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Plant Operator 28/11/2019

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Job TypePermanent


The primary purpose of the Utilities Operator is to provide accurate record keeping and log taking over a variety of equipment including refrigeration, steam, water treatment, compressed air, waste water and freezer systems, as well as high voltage, low voltage and site power distribution.


  • Ensure all ammonia refrigeration plant and utilities plant equipment are running on its optimum capacity
  • Monitor individual operating equipment for proper operations.
  • Know how to safely start and stop equipment, and bring on-line and off-line.
  • Know how to configure and manage the power system to meet the dynamic load demands considering the design and operational requirements.
  • Know how to reconfigure the distribution system safely around failure events.
  • Understand and know the operating capacities and characteristics of all equipment.
  • Know how to monitor and control equipment using remote digital controls and PLC systems.
  • Perform routine log checks and inspections on equipment.
  • High voltage switching and equipment isolation
  • Site water treatment and chemical dosing.
  • Provide operators knowledge and training support to new shift operators
  • Provide incident / event reports to Management as a priority.
  • Provide general reports as required and use computer systems to record and plan work tasks.
  • Provide a first make good response to events.
  • Undertake maintenance and duties as required.         


  • Diploma in Engineering or Certification in Electrical or Mechanical
  • A minimum experience of 3-5 years’ operating utilities equipment such as Boiler, Pumps, Air Compressor
  • Can read and explain P&ID and process flow charts
  • Able to do basic maintenance fitting and repair of utilities equipment
P.O. Box 876
Konedobu, NCD
Papua New Guinea
Tel (+675) 70311391/392/393/394
Fax (+675) 3210131