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Power Control Engineer

Full time at MPH Global in UAE
Posted on November 14, 2021

Job details

Our Client specialises in the Utility Sector.Minimum Education Level

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, preferably in Electrical and Power engineering
Minimum of 6 years of extensive experience in in System Operations preferably in a:
  • Diverse/ multi-cultural business industry (obtained from medium to large organization)
  • Multi-national company
  • Energy and utility sector
Job SummaryThe Power Control Engineer is responsible for the monitoring and dispatching the power and water production facilities to maintain the balance of supply and demand, while ensuring stable and economic operation of the network.Job Specific Responsibilities:
  • Continuously monitor the frequency level in the power transmission network
  • Ensure constant balance between power and water supply and demand within set parameters of function
  • Ensure security of the network by maintaining adequate spinning reserve
  • Respond to disturbance in the network immediately and act accordingly
  • Incorporate production outage schedules into daily planned activities
  • Follow defined operational standards.
  • Ensure applying all required safety rules during all operations including planned activities and emergencies
  • Achieve authorization as Control Person as defined under Safety Rules to undertake operation of High Voltage network equipment up to 400 kV as well as Low Voltage equipment within the Substations
  • Follow interconnection agreement and operational procedures with interconnected utilities.
  • Utilize all economic dispatch and unit commitment programs.
  • Maintain accurate equipment-wise recording of settlement issues for billing purposes.
  • Full cooperation with Senior Power Control engineers in all operational activities during the shift.
  • Ensure effective hand over process at the end of shift
  • Accurate logging for all generation and distillers' events in EDL (Economic Dispatch Logger).
  • Complete restoration of the network in case of partial or total black out.
  • Report to the senior Power Control engineer and/or Head of Section any abnormality in the system
  • Arrange / coordinate routine outages with GCCIA.
  • Arrange / coordinate routine outages with Distribution Companies
  • Arrange / coordinate routine outages with UAE interconnected utilities
  • Accurate logging of all transmission and production events (hard copy or electronically in MAXIMO)
Standard Responsibilities:
  • Implement all relevant section policies, processes, and procedures so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner
  • Execute the continuous improvement of systems, processes and practices taking into account 'international leading practice' and changes in business environment and leveraging insights. This includes supporting the related change management efforts
  • Ensure adherence to all health, safety, security and environment (HSSE) policies and requirements
  • Adhere to Company values (including sustainability, integrity, collaboration and innovation)
  • Contribute to the preparation of timely and accurate reports to meet the section requirements, policies and standards

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