German-Sino Joint Venture Company plans to build and operate 5-8 large MSW treatment projects in China in the next 3-5 years. The construction of the first project has already commenced in Guangdong Province. The projects will typically contain Waste to Energy (WTE) incineration plants. The Company is seeking a specialist WTE engineer to support the Chief Technical Officer (foreigner) in ensuring that all projects have suitable, effective WTE plants and to support the project teams in operating, maintaining and optimising the operations of these plants.
Job location: The candidate will be a member of the Specialist Technical Team based out of the Company’s head office located in Guangzhou. However the candidate will be required to travel and work extensively at the various project sites throughout China.
•Assist in the preparation of bids for potential projects.
•Assist in preparation of technical tender documents for WTE EPC Contracts
•Assist in evaluating bid submissions for WTE EPC Contracts
•Supervise engineering design work of WTE EPC Suppliers
•Provide leadership and direction and be involved in the supervision for the construction and installation work of the WTE EPCs and control quality
•Lead, direct, coordinate and supervise the commissioning of the WTE Plants
•Assist and train WTE managers, operators and workers in the effective operation and maintenance of the WTE plants
•Optimise the WTE plants and create synergies between the different WTE Plants at the various projects
•Develop a robust management and maintenance system
•Develop KPIs and gather information and produce reports to management on all aspects of the WTE Plants.
•Liaise with authorities and other stakeholders and assist in permitting, etc.
•Assist the CTO and be his deputy in all aspects of the WTE Plant activities.
•Provide guidance to Plant General Managers as necessary in their WTE activities.
•Work with other technical specialists in the Specialist Technical team to ensure smooth interfaces and operations between the various operational areas of each project.
Required skills and experience:
•More than 10 years experience in MSW WTE industry in China ideally with more than 5 years in a WTE engineering company and more than 5 years a WTE operating company.
•Comprehensive understanding of the characteristics of Chinese MSW.
•Deep knowledge and understanding of the applicable Chinese regulations related to waste incineration.
•Extensive knowledge and understanding of typical and state of the art technologies used in China and internationally for treatment of MSW leachate and condensate (industrial waste water).
•Good knowledge of the technology suppliers and relevant equipment suppliers in the Chinese and international WTE market.
•Rich experience in on-site coordination and supervision work for installation and commissioning.
•Rich experience in the operation and maintenance of WTE Plants
•Excellent leadership and communications skills.
•Fluent in English and Putonghua.