• POWER PLANT SUPERVISOR Jobs in Kuwait City - 23837693

  • Vectrus
  • Kuwait City

Job Description:




Supervises technicians as they perform high-voltage (415 volt to 11 kV) electrical work involving the installation, operation, maintenance, repair and testing of high voltage electrical power generation and distribution systems to include facilities and related systems, transformers, generators, switchgears, metering and control systems, equipment, machinery and power tools to within acceptable national (NEC) and local (MEW) codes, safety rules and electrical standards Ensures personnel exhibit superior workmanship and focus on a quality product Follows the Performance Work Statement (PWS), Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and other directives when ensuring tasks are accomplished Ensures personnel complete all tasks in accordance with the local Environmental, Safety and Health directives Verifies actual hours worked by personnel against work performed to reduce manpower expenditure Provides leadership and mentors junior personnel to develop appropriate skillsets Addresses customer concerns in a prompt, professional and courteous manner Uses provided Computer Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to correctly input data related to maintenance work orders, preventative maintenance inspections, and emergency/urgent customer requests Ensures personnel correctly capture data on maintenance work orders and preventative maintenance inspection forms for upload into Maximo


Supervises various trades and skill levels in performance of assigned tasks

Accountable for, and ensures a safe and effective operation of the power plant facility

Establishes a proactive maintenance program per NEC and manufacturers recommendations, specifications to reduce/eliminate unscheduled outages

Uses a CMMS database to track work orders, request material and update work order statuses as needed

Analyzes equipment data and trends; along with team members input, formulates maintenance program procedures

Coordinates the installation, maintenance and repair of all electrical, generator, transformer, switchgear, power grid, substation and load center equipment

Prepares estimates of time, labor and material requirements for various projects

Develops plans, prepares and execute schedules for preventative maintenance and routine testing of high-voltage distribution system components

Serves as the subject matter expert, works with technicians as they test circuits, power grids, transformers, switchgear and controls demonstrating the proper use of meters, high-voltage testers, meggers and similar testing equipment to measure the integrity of electrical components and detect faults, hazards and the need for adjustments, relocation and or replacement

Performs other duties as assigned


A basic set of hand and power tools used on the job

Test sets and other generator/power plant maintenance related tools/test equipment

Repair parts used on various types and sizes of generators and Power Plant equipment


Duties will involve the conduct of work in the outdoors with a potential exposure to extreme climatic conditions including frequent dust storms, and high temperatures up to 130F degrees in the summer months Potential exposure to chemical or biological agents could exist Employee use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in certain areas is required PPE includes but is not limited to head, foot, hand, torso, respiratory, vision and hearing protective devices Normal work week is 48 hours, but must be able to work overtime or shift work as required


Physical requirements include lifting, climbing, extended sitting or standing, or other physical efforts that are normally required In addition, visual acuity, hearing and speaking requirements would be considered Consider this section carefully; any physical requirements must be able to be tied back to the major job activities Refer to the general physical requirement, physical activities, visual acuity, and working conditions checklist for more information



Education/Certifications One year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required

Certified & licensed in the field of electro-mechanical, power plant, industrial or electrical required

Technical school required, military training preferred

Must possess a valid US drivers license for the purpose of obtaining a Kuwait drivers license

Must be able to obtain Common Access Card (CAC)


Eight(8) years of experience in power generation, distribution, transmission and substation operations and maintenance required

NICET III certification in electrical power testing or equivalent military training

Military and or Contracting experience preferred


Comprehensive knowledge and skills in the theory, principles, methods and techniques used in the installation, repair, and maintenance of high voltage electrical systems and equipment

Knowledge of electrical codes, utility standards and safety programs as governed by rules, regulations and guidelines of OSHA, EPA, NFPA, ANSI and the NEC

Skilled in power plant, substation, and utility voltages (480 volt, 2400 volt, 4160 volt through 138 kv)

Possess proficient English oral and written communications skills

Basic computer skills


Will have direct oversight of power plant and generator maintenance personnel

Primary Location Kuwait

Job Technical Specialty/Skilled Trade

Clearance Level required at Start Date NACI

Travel Yes, 5 PERCENT of the Time

Work Status Full-time

We are committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace that values and supports the contributions of each individual This commitment along with our common Vision and Values of Integrity, Respect, and Responsibility, allows us to leverage differences, encourage innovation and expand our success in the global marketplace Vectrus is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status or status as an individual with a disability EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Software
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Apr 2020

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