Operations Technician

Ashalim / Beer-Sheva,
24 Nov 2016
30 Mar 2017
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
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.


• 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.