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Technical Advisor- Turbine Maintenance

Company Overview

Egbin Power Plc., Lagos is one of the biggest additions to the electricity industry in Nigeria. Often seen as the biggest single generating power station in Sub-Saharan Africa, it was built to meet the every rising demand for electricity in Lagos and its environs.

Following the nation’s privatization exercise, Sahara, through its power division, Sahara Power Group and sundry affiliations, acquired the  1320 MW installed capacity Egbin Power Plant. We are working towards deploying a minimum of 5,000 MW of electricity generation over the next five years.

 Job Summary

Responsible for all maintenance activities relating to the generation turbine. Approve all procurement needs and maintenance design work in the turbine section.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Supervision of maintenance measures in turbine and optimise equipment lifecycle cost
  • Ensure availability of spares and other infrastructures for maintenance of turbine
  • Minimize cost of maintenance of turbine maintenance section
  • Ensure high availability of turbine and plan resource requirements for maintenance of turbine
  • Ensure compliance with procedures relating to documentation and record keeping of equipment history
  • Optimize Mean Time Between Failure (MTBF) and Mean Time To Repair (MTTR) for Turbine
  • Network with other mechanical maintenance teams in the plant and other locations for learning purposes
  • Assist in planning all short, medium and long term maintenance activities with Maintenance planning unit
  • Coordination with shift operations for ensuring efficient plant operations
  • Lead all planned and unplanned shut down maintenance activities including all minor and major overhauls relating to turbine
  • Provision of assistance and support with respect to preventive maintenance actions of the Turbine section
  • Review and recommend drawings and documents related to Turbine maintenance
  •  Review and recommend Turbine maintenance procedure
  • Provision of advice on Turbine maintenance methods and technical solutions
  • Analyze TM (Trouble Memo) events and advise on appropriate technical solutions
  •  Provision of advice on repair works performed by Turbine personnel
  •  Review & advise on material specifications
  •  Assist with procurement of equipment, spare parts and other materials for the Turbine
  • Conduct performance review of subordinates
  • Prepare periodic report for the attention of the Head, Maintenance

Qualifications/Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Mechanical, Electrical or Production Engineering
  • Minimum of ten (10) years relevant work experience in the same or similar fields of power plants above 200MW with:
  • At least five (5) years’ experience as an engineer in a related division
  • At least three (3) years’ experience as a manager in operations and/or maintenance section
  • Proficiency in English Language – Speaking and Written is a mandatory communication skill
  • Postgraduate/relevant professional qualification is an added advantage

Skills & Competencies

  • Experience and working exposure of maintenance of turbine generator and auxiliaries
  • In-depth understanding of Turbine Operations
  • Sound technical trouble shooting skills
  • Appreciable knowledge of safety requirements
  • Knowledge of standard operating procedures with respect to maintenance of turbine generator and auxiliaries
  • Sound knowledge of power generation processes
  • Knowledge of modern maintenance management practices and spares inventory management
  • Effective Leadership Skills
  • Effective Communication and Reporting Skills  – ability to speak, read and write fluently in English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suites
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