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Job Purpose: Reporting directly to the Lead Electrical Engineer and ultimately to the Maintenance Manager, the Electrical Engineer will lead a team of technicians and senior technicians to fulfil the day to day electrical maintenance activities at the power and desalination plant. Additionally, the Electrical Engineer is responsible to support the management of the major outages of the plant, ensuring that the plant meets availability, reliability, efficiency, generation and cost targets, safely and within strict environmental limits. Key Responsibilities: 1. Support the management of the long term (Siemens) gas turbine service contract with respect to planned and unplanned outage services of gas turbines 2. Develop routine plant maintenance through the use of CMMS. 3. Support successful preparations and completion of planned shutdowns conducted by Siemens 4. Implement electrical engineering best practices in accordance with OEM and international standards 5. Support the development and implementation of a Long Term engineering strategic plan 6. Undertake engineering analysis of faults and propose long-term solutions 7. Undertake or supervise advanced condition monitoring techniques in fields such as: thermography, vibration analysis, oil analysis, etc 8. Support life cycle management for all electrical systems 9. Support completion of planned shutdowns within time and budget 10. Support Operations Department in the safe and efficient delivery of high levels of commercial availability within environment limits 11. Liaise with Operations Dept. in investigation of suspected equipment problems and in appropriate testing of equipment after any repairs before the equipment returns to service 12. Make decisions, or assist others to make decisions, to resolve plant maintenance problems with immediate, medium and long term consequences 13. Lead and motivate colleagues and subordinates by achieving appropriate people and plant related performance measures 14. Deliver outcomes, in all areas of work, consistent with the Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental policies 15. Ensure Company Health, Safety, and Environmental policies and procedures are followed. 16. Participate in internal / external Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental audits and monitor relevant findings 17. Help ensure all procedures, documentation, drawings and manuals are kept up to date and necessary training is completed in a timely manner 18. Participate in suitable training programs, both for individual development and engineering competence, and develop knowledge and experience in subordinates 19. Work within budgets for maintenance and provide feedback on expenditure, explaining variances, potential risks and/or problems and recommending solutions 20. Support an environment and mechanism where communication and cooperation between the Maintenance and Operation teams, as well as with Admin Staff, is maintained at excellent levels 21. Continues improvement in the process of work. 22. Any other tasks that may be required.
Core Competencies: 1. Good electrical engineering foundation and practical knowledge of how it applies to modern power plant and desalination plant technologies 2. A thorough understanding of the skills required by Technicians and Senior Technicians to undertake quality maintenance activities. 3. Knowledge of contractual obligations and the need to support Operations Department in achieving availability, output and efficiency targets. 4. Power plant engineering concepts 5. Strong understanding of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment management systems and safety rules. 6. Budget preparation, planning and cost control 7. Ability to formulate and communicate strategic goals and directions 8. Good command of the English language 9. Good planning and leadership skills 10. Excellent communication, presentation, IT and interpersonal skills 11. A Working experience and knowledge of computerised maintenance management systems.(CMMS) 12. Ability to recognise safety issues and hazards to personnel, and to act on own initiative in preventing incidents 13. Ability to work within a multi cultural and multi – disciplinary staff 14. Motivation and leadership of colleagues and subordinates 15. Seek, organise and exchange information for decision making and problem solving 16. Ability to create a climate of open communication on personal and professional issues 17. Ability to work autonomously, prioritising tasks and activities in line with business objectives 18. Quality and environmental awareness and managing according to quality standards and procedures 19. Innovation, vision, creativity, taking initiative, problem solving and decision making 20. A pro-active approach to planning and decision making 21. Ability to build effective relationships with superiors and subordinates 22. Ability to work under pressure - especially during unplanned incidents and events