Monday, February 18, 2013

Various Vacancies at Thika Power Ltd Kenya

Thika Power Ltd Seeking: Operation & Maintenance Staff for 87MW DCC Power Plant Thika Power Ltd. hereby officially invites candidates to submit their application and CV for the vacant positions in the O&M department as mentioned below.
The facility is currently under construction but will completed and ready for commercial operation by mid 2013.
Thika Power is looking for candidates having a broad experience from diesel power plant, the marine industry or from other similar heavy industries.
Complex Main Technical data
  • Diesel engines type 48/60B, 18 cylinder
  • Number of engines 5 units
  • Generators manufacturer Jeumont
  • Control systems MAN/ Woodward
  • Steam Turbine MAN Turbo SE
  • Separators manuf. Westfalia
  • Radiator Coolers Alfa Laval
  • Power Plant Capacity 87MW
  • Power Plant Location Thika, 25km north east of Nairobi
Operation Planner
  • Mechanical Engineer (BSc University)
  • Minimum 10 years experience in the operations department of a diesel power plants or similar heavy industry.
  • Well knowledgeable in working and communication with KPLC dispatch office
  • Advanced user knowledge of ERP systems or other Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Senior Shift Supervisor
  • Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer (BSc University)
  • Minimum 5 years experience in operation of diesel power plants with HFO fired diesel engines above 10MW
  • Experience in DCC operation.
  • Good knowledge of LV and MV switch gear, grid system operation and electrical auxiliary operation including PLC systems (KPLC Switching Certificate)
  • Advanced level computer knowledge
Shift Technician
  • Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer (BSc or Higher National Diploma)
  • Minimum 4 years experience in operation of diesel power plants operation with HFO fired diesel engines or other heavy industry.
  • Good knowledge of LV and MV switch gear, grid system operation and electrical auxiliary operation including PLC systems
  • User level computer knowledge
Junior Shift Technician
  • Technician Mechanical or Electrical (Higher National Diploma)
  • Experience in operation of diesel power plant operation with HFO fired diesel engines or other heavy industry.
  • User level computer knowledge
Boiler Engineer
  • Technician Mechanical or Electrical (Higher National Diploma)
  • Minimum 4-5 years experience with medium pressure boiler operation and maintenance.
  • Experience in steam turbine operation and maintenance.
Steam System Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer (MSc or BSc University)
  • Minimum 6-7 years experience with boiler operation and maintenance in a (geo) thermal power plant.
  • Extensive knowledge of steam turbine operation and maintenance.
  • Advanced user level in computer
Lab Technician
  • Degree in Analytical Chemistry (Higher National Diploma) or similar
  • Experience in analysis of water, steam, condensate, lubricants and fuel oils
  • Experience in analytical laboratory of geo(thermal) power plants, refineries or chemical industry
  • User level computer knowledge
QHSE- Engineer
  • Mechanical or Chemical Engineer (BSc University or Higher National Diploma) or Degree in Environmental Science (BSc University or Higher National Diploma)
  • Experience in QSHE department of (geo)thermal power plants, refineries, chemical industry or similar heavy industry
  • Experience of working in a multinational company preferred
  • User level computer knowledge
Maintenance Planner
  • Mechanical Engineer (BSc University)
  • Minimum 10 years experience in maintenance department of diesel power plants or similar heavy industry
  • Hands-on experience in maintenance of HFO fire diesel engines including auxiliary equipment
  • Advanced user knowledge of ERP systems or other Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Mechanical Engineer
  • Mechanical Engineer (BSc University or Higher National Diploma)
  • Minimum 5 years experience in maintenance department of diesel power plants or similar heavy industry
  • Hands-on as a team leader.
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems or other Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Engine Mechanics
  • Certificate in Mechanical Engineering (Higher National Diploma or Diploma)
  • Hands-on experience of overhauling heavy-fuel oil fired diesel engines and associated auxiliaries.
Senior Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer (BSc University) or Higher National Diploma
  • Minimum experience of 10 years as Electrical Engineer in a diesel power plant or similar heavy industry
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems or other Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
  • Good experience in trouble shooting techniques and methods.
  • Sound understanding of mechanical equipment and processes
  • Good and firm knowledge in the protection equipment required for power generation and transmission.
  • Advanced user level computer knowledge
Electricians
  • Electrical Engineer (Higher National Diploma)
  • Minimum 5 years experience from a diesel power plant or other similar heavy industry.
  • Hands on experience of trouble shooting of control systems, low and medium voltage systems including generators and auxiliary systems.
  • User level computer knowledge
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems or other Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Instrument & Control Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer (BSc University or Higher National Diploma)
  • Minimum experience of 5 years as I&C engineer
  • Knowledge of diesel power plant
  • Knowledge of mechanical equipment and processes
  • Strong hands-on experience in trouble shooting and instrument calibration
  • Strong experience in PLC and DCS systems.
  • Good knowledge of ERP systems or other Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Accountant
  • MBA Finance (University) or MSc in Management (University)
  • Minimum 5 years experience working as an accountant within a multinational company
  • Experienced in setting-up company infrastructure from base
  • Well versed in Kenyan tax law
  • Experienced in ERP system
Purchaser
  • Degree in Logistics Management or Procurement (BSc University or Higher National Diploma)
  • Minimum 5 years experience working as purchaser in a multinational company
  • Advanced user knowledge of ERP systems or other Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS)
Team Assistant
  • Degree in Human Resource Management (BSc University) or MSc/BSc of Arts
  • Experience of working within a multinational company
  • Well versed in Kenyan labor law
  • Experienced in ERP system
Fuel Decanter and Helper
  • Secondary Education (KCSE)
  • Experience of working in maintenance department of diesel power plants or similar heavy industry is preferred
  • This position is an open opportunity for motivated young people
Application period: Application period will be closed on March 10th, 2013
 
Commencement of assignment: Successful candidates are expected to commence the assignment on April 1st, 2013
 
Application shall be emailed to: jobatthikapower@gmail.com
Subject line of email must contain the designation you apply for.
Only electronic applications will be accepted.
 
Notification: Selected candidates will be notified directly in writing.

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