Shift Supervisor

Posted about 2 years ago by MSELECT
Location Sulaimaniya, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Construction
MSELECT is looking to hire a Shift Supervisor for a major local holding company in Sulaimaniyah, 8 years of experience in the operation of a combined cycle power plant (preferably large frame units), including one (2) years of supervisory or lead responsibility is required.

Job purpose

The Shift Lead position leads by example, by facilitating and nurturing a positive and open safety culture, as well as a diligent and effective environmental program. This is a rotating shift, supervisory role that performs as the Shift Lead and is responsible for coordination of all on-shift operations and routine maintenance in accordance with all permits, rules and operating procedures. The Shift Lead is expected to know and perform all operator levels and functions in the facility.

Main Responsibilities
  • Responsible for ensuring that all safety rules and procedures are followed by subordinates on his/her shift.
  • Responsible for the safe start up, operation, shutdown, abnormal operations, emergency operations, troubleshooting and associated aspects of a combined cycle facility.
  • Coordinate water chemistry and water treatment equipment operation and oversight with other operations and maintenance personnel.
  • Evaluate and supervise operations and activities of subordinates and assigned responsibilities; recommend improvements and modifications.
  • Generate, prepare, and submit various production, safety, and regulatory reports
  • Participate in the recruitment and selection process for maintenance and operations personnel.
  • Develop site training materials and documentation.
  • Provide mentoring, training, guidance and support for site personnel.
  • Develop goals and objectives for assigned personnel, provide periodic feedback and mentoring, prepare annual performance reviews, and perform other duties as part of the prescribed performance management process.
  • Participate in the ongoing development, improvement and revision of applicable policies, standards and procedures.
  • Write and maintain equipment logs, operational logs, work requests, safety documentation and other reports as required in a neat and professional manner.
  • Complete and comply with all OSHA, Environmental, Emergency Response, OQ skills and company assigned training.
  • Commitment to safe operations should actively participate in safety meetings and develop knowledge in all company safety policies and industry safety standards.
  • Broad domain the Log-Out/Tag-Out (LOTO) System and make sure it is in accordance with the Company’s policies and procedures.
  • Read, understand and respond to written questions, instructions, operating orders and logbook notations.
  • Oversee and perform routine and preventative maintenance when plant conditions allow, and oversee and assist maintenance personnel in maintenance and repairs.
  • Prepare systems equipment’s troubleshooting, open working orders.
  • Maintain qualifications and abilities to cover any level of operator in the facility (vacation, call out, vacancies, sick leave, etc.).
  • Work call-outs as required to maintain Plant availability.
  • Responsible to complete assigned safety, administrative, technical or other training as required in a timely matter.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
Working Environment
  • Works in the control room for 80% and 20% of the time on walk rounds checking the smooth and efficient running of the plant by observing and recording gauges.
  • Work in and around rotating equipment, high voltage electrical equipment, high noise areas, dusty areas and high elevations
  • Work in all temperatures and climate conditions. Some temperatures can be extreme
  • Work in confined spaces, some requiring the use of respirator protective equipment
  • Performance of duties requires working rotating shifts and response to calls 24 hours/day, seven days/week
  • Emergency situations will require the use of respirator and climbing of stairs to reach safety shelters
  • Established facial hair in the sealing are of a respirator is not permitted at management’s discretion, may be assigned to maintain qualifications and skills necessary to serve on the Safety Response Team.
Education and Skills required:
  • A degree in an engineering discipline or a similar relevant qualification and experience
  • At least 8 years of increasingly responsible experience in the operation of a combined cycle power plant (preferably large frame units), including one (2) years of supervisory or lead responsibility. Hands on experience with all aspects of power plant operations and maintenance including mechanical maintenance, instrument and electrical systems. Experience with the construction, commissioning and start-up of combined cycle facilities is desired.
  • Operating experience with modern control systems (DCS, HMI, PLC, etc.).
  • Ability in production control.
  • Skill in communicating effectively.
  • Experience with computer software programs such as MS word, Excel, Power Point and Computerized Maintenance Management Systems.
  • Written and spoken English and Kurdish.
  • Must be physically fit
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • CMMS (e.g. Maximo) skills

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