Operations Technician

Recruiter
Location
Ashalim / Beer-Sheva,
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Nov 2016
Closes
14 Feb 2017
Ref
2776123
Sector
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Ashalim Solar Plant is looking for Operations Technicians to join the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) team.
As an Operations Technician you will be part of a team working in shifts in the Control Room, ensuring a safe and efficient operation of the Power Station, according to the Grid Company demand, company regulations and contract with the Customer.

Essential Responsibilities

• Monitor the Power Plant production both from the Control Room and from the field and taking emergency action when necessary, in accordance with all relevant Operating Procedures.
• Respond to variances in normal station operating parameters and taking necessary corrective actions in order to maintain safe operation of the station.
• Support plant water chemistry and make adjustments as necessary to keep within prescribed operating limits.
• Receive instructions from the grid operator and adjust the unit loads and/or voltage accordingly.
• Issue work requests whenever a deviation or malfunction is observed.
• Ensure compliance with all site Quality Procedures, Work Instructions and EHS Policy and Procedures.
• Report unsafe conditions, events and hazards to the Shift Supervisor.
• Report equipment deficiencies and record required information into the computerized maintenance management system to initiate repairs.
• Maintain and update all routines, schedules and reports with relevant plant operating data.
• Assist in routine testing of plant and equipment.

Qualifications/Requirements

• Technical qualifications and/or equivalent work experience;
• Previous experience as an Operator in a Control Room, preferably in a Power Station;
• Knowledge of engineering practices, functions and processes involved in the operation and maintenance of a Power Station or Industrial Facility;
• Mother tongue Hebrew, fluent English (both verbal and written);
• Willing to work at heights - The position will require stair and ladder climbing sometimes in excess of 100 fee;
• Willingness to work in shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Desired Characteristics

• Able to learn fast and work independently;
• Excellent interpersonal skills and teamwork - able to communicate in a friendly, open and constructive manner;
• Ability to work under pressure and make critical decisions when needed;
• Responsive and Proactive;
• Highly organized.