Principal Component Engineer – Electrical – Nawah Enegy Company , UAE

Job Description
Provide guidance and the highest level of component engineering skills and knowledge to component engineering program activities and complex troubleshooting, engineering evaluations, operability determinations, Operational Decision-Making Issues (ODMIs) and temporary modifications through the planning, execution, and post close-out phases (i.e., Mechanical, Electrical, or Instrumentation and Controls) for the Barakah Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) as per the regulatory requirements, operating policies and principles, nuclear standards for nuclear safety, industrial safety, and environmental protection, to ensure overall business performance objectives are achieved.

Component Engineering
(for positions under Mechanical or Electrical/ I&C Component)
Guide the execution of component engineering activities to increase reliability and performance, reduce operating and maintenance costs, and maintain compliance with plant design basis and regulatory requirements.
Provide high technical expertise and provide guidance during the identification, investigation, and resolution of off normal equipment conditions to ensure safe plant operations and preserve equipment design margins.
Provide guidance to the monitoring, trending, and assessment of component performance using predictive maintenance technologies in improve equipment reliability.
Participate in on-line work week meetings as required to provide input to component maintenance requirements and priorities.
Provide highly experienced technical support and guidance during complex troubleshooting activities to facilitate successful completion.
Control and guide support to long-term asset management strategies, initiation of design changes, review of failure analyses, and performance of causal evaluations to improve plant operations.
Control and guide support in developing major equipment maintenance windows to assist Outage Management.
Manage the preventative maintenance basis for components and optimize the program based on as-found conditions to make best use of Nawah resources and promote plant reliability.
Lead and guide the analysis to determine whether components meet or exceed all regulatory requirements and achieve/approach industry best practices to enhance plant reliability.
Lead the response, or respond to management inquiries, to key stakeholders, to audits, and to reviews so that communication can be accurate and timely.
Provide appropriate prioritization to work backlog to ensure optimization of maintenance resources in component work and report results to the component engineering management.
Assess, update and maintain component health plans to drive component health and improvements effectively
Lead the implementation of, or implement, equipment reliability initiatives including motivating the correct behaviors to promote results-oriented equipment reliability and to support plant outages.
Validate updates to the equipment master database (creation/modification/deletion of equipment master information) to ensure its accuracy and usefulness including:
Review of documents prepared by the maintenance team or the system engineering team.
Register equipment master in Operating Management System (OMS).
Provide notification to the maintenance team of the results of equipment master changes.
Conduct periodic adequacy checks of station equipment master and issue of notification of improper operation for inadequate items.
Review of station equipment master and changes in function location at least once every quarter.
Control and provide guidance to the implementation of final investment decision (FID) process to facilitate obtaining new equipment, through:
Preparation of requests deciding functional significance from the system engineering team.
Revision of significance determination prepared by system engineering.
Preparation and revision of submittals to Plant Health Committee (PHC) for equipment which received critical FID A/B testing phases in significance after evaluation to gain approval.
Control and provide guidance to inspection and evaluation of assigned components etc. during outages to identify condition and issues.
Provide oversight on maintenance activities performed by contractors, when necessary, to ensure proper use of appropriate procedures.
Prepare for World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) pre-start up peer ensure effective communication.
Provide input to procedure revisions to ensure accurate and up-to-date instructions for operations, maintenance and engineering personnel.
Engineering Rapid Response (for positions in the Rapid Response section)

Lead complex troubleshooting requests from Maintenance (MNT), Operations (OPS) or other Engineering (ENG) departments to find and fix complex problems with systems or components.
Lead engineering evaluations in support of OPS or MNT requirements to provide information in a short time-frame.
Conduct engineering evaluations, operability determinations or ODMIs to ensure that requirements can be met in a timely and effective manner.
Lead the development of complex temporary modifications to meet short-term needs and to enable the Design Department to focus on scheduled work.
Outage and Emergency Response Organization (ERO) Support
Support outage and/or the emergency response organization, as assigned, to ensure safe, reliable and continued operations; this may require shift work/off hours support.

Staff Training and Qualification
Provide training feedback on program effectiveness with evaluation of operator performance to enhance training and qualification program quality.
Health and Safety and Security
Follow all relevant company’s Health and Safety policies, processes, procedures and instructions to ensure compliance in all aspects of work as per sound management practices. Apply these policies and procedures to self and others to ensure reasonable care of the health and safety of the employee; the environment; and various individuals who may be affected by the employee’s acts or omissions at work.
Follow all relevant Security policies, processes, procedures and instructions to ensure security compliance in all aspects of work, by applying them on self, others and Corporate assets.
Ensure compliance with corporate requirements for adherence to policies, procedures and instructions related to Crisis Management and Business Continuity in order to continue mission critical activities.
People Management
Contribute to the development of UAE National employees in a manner which supports the objectives of the corporation and its Emiratization strategy.
Contribute to knowledge dissemination/sharing in a way that assists with building internal capabilities of UAE Nationals where applicable and maximize their effective performance.

Excellence and Quality Management
Ensure commitment to a culture of continuous improvement by eliminating waste, following operations procedures, practicing innovation, problem solving, and teamwork; complying with Quality Management System policies and procedures; providing and receiving constructive feedback, and striving to meet quality standards and stakeholder expectations.
Ensure Commitment to the Nawah Fundamentals.

Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma (or Equivalent) Degree in Engineering or related Science.
8 years of relevant experience

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