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  • Job reference: RMS0164550

River Management Coordinator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: St. John's
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/04/2016
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The Company:
Our client, a diverse Canadian Energy Company, plans new developments estimated at $12+ Billion over the next 5 years.This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only. Residents of Newfoundland & Labrador will be given first consideration for this position.

The Role:
The River Management Coordinator will have the responsibility:

River Management Coordination - General
• Coordinates with the River Management Team to plan and coordinate spillway operations during diversion.
• Coordinates with the River Management Team to develop and implement comprehensive operating instructions, procedures, and training procedures for River Management Technicians/Operators.
• Supervises, directs and co-ordinates the activities of River Management Technicians/Operators at Muskrat Falls to ensure safe operation of the structures within the recommended parameters.
• Ensure River Management Technicians/Operators have the necessary training.

Spillway Gate Operation, Monitoring and Coordination
• Understanding of spillway mechanical, electrical and control systems and the capabilities and limitations of these systems.
• Operates the project spillway gates to ensure safe passage of flow and control of water levels.
• Understanding and awareness of river and gate conditions and makes recommendations for any change in operating schemes.

River Monitoring
• Monitors upstream and downstream water levels and flow patterns.
• Ensures flow releases are above minimum flow requirements during impoundment or headpond/reservoir.
• Verifies water level gauge instrumentation is functioning and reliable. Troubleshoots and coordinates any required maintenance.
• Verifies gauge data via manual reading of staff gauge.
• Monitors and records upstream and downstream ice conditions.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Graduation from a recognized university with a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, eligible for membership in PEGNL. Suggested minimum of ten (10) years of progressively responsible multidisciplinary experience at a hydroelectric facility. Technologist(s) with suitable experience may be considered.
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