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Plant - Control Centre Monitoring Officer

  • Ad Placed : 09 Dec 2019 21:00:07 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
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  • Region : Western Cape
  • Company : Boardroom Appointments

Our client based in Cape Town is looking for a Control Monitoring Centre Officer who will be responsible for the Monitoring of PV Power Plants at the Control and Monitoring Centre in Cape Town, assist with the development, implementation and refinement of the Control and Monitoring Centre (CMC) systems and processes. CMC will assist with developing commercial operational reporting of the global

Education and Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12 with relevant qualification in office administration
  • 3 years’ in LV & HV systems
  • Qualified Electrician (Trade Test)
  • Electrical Technician (NTD) or higher
  • Control Centre implementation and processes knowledge
  • Management development background
  • Knowledge of Power Electrical (LV & HV) systems and support services
  • Experience with reading and understanding technical diagrams and drawings
  • Experience in commercial quantification and analysis
  • Work experience in the PV power generation and/or distribution environment
  • Work experience in the Renewable Energy environment
  • Exposure to SCADA and IT back-office systems
  • Experience with pertinent plant electrical equipment like Transformers, Switchgear, Inverters, SCADA and network communication
  • CMMS/ERP system background
  • Control and/or Monitoring Centre experience


  • Business mindset and understanding
  • Maintenance planning
  • Commercial analytical thinker
  • IT systems
  • Must be able to work day or night shifts of up to 12 hours
  • Must be available to travel as and when required
  • Sound IT and network knowledge
  • Highly computer literate
  • Sound ability to interpret technical diagrams and drawings
  • Report writing and structuring
  • Interpret and analyse data
  • Strong commercial orientation


Monitor and coordinate Plants under his control

  • Monitoring of PV Plants (shift work)
  • Ensure timely response to operational events and alarms
  • First line remote support
  • Scheduled reporting
  • Ensure Plant Supervisors are informed in detail of occurrences on their plant
  • Assist Senior Control Officer with managing CMC shifts and schedules
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with the Plant Safety Regulations.
  • Liaise with Senior Control Officer and ensure required communication and notices are done correctly and on time
  • Assist with impact analysis of significant events on the Plant(s)
  • Assist with and coordinate emergency situations that pose a risk to the personnel and the Plant(s)
  • Advise where needed on technical related issues with regards to CMC and Plant operations
  • Assist the Plant Safety Engineer in his responsibilities and duties
  • Assist with development, implementation and maintaining of CMC processes and procedures
  • Assist with development and implementation of CMMS system and subsequent outcomes
  • Plan and confirm execution of maintenance schedules

Data acquisition, analysis and reporting

  • Monitor and keep record of all work on plant and plant performance
  • Report on plant performance and plant activities
  • Assist with general record keeping and reporting
  • Align plant activities to CMMS system
  • Ensure SCADA is operational
  • Extract and compile data as required by other departments

Planning and scheduling

  • Plan and schedule all Preventive Maintenance work on the plants
  • Assist with and coordinate planning and scheduling of all work on the Plant(s) together with the Plant Supervisors

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