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  • Job reference: RMS0177261

Deputy Power Operations Manager

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 14/03/2017
  • Duration: permanent
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (11/04/17)
This vacancy has now expired.

The Role:
Job Duties & Responsibilities:
Ensure capacity and availability of client's requirements (as per client's Agreement) through proper management and planning for the Power Operations Department. The Deputy Power Operations Manager assist the Power Operations Manager in providing leadership and guidance in managing the department operations/activities and staff.
Individual Objectives:
· 100% compliance to "Key Strict Rules" for Deputy Power Operations Manager
· Zero unplanned shutdowns/trips caused by human errors resulting to loss of capacity required for client (Within WECA limits).
· 90% compliance in training required by the department at the end of the quarter.
· No mis-operations resulting to damages in equipment/component (including lack of inspection)
· No deviation on reports required by client and stakeholder administration.
· Non-compliance of total emission limit not to exceed the maximum mentioned in WECA
· Achieve zero-injuries in the power plant.
Key Strict Rules for the Deputy Power Operations Manager:
· Communicate all routine, abnormal or emergency Plant Operations with the Power Plant Manager. Discuss Plant/equipment limitations, client requirements, equipment abnormalities, operator issues, relations with other department issues, and any concern that can affect plant production & operation excellence.
· Ensure that all operations are carried out in a safe and efficient manner ensuring that all plant controls systems are operating automatically at the design operation set point and that all protection devices are in place and functioning.
· Establish a culture of prediction where qualified shift personnel monitor equipment performance, and timely inform management of equipment performance degradation/malfunction. Make every effort to create a team that aims for "Zero" error in operation activities.
· Strive to set up a culture of methodical behaviour in the department reinforcing the need to follow the strict rules of each position.
· Strive to create a culture of system sponsorship assigning a system (BFWP, FGD, STG etc.) to every team member, to build an ownership culture on plant production area/equipment's.
· Create improvement programs on the plant area/equipment's; promote operating programs that can be run annually/bi-annually, etc.
· Make every effort to plan, plan and plan every activity; the department should never act in any situation (regular and emergency) without the proper documentation (client and stakeholder or MHI specific purpose procedures) especially on the activities that form part of the day to day and planned operation actions.
· Try hard to communicate with the key actions operators of your team (Operation Manager Assistant, Shift Superintendent, Shift Supervisors, Control Room Operators, and Foreman), request training on and share techniques to detect operator's loss of concentration.
· Create, implement and communicate your department internal audit results with the object to correct deviation on the operational activities (late arrival, not completing the rounds, not using the proper documentation).
· Analyse team performance; propose changes, training, and tests with the aim to improve operation excellence.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
· University graduate, major in Engineering (Production or Mechanical).
· Licensed professional engineer.
· Professional knowledge of power generation, plant commissioning and operations management. Knowledge in human resource management, and developing/maintaining O&M budget.
· Good working knowledge of related job technical competencies (see list below).

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
· 10 years professional work experience
· 5 years work experience in Power Generation industry in management/leadership position
· Strong planning & organizing skills, people management, and communication skills.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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