About the job
1.1 Job Scope Summary
The Senior Control Room Operator is responsible for the safe, environmentally emission, and efficient daily operation of the centrally controlled EfW system with its associated auxiliaries and functions. He is responsible to operate the plant from the main control room using the Distributed Control System (DCS) and associated manual systems, safely including operating the overhead cranes.
1.2 Job Responsibilities
The Senior Control Room Operator follows established operating procedures, and does not deviate from these procedures during normal operating conditions except as directed. The Senior CRO performs assigned routine inspections and manipulative operations without close supervision within well-defined boundaries. The Senior CRO conducts daily operational activities of the Plant Operator.
Specific duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Safely and efficiently shuts down and restarts production, safety and utility plant when required, as per plant operating procedures and parameters
Observes proper operating procedures concerning time and load when bringing a piece of equipment into service
Controls operating parameters from the distributed control system either manually or automatically, as required
Records all equipment changes and any abnormal or unusual conditions that may exist on any piece of assigned equipment
Performs daily routine inspections, plant walk down including filling out necessary log sheets and writing maintenance work requests as needed
Responsible for cleanliness of equipment and an orderly work area around crane and hoist
Assists the Shift Supervisor in the preparation of equipment lockouts and tagouts in support of maintenance activities
Performs additional tasks as directed by the Shift Supervisor
Liaises closely with the maintenance team on the delivery of planned and unplanned maintenance activities of cranes
Reports promptly any breaches of HSE procedures to management
Actively participates in and promotes company health, safety & environmental campaigns, initiatives, policies, and procedures, and ensures personal safety and that of colleagues at all times
Provides support as part of the installation emergency response team
Notifies Shift Supervisors of defective operating or material conditions
The above job duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature of the work and are not intended to be an inclusive list of all responsibilities. Duties and responsibilities may change or vary depending on the specific needs of the business.
1.3 Educational/Professional Qualifications/Training Certifications
Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineer or equivalent degree
1.4 Job Experience
Minimum to 5 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of EfW (Energy from Waste) or power plant equipment and systems.
Specific expertise in resource recovery material handling and waste processing is preferred.
HSE accredited training qualifications
Preferably having an ASME/pressure vessel certificate
Crane Certification is ideal or able to obtain one
1.5 Core Competencies
Safety Focus: Encourages and supports the team to be safe while at work and ensures the team adheres to workplace safety, regulations, standards, and practices.
Technical Expertise: In-depth practical knowledge of processes and practices in own functional area
Accountability: Demonstrate a sense of responsibility and ownership of own actions, assigned objectives, activities, and processes
Adaptability: Demonstrate reliability, high ability to work under pressure, social competency, ability to manage conflict, assertiveness, and service-oriented. Ability to manage any changes such as technical, organizational, social and cultural.
Problem-Solving: Focus on resolving technical challenges ensuring that decisions are made based on operational directives and solving the emerging problems. Demonstrate insight into the root causes of problems and generate a range of solutions and courses of action with benefits, costs, and risks associated with each.
Team Work: Taking a leading role in the team, places success above individual gain and creates team spirit.
Ability to provide clear instruction and train others in the performance of various tasks and jobs
Excellent communication (read, write, and verbal) skills in English Language
6 Additional Job skills and Competencies
Familiar with HSE standards, procedures, and requirements and control plant operations in a safe and efficient manner
Must have a thorough knowledge of the principles of operation, a function of steam boilers, theory and chemistry of combustion, boiler water quality control, turbine-generators, continuous emissions monitoring equipment, and auxiliary equipment and systems
Must have a clear understanding of equipment interlocks, alarms and trips and must understand how the various plant control loops respond
Must have completed an operator training program requirement for the position or must have had equivalent power plant work-related experience.
Must have the ability to react quickly and with good judgment during emergencies.
Language: English (Intermediate)