Mechanical Engineer


Key Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of engineering practices, functions and processes involved in the operation and maintenance of a Power Station
  • Knowledge of the type of Power Station concerned


  • Apprenticeship as mechanic for heavy machinery or degree in Mechanical Engineering Employment Record:
  • Approximately 3 Years' experience as mechanical supervisor on a heavy duty gas turbine
  • Ability to lead a mechanical shift crew for inspections
  • Handling of machine tools (e.g. lathe) for modifications, repair and production of small spare parts
  • Able to work unsupervised on mechanical tasks at the Power Plant as needed
  • Competent with MS office software

Tasks Assigned:

  • During planned or unplanned inspections arrange and organise local subcontractors to perform tasks under COMPANY supervisors' direction
  • Work closely with COMPANY field service and inspection personnel to ensure coordination and cooperation between all parties
  • Provide direct technical guidance and support to the Owner's Personnel on relevant maintenance matters
  • Assist the Owner in improvement of relevant operations and maintenance procedures
  • Analyse incident reports and suggest necessary actions
  • Analyse operational data relating to any contractual guarantees and obligations and, if necessary, recommend corrective actions
  • Advise and assist the Owner in planning and executing relevant maintenance activities and co-ordinate with the Owner and COMPANY for the preparation and planning of planned and unplanned inspection activities
  • Identify initial spare parts, control COMPANY O&M's buffer stock and maintain the required stock availability, ensuring the timely availability of identified spare parts, consumables and tools for planned maintenance
  • Help the Owner in selecting tools and equipment required for maintenance
  • Ensure that COMPANY's suppliers of services comply with all applicable Environmental, Health & Safety requirements
  • Assist in determining relevant training for the Owner's Personnel and its subsequent implementation. Train and guide any Contractor's Personnel, and periodically assess their ability and potential
  • Comply with the Owner's as well as COMPANY's and legislative EHS requirements relevant to assigned duties and responsibilities
  • Participate in experience exchange events

About Petroplan

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