Performance engineer - Coal Fired Power Plant
Power & Energy
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The 2 x 50 MW CFB power station located in Kampenh, Preah Sihanouk, Cambodia situated 30 minutes from Sihanoukville. The plant has been in operation since December 2013 and the personnel would be working for the Owner.
It is expected that the interview take place during October2016, with the new staff mobilising to site during November 2016.
Reporting to: General Manager/Plant Manager
Purpose of the Job (in one sentence): Responsible for monitoring and evaluating plant performance.
Monitor overall plant performance (heat rate) as well as the performance of individual equipment and subsystems (e.g. boilers, turbines, condensers, FW heaters).
Develop thermodynamic models for all related equipment and systems.
Analyse and troubleshoot discrepancies between current operating data, model predictions and long term operating trends.
Model and predict consumption of coal, raw water, water treatment chemicals and other consumables, compare to current and long term trends, analyse the results and make recommendations for improvements.
Guide and assist the Maintenance and Operation departments to effect improvements in plant performance and efficiency.
Troubleshoot abnormal operating events and coordinate a solution between relevant parties
Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Bachelor degree in mechanical or chemical engineering.
Minimum 7 years experience of Coal/CFB/Thermal Fired Power Plants operations experience, of which at least 4 years in an equivalent position.
Extensive knowledge of thermodynamics, performance testing and plant performance evaluation.
Good overall knowledge of power plant operations.
Good computer skills with working knowledge of MS products (Word and Excel).