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O&M Engineer

Reference No.: 006


  • Date of placement: 19.12.2018
  • Localization: Sao Paulo, ()
  • Category:
  • Position: O&M Engineer

For an International developer with a track record of success in LATAM and the world we are looking for an experienced professional for the position of

Operations and Maintenance Engineer  based in Sao Paulo

In this position you will mainly be responsible for defining, coordinating and supervising the execution of maintenance works, major correctives and singular repairs in substations and electrical infrastructure of solar plants by controlling the activities, facilities and services required, as well as planning, depending on the O/M Director and in accordance with the guidelines of the company’s Department of O&M, quality policy and safety, in order to optimize its operation and the provision of resources. Apart from this you will also have to:

- Define, coordinate, take responsibility and assist the implementation of major electrical maintenance works (Major Correctives & Singular Repairs) in solar plans and substations. Participate in the review of practices and labour standards applied, to achieve the objectives of the Department of O&M and reliability of equipment maintained.

- Work proactively with local areas of the Department of O&M in different countries in cases of damage and/or incidents in the electric infrastructure of high and medium voltage, for example, analysis of events lists, downloads and analysis of oscillographic recordings of protection relays, advice on the execution of manoeuvres, reporting

- Actively participate with the Department of Construction in the commissioning and acceptance phase of the facilities, to identify and dispose of assets in the best and clearest operating conditions before put into operation.

- Participate in the specification and service requirements and the development of electrical maintenance contracts, based on the guidelines of management. Participate in the proposal and track improvements and actions resulting from the maintenance and quality of outsourced work, to assess and ensure the integrity of the facilities and the reliability thereof.

- Participate in the supervision of the maintenance work carried out by external companies, assess results based on the criteria established by the Electrical Maintenance Senior Manager, to ensure compliance of standards of quality and safety.

  - Participate in the specification and updating of lists of key materials and tools needed in the   electrical maintenance and analysis of critical parts based on the guidelines 

- Make and update procedures for major electrical maintenance works, tests and inspections and supervise substation operation instructions and electrical works, based on the instructions, to ensure consistency, quality and safety during maintenance of he company´s facilities

- Understand and use management systems and tools that enable the Department to carry out and monitor the operation and maintenance tasks.

 - Understand and apply policies to prevent occupational hazards, environment and quality to ensure implementation and compliance on tasks under their responsibility.


-       Will have 3-4 years in maintenance of large power systems (substations and overhead lines) preferably in larger utility scale solar projects 

-       Very good level of English (knowledge of technical vocabulary)

-       Will be open for new challenges and frequent travelling around Brazil



O&M Engineer


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