Control Room Supervisor

March 16, 2023
Dubai, UAE

Desolenator is on a mission to bring reliable, sustainable pure water to a thirsty world. As a Control Room Supervisor, you will play a crucial role in helping us achieve our vision. Using solar energy to purify complex water sources into clean water, our approach disrupts the traditional water supply chain with a decentralized, regenerative, ocean-safe, and 100% solar-powered solution. Our first R&D plant in Dubai is up and running, and we need your help to operate it and optimize its performance.

As a Control Room Supervisor, you will:

  • Monitor, record and trend readings from the plant control system and steam generating equipment of various models.
  • Perform all required plant water chemistry analysis and maintain chemistry control within the plant specified limits.
  • Operate the plant in a safe and efficient manner, following all plant procedures, health and safety guidelines, and current operating practices.
  • Maintain the control room log book.
  • Analyze data, troubleshoot, and diagnose issues.
  • Work independently or collaboratively on projects and initiatives that enhance the operations, product water, and reliability of the control center.

To be successful in this role, you should have:

  • A high school diploma or equivalent and 2 years’ experience as an industrial plant or control room operator in power or chemical plant, hazardous waste incinerator, wastewater treatment facility, petrochemical plant, boiler, utility system.
  • Hands-on experience in Siemens TIA Portal, WinCC SCADA Systems.
  • Experience in industrial equipment troubleshooting, including field instruments (PT, FT, TT, Control Valves, On-Off Valves, etc.), pumps, compressors, HVAC, and conveyors.
  • Hands-on experience operating and maintaining AC/DC inverters, Battery Banks, LV Switchgear Panels, PLC control panels, etc.
  • Key life skills, including a valid UAE driving license.

What you can expect from us:

We are a small team working on an innovation that we believe will bring water to a thirsty world and change the outlook for those most in need. As part of this exciting project, we promise that you will get to:

Enjoy a mission-driven and enthusiastic work culture with lots of freedom in the way you organize your work.

Combine state-of-the art engineering with the potential to change the world.

Work in the exciting and fast-moving metropolis of Dubai

As part of competitive remuneration, receive a bonus plan similar to stock options called Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs).

If you are excited about this opportunity, we look forward to receiving your application. Please include answers to the following questions:

What excites you about Desolenator's mission?

Can you describe a time when you had to troubleshoot a problem with a control system? How did you go about identifying and solving the problem?

Have you worked with solar-powered equipment before? If not, what steps would you take to familiarize yourself with the unique requirements and considerations of operating a solar-powered thermal desalination plant?

Control Room Supervisor
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