Technical Service 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 Technical Service Engineer to join our client, a leading Semi State organisation based in Cork.

Its a fantastic opportunity for you to be involved with for the 2040 strategy. You'll be joining the Emerging technologies division working closely with the BESS, solar farms, open cycle gas turbine technology, synchronous condensers and more with the ever evolving renewables operations.

  • Applying a high level of safety standards in every aspect of the work.
  • Ensuring activities meet safety, environmental, quality, technical, and commercial targets.
  • Take a leadership role in Safety in all Distributed Generation Activities incorporating Safe and Sound and Safe System of Work.
  • Planning of outages and associated works including works programme, contracts, project and commercial documentation in accordance with OEM guidelines, PGTS requirements and the various Contracts.
  • Provide technical and maintenance service support to the Assets and Contracts Manager.
  • Lead outage management activity and provide support as applicable to the Site Managers during the planning and execution phase of an outage.
  • Manage the CMMS and produce comprehensive and accurate monthly maintenance reports.
  • Lead failure investigations, root cause analysis and problem solving.
  • Deliver projects including LTAP (Lifetime Asset Plan) projects, site specific projects and activities including plant investigations, technical and commercial project assignments.
  • Develop, implement and maintain technical standards and guidelines.
  • Provide technical expertise in the area of battery energy storage (BESS), solar, synchronous condensers and gas turbine technology and their related auxiliaries. Other technologies may be incorporated in the future.
  • Co-ordinate and facilitate the daily and weekly production meeting.
  • Support Long Term Asset Management process for multiple technologies and sites within the portfolio.
  • Development of technical specifications, lead the review and evaluation of tenders and production of tender evaluation reports.
  • Support the acquisition of new or existing plant where required.
  • Support and lead engagement (as applicable) with key stakeholders such as Eirgrid, EPA, GNI, Asset Dev, Asset Performance, Trading and EMP.
  • Undertake ad hoc projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential
The successful candidate will:
  • A minimum of five (5) years relevant experience is required in O&M of generating plant, project work or equivalent.
  • Proven ability to deliver on the “key responsibilities” outlined above.
  • Working knowledge of Health, Safety and Environment Standards and procedures.
  • Self-motivated and ability to project-manage own work and coordinate with others.
  • Be assertive and have excellent communication, influencing and interpersonal skills.
  • Be flexible and service motivated. Flexibility is important in all aspects of the role, including travel nationally and internationally.
  • Very strong report writing capability and documentation skills.

  • Knowledge of all aspects of equipment (electrical , C&I, mechanical) utilised in power plant projects.
  • Trained, authorised and experienced in ESB Generation and Trading SSoW Safety Rules or equivalent.
  • Understanding of the commercial side of a Power Generation business

Qualifications Essential
  • Degree in an Engineering Discipline or equivalent relevant work experience.

  • Chartered Engineer status or working towards same.

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