General Electric Control Room Operator in Sulaibiya, Kuwait
The Sulaibiya facility is the one of the world's largest membrane-based water reclamation facility. The reclaimed and desalinated water from the Sulaibiya facility is used for irrigation purposes. The
advanced technologies to help solve the world's most complex challenges related to water availability and quality. GE's commitment to providing innovative solutions that maximize resources, drive efficiencies and help make the world works better.
Control Room Operator is responsible for the safe and smooth operation of UF/RO treatment plant, will be part of operation team and will work on shift duty along with process leader.
Responsibilities include – but not limited to - monitoring UF/RO system & plant utilities, O&M procedures and activities, evaluating treatment process/plant conditions, report operation conditions and findings, and making process control decisions in coordination with process leader.
This position will be functionally reporting to process leader and one over one to Operation manager
The key responsibility for this position is the smooth operation of UF and RO based water treatment plant
Reviews process control operation through inspection of system and plant records, technical data, operating reports and historical trends
Investigates, diagnoses, report, and recommends correction of abnormalities occurring in any part of the UF/RO plant system or Process or plant utilities to ensure safe operation of the plant as per the stated procedures
Shares and escalate the operational observations pertaining to the UF/RO plant process or system control operation to ensure the economical functioning of plant facilities, coordinating operational strategies with process leader or Manager
Responsible for reporting shift operational activities to process leader and operation manager.
Responsible for creating safe working area by isolating the equipment/system from potential hazardous source and to authorize work executor to start the work by applying LOTO devices, the execution of the work shall be followed until the completion of the job
Responsible for measuring individual UF skid turbidity and RO individual vessel conductivity and maintains records for future reference and control
Regular update to process leader and Manager and make routine plants walk round to notice any plant anomalies before in time. Responsible for reporting the shift activities to concern discipline responsible for corrective actions
Routine monitoring of static and rotary equipment and initiate necessary maintenance works to avoid equipment malfunctioning & damages
To work closely with client control room operators to maintain good relationship while on executing the assigned or common tasks
Execute assigned tasks efficiently as per the instruction given based on plant process requirement and update the status periodically
Responsible for communicate with other discipline responsible on equipment isolation and to initiate the maintenance works, follow up the works until the completion of works
Writes comprehensive reports on process control operations as necessary to provide information as may be required by management
Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality service.
Plan and initiate chemical preparation and perform lab analysis deemed necessary for the plant smooth operation and work closely with chemical department on timely and safe completion of chemical preparation, loading & unloading of chemicals.
Reviews all chemical usage to determine correct chemicals, doses, and application points; carry out necessary tasks related to chemical and water analysis based on process requirement
Monitoring of process parameters, online instruments and individual system performances through plant automation system and initiate necessary action
Assist process leaders on investigating & troubleshooting the process disturbances, equipment malfunctioning and notify the concern department responsible in time for necessary actions.
Write shift activities clearly and organized manner in shift log book and the shift activities shall distinctly communicated to shift reliever for further follow-up, etc..
Apply and follow plant EHS procedures including handling of hazardous chemicals, confined space activities, chemical spill control, LOTO procedure and evacuation & emergency procedures Qualifications/Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or equivalent. Other combinations of experience and education that meet the minimum requirements will be considered
Work experience of minimum 3-5 years in Waste Water Treatment and Reclamation plant
Proven experience in UF and RO membrane based treatment plant operation
Plant operation experience in automation system like DCS, SCADA and PLC is essential
Knowledge on plant safety and EHS
Good communication skills in English. Arabic knowledge advantageous. Desired Characteristics:
Ability to work per priority, dealing with complexity and result driven
Experience in working with small group of team members
Work experience in any large Water treatment plant process, Chemical, O&G plants or Power plants
Shall possess excellent interpersonal skills and shall be a good team player
Ready to work on rotating shift and familiar with shift duties and to Work in a variety of weather conditions with exposure to the outdoor harsh conditions (heat and dust).
Knowledge on MS office system to enter data or information into system Locations: Kuwait; SulaibiyaGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.