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Profile:The Shift Engineer will be responsible for leading the Operations shift team to ensure safe and efficient operation of the plant on behalf of the Owner. This will include responsibility for making accurate and timely decisions on matters affecting plant processes and performance and consulting with the Production Manager when necessary. In addition the role requires a detailed understanding and practical experience of the technologies associated with the operation of modern Combined Cycle Gas Turbine plant, Desalination plant and a wide range of Auxiliary Equipment. Reporting to the Production Manager, the post holder will be expected to have excellent leadership skills, the ability to work under their own initiative and high levels of drive, energy and motivation.
Technical Skills: • Technical competence within appropriate disciplines of industrial engineering• Practical experience of modern plant operating practices• Practical knowledge of power plant electrical systems and electrical protection systems• Practical knowledge of electrical switching• Defining and implementing operating policies and practices• Ability to control incidents in a range of situations• Knowledge of local environmental legislation and principles of management• Anticipating and responding effectively to operational demands and assist in achieving safe and efficient generation• Demonstrate the ability to liaise with external organisations• Knowledge of contract management and the ability to negotiate• Commercial awareness of PWPA and O&M• Knowledge of the company safety rules to safety controller level• Budget management • Computer literacy Personal Skills:• Provide effective support to the shift team to maximise the contribution made to the plant objectives• Making quality decisions and exercise sound judgement• Delegates effectively and creates a work climate where people succeed and empowers people to take action• Demonstrates the ability to influence events and achieve objectives to time and budget.• Good understanding of cultural differences that exist and ability to manage.• Has the ability to create a climate of open communication on personal and professional issues• Has the ability to maintain high levels of focused drive and energy, setting personally challenging goals Experience:Previous employment will have provided experience within operations at a similar level. Should have knowledge and exposure of Siemens V94 modern Gas Turbine technology and preferably multistage desalination processes.Education:An engineering related education to degree level is the minimum requirement and a qualification in management studies is preferred.