Register Here to Apply for Jobs or Post Jobs. X

Power Plant Manager

Job in Dubai - UAE/Dubai
Note that applications are not being accepted from your jurisdiction for this job currently via this jobsite. Candidate preferences are the decision of the Employer or Recruiting Agent, and are controlled by them alone.
For jobs on this site that accept applications from your location / country,
Company: Orion Talent
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-08-07
Job specializations:
  • Energy/Power Generation
    Electricity, Power Plant
  • Management
    Construction Manager
Job Description & How to Apply Below

Job Details

Power Plant Manager

Position ID: # EB-7416420743

Date Posted: 7/22/2019 2:31:40 PM

Location: Middle East, AE

Job Type: Full Time


Job Description

Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Power Plant Manager positions with global professional services corporation helping infrastructure and development clients solve their most complex challenges.


Position Description

As a Power Plant Manager, your responsibilities will include:

•Serve as the Power Plant Manager for the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) services of prime power plant and client interface.

•Report to the Site Manager all special occurrences such as emergency outages and corrective actions taken to maintain service.

•Control and distribute electrical power through the power plant and primary distribution system and operate the central switchboard to actuate remotely controlled circuit breakers, transformers, and switches in order to regulate and maintain proper voltage on the distribution lines.

•Closely monitor plant parameters of various feeders.

•Observe operation of relays on feeders and remote operation of numerous substations, detect indications of deteriorating conditions, and assure that equipment is operating within safe limits.

•Utilize judgment in interpreting guidelines such as load shedding priority schedule, operating criteria of equipment, schematics, and wiring diagrams.

•When malfunctions occur, determine and take actions to isolate and bypass the fault in order to maintain service or take actions to shed low priority loads when full service cannot be maintained. Inform high voltage electricians of the location of failure, cause, repairs needed, and assure that circuits are open and tagged before work is started.

•Plan operating programs, develop standard schedules for operating and maintenance activities, and make periodic inspections of the power plant and camp facilities to insure smooth functioning.

•Monitor the distribution of electric power to various distribution points.

•Operate switchboard controls to adjust controlled circuit breakers, transformers, and switches to regulate and maintain proper voltage on the distribution lines and at the power generation plant.

•Bring Generators online, parallel generators, and bring generators offline.

•Report abnormal operating conditions and reroute power through alternate feeders to user areas in case of emergency cutouts or extensive scheduled repair.

•Notifies repair crews of the location of failure and assure that circuits are open and tagged before work is started.

•Keeps an hourly log of meter readings and records shutdowns, connection and disconnection of circuits, and similar occurrences.

•Maintain close relationships with Military prime power group to ensure all their requirements are fully met in accordance with the contractual requirements.

•Represent department during weekly conferences calls, negotiations, other meetings in the field and be able to speak authoritatively while recognizing the limitations of your own professional knowledge and credentials.

•Maintain constant awareness of available resources including: personnel, space, equipment, and funding.

•Plan and coordinate with the Site Manager the storage, transport and procurement of equipment and supplies required for execution at the site.

•Take direct charge of working operations of the power plant in special situations such as major equipment breakdowns, operating emergencies, or during installation of new equipment systems. Report findings to the Site Manager.

•Abide by and adhere to all requirements in General Order #1 in conformity with US military standards and practices.

•Follow all company standard policies and practices.


Position Details

Location: Kuwait/Qatar/Iraq

Under the direction of: Site Manager


Position Requirements

•5-10 years' experience as plant manager.

•Experience in medium to large scale O&M prime power diesel gensets (50-60 Liter engines).

•Experienced in managing a technical staff, inspectors and support personnel.

•Experienced working in international work environments with expatriate or US military.

•Proactive nature and strong interpersonal skills in collaborating, communicating and working with (1) Other senior managers and staff (to include Home Office management team), (2) Local and International subcontractors; (3) Army Corps of Engineers military representatives; and (4) Local officials as required.

•Experience in providing prime power O&M Services to clients preferred.

•Good clear communication skills

•Must be fluent in English.

Job Posting

{ "@context" : "", "@type" : "JobPosting", "title" : "Power Plant Manager", "description" : "Orion Talent, the nation’s largest military recruiting firm, is currently recruiting transitioning or former military professionals for Power Plant Manager positions with global professional services corporation helping infrastructure and development clients solve their most complex challenges.


Position Description

As a Power Plant Manager, your responsibilities will include:

•Serve as the Power Plant Manager for the Operation and Maintenance (O&M) services of prime power plant and client interface.

•Report to the Site Manager all special occurrences such as emergency outages and corrective actions taken to maintain service.

•Control and distribute electrical power through the power plant and primary distribution system and operate the central switchboard to actuate remotely controlled circuit breakers, transformers, and switches in order to regulate and maintain proper voltage on the distribution lines.

•Closely monitor plant parameters of various feeders.

•Observe operation of relays on feeders and remote operation of numerous substations, detect indications of deteriorating conditions, and assure that equipment is operating within safe limits.

•Utilize judgment in interpreting guidelines such as load shedding priority schedule, operating criteria of equipment, schematics, and wiring diagrams.

•When malfunctions occur, determine and take actions to isolate and bypass the fault in order to maintain service or take actions to shed low priority loads when full service cannot be maintained. Inform high voltage electricians of the location of failure, cause, repairs needed, and assure that circuits are open and tagged before work is started.

•Plan operating programs, develop standard schedules for operating and maintenance activities, and make periodic inspections of the power plant and camp facilities to insure smooth functioning.

•Monitor the distribution of electric power to various distribution points.

•Operate switchboard controls to adjust controlled circuit breakers, transformers, and switches to regulate and maintain proper voltage on the distribution lines and at the power generation plant.

•Bring Generators online, parallel generators, and bring generators offline.

•Report abnormal operating conditions and reroute power through alternate feeders to user areas in case of emergency cutouts or extensive scheduled repair.

•Notifies repair crews of the location of failure and assure that circuits are open and tagged before work is started.

•Keeps an hourly log of meter readings and records shutdowns, connection and disconnection of circuits, and similar occurrences.

•Maintain close relationships with Military prime power group to ensure all their requirements are fully met in accordance with the contractual requirements.

•Represent department during weekly conferences calls, negotiations, other meetings in the field and be able to speak authoritatively while recognizing the limitations of your own professional knowledge and credentials.

•Maintain constant awareness of available resources including: personnel, space, equipment, and funding.

•Plan and coordinate with the Site Manager the storage, transport and procurement of equipment and supplies required for execution at the site.

•Take direct charge of working operations of the power plant in special situations such as major equipment breakdowns, operating emergencies, or during installation of new equipment systems. Report findings to the Site Manager.

•Abide by and adhere to all requirements in General Order #1 in conformity with US military standards and practices.

•Follow all company standard policies and practices.


Position Details

Location: Kuwait/Qatar/Iraq

Under the direction of: Site Manager


Position Requirements

•5-10 years' experience as plant manager.

•Experience in medium to large scale O&M prime power diesel gensets (50-60 Liter engines).

•Experienced in managing a technical staff, inspectors and support personnel.

•Experienced working in international work environments with expatriate or US military.

•Proactive nature and strong interpersonal skills in collaborating, communicating and working with (1) Other senior managers and staff (to include Home Office management team), (2) Local and International subcontractors; (3) Army Corps of Engineers military representatives; and (4) Local officials as required.

•Experience in providing prime power O&M Services to clients preferred.

•Good clear communication skills

•Must be fluent in English.", "identifier": { "@type": "PropertyValue", "name": "Orion Talent", "value": "EB-7416420743" }, "datePosted" : "7/22/2019 2:31:40 PM", "employmentType" : "FULL_TIME", "hiringOrganization" : { "@type" : "Organization", "name" : "Orion Talent", "sameAs" : (Please contact us using the "Apply for this Job Posting" box below)", "logo" : " }, "jobLocation" : { "@type" : "Place", "address" : { "@type" : "PostalAddress", "addressLocality" : "Middle East", "addressRegion" : "AE", "addressCountry": "US" } }, "baseSalary": { "@type": "MonetaryAmount", "currency": "USD", "value": { "@type": "QuantitativeValue", "value": 0, "unitText": "Annual" } }}

Learn More & Apply:

Learn more about the Company and the Power Plant Manager position here.

Return to Search
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
Note that applications are not being accepted from your jurisdiction for this job currently via this jobsite. Candidate preferences are the decision of the Employer or Recruiting Agent, and are controlled by them alone.
For jobs on this site that accept applications from your location / country,
Search for further Jobs Here:
Location Job Location
Employment Category Job Category
Education (minimum level)
LOGIN Area - Jobsite