Operator for Permits Jobs in Dubai | Shou’alah

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 1 month ago



The Operator for Permit is responsible for the “permit to work system”, preparation, and issuing of permits and certificates required. Defines the isolation points necessary for maintenance, operation, testing, and measurements activities and ensures that all equipment is safe, tested, and free of any energy before releasing permit and re-assessing the isolation points.


  • Preparing, issuing, and administering permits in an e-permit system
  • Setting policy and standards for isolation and ensuring that all procedures are understood and followed.
  • Performs routine inspections on the isolation and manipulative operations without supervision.
  • Ensure all necessary controls are in place and all other stakeholders understand the potential hazards.
  • Conducts daily operational activities of Plant Operator
  • Defining isolation point, able to read P&ID, wiring diagrams, and operation instructions
  • Administration of certificates e.g. confined space, hot works, work at height, HV, and other ancillary document types
  • Tracking authorised personnel – register (LOTO Authorised/Affected/Aware, Confined Space Entry, Risk Assessor etc.)
  • Document library/management
  • Potential Hazard identification, risk assessment, method statement and job safety analysis and ensure all necessary controls are in place
  • Assess the risks from non-standard isolations and maintain standard isolation
  • Ensure that all people are aware of what work can be carried out under the permit
  • A record that all necessary precautions are regularly checked
  • Isolation walk downs / Safety Checklists / Rounds / Inspections
  • De-isolation planning to ensure operational readiness of systems and equipment
  • Assess any proposed deviations from company procedures, authorize these at an appropriate level and record/monitor them
  • Monitor and periodically audit isolations procedures and use that information in the review of isolations policy
  • Training, competence, and authorization; setting roles, and responsibilities for key personnel; the management activities of monitoring, audit and review
  • Preparation of equipment lockouts and tagouts to support maintenance activities
  • Liaises closely with the maintenance team on the delivery of planned and unplanned maintenance activities
  • Reports promptly any breaches of HSE procedures to management
  • Participates in and promotes company health, safety & environmental campaigns, initiatives, policies and procedures, and ensures personal safety, and that of colleagues at all times


  • Engineering degree, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum to 5 years of experience in the operation and maintenance of EfW or power plant equipment and systems
  • Specific expertise in resource recovery material handling and waste processing is preferred.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of the principles of operation, function of steam boilers, theory and chemistry of combustion, boiler water quality control, turbine-generators, and auxiliary equipment and systems
  • Familiar with draining, venting, purging, and flushing of systems, and testing confirming correct installation of isolations
  • Familiar with HSE standards, procedures and requirements and control plant operations in a safe and efficient manner
  • Familiar with ROMP permits (Restoration of Motive Power)
  • Preferred to hold ASME/pressure vessel certificate
  • HSE accredited training qualifications
  • Safety Focus: Encourages and support the team to be safe while at work and ensures the team adheres to workplace safety, regulations, standards, and practices
  • Technical Expertise: Practical knowledge of processes and practices in own functional area
  • Accountability: Demonstrate a sense of responsibility and ownership of own actions, assigned objectives, activities, and processes
  • Adaptability: Demonstrate reliability, high ability to work under pressure, social competency, ability to manage conflict, assertiveness, and service-oriented. Ability to manage any changes such as technical, organizational, social, and cultural
  • Problem-Solving: Focus on resolving technical challenges and ensuring that decisions are made based on operational directives and solving the emerging problems. Demonstrate insight into the root causes of problems and generates a range of solutions and courses of action with benefits, costs, and risks associated with each
  • Team Work: Understand own role in the team and contribute to achieving teams goals and develop a constructive working relationship with team members and exchanges knowledge and experience
  • Must have a clear understanding of equipment interlocks, alarms and trips and must understand how the various plant control loops respond
  • Must have the ability to react quickly and with good judgment during emergencies
  • Good working knowledge of isolation and risk assessment procedures for plant
  • Must be an effective communicator, commanding respect and full cooperation of other operators
  • Excellent communication (read, write and verbal) skills in the English Language

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