Job Title:  Local Operator - Designee

Posting Date:  23 Sep 2023
Requisition ID:  1462
Company:  NAWAH

Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE

Employment Type:  Regular Employee
Seasonality Classification:  4 Unit Steady State - Pipeline

Job Purpose


Monitor and manipulate power plant system and components under direction of the main control room operators utilizing approved procedures and instructions 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.


Key Activities, Responsibility & Accountability

 personal responsibility for safety; follow company HSE policies, procedures and instructions; avoid complacency and continuously challenge existing conditions and activities in order to identify discrepancies that might result in error or in appropriate action; report any situation that could present a hazard; not intentionally or recklessly interfere with or misuse anything provided at the workplace in the interest of health, safety, welfare or protection or management of the environment.

• 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.

• Follow all relevant Business Continuity and Resilience requirements for compliance with, and adherence to, policies, procedures and instructions related to the effective planning for, and response to, incidents and/or business disruptions in order to continue critical business processes and activities with minimal adverse impact.



People Management

Responsibilities and Accountabilities 

• 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

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

• 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.


Responsibilities & Accountabilities (contd.)


Local Operation

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

• Operate local plant systems in all modes of operation to ensure safe and reliable plant operation.

• Perform according to operator guidelines in case of normal, abnormal and emergency conditions to ensure safety and operational excellence.

• Conduct a thorough inspection of all areas assigned within responsibilities at designated times to check that equipment is operating properly and standby equipment is fully capable of being operated.

• In responsible areas, note any deficiencies to ensure operations quality is maintained.

• Check equipment panel alarm light bulbs and annunciators to confirm satisfactory operation of visual and audible abnormal condition indicators.

• Monitor plant equipment to detect abnormal conditions or adverse trends and communicate the findings to Shift Supervisor.

• Report on and if applicable, conduct appropriate action to correct deficiencies noted during rounds to ensure compliance with operational requirements.

• Verify equipment deficiencies are filed in accordance with the plant maintenance work control system to ensure deficiencies are properly documented.

• Report promptly to control room operators any unusual or unexpected situations so that changing and abnormal conditions receive proper attention.

• Review key equipment parameters during rounds to identify and correct equipment performance problems based on trends.

• Check other indications, when unexpected instrument readings are observed, and promptly investigate the cause of abnormal or unexpected indications to take timely corrective action.

• Verify data necessary for an accurate history of plant operation is filed, to ensure actual operations performance is properly encapsulated in records. 

• Conduct a comprehensive review of written records, logs, equipment information before taking turnover of shift position to ensure safe and reliable plant operation.

• Follow plant procedures, technical specification requirements, sound operating practices, proper industrial safety, radiological protection, communications, and quality assurance practices to ensure safe and reliable plant operation.



Staff Training and Qualification

Responsibilities and Accountabilities:  

• Participate in training to equip necessary technical knowledge and skills and successfully compete all required training courses for Local Operator.

• Provide training feedback on program effectiveness with evaluation of operator performance to enhance quality of training.



Outage and Emergency Response Organization (ERO) Support

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

• 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.



Health, Safety and Environment, Security and Business Continuity 

Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

• All individuals take

Professional Certifications

CertificateMin: N/A

CertificateMax: N/A


QualificationMin: • High School Equivalent certification for completion of study in basic math, science and literacy skills or Higher Diploma for Nuclear Technology (HDNT). 

• 0 years of relevant experience.


QualificationMax: • APR-140 or OPR-1000 work experience. 

6 months BNPP site experience.