Lead Plant Operator – Energy / Plant Operator – Energy

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Published
February 21, 2024
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Job Type
Reference
CKSWLPO
Salary
£300 per day
Start date
2024-02-21
Contact Name
Conner Keyter
Contact Email
apply.a4ljw55lsmfr@aptrack.co.uk

Description

ROLE: Lead Plant Operator - Energy Sector
LOCATION: Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales
CONTRACT LENGTH: Min 8 Months
RATE: Negotiable DOE - OUTSIDE IR35

Lead Plant Operator

Role description
Be part of the commissioning team for a new gas power project in the UK, until successful handover to the customer. Operating the plant under its commissioning phase and leading and supervising the Plant Operators team. The scope of activities will be:

• Thorough understanding of plant mechanical and electrical systems and components and hands-on operation through DCS / PLC and any other applicable HMI and/or control system
• Aligns plant equipment; makes necessary adjustments to plant systems / equipment as directed by the Commissioning Manager or the Lead Mechanical and Electrical Engineers. Operates various manual valves and/or circuit breakers throughout the plant site.
• Managing and leading the team of plant operators, preparing their working schedule and shifts. Participate in the Plan of the Day meeting daily providing resourceful inputs on plant operation issues and objectives.
• Assists others in performance testing of equipment / systems and on-the-job training of other Operators.
• Troubleshoots plant equipment to resolve operational problem.
• Plan and organize plant preservation and preventive maintenance, while keeping the appropriate records
• Monitors and records data available using various instruments, recording charts/graphs and other monitoring devices onto shift logs as directed by plant operational procedures.
• Follows safety / environmental rules and regulations. Implements project safe work practices and immediately identifies hazards and recommends and / or implements repairs.
• Understands and executes the equipment clearance (LOTO) procedure, as well as Job Safety Analysis / Work Authorisation / Confined Space / Hot Work Permits.
• Participation in the walk-downs for Turnover from construction to commissioning, identifying open items that prevent system start-up.
• Provide theoretical and practical training to customer personnel and operators.
• Report to the Lead Process Mechanical / Electrical Engineers, the Commissioning Manager, and the Head of Commissioning where necessary

Requirements
• At least 7 years working experience in operation of large power stations with demonstrable experience in a leading role in projects of similar relevance (experience in SIEMENS turbine and DCS will be an advantage).
• HNC / HND in Mechanical / Process / Electrical engineering is preferred.
• Strong team spirit, working with an international team and other cultures.
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong Organizational skills
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Fluent spoken and written English

ROLE: Plant Operator - Energy Sector
LOCATION: Merthyr Tydfil, South Wales
CONTRACT LENGTH: Min 8 Months
RATE: Negotiable DOE - OUTSIDE IR35

Plant Operator

Role description
Be part of the commissioning team for a new gas power project in the UK, operating the plant under its commissioning phase, until successful handover to the customer. The scope of activities will be:

• Thorough understanding of plant mechanical and electrical systems and components and hands-on operation through DCS / PLC and any other applicable HMI and / or control system
• Aligns plant equipment; makes necessary adjustments to plant systems / equipment as directed by the Lead Plant Operator or leading commissioning team. Operates various manual valves and / or circuit breakers throughout the plant site.
• Troubleshoots plant equipment to resolve operational problem.
• Execute plant preservation and preventive maintenance, while keeping the appropriate records
• Monitors and records data available using various instruments, recording charts / graphs and other monitoring devices onto shift logs as directed by plant operational procedures.
• Follows safety / environmental rules and regulations. Implements project safe work practices and immediately identifies hazards and recommends and / or implements repairs.
• Understands and executes the equipment clearance (LOTO) procedure, as well as Job Safety Analysis / Work Authorisation / Confined Space / Hot Work Permits.
• Provide theoretical and practical training to customer personnel and operators.
• Report to the Lead Plant Operator, the Commissioning Manager, and the Head of Commissioning where necessary

Requirements
• At least 5 years working experience in operation of large power stations with demonstrable experience (experience in SIEMENS turbine and DCS will be an advantage).
• HNC/HND in Mechanical/Process/Electrical engineering is preferred.
• Strong team spirit, working with an international team and other cultures.
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong Organizational skills
• Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
• Fluent spoken and written English

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