Operator

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2016, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world.

Services Contract Management has the execution responsibility for three contract types: Operation & Maintenance (O&M) agreements, Maintenance agreements and Technical Management agreements. Globally the business covers over 500 installations both on land and sea and is one of the strategic growth areas within the Services Division.

We are now looking for a new team member to join our team in Ndola, Zambia.
Application deadline 2018-01-26
Position description Operate and maintain the plant during the shift according to company policies and procedures.
-Maintain plant power production at the output designated by management. Operate the plant within the acceptable loading envelope under plant dispatch directives from utility.
-Assist in start-up, shut-down and normal operations of the power plant systems.
-Complete and maintain all logs and running records in a clear and concise manner according to guidelines.
-Responsible for taking corrective action during system operational disturbance and/or bringing such disturbances to the attention of the Operations Supervisor.
-Effectively communicate the condition of the plant equipment and performance to shift charge and fellow plant personnel.
-Responsible for maintaining the plant in a clean and safe condition at all times.
-Perform emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety deficiencies.
-Utilize all tools, equipment, and accessories in such a manner so as to maximize useful operating life.
-Provide the relieving Shift Operator with a complete handover, bringing to his attention any operational disturbances, malfunctions or abnormalities.
-To perform planned and corrective maintenance as directed and as needed and to account for all parts and materials, supplies and fluids used in the performance of that work.
Requirements General Skills:
Communication Skills
Cost Awareness & Effectiveness
Teamwork Skills
Quality, Health, Safety & Environment Skills

Professional Skills:
Prof / Auxiliary System
Charge Air System
Compressed Air Systems
Cooling Water Systems
Emission Reduction Systems
Exhaust Gas Systems
Fuel System
Gas Fuel Systems
Injection Support Systems
Lubricating Oil Systems
Sludge Reduction Systems
Steam Systems

Prof / Electrical Systems:
Electrical Knowledge
Prof / Plant Control Systems
Operator´s Station Knowledge
Prof / Technical Analysis
Trouble Shooting, Mechanical
Service Workshop General Skills
Technical Drawings and Flow Charts

Technical Skills
Engine Knowledge, MS
B.Sc/ Diploma in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or Advanced Technician certificate One (1) to Three (3) years experience in operations/maintenance of a Power Plant or related industry preferred.
Country South Africa
Job area Contract Delivery

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