Condition Monitoring Engineer

  • Full Time
  • Ndola, Zambia
  • Applications have closed

Dangote Cement Zambia

Job summary

Maintain a deep knowledge of the condition of the plant equipment by measuring, tracking & analyzing trends to identify the maintenance needs. To carry out condition monitoring of the plant Equipment through vibration monitoring tools, On-line and Off-line Data acquisition techniques and data analysis; Refer the technical standards for inspection with the aim of keeping equipment condition healthy and in compliance with safety and environmental standards.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • First level/routine inspection and specific inspection of all plant equipment in all conditions (Stoppage, Running).
  • Regular monitoring of equipment’s condition and running parameter CMMS (SAP).
  • Tight coordination with production to get feedback from operations on equipment conditions, equipment’s availability for maintenance inspection and production constraints.
  • Tight coordination with maintenance execution (to get feedback from maintenance tradesmen on equipment status and planning/scheduling).
  • Updating the completed tasks pertaining to inspections and re-check plant conditions after repair.
  • Provide feedback if further Improvement is required.
  • Analyze record, troubleshoot equipment problems and proffer procedure recommendations to section heads.
  • RCA preparation for critical equipment breakdowns.
  • Diagnose root cause and specify method of repair for plant equipment.
  • Document projects and technical works by setting up necessary files and preparing appropriate records and reports.
  • Responsible for maintenance records and files essential to meaningful analysis and reporting of maintenance related matters.
  • Prevent failure of equipment using all possible information and data available.
  • Identify short medium and long-term action plans and maintenance strategies for equipment.
  • Contribute to the best level of performance of plants equipment. Measure and monitor equipment conditions, analyze tends, and identify the needs for mechanical maintenance, taking into account production constraints.

Education Requirements

  • Full Grade Twelve Certificate with credits or better in English and Mathematics.
  • Graduate in Mechanical / Electrical engineering, BSC or its equivalent (HND).
  • Specific courses on Vibrations Analysis is essential.
  • Minimum 4-6 years’ experience in cement industries as vibration monitoring engineer, Ability to trouble shoots the problem & propose corrective actions.
  • In depth knowledge of vibration analysis, oil analysis, wear measurement, thermography, liquid penetrant, ultrasonic, magnetic particle, radiography, Laser alignment etc.
  • Knowledge of gearboxes, transmissions, hydraulic, pneumatic, welding techniques, lubrication, and mechanical non-destructive testing.
  • Adequate Knowledge related to equipment function & maintenance (Crusher, Stacker, Reclaimer, Raw mill, Kiln, Cement Mill, Belt Conveyors & Aux. Equipment)

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