Job description : Purpose
The Power Plant Shutdown Specialist, will be responsible for managing, organizing and coordinating all the documentation and administrative systems of the area;
keeping the maintenances process updated, functional and responding to the needs of the team.
Key Accountabilities and Challenges
Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
Maintain HSE standards and ensure strict compliance within the Power Station.
Perform all duties assigned in a safe and professional manner. Be guided in all work by the precept that safety of personnel and equipment is a top corporate priority.
To ensure that all shutdown related activities will have accurately scoped, correctly resourced and that all required materials to address the activities are available to meet scheduled shutdown delivery commitments.
To lead the multi discipline team in shutdown preparation scope and delivery ensuring Company integrity processes, procedures and management of change are adhered to.
Take ownership of shutdown preparations activities as required, including site visits.
Ensure that the resource requirements are identified to fully develop the shutdown and support the team during implementation.
Custodian of the overall shutdown plan with agreed shutdown strategy, milestones and success criteria.
Conduct meetings with all department heads and focal points for shutdown preparations, planning, development and follow-up in accordance with success criteria.
Ensuring that adequate resources and structure is adequately planned to execute the shutdown activities safely and efficiently and shutdown productivity does not exceed the planned estimate.
Maintain action-tracking system with optimum flow of shutdown information to all parties concerned.
Monitor and identify progress in shutdown planning and identify conflicts and / or clashes and implement corrective actions.
During outage assure proper follow-up of activities, integration of all contractors, coordinate all stakeholders’ activities and communicate results.
Ensuring all resource including manpower, materials, consumables etc. requirements for shutdown are planned and sourced in a timely manner to avoid any unwarranted delays.
Control, report and reduce operational costs, and ensure cost consideration taken with all decisions.
Implement FQM Way culture in the Control Room team - "Bolder, Smarter, Driven, Together."
Perform any other duties as assigned by Supervisors.
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
Technical degree from Technical Institute or University preferred.
Documented professional training a plus
Computer literate with excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Knowledge in Primavera P6 or Microsoft project highly preferred.
Experience with software (JDE) for managing work processing, logistics, and estimating highly preferred
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong ability to work in a "team" environment.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain self-discipline within a stressful environment.
Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
Excellent organizational and communication skills required.
Extensive experience in multi discipline Brownfield shut-down operations involving international and local contractors.
Experience in Coal Boilers and steam turbine outages is required
Able to drive shutdown activities with leadership. Must chair outage preparation and execution meetings
Advanced understanding of industry best practices relating to planning, scheduling, and application of process controls.
Fluency in English is required and proficiency in Spanish highly regarded. A willingness to undertake language training desirable.
Sense of Urgency
Good organizational skill
Good written, verbal communication skills with demonstrable experience in supervisory / engineering capacity
Strength in cultural adaptability
Cobre Panama is a remote site and the position is offered as Residential or FIFO.
Safety and Environment
Participate and contribute to safe practice and environmental awareness.
Ensure all Safety and Environmental incidents are addressed & reported promptly.
Demonstrate personal commitment in regard to safety and environmental practices.
Identification of potential hazards and action that is appropriately taken.
Maintenance of a high standard of efficiency, safety and effectiveness.
Raising, discussion and resolution of safety issues at regular meetings