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Job: Process Engineer, Geothermal – Mercury, Rotorua, NZ

Nga Awa Purua geothermal plant, New Zealand (source: ThinkGeoEnergy)
Alexander Richter 20 Jan 2020

An exciting job opening has been published by energy utility and operator Mercury in Rotorua, New Zealand for a Process Engineer, geothermal.

New Zealand-based energy operator and utility Mercury is seeking to fill the position of Process Engineer, supporting the company’s five geothermal power stations based within the Rotorua and Taupo regions. Here below the advertisement as published by Mercury.

This is an interesting and varied role and will include a mix of operational support and project work. You’ll be part of our Geothermal Fuel Supply team and work alongside our talented Process and Reservoir Engineers. We’re looking for someone who can bring fresh ideas and put plans into actions.

Key Responsibilities Include

  • Provide process engineering support for geothermal generation assets
  • Deliver engineering projects within established budget and deadlines
  • Monitor and analyse the performance and integrity of our assets
  • Evaluate the engineering feasibility and economic benefits of enhancement opportunities to existing assets and developments
  • Develop models and strategies for long-term asset optimisation and management

We Are Looking For

  • Ideally 5+ years’ experience in a similar role (Process Engineer / Chemical Engineer) within Power, Oil and Gas or other processing industry
  • Chartered Engineer or other professional membership status would be viewed as favourable

It would be advantageous to have experience in thermodynamic and process design activities, ideally including steam turbines and geothermal power generation.

For a full position description, please see attached document below.

As a Mercury Employee, You’ll Also Receive

  • 5 additional leave days (called MyDays)
  • Wellbeing focus – annual doctors visit, regular fruit and various initiatives that continually evolve
  • Access to a number of great healthcare and insurance benefits

This is a great role where you’ll get to know our five geothermal stations and the people behind them. As such, strong problem solving skills coupled with an analytical approach and relationship building skills are essential.

Applications close Friday, 31st January at 5:00pm

Source: Mercury via LinkedIn