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Minggu, 27 Maret 2011

Job and Salary of Performance Engineer

Supervise and conduct tests and inspections to
determine the efficiency of power plant/substation equipment
and transmission/distribution power lines

Alternate Title(s):Asset Performance Engineer

Salary Range US: $50,000 to $95,000 or more
Salary Range Indo: -

Employment Prospects: Poor to Fair

Education or Training—Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
degree in electrical engineering or mechanical engineering
minimum requirement; master’s degree in chemical,
electrical, industrial, or mechanical engineering may be
required; superior computer skills are essential
Experience—Five to 15 years (or more)

of operations
and maintenance background in power plant environment
Special Skills and Personality Traits—Excellent oral
and written communication capabilities; familiarity
with performance and measurement methodologies and
benchmarking tools; good interpersonal skills; proven
ability in problem solving and project management
Special Requirements—Licensing as a professional
engineer, or a state professional engineer-in-training certificate
typically required

Tips for Entry :
1. Along with getting your engineering degree, take
extensive computer courses, particularly those concentrating
on Microsoft Windows programs dealing
with Access and Excel design and development
2. Include in your curriculum classes in administration
and management, so you will become familiar with
business and management principles involved in strategic
planning, resource allocation, production methods,
and coordination of people and resources.
3. In addition, course work in technical writing should
prove useful, as excellent technical writing skills are
necessary for Performance Engineers to write clear
and concise (but detailed) reports on their testing of
equipment and their resultant recommendations to
utility management.


Entry = Electrical Engineer; Engineering Technician
Middle = Performance Engineer
Top = Power Plant Management Positions; Power Plant System Operator

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