Power Plant Operator (OCN)
Vectrus
Kuwait
منذ 3 يوم

POSITION SUMMARY

Performshigh-voltage (415 volt to 11 kV) electrical work involving the installation,operation, maintenance, repair and testing of high voltage electrical powergeneration and distribution systems to include facilities and related systems,transformers, generators, switchgear, metering and control systems, equipment,machinery and power appliances to within acceptable national (NEC) and local (MEW)codes, safety rules and electrical standards.

Exhibits superior workmanship and focus on a quality end product.Follows Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)to ensure all tasks are accomplished safely and with a focus upon aquality.

Verifies actual hours worked bypersonnel to reduce manpower expenditure.Completes tasks in accordance with the local Environmental, Safety andHealth directives.

Addresses customerconcerns in a prompt, professional and courteous manner.Correctly captures data on maintenance workorder requests and preventative maintenance inspection forms for upload intothe Computer Maintenance Management System (Maximo).

MAJOR JOB ACTIVITIES :

  • Accountable for, and ensures a safe and effective operation of the power plant facility
  • Uses a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) database to track work orders, request material and update work order statuses as needed
  • Analyzes equipment data and trends; formulates changes to the maintenance program procedures as needed
  • Works to eliminate unscheduled outages
  • Performs installation, maintenance and repair of all electrical, generator, transformer, switchgear, power grid, substation and load center equipment
  • Tests circuits, power grids, transformers, switchgear and controls demonstrating the proper use of meters, high-voltage testers, meggers and similar testing equipment to measure the integrity of electrical components and detect faults, hazards and the need for adjustments, relocation and or replacement
  • Works on breakers, transformers, RTS or Protest relay testing, oiltesting, infrared scanning, automatic transfer switching, performing start-upon switchgear up through 500kV class, Variable Frequency Drives (VFD)

  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • MATERIAL & EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED :

    Abasic set of hand and power tools used on the job

    Testsets and other generator / power plant maintenance related tools / equipment

    Repairparts used on various types and sizes of generators and other power plantequipment

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT :

    Dutieswill involve the conduct of work in the outdoors with a potential exposure toextreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and hightemperatures up to 130F degrees in the summer months.

    Potential exposure to chemical or biologicalagents could exist.Employee use ofPersonal Protective Equipment (PPE) in certain areas is required.

    PPE includes but is not limited to head,foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices.Normal work week is 48 hours, but must beable to work overtime or shift work as required.

    PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES :

    Physical requirements include lifting,climbing, extended sitting or standing, or other physical efforts that arenormally required.

    In addition, visual acuity, hearing and speakingrequirements would be considered. Consider this section carefully; any physicalrequirements must be able to be tied back to the major job activities.

    Refer tothe general physical requirement, physical activities, visual acuity, andworking conditions checklist for more information.

    Qualifications

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :

    Education / Certifications : One year related experience may be substituted forone year of education, if degree is required.

  • Knowledge in field of electro-mechanical, power plant, industrial or electrical preferred
  • Technical school training required, military experience preferred
  • Must possess a valid home country driver’s license for the purpose of obtaining a Military and Kuwait driver’s license.
  • Experience :

    Minimum of four (4) years’ experience in power plantoperations, power generation, distribution, transmission and substationmaintenance required

    NICET III certification in electrical power testing or equivalenttraining preferred

    Skills :

    Comprehensive knowledge and skills in the theory,principles, methods and techniques used in the installation, repair, andmaintenance of high voltage electrical systems and equipment

    Knowledge of electrical codes, utility standardsand safety programs as governed by rules, regulations and guidelines of OSHA,EPA, NFPA, ANSI and the NEC

    Skilled in power plant, substation, and utilityvoltages (480 volt, 2400 volt, 4160 volt through 13.8 kv)

    Possess proficient English oral and writtencommunications skills

    Collaborative work style, fostering cooperation,and teamwork

    Exercise discretion and good sound judgment

    Basic computer skills

    Kuwait

    Technical Specialty / Skilled TradeClearance Level required at Start Date : No Clearance Required

    Work Status

    Full-timeWe are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual.

    This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace.

    Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability.

    EOE / Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

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