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  • Posted: Sep 6, 2022
    Deadline: Sep 14, 2022
  • 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

    We are now looking for a Plant Operator to join our O&M team at Athi River II Power Plant, Nairobi - Kenya. The Successful candidate will report to the Operation Manager.

    What will you be doing?

    • 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 at all times.
    • 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 so as 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- Any other duties assigned by the superior.
    • Responsible for the safe and economic operation and maintenance of the plant during the designated shift.
    • To comply with all safety regulations including isolation, lock out and tag out.
    • Responsibilities: - Operate and maintain the plant during the shift according to company policies and procedures.
    •  Maintain the plant power production at the output designated by management. Operate the plant within the acceptable loading envelope under plant dispatch directives from utility.
    • Assist in start-up, shut-down and normal operations of the power plant systems.
    • Provide the relieving shift operator with a complete handover, bringing to their attention any operational disturbances, malfunctions, or abnormalities.

    Development Responsibilities:

    • Give recommendations on plant continuous improvement plan. - Give recommendations to changes in OpEXS (Quality, safety, and environment).
    • Give recommendations to changes in plant standard operation procedures. Authorities:
    • Authorised to operate plant equipment as defined by the operation procedures.
    • Delegated other authorities by the shift supervisor as one performs his duties.

     You will shine in this role when you have

    • B.Sc in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical) or equivalent educational background.
    • Minimum two (2) years' experience in operation or maintenance of a Power Plant.
    • Communication skills
    • Cooperative and Cost effectiveness
    • Self-Management and teamwork spirit
    • Quality, safety, environment skills

    Method of Application

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

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