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Power Plant DCS Maintenance Engineer

Job Field:
Engineering and Mineral Processing Jobs
Electronics Jobs, Instrument and Control Jobs, Mechanical Engineer Jobs
Central America, Panama
Panama All
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Salary Description:
First Quantum Minerals
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The Power Plant Maintenance DCS controls Engineer will report to the Instrumentation and Controls Supervisor.

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Pre‐commissioning, Commissioning and start‐up support to operations.
* Reviewing operational parameters & instituting control changes to optimize the plant operation.
* Ensuring the equipment preventive maintenance program is implemented & meets operational requirements.
* Perform all duties assigned in a safe and professional manner. Be guided in all work by the precept that safety of personnel and equipment is a top corporate priority.
* Identify & analyse design changes & modify design drawings & documents accordingly.
* Monitoring progress and performance of equipment vendors during the
* execution of commissioning work.
* Ensuring the scope of work, procedures and schedules are adhered to.
* Resolving and responding to technical queries required to control the plant .
* Work with the authorities to ensure we have proper hand over packages for them ( Insurance )
* Participation in Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) of instrumentation/protection control packages as necessary.
* During the commissioning phase, assist in ensuring that technical standards and specifications are complied with.
* Attend and contribute to site and project technical meetings as necessary.
* Assist in Mechanical Completion and handover documentation as necessary.
* Participating in vendor corrective actions and ensuring resolution of nonconformists
* Ensures and audits control and protection systems are adhered to protect the assets of the plant

Qualifications and Experience Required

* Experience in DCS, Safety Systems (SIS), PLC and packaged equipment control systems and field
* Knowledge and Experience in Power Plant operations and commissioning.
* Experience in managing/coordinating equipment vendors.
* Conversant with International codes and Standards pertaining to Boiler / Turbine protection Eg. NFPA & ASME protection requirements
* Good communication and organizational skills.
* Previous extended tours of work in man camp/remote access locations.
* Computer literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel, scheduling, and work planning programs of some type.
* Good English communication skills; Spanish working knowledge as a minimum, fluency preferred.
* Experience working within multi-cultural environments a definite plus.

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