Service Engineers - MAN, GEC, ABB (South Africa)

Recruiter
Location
Johannesburg,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Nov 2016
Closes
01 Jan 2017
Ref
2645990
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Service Engineer to service the full maintenance cycle from development of scopes of work, spares identification, inputs into planning, execution of scope, close out, routine maintenance monitoring for input into the next cycle scope of work, and the development of Service Engineering skills and experience to ensure plant availability, reliability and performance improvements on Turbine Centerline, Feed Pump Turbines, Generators Mechanical and associated auxiliaries of Turbo Generator plant.

Essential Responsibilities

PROVIDE AN ENGINEERING SUPPORT SERVICE
• Evaluate and interpret technical reports, specifications and deviations and make recommendations on repair procedures, scopes of work and instructions timely.
• Review and compile processes, procedures and specifications
• Compilation of engineering specific work instructions, procedures and specifications
• Review and Authorize technical work instructions.
• Technical development and improvement of procedures, quality plans and maintenance plans
• Ensure quality plans and check sheets in line with OEM procedures, specifications and OEM/Rotek training manuals

PROVIDE A QUALITY ENGINEERING SERVICE
• Ensure Quality Planning in accordance with scopes of work
• Ensure that the quality plans developed by the Technician is in according to the scopes of work for acceptance by the Client

DEVELOPMENT OF SCOPES OF WORK AND INPUT INTO PLANNING PROCESS
• Scope of work development.
• Starting at least 24 months in advance and produce a draft scope of work 18 months before the outage utilizing inputs from operating trends and previous outage reports, lessons learnt, best practice experiences, etc. starting with a complete scope of work and recommended spares list available 18 months before the outage.

PROVIDE A SERVICE ENGINEERING SERVICE ON OUTAGES
• Provide a Service Engineering Service during outages In accordance with this job description and the relevant company procedures for site execution.
• The Service Engineer will be reporting to the Project Manager and be ultimately responsible for the quality of the work carried out during the project and the technical success thereof.

ENSURE THE DEVELOPMENT AND ENHANCEMENT OF SERVICE ENGINEERING SKILLS
• Provide practical hands on training on technical activities including; scopes of work, dismantling, inspection & reporting, refurbishment, reassembly, alignment, commissioning, and return to service.
• Transfer of technical know-how, information, experience and skills engineers
• Give input to enhance engineers development programs.

CUSTOMER AND INTERDEPARTMENTAL
• Liaise closely with the customer turbine engineering representative and OEM representative in all areas of the project relative to area of responsibility.
• Liaise with clients and site staff regarding improvement of plant availability, reliability and performance.

ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH SAFETY HEALTH ENVIRONMENT AND QUALITY
• Ensure compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Rotek Engineering SHE System requirements.
• Ensure compliance with the Eskom Plant Safety Regulations.
• Stop unsafe work activities and report to the Project / Site Manager for rectification.

Qualifications/Requirements

10-20 years relevant experience
Must be fully literate in English, in reading, writing and speaking, with technical report writing skills and able to communicate in English at all times
Above average interpersonal, communication and leadership skills
Strong customer orientation
Conversant with ISO 9002 and Occupational Health and Safety Act
Computer skills, in MS Office, Windows, and MS Projects
Diploma, or Degree in relevant Engineering field

Desired Characteristics

Willingness to work in South Africa for fixed term period ranging from 6-36 months.
Relocation support provided.