Operator/Lead Operator

  • Competitive rates
  • Ireland Republic of Ireland
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy,Wind
Our power client is recruiting for a number of Operator and Lead Operator positions to work on long term contracts in Ireland and will take multiples of these people 

The Lead Operator and the Operators ensure planning preparation and execution of the plant operation during commissioning, trial run and acceptance testing of Gas Turbine and Combined Cycle Power Plants
  • Responsible for safe operation of the systems during cold and hot commissioning of the Gas Turbine and Combined Cycle Power Plants:  
    - Takeover of the systems from construction 
    - Correctness and completeness of loop checks and instrument calibration/adjustment 
    - Flushing of systems, function group start up and adjustments 
    - Preparation and execution of plant tests and performance tests and reliability run 

  • Ensure that all activities are carried out in accordance with the site EHS plan requirements and specifically defined safe systems of work. 

  • The personnel assigned to him/her are fully acquainted with the site-specific rules, safety regulations and environmental protection measures and that they perform their work accordingly. 

  • Deviations from the agreed goals are reported and that corrective measures are initiated by arrangement, and support of the Commissioning Lead Engineers, the Manager and the Site Manager. 

  • Any kind of operation of equipment is performed in a safe and timely manner 

  • Maintaining a logbook according the instructions by the Commissioning Lead Engineers, the Manager and the Site Manager. 

  • Perform periodic equipment field inspections and shift rounds 

  • Organize and supervise the safe operation of the plant (site rules, safety regulations, shift plan, shift log, etc.) from system turnover from erection until PAC by arrangement with the Commissioning Lead Engineers, the Manager and the Site Manager. 

    Experience required

  • Operation experience and strong knowledge of the process of Gas Turbine Power Plants. 

  • Operation experience of GE Mk6e HMIs/Functional Groups / Auto Sequence concepts 

  • Operation experience and understanding of GE Shaft line Functional Groups (lube oil, EHC, generator H2/CO2) 

  • Experience in GE HMI  

  • Strong analytic and problem-solving capability. 

  • Willing to travel worldwide for long term assignments  

  • Willing to work shifts (including nights and weekends) 

  • Fluent in spoken and written English. 

  • International Driving License 

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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