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Assistant Plant Supervisors (Expired)

Contract: Permanent
Salary: Confidential
Status: Expired

Position scope

Reporting to the Plant Supervisor, the successful candidates will be responsible for ensuring safe and efficient operations of the hydro power plants.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist the plant supervisor in the safe operations and maintenance of the power plant;
  • Operating the power generating plant;
  • Ensuring operations and maintenance of plant and equipment in conformity with established SOPs.
  • Monitoring equipment performance and keeping records of any observed deviations and abnormalities;
  • Ensuring regular preventive maintenance activities are carried out in a timely and safe manner;
  • Participating in ensuring statutory inspections are carried out;
  • Participating in continuous upgrading of machines and equipment to keep pace with changing technology;
  • Participating in preparation of budget and adherence to approved levels;
  • Participation in the equipment performance monitoring and evaluation exercises
  • Ensuring observation and compliance to environmental, health and safety measures and regulations and Coordinating environmental audits;
  • Conducting training activities for maintenance staff and other personnel as and when required;
  • Develop and implement schedules and procedures for safety inspections and preventive maintenance program;
  • Ensuring timely and accurate plant data capture including billing records, energy generation, plant performance among others;


The ideal candidates must possess the following qualifications, experience and competencies: –

  • Diploma in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering;
  • Three (3) years of relevant experience;
  • Ability to read and interpret electrical, mechanical and hydraulic drawings;
  • Ability to maintain mechanical systems;
  • Should have working knowledge in the operation of hydraulic machines and specifically in hydraulic turbines, transformers, circuit breakers, intake gates, power distribution lines e.t.c;
  • Should be able to troubleshoot complex problems in a power plant;
  • Should have strong analytical skills and be result oriented;
  • Must have high standards of integrity and ethical practice;
  • Must be capable of functioning effectively both as a team player and a team leader
  • Must have management and Leadership skills;
  • Must have ability to accurately plan work assignments, prioritize tasks and deliver deadlines;
  • Should have problem solving and decision making abilities;
  • Should be an effective communicator with the ability to handle both internal and external communication;
  • Should demonstrate ability to identify and respond to risk areas within the plant;
  • Should have effective people management and conflict resolution skills;
  • Must have knowledge in use of MS office packages and other engineering software;

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