Job Purpose :
The Operations Engineer will coordinate the overall operational activities of the Central Plants (Energy Centers) and plant rooms in a safe and optimum manner to meet the requirements of utilities of facilities of client.
Job Responsibilities :
To lead the team of Central Plant operators, Industrial cleaners, and to coordinate with client representatives in operation of Central plants and plant rooms
To guide and direct central plant operators, Operation supervisors and Industrial cleaners in carrying out Operation of energy centers.
To ensure that the uninterrupted provision of utilities to all the facilities in an optimum.
To ensure that the plant and equipment are utilized in a very optimum manner so that productivity is achieved at maximum.
To ensure that the highest level of plant reliability is achieved through safe and optimum operation, proactive maintenance initiatives, assessment of plant parameters and analysis of trends.
To ensure safe work site conditions are achieved throughout the year by means effective PTW management and work site supervision.
To study the plant / equipment performance, start / stops, trips, alarms and carry out root cause analysis, trend analysis so that the highest level of plant reliability is achieved.
To study the plant / equipment performance, energy / resource utilization in the facility and take sustainability measures to conserve Energy and resources.
To review the logbooks, plant parameters, PTW records and guide the team in running the operation activities at a world class level
To coordinate with Maintenance team in timely processing of work requests initiated by operation team.
To initiate / process / monitor work requests in CAFM or any other computerized system or through manual process as adapted by client in archiving the highest level of plant reliability and availability.
Supervises the activities of assigned personnel at the Central Carries-out supervisory duties at the level established by the client management for the position.
Creates, modifies, reviews and discusses with Manager Operations and Maintenance the equipment’s preventive maintenance for daily, weekly, monthly and annually.
Reviews and approves requests for general and hot / cold work permits. Frequently visits sites to ensure that adequate safety preparations are made and recommends work be carried-out to specific safety requirements.
Initiates the inspection / investigation team for major plant shutdown, equipment breakdown and plan developments.
Directs and regularly checks and modifies safety equipment and systems on the Central Plants such as smoke, fire detection, safety valves and back-up system, various alarms and wide range of firefighting equipment, evacuation modules and various individual safety clothes and equipment.
Ensures all Central Plant personnel strictly adhere to the safety rules and regulations and aware of the various emergency / evacuation procedures.
Carries-out safety courses / drills and tests on regular basis.
Reviews spare-parts inventory and other requirements for chemicals, oil, diesel, water, tools, protective clothes, stationery and other materials.
Directs activity related to installations of electrical, mechanical, HVAC and instrumentation equipment during implementation of plant changes.
Directs, controls and plans for execution of major Central Plant shutdowns. Prepares work lists, reviews requests from other Departments / Education centers (major items).
Directs the removal, stripping, cleaning, repairs and re-assembly of all major equipment such as cooling water towers, electric generators, fire water pumps, chilled water circulation
Reviews and approves action for plant improvements through investigation of recurring plant problems. Reviews Plant Change Requests providing feedback on existing situation to the Superintendent, with recommendations and justifications for the required change.
Reviews the plant / equipment performance, energy / resource utilization in the facility and analyzes them for optimum usage and takes sustainability measures to conserve Energy and resources.
Works out cost benefit analysis, Develops business case and recommends QF with all the details for any cost is involved in to achieve the sustainability objectives.
Carries-out other similar or related duties such as ensuring the observance of safety and fire regulations including techniques and procedures to avoid malfunctions and trouble
Maintains good housekeeping. Encourages safety consciousness, commitment and active involvement of all staff and contractors to avoid injury to individuals or harm to health and the
Constantly reviews and monitors contractor performance and submits reports to the Manager Operations & Maintenance.
Manages all the activities of the operation to achieve the set Strategic Objectives of the Department.
Convenes regular meetings with his supervisors, and with contractors, to discuss performance, action points, logistics, unsafe acts or accidents etc.
Ensures that the Services in terms of Provision of uninterrupted Utilities are rendered in line with the Service Level Agreements.
Reviews and submits regular ad-hoc reports, monthly reports, equipment failure reports, contractor evaluation reports, accident reports etc.
and presents them to the Manager Operations & Maintenance.
At least 10 years of varied maintenance and operational experience in refinery plants or oil / gas production stations, or similar facilities with exposure to large HVAC installations.
A minimum of 5 years’ experience must be at section / division head level.
Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, with experience in computerized maintenance management systems is essential.
Professional membership of a recognized Engineering Body is a requirement.
Experience & Skills :
Incumbent must possess leadership skills, and ability to make decisions.
Good knowledge of English, (both written and understanding technical manuals) is essential.
He must be very familiar with the use of the computer and its applications.
Shall have experience and exposure to Energy Conservation measures and must be complacent with energy management system.
Must be able to collate, analyze utility / energy consumption data, identify gaps and take corrective measures accordingly.