Lead Operations Engineer

8-11 years
29 Applied
Job Description

Job Description Summary
Responsible for facilitating transactions, producing, assemblingand delivering replacement/ repair parts and equipment as part of a Services agreement or order.
Includes activities such as processing transactions, managing processes, material management,site operations, or warehouse logistics & shipping, sometimes in a shop structure. Includes craft & non craft labour as well as manager roles responsible solely for these activities. Responsible for departmental operations planning/execution or is focused on execution of professional activities within a technical discipline. Functions with some autonomy but guided by established policies or review of end results.
The job allows modification of procedures and practices covering work as long as the end results meet standards of acceptability (quality, volume, timeliness etc.).Job Description


  • Leads operation of all site equipment and systems utilizing Contractor's Staff and/or Customer's Workforce.
  • Implements operational strategy consistent with achieving maximum plant efficiency to meet customer requirements in the most safe, reliable, economical and environmentally safe manner,
  • Leads the development and recording of applicable plant operations and maintenance data,
  • Lead the performance and recording of periodic operational checks and tests of the plant equipment in accordance with Customer's requirements, equipment manufacturers recommendations, applicable laws and Contractor's recommendations.
  • Ensures compliance with requirements for environmental, health and safety requirements in plant operations
  • Assists Customer in technical evaluation of candidates during hiring process of Customer's Workforce,
  • Assists the implementation of Lock-Out/Tag Out (LOTO) System in accordance with the Contractor's policies and procedures with the assistance of the Customer.
  • Supports development and implementation of operating procedures for major systems using Facility designer's operation manuals/procedures and equipment Vendors instructions utilizing the Customer's Work Force.
  • Suggests Facility modifications and upgrades to the Customer to enhance plant reliability and performance.
  • Co-ordinates with GE O&M Centre of Excellence (CoE) team, GE Engineering and other O&M support team for the resolution of complex issues relevant to operations.
  • Supports optimization of plant operating strategies with the aim of achieving lower cost operation and/or increased efficiency and output.
  • Implements plant operating logs covering critical plant operating parameters and conducts necessary review and analysis to proactively identify potential problems.
  • Prepares operations activities reports as per requirements of the contract.
  • Participates and supports plant root cause analysis for technical events.
  • Assists the training and qualification of Customer's operations team as per guidelines of the contract
  • Supports customer to coordinate with Power Purchaser and Fuel Supplier for load management and fuel supply requirements respectively in accordance with operating procedures and as required under O&M contract
  • To comply with all EHS policies & Quality Assurance procedures as developed and implemented at site in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Understand OH&S risks / hazards and environmental / legislative aspects / impacts related to work activities.
  • Ensures adequate training and development of Contractor's operations Staff.
  • Provides coverage for Operations Manager as applicable.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification & Experience
  • Graduate Engineer in Mechanical, Electrical or Controls from an accredited College or University.
  • Minimum 8 years of combined cycle power plant O&M experience with minimum 5 years in team lead position in plant operations.
  • Minimum 5 years of O&M experience at GE F Class Gas Turbines is a must

Desired Characteristics
  • Strong project management, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Strong business and financial skills
  • Prior experience with GE O&M in same capacity is preferred
  • Knowledge of GE products, services, and processes (GE employees only)
  • Prior customer interface experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proficiency with computer tools
  • Knowledge of Lean Fundamentals

Job Source: jobs.gecareers.com

GE Power is a world energy leader that provides technology, solutions and services across the entire energy value chain from the point of generation to consumption. Powering more than a third of the world, it serves customers in more than 150 countries.

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