Senior Start-Up Specialist – Nawah Energy , UAE

Job Description
Brief , support, coach and mentor the duty shift manager and shift supervisor staff throughout the planning, execution and post close-out phases of initial plant alignment, surveillance testing and operability, initial fuel load, power ascension testing and initial start up to ensure safe commercial operations of 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
1. Support, coach, and mentor the on-shift MCR staff:
Coach MCR operators and maintain oversight of integrated plant operations during Fuel load PAT-related activities initial plant start up leading to safe commercial operation.
Assist Senior Reactor Operators in determining operating conditions, system alignments, and equipment manipulations during special tests, infrequently performed evolutions, or abnormal conditions
Assist shift crews in performing operations in accordance with established performance standards during normal and abnormal conditions using approved operating procedures
Assist Senior Reactor Operators in decision making based on normal and special test procedures with input from operational and technical resources
Review assignments prior to plant activities such as surveillances, maintenance troubleshooting, or component manipulations that could initiate plant transients
Assist Senior Reactor Operators in monitoring plant operations on a day-to-day basis and perform periodic assessments to identify areas for improvement including fitness-for-duty of shift crew
Staff Training and Qualification:
Comply with management expectations and communicate with department to ensure high level of safety and reliability of plant
Monitor and coach to improve performance
Attend training to equip necessary technical knowledge and skills and successfully complete all required training courses
Provide training feedback on program effectiveness with evaluation of operator performance
3. Coach, mentor and advice operating crews throughout unit 1 and 2 fuel load, PAT and initial plant start-up leading to safe commercial operations:
Communicate and engage all stakeholders in the efficient delivery of unit 1 & 2 fuel load PAT and start up leading to safe commercial operations
Take oversight and co-ordinate the Development operational effectiveness to meet schedules and plans
Review and amend operational and supporting Nawah procedures to ensure alignment to General Operation Procedures and Normal Operating Procedures to ensure affective and efficient completion of fuel load, Power Ascension testing leading to safe commercial.
Prepare and deliver GAP and JIT training to shift operations main stake holders
4. Health, Safety and Security:
Ensure compliance to all relevant health, safety and environmental management policies, procedures and controls across the Division/Department/Section by delivery of the Health and Safety Management Program to guarantee employee safety, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality service and a responsible environmental attitude.
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.
5. People Management:
Manage the effective achievement of the Organization’s objectives by setting individual targets, developing and motivating staff, and providing formal and informal constructive feedback and appraisal – in order to maximize subordinate and department performance.
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.
6. xcellence 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

Academic Qualification and Experience:
Previously licensed Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) with 4 years + of related work experience equivalent to a BS degree in Engineering or scientific discipline
Previously licensed Senior Reactor Operator (SRO) and BS degree in Engineering or other scientific discipline
Technical Competency:
Good understanding of nuclear power plant design and modification.
Understanding of license basis requirements.
Able to establish and maintain constructive working relationships with peers within the site and across nuclear.
Highly developed leadership and management skills
English fluency
Demonstrated ability to effectively work in a knowledge-based organization

Core Competency:
Respect for Safety and Security
Integrity and Transparency
Communication Effectiveness
Results Focus
Error Prevention
Leadership Skills:
Strategic & Visionary Thinking
Effective Decision Making
Personnel Development
Inspirational Leadership
Performance Improvement
Effective Partnering
Licensed Senior Reactor Operator

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