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Job Purpose: Reporting directly to the I&C Engineer, and then to the Lead I&C Engineer and ultimately to the Maintenance Manager, the I&C Technician or Senior Technician will fulfil the day to day I&C maintenance activities at the power and desalination plant. Additionally, the I&C Technician or Senior Technician is responsible to support 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. Adhere to routine plant maintenance plans through the use of CMMS. 3. Support successful preparations and completion of planned shutdowns (by Siemens) 4. Implement I&C engineering best practices in accordance with OEM and international standards 5. Support the implementation of a Long Term engineering strategic plan 6. recognize faults and their causes, and propose solutions 7. Use specialist individual skills such as PLC programming, etc when necessary 8. Support life cycle management for all I&C 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. Be an active part of the maintenance team and help it to meet appropriate people and plant related performance measures 14. Ensure Company Health, Safety, and Environmental policies and procedures are followed. 15. Participate in internal / external Quality, HS&E audits and monitor relevant findings 16. Help ensure all procedures, documentation, drawings and manuals are kept up to date and necessary training is completed in a timely manner 17. Participate in suitable training programs, both for individual development and engineering competence, and develop knowledge and experience in colleagues 18. Work within budgets for maintenance and provide feedback on expenditure, explaining variances, potential risks and/or problems and recommending solutions 19. 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 20. Continues improvement in the process of work. 21. Any other tasks that may be required.
Core Competencies: 1. Good I&C engineering foundation and practical knowledge of how it applies to modern power plant and desalination plant technologies 2. Application of specialist skills such as PLC programming, etc 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. Appreciation of budget constraints 7. Ability to formulate and communicate strategic goals and directions 8. Ability to coordinate activities with Operations Department personnel 9. Ability to give accurate feedback on equipment problems and suggest solutions 10. Good command of the English language 11. Good planning and reporting skills 12. Excellent communication, presentation, IT and interpersonal skills 13. A Working experience and knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems.(CMMS) 14. Ability to recognize safety issues and hazards to personnel, and to act on own initiative in preventing incidents 15. Ability to work calmly in emergency situations and to recognize and attend to critical tasks 16. Ability to work with multi cultural and multi – disciplinary staff 17. Motivation and leadership of colleagues and subordinates (for Senior Technicians) 18. Seek, organize and exchange information for decision making and problem solving 19. Ability to create a climate of open communication on personal and professional issues 20. Ability to work autonomously, prioritizing tasks and activities in line with business objectives 21. Quality and environmental awareness and managing according to quality standards and procedures 22. Innovation, vision, creativity, taking initiative, problem solving and decision making 23. Ability to build effective relationships with superiors and colleagues
Any discipline in engineering