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  • Posted: Jan 17, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Limited was established in August 1997 to market and sell power plants and marine Engines in the Eastern Africa Region. (Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Eritrea, Rwanda, Seychelles, Ethiopia, Burundi, Republic of Sudan and Republic of South Sudan). Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Ltd is a member of the worldwide Wärtsil&a...
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    Plant Operator – Athi River

    We are now looking for a Plant Operator to join our Contract Delivery team in Athi River, Kenya. The Successful candidate will be accountable to assist in start-up, shut-down and normal operations of the power plant systems.

    What will you be doing

    • Assist in start-up, shut-down and normal operations of the power plant systems.
    • Complete and maintain all logs and running records in a clear and concise manner according to the stipulated guidelines.
    • Responsible for taking corrective action during system operational disturbance and/or bringing such disturbances to the attention of the Shift Supervisor.
    • Effectively communicate the condition of the plant equipment and performance to the person in charge of the shift and fellow plant personnel.
    • Responsible for maintaining the plant in a clean and safe condition always.
    • Perform emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety deficiencies.
    • Utilize all tools, equipment, and accessories in such a manner to maximize useful operating life.
    • Assist in ensuring safe and efficient operation of the plant by bringing violations of colleagues to the attention of the Shift Supervisor or duty manager.
    • To perform planned and corrective maintenance as directed and as needed and to account for all parts and materials, supplies and fluids used in the performance of that work.

    You will shine in this role, when you have

    • B.Scs. / Higher National Diploma in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical) or equvilant education background.
    • 02 years of relevant industrial experience highly recommended, O&M experience requirement is a plus.
    • An Advance level of English language.
    • We are seeking for an expert professional with strong problem solving and decision-making skill.
    • Perform all activities needed to reach the objectives of the position and comply with the orders, instructions, values, and company policies applicable as employee and/or the position.
    • Continuously seek for solutions keeping a customer focus mindset.
    • Understanding of Wärtsilä business, quality, and workplace safety is a plus

    Why you and us

    We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.

    We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition?

    How to apply

    If you feel excited by being a part of this working environment and think your personal skills and qualities match the job requirements, we look forward to receiving your job application through our career’s portal. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


    Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Any questions related to this position. Please reach out to:

    Ali Mohamed Ali – Regional Talent Acquisition Specialist MESAA #LI-AM1

    Only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Wartsila Eastern Africa Ltd on to apply

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