Head of Design Engineering - Waste-to-Energy Power Generation

Delhi Permanent
  • Opportunity to head engineering at one of the leading biomass power generators
  • Driving the implementation of cutting edge technology

About Our Client

An Indian organisation with a presence across multiple sectors, our client has built up a considerable portfolio in the waste-to-energy space. With projects across the country, the organisation is now equipped to continue their rapid growth.

Job Description

Provide strategic direction, technical expertise, and guidance to the engineering department to ensure the successful execution of biomass power plant projects.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including project management, procurement, construction, and operations, to establish project objectives, schedules, and budgets specific to biomass-based power generation.
  • Manage and oversee the design and engineering activities, ensuring compliance with project specifications, industry standards, and applicable codes and regulations for biomass power plants.
  • Conduct feasibility studies, risk assessments, and technical evaluations to identify optimal engineering solutions for biomass power plant projects, considering factors such as biomass feedstock availability, combustion/gasification technologies, and emissions control.
  • Direct the preparation and review of engineering deliverables, including technical specifications, drawings, calculations, and reports, ensuring accuracy, completeness, and adherence to project requirements for biomass-based power generation.
  • Monitor project progress and performance, identifying and addressing any engineering-related issues or challenges that may arise during the project lifecycle, specifically related to biomass power plants.
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders, such as clients, contractors, vendors, and regulatory agencies, to ensure effective communication, coordination, and compliance throughout the biomass power plant projects.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement within the engineering department, implementing best practices, innovative technologies, and process enhancements specific to biomass-based power generation to optimize project outcomes.
  • Manage the performance, development, and training of engineering staff, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to promote their professional growth and ensure a high-performing team with expertise in biomass power plant engineering.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, technological advancements, and regulatory changes related to biomass power plant engineering and renewable energy, incorporating relevant knowledge into project strategies and processes.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical, Mechanical, Power etc.
  • Strong knowledge of biomass power plant systems, equipment, and processes, including biomass combustion, gasification, boiler design, fuel handling systems, emissions control, and environmental considerations specific to biomass energy generation.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading multidisciplinary engineering teams in the successful execution of large-scale projects, with a specialization in biomass-based power plants.
  • In-depth understanding of industry standards, codes, and regulations relevant to biomass power plant engineering, safety, and environmental compliance.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a focus on delivering innovative and practical engineering solutions for biomass power plant projects.

What's on Offer

  • Career growth and senior leadership opportunity
  • Good remuneration and an office based out of South Delhi
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