Project Engineer

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    Energy, Utilities & Mining
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Construction, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Energy

Hays Recruitment are currently recruiting for an experienced Project Engineer to join our client, a semi state company working in Aghada based in Cork.

Position Description
The Client is focussed on work activities related to the generation of electricity across a portfolio of station assets using a variety of fuel types.

  • The successful candidate will be a team player, flexible and a self-starter with good problem-solving skills. They should be able to demonstrable the ability to lead as required, communicate and relate effectively with staff at all levels in the organisation.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities include the following:
  • Planning of outages on the main Combined Cycle Gas Turbine plant and Open Cycle Gas Turbine plant and other major items of plant.
  • Development of contingency plans associated with the above
  • Review of contracts, programmes, project and commercial documentation associated with outages
  • Progress and reporting on all planned and unplanned outages
  • Ensuring plans meet safety, environmental, technical, and commercial targets
  • Co-ordination of day-to-day maintenance planning activities.
  • Managing site specific projects that have defined time or functional start and end criteria. These may include CAPEX projects, plant investigations, technical and commercial project assignments, audits etc.
  • Manage and develop site based computerised maintenance management systems to suit business and plant needs
  • Develop and test site Business Continuity Plans
  • Coordinate the preparation of monthly reports, business reviews and associated follow up actions.
  • Develop procedures and plans in the above areas to support the stations ISO quality standards

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
  • Experience in a power plant or similar process industry in a commercial environment is considered essential.
  • It is expected that the incumbent would have good interpersonal skill and have the ability to manage and lead projects, coordinate activities, chair meetings, and manage unplanned changes.
  • The incumbent would be expected to prepare reports to suit recipients at different levels of the organisation and make presentations as required.

  • Working experience in the use, development and management of planning software and computerised maintenance management systems would be an advantage.

  • It is desirable that the incumbent has 3rd level qualification in engineering or a related technical/science based subject.

What you need to do now
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