Electrical Technician

Electrical Technician

Wartsila East Africa Ltd.

Electrical Technician

Details of the offer

Services Contract Management has the execution responsibility for different types of long term service contracts as our customers’ partner. Globally the business covers 600 installations both on land and sea and is one of the strategic growth areas within the Energy Business. Wärtsilä Eastern Africa Ltd has an existing O&M Contract with Tsavo Power up to Mar 2021 for the 80 MW Kipevu II Power Plant in Mombasa, Kenya. WEA is looking for an Electrical Technician for Kipevu II Power Plant whose main responsibilities includes the following:

Ability to identify the components of the engines such as Injection pumps, cylinders, turning gears, engine stop levers, emergency stop for the engine, electric emergency stop for the engine and others.

Ability to identify the electric panels corresponding to each existing piece of equipment in the plant and repair these panels, substitute components of the panels such as contacts, transformers and fuses. Identify defects.

Capable of identifying existing equipment in the MV and HV room as well as the existing equipment in the (KV SUBSTATION).

Use equipment of electric measurement such as digital and analogue Multi meters, Frequency meters, Electric Capacity meters, DC source, Oscilloscopes and others.

Execute readings of pressure and temperature indicators such as manometers, thermometers, digital panels and to measure with their specific measuring equipment.

Start and stop lubricating oil and HFO separators and take alarm readings from the separator panel without supervision.

Identify the computers of the control panel, the alarms and the trips of all the existing systems of the engines and their auxiliary equipment as well as the identification of the components of each system.

Ability to read and create graphs of abnormalities and tendencies of the equipment and components of the engines.

Responsible for taking corrective action when directed to do so.

Maintaining the plant in a clean and safe condition at all times.

Perform emergency procedures in order to protect personnel and equipment in case of damage or failure of safety deficiencies.

Utilize all tools in such a manner so as to maximize their useful operating life.

Account for all parts and materials, and supplies used in the performance of work

Responsible for economical and safe operations and maintenance of the plant and to comply with all safety regulations including isolation, lock out and tag out.

Responsible for maintaining the machines and auxiliary equipment in good working conditions.
Job Requirements
Required education
: Bachelor's degree

Required relevant work experience
: 2 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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