Site System Engineer Job at Howden in Middelburg, Mpumalanga
Howden Power, a Division of Howden Africa (Pty) Ltd is looking for an experienced System Engineer to be based at Eskom Majuba PowerStation. The incumbent will fulfill the role of the Majuba Draught Plant System Engineer as per the requirements of the Howden Term Services Contract. Provide engineering expertise to the Eskom Boiler Engineering Manager relating to the boiler draught plant equipment.
What needs to be done?
Perform engineering tasks as set by the BPEM to fulfill the Howden obligations of the Term Services Contract.
Set outage scope of work to ensure appropriate maintenance activities are performed.
Evaluate equipment inspection reports & advise BPEM of the course of action to be taken to prevent non-availability & safety risk.
Maintain fan inspection database to fulfill the policy guarding against non-availability & safety risk.
Assist Howden Term Services Contract crew on day-to-day technical matters to ensure equipment is maintained per required standards.
Assist Eskom Operations Dept on day-to-day operational matters to ensure equipment is operated per required standards.
Carry out plant walk-downs & sign-off completion certificates on behalf of Majuba Generation.
Motivate modifications to equipment to fulfill Eskom’s procedure for plant upgrades.
Refer complex matters as necessary to Howden Senior Engineer to ensure correctness.
At all times adhere to procedures, instructions, quality, and health & safety standards
SOX Compliance: Adhere to Sarbanes Oxley and AX controls
What do you need to bring?
Formal qualification in Mechanical Engineering (B-Tech, BSc)
10 years’ experience in power station boiler plant & processes
At least 2 years’ experience in the application of the Howden product range
Must have completed a Vibration Analysis course (level 1)
Sound working knowledge of Howden product range (Fan & airheater performance evaluation & test procedures).
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to adapt to short deadlines & changing priorities
What will you get in return?
This is a great opportunity to join our Engineering Team. We offer an attractive package, which includes benefits and an opportunity to grow as a Professional Engineer in an international company.
Worldwide business – Liaise with our colleagues in 27 countries.
We offer global and local opportunities – 6000 employees and world leading engineers, who create cutting edge developments – You will be a part of over 160 years of innovation and development that continues today with our digital solutions. At Howden, we have a strong corporate identity and purpose – You will be a member of our team, shaping the future of the world and tackling some of the most pressing issues facing the planet.
Our products and organisation are Revolving Around You – Our culture promotes individual development to enhance our most important asset – our people.
Company Location: Middelburg, Mpumalanga