Condition Monitoring Engineer

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.
  • 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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