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Alliant Energy Senior Turbine Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Bring YOUR energy to Alliant Energy!

At Alliant Energy, our purpose is to serve customers and build stronger communities. We are passionate about powering beyond the market challenges of today, while powering what's next in energy. When our employees say "I am energy", it means they take pride in the work we do when disaster strikes, as well as all the days in between. We want you to be safe, happy and healthy. That's why we prioritize safety, offer volunteer opportunities and provide competitive pay, comprehensive health and retirement benefits, tuition reimbursement and paid time off.

Alliant Energy has an outstanding opportunity for two Senior Turbine Engineers to join our Generation Engineering department. This department is responsible for providing engineering services and support to the most critical function of our business, our Power Plants. In this meaningful role, you will plan, direct, and implement large steam turbine, combustion turbine and generator outage maintenance and engineering projects in a safe and environmentally conscious manner. There may also be opportunity to be involved in new generation build projects by giving guidance on specifications, drawings, and contracts.

If you enjoy assisting plants and plant managers with the critical components of their turbines with a short and long-term project planning background, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

This position offers a competitive base salary, outage pay, an annual incentive bonus and relocation assistance!

Where you will work:

This position will work at one of our Iowa or Wisconsin power plants and offers the flexibility to work from home, in the office, and will travel as needed to support work at our generating stations. Travel will be a combination of day trips and overnight stays, averaging 50% of the year. The successful candidate must reside in Iowa or Wisconsin.

What you will do:

  • In this challenging role you will plan, direct, and implement large steam turbine, combustion turbine and generator outage maintenance and engineering projects in a safe and environmentally conscious manner.

  • This position will help develop and lead steam turbine, gas turbine, and generator maintenance strategies.

  • This team is responsible for the following: planning, scheduling, conducting major overhauls; planning and conducting or giving guidance for maintenance tasks; providing outage resource management; providing craft labor management and supervision; managing alliances.

  • Perform field inspections, field measurements and equipment walk downs, focusing on assessing Gas and Steam Turbines and associated equipment.

  • Recommend changes in procedures, equipment, or materials as necessary to maintain and improve turbine performance, reduce operation and maintenance costs, and increase reliability.


  • Bachelor's Degree Engineering program that is accredited through the Engineering Accreditation Commission is required.

Required Experience

  • 7 years related engineering experience

Other Requirements

  • Must possess a valid driver’s license.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in the operation, maintenance and repair of generators, steam turbines or combustion turbines.

  • Knowledge of the Gas Turbine component management, repair, metallurgical, mechanical and Non-Destructive Testing assessment including failure of Gas Turbine components.

  • Project management skills, working knowledge of the electric and steam generation industry and any experience with power plant operations would be a plus.

  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills - with an ability to communicate with a wide range of customers (engineers, plant management, finance, skilled laborers)

  • Proven ability to use computer software programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to work in a diverse work environment.

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.

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Alliant Energy is committed to providing an inclusive work environment for all and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

All candidates selected for employment with Alliant Energy will be required to successfully complete a drug screen and background check.


The above information on this description has been crafted to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not crafted to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Alliant Energy and subsidiaries is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. Applicants in need of a reasonable accommodation for any part of the hiring process, please email

It's an exciting time to join Alliant Energy! Our innovative thinking and fresh, sustainable approach to energy sets us apart. If you're looking for a place that values diverse backgrounds, offers flexible work options and wants to build better communities and a better tomorrow, consider a career with Alliant Energy.

At Alliant Energy, our employees make a difference by delivering an essential service for our customers and communities every day. We care about our employees. We want them to be safe, happy and healthy.

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