Electrical Plant Technician

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 energy solutions of its customers. In 2015, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5 billion with approximately 18,800 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wartsila is looking for a Workshop Trainee in the Field Services Department responsible for 1. Comply with all regulations, manuals, codes of safety, health and environment as well as Corporate guidelines in Quality, Health, Safety and Environment.
2. To prioritize the responsibility and the commitment in the quality of its products and services in the safety, health and environment in the work of all the activities in its charge
3. Ensure compliance with each and every one of Wärtsilä's rules, regulations, procedures and instructions
4. Immediately report any event affecting Safety, Health and Environmental Management.
5. Suspend any activity when there is imminent danger of occupational accidents, occupational diseases and negative environmental impacts.
Application deadline 2018-04-28
Position description - Responsible for economical and safe operations and maintenance of the plant during the designated shift. To comply with all safety regulations including isolation, lock out and tag out.
- Responsible for maintaining the machines and auxiliary equipment in good conditions of cleanliness.
- Responsible for starting the local and remote engines and synchronising them. Presenting immediate solutions of protection of the equipment in cases of possible flaws.
- Resolve abnormalities that occur in the DC system of the plant.
- Inspect engines electrical systems of the engines, auxiliary equipment and other existent equipment in the plant to detect electrical faults and take the necessary steps for the prevention and correction of the referred abnormalities.
- Reconditioning and overhaul of engine’s electrical components.
- Carry out corrective inspections of all electrical equipment and supervision of the engines.
- Maintenance of electrical tools, fixtures, cutting tools and hand tools
- Attend to Operation and Maintenance problems. Support the operating team in solving technical and operational problems.
- Assist the electrical supervisor if required to technical and / or administrative meetings requested by the superior
- To clean and keep the working area in good order
- Prioritize and execute the tasks in such a way that the assigned resources are used effectively and that the scheduled and objective work are achieved.
- Proposals for spare parts order stock, stock keeping and inventory making, arranging of arriving goods
- Fulfill with Wartsila rules, guidelines and internal policies
Responsibilities - Maintain the plant during the shift according to company policies, procedures and operation profile/plan.
- Carry out electric operation and maintenance activities according to the policies, procedures and plans of the Power Plant.
- Carry out electrical maintenance reports requested by the superior, according to the guidelines.
- Teach and guide other technicians in the area of work and in general
Requirements Communications skills
Cost awareness & effectiveness
Teamwork skills
Wärtsilä quality, safety, environment skills
Operation Management
Maintenance Management
Customer understanding
Engine knowledge
Auxiliary system knowledge
Electrical systems
Engine control system knowledge
Trouble shooting
Technical drawings and flow charts
Measurement equipment, Mechanical/Electrical
Electrical or Electronic Technician Experience in Operation and Maintenance of Wartsila Power Plants. At least five years of experience in the electrical technical area
Country Colombia
Job area Contract Delivery