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Senior Maintenance Support Specialist

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, AE

Company: Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation

Job Purpose

Oversee and coordinate maintenance support services contractors carrying out welding, rigging and lifting, scaffolding, leak seal, Non Destructive Examination (NDE), pressure vessel, Foreign Material Exclusion (FME) and civil maintenance and improvement activities 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.

Maintenance Support Services
Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
•Oversee all activities in rigging & lifting, welding, non-destructive testing and pressure vessel maintenance and testing (includes the oversight of maintenance support services contractors) to ensure alignment of support maintenance activities.
•Provide support in reviewing the program scope and DOR with program owner as well as support in Technical review for bidder SWO to meet the requirements for the respective maintenance and engineering program owners as well as the Engineering ISI Program to ensure successful implementation of the Engineering ISI program where required.
•Assign qualified individuals to perform these specialized functions and ensure that regulatory program requirements are addressed to increase the probability of successful support work completion.
•Report deviations from the engineering programs to the Engineering Department in a timely fashion to enable quick and effective corrective actions.
•Oversee the conduct of inspections, repairs, maintenance, modifications, and rebuilds of plant equipment and associated structures as directed by Section Head to ensure alignment of support maintenance activities.
•Follow industrial safety, nuclear safety, radiation safety, human performance and regulatory compliance requirements to promote a safety conscious environment.
•Analyze equipment deficiency, human performance and industrial safety events to establish corrective actions to prevent reoccurrences.
•Endorse training, industry benchmarking, and World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) best practices to ensure continuous improvement.
•Verify compliance of supplemental workers to work standards and industry codes (rigging, scaffolding, welding and painting) to ensure a safe and qualified maintenance support workforce
•Coordinate daily support activities with main work owners and address technical concerns that may impact the execution of the work activity to facilitate productive and timely completion of work activities.
•Oversee, supervise and facilitate multi-disciplinary teamwork for support activities to facilitate quality, productive and timely completion of work activities
•Provide input in designating priorities for work activities and develop a resource loaded implementation schedule to accomplish required maintenance.
•Implement maintenance programs and procedures to provide a high level of plant reliability.
•Verify that work is planned and executed in a manner that results in radiological exposure being As Low As Reasonably Achievable (ALARA) to provide a safe working environment.
•Facilitate and support in the mobilization of the maintenance contract resources to ensure maintenance support activities are aligned.
•Support to management of maintenance contract implementation to ensure alignment between contractual obligations and maintenance support requirements.
•Support in maintenance contract performance reviews to ensure contractor(s) performance meet maintenance requirements.
•Support Senior Management on technical issues that affect the maintenance contractors' performance to ensure maintenance support requirements are met.
•Support the plant in the execution of CAP and FME programs to enhance reliability and safety in the plant.

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.

The incumbent is expected to perform standard activities as per attachments 4 & 5 in the Job Description procedure (relating to Health, Safety and Environment, Security and Business Continuity, People Management, Excellence and Quality Management


•Technical certificates in the related job area.

•High School Certification.
•5 years of relevant experience.