial analysis. Any prior business experience or working experience in a multi-national company is a plus.  Affinity with strategic planning, scenario analysis, market analysis, valuations, investment analysis.  Affinity with the independent power producing industry or oil & gas industry.  Experience with Financial Modeling is a plus. Experience with TM1 is a plus.


ATTRIBUTES: The candidate will be an intelligent, well-educated, self-motivated individual with excellent interpersonal skills.  The candidate’s personal style will need to be entrepreneurial, fast paced, and value driven. The candidate will need to be very comfortable working in a lean, international organization that is strongly dependent on teamwork.  20% travel is typical. Languages: English, Second language a plus (Spanish, Mandarin) but not required.  Send Resume to Kathleen Porter at kathleen@iscworld.com.



Health, Safety, Security and Environmental / Quality Supervisor

Mexico Region – San Luis de la Paz

$50,000 – $65,000 USD


Our USA client is a global power generation (IPP) firm with power plants representing a total generation capacity of 7,686 MW. The plants are located in the UK, the Netherlands, Mexico and Australia. Mexican citizens are preferred for this position, but candidates from other countries might be considered. Relocation assistance will be provided. Fluent in Spanish is mandatory.


Reporting to the Plant Manager, the key purpose of the Health, Safety, Security and Environmental / Quality Supervisor (HSSE) will act as coordinator, supervisor, educator, planner and evaluator of the health, safety, security and environmental / Quality programs. The employee will assist the plant manager to ensure plant compliance on applicable health, safety and environmental regulations, standards and requirements. The position demands deep knowledge of applicable regulatory standards. The successful candidate will assist all employees in health, safety and environmental matters. Collect data and information in order to resolve health, safety and environmental issues. Establish HSSE plans and programs consistent with HSSE policies and requirements. Be responsible for the management and implementation of the ISO 9000, 14000 and 18000 standards. Custodian of the Company quality program on site. The employee will promote the importance of HSSE in plant as well as externally through awareness, training, coaching and specific programs. Communication, planning, administration and interpersonal skills are required for this position. It is a requirement to possess the ability to interact and work in a matrix, high commitment environment. Ability to travel is also required for this position.


Main Contacts: Internal: Corporate HSSE team, Regional HSSE Manager, Plant, Production Managers and Area Supervisors. External: Regulatory and governmental agencies, Fire Department. Supervisions Exercised: Outside contractors


Job Responsibilities: Support Plant Manager in the design and implementation of HSSE policies, procedures, plans and projects. Acts as representative of ISO 9000, 14000 and 18000 systems. Supervise the compliance in terms of HSSE policies and procedures. Responsible for environmental administration compliance through the establishment of programs and initiatives. Responsible for environmental system principles establishment and implementation. Responsible for collecting data and reporting on the plant’s environmental performance. Responsible for protecting the company assets based on company policies and procedures. Do no incur in corrupt practices. Responsible for managing the site security program. Responsible for quality program on site.


Position Functions: Responsible for establishing HSSE policies and procedures relating to the plant operation, emergency response, employee’s safety and general health and safety issues. Perform periodic environmental assessments to infrastructure through specialized outsider consultants and report findings to Plant Manager. Provide specialized technical assistance through engineering specialists as well as helping with technical problem resolution while providing assistance from an environmental standpoint. Monitors the health and safety registries installations and assists Plant Manager in the zero accidents goal completion. Provides supervision and quality control as needed to ensure the plant equipment and infrastructure are used under the HSSE parameters. Responsible for complying with all regulatory reporting systems and internal communication to employees, region and corporate team. Updates employees on HSSE regulations on time to avoid incidents. Responsible for reporting HSSE incidents and accidents through the BITS HSSE reporting system. Responsible for identifying potential HSSE risks and building corrective action plans when needed. Responsible for the annual HSSE assessment in plant. Tracks the completion of specific corrective actions as described in the action plans resulting from periodic assessments. Supports other IG plants in the establishment of plans and programs. Responsible for maintaining direct communication with corporate HSSE department including participation on conference calls, meetings and annual conferences. Responsible for the appropriate hazardous and non hazardous waste management in the plant. Responsible for establishing the emergency preparedness plans and programs. Responsible for the management of the site security program.


Challenges: Build and maintain a culture which focuses team members to set realistic and challenging goals and solve problems effectively. Demonstrates an open and positive approach to problem solving, opportunities and a commitment to ongoing personal and professional development. Encourages team members to demonstrate supportive and constructive leadership when dealing with others. Displays cooperation and is sensitive to the satisfaction of the work group. Builds and maintains an environment of fellowship and teamwork that not only builds team spirit but sets standards for the behavior of the team within the production team and across the site.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Environmental Management or Safety Management or related career. In-depth knowledge of HSSE regulations. Expertise in HSSE assessment programs implementation and deployment. Quality monitoring. Strong analytical skills. Energy experience. Excellent oral & written communication skills. Team membership skills. Minimum five years experience in the HSSE area and at least Five in a leading role as a supervisor in power generation industry or Gas & Oil industry.

ATTRIBUTES: The individual will need to be a self-motivated individual with exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills. The individual must be suited to a culture which is entrepreneurial, fast paced, value-driven, and with very high corporate performance and ethical standards. The individual will need to be very comfortable working in a lean structure, should be highly customer focused, possess strong ethical and moral standards and be willing to assume significant personal accountability. Key characteristics of the successful candidate:
The ability to work unsupervised and take responsibility during dynamic situations. Advanced negotiating skills. Completer/Finisher able to deliver results on schedule. Affable and flexible personality. Ability to work with all levels of the organization. Excellent work ethic. Detail oriented. OTHER: Travel: 10% Languages: Bi-lingual (Spanish and English). Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.



Engineering Manager - HVAC Products

$125,000 - $135,000

Tulsa, OK


Company is an engineered-to-order supplier of heat transfer and combustion components to the worldwide power generation and process industries. Position is key member of strategic management team. Fantastic opportunity to join a successful company, in a strong growth mode, putting your mark on things by building a solid engineering team. Will be responsible for Managing and developing current engineering staff that includes a dozen engineers in various disciplines (Mechanical, Electrical, Civil/Structural) as well as building department with additional 20 engineers over next two years. MUST HAVE BS in Engineering discipline Minimum 10 years Prior design experience using ASME Section VIII codes. Relocation provided. Send resume to iscinc@iscworld.com. 



Applications Engineer (Power Generation Equipment)

$80,000 - $90,000

Tulsa, OK


Engineered-to-order supplier of auxiliary power components to the worldwide gas turbine power generation industry has opening for an Applications Engineer at their facility in Tulsa. Position is an integral part of engineering and design projects by reviewing specifications and requirements, creating sales proposals, performing structural design calculations, and reviewing code requirements for loading on ductwork.

Requirements: BS in Mechanical Engineering  -3-5 years of experience in Applications Engineering design in steel fabrication -Working knowledge of Visual Basic, AutoCAD, Staad, and FEA - General understanding of power plant operations -Ability to interpret drawings -Knowledge of mechanical engineering and welding engineering standards. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.



Mechanical Engineer (Power Generation)

$70,000 - $85,000

Tulsa, OK


We are working with one of the leading manufacturers of custom-engineered auxiliary equipment for the power generation industry. Position located at their facility in Tulsa.

Position will be responsible for designing auxiliary exhaust systems and heating and cooling systems, including piping design, for large scale power generation equipment. Responsible for multiple projects simultaneously and for providing project coordination.

Requirements: BS in Mechanical Engineering.  5 years experience in designing heating and cooling process systems and CFD and dynamic systems. Client may consider candidates with transferable skills in lieu of direct product experience. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.



Applications Engineer (Power Generation Equipment)

$80,000 - $90,000

Eastern OK/ Tulsa, OK

Engineered-to-order supplier of auxiliary power components to the worldwide gas turbine power
generation industry. Position is an integral part of engineering and design projects for customers in the power generation industry by reviewing specifications and requirements, creating sales proposals, performing structural design calculations, and reviewing code requirements for loading on ductwork.

Looking for candidates with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, 3-5 years of experience in Applications Engineering design in steel fabrication, a working knowledge of Visual Basic, Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD and STAAD, and FEA, a general understanding of power plant operations, the ability to interpret drawings, and knowledgeable of mechanical engineering and welding engineering standards. Send resume to Kathleen@iscworld.com.



Mechanical Engineer (Power Generation Equip)

$70,000 - $85,000

Tulsa, OK

Tulsa engineering and manufacturing firm has critical need for Mechanical Engineer. Will design auxiliary exhaust systems, heating and cooling systems, including piping design, for large scale power generation
equipment.  Responsible for multiple projects simultaneously and for providing project coordination.

Require BS in Mechanical Engineering with minimum 5 years experience in designing heating and cooling process systems, was well as designing CFD and dynamic systems. Client may consider candidates with transferable skills in lieu of direct experience. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.



Sr Field Service Engineer - FBB Power Plant

Competitive Salary and Benefits

East Texas (Tyler/Beaumont, TX)


Client is looking for a high performing Field Service Engineer with expertise in fluidized bed boilers for a direct hire opportunity in Texas. This engineer will be a subject matter expert on operations and maintenance for biomass power plant operations. We seek an excellent communicator who enjoys mentoring and training O&M staff. This is a great opportunity to join a global engineering leader with excellent benefits and career growth opportunities.

Sr. Field Service Engineer - Biomass Power Plant - he Client:  A global leader in diverse engineering services.  Benefits include comprehensive healthcare, 401(k), pension and bonus plan.

Position Details: Provide first-level on-site technical support for bubbling fluidized bed power plant operations. Perform classroom & field training - Basic and refresher DCS Simulator training and operator re-certification.  Support process performance and maintenance monitoring services.  Support spare parts services, outage services, and emergency response services.  Update operating & maintenance manual.  Develop operating & maintenance procedures.  Responsible for data monitoring, fuel & ash sampling, mechanical tuning.  System audits, troubleshooting & RCFA, technical support.  Inventory assessment and maintenance, parts repair tracking, updating documentation, etc.  Outage planning assistance, including outage readiness report. . NDT mapping.  Outage inspections & reporting, auxiliaries inspections & reporting.  Coordinating metallurgical sampling and analysis, etc.  Chemical cleaning planning & coordination.  Equipment inspections, troubleshooting, operational or maintenance issues, etc.

Experience Profile:  4+ years experience supporting fluidized bed boilers (FBB).  Circulating fluidized bed (CFB) and/or bubbling fluidized bed (BFB) boilers.  Expertise in power generation - utility and industrial plants.  Expertise in operation and maintenance of a fluidized bed boilers.  Maintenance management, planning, and execution.  Plant operation and maintenance management.  Extensive experience conducting training.  Experience performing and documenting inspections.  Experience developing and supporting outage readiness reports.  Troubleshooting, technical cause analysis (TCA), and root cause analysis (RCA).  Experience conducting condition assessments and tune-ups.  Good technical report writing skills.  Proficiency in Microsoft Office and other applicable software.  Ability to travel up to 10% as required.  Stable record of direct employment.

Helpful/Preferred:  BS degree in an engineering or technical subject.  CMMS MP2 experience.  Mechanical tuning, boiler efficiency optimizer tuning, system audits.  Asset Management data analysis, alarm data analysis, vibration data analysis.  NDT mapping data analysis.  Exposure to AutoCAD, Mathcad, Caesar II, STAAD or related. Notes: Relocation assistance provided. Send resume to kathleen@iscworld.com.



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