Mar 08, 2018

Coal and Ash Supervisor UAE Job Careers - First National Operation and Maintenance Company (NOMAC)

  • First National Operation and Maintenance Company (NOMAC)
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Coal and Ash Supervisor

Company Name: First National Operation and Maintenance Company (NOMAC)

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary: The Coal and Ash Supervisor will supervise, control and co-ordinate all coal and ash plant operations activities by supervising and overseeing the key contracts and staff associated with coal and ash O&M. Ensure timely and effective plant fuel and ash management requirements in accordance with established schedules, cost and time objectives.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for safe and reliable operation and management of the fuel and ash activities. Ensure that appropriate procedures are developed and maintained for best practice operations.
  • Organise and ensure that coal and ash plant operations are carried out to the required standard with minimum risk to staff, machine and materials, and ensure compliance to safety and environmental standards at all times
  • Coordinate all activities jointly with the operations teams as well as the site contractors associated with fuel and ash management, and in compliance with safety rules and regulations
  • Have a complete understanding of the permit to work system applied to the plant and issue and cancel permits to work as per authorisation
  • Work with the operations shift team to ensure plant operations requirements can be met effectively
  • Oversee the main contracts associated fuel and ash management from the transhipment including on site stockyard and coal delivery up to the bunker
  • Oversee collection of coal and ash samples required for analysis by the chemist
  • Follow pre-set operational schedules to fulfil the planned production targets safely and efficiently
  • Coordinate all activities or changes in plant status with the day operations section head as necessary
  • Make necessary on the spot decisions to correct abnormalities or disturbances, seek additional support and advice as they see fit to enable the right decisions to be taken
  • Take corrective actions during a state of emergency and provide leadership to coordinate all activities as required
  • Supervise the interlock checks on start-ups, supervise and support all plant testing, and also provide guidance and supervision during non-routine activities such as coal and ash plant preservation during periods of long shutdowns
  • Monitor the overall status of the coal and ash plant and summarise activities in the daily log, keep up to date the daily plant status reports
  • Ensure that there is an effective and efficient coal and ash shift handover
  • Carry out annual performance evaluation of reporting for their team and ensure that regular review sessions are undertaken as per HR guidance for performance review
  • Prepare incident / accident reports and other reports required by the departments
  • Keep accurate records and prepare daily and monthly reports
  • Assist in the training and familiarisation of new team members and contactors
  • Identify and provide suggestions where plant improvements and modifications can improve the plant safe and effective operation and plant efficiency
  • Ensure Environmental Aspect-Impact and Hazard Risk Assessment are carried out, controlled and updated
  • Implement, monitor and report IMS objectives, Targets and programs
  • Ensure Environmental, Statutory, and Legal compliance with respect to their scope of activities
  • Ensure identification of root cause for the identified non-conformances/ deviations and to implement corrective and preventive actions
  • Review training requirements and identify competency gaps for their team and implement necessary actions to ensure that the team has all the required capabilities to perform their duties
  • Provide on-the-job training to new team members and regularly evaluate their OJT Performance
  • Identify hazards and areas of risk, and then document and implement control measures to reduce risk


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Bachelor of Engineering
  • Post graduate in engineering with power plant engineering
  • Five to ten years in Coal fired Power plant operations specifically in fuel and ash management, ideally with jetty fuel delivery experience
  • Commissioning experience, and setting up operational systems and processes

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