Mechanical Engineer at HQ Services Ltd: (Deadline 6 August 2021)

Mechanical Engineer at HQ Services Ltd: (Deadline 6 August 2021)
  • Full Time
  • Rwanda

HQ Services Ltd

HQ Services Ltd


The HQ Power project is a 70 MWe peat fired power plant situated in Rwanda. The five-year agreement with Fortum covers the operation and maintenance (O&M) services of this new plant including technical services and IT tools needed for the operations. This operation is called HQ Services Ltd which is also responsible for the mobilization phase of the new power plant. The site area is one of the most remote areas in Rwanda, located close to the Burundian border. The commissioning of the plant is ongoing.

To be able to execute its contractual obligations effectively for power plant project in Rwanda, HQ Services Ltd is seeking to employ mechanical engineer.

Fortum is a leading clean-energy company that provides its customers with electricity, heating and cooling as well as smart solutions to improve resource efficiency. We want to engage our customers and society to join the change for a cleaner world. Fortum’s share is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.






Mechanical Engineer

  • Degree qualified in Mechanical Engineering with experience in maintenance of large thermal power plants equipment preferred.
  • At least 5 years of experience in thermal power plants and experience in the role of Maintenance Engineer.
  • Knowledge of high pressure boiler, other pressure vessels and steam turbine along with balance of plant required.
  • Good knowledge and experience working with computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS).
  • Experience of Condition Monitoring Systems/Software data extraction and detail analysis, predictive maintenance techniques and Applications.
  • Knowledge and experience in troubleshooting of mechanical equipment.
  • Good understanding of Environmental, Health, Safety and Safe Systems of Work, permit to work systems (PTW) within large thermal power plant.
  • Excellent communicational skills in English are required at all levels; both verbally and written.
  • Must be able to demonstrate good organisational skills and have a willingness to work flexibly.
  •  Ability to think logically and solve problems effectively and efficiently
  • Ability to co-ordinate and supervise work activities for the Mechanical Technicians and contractors
  • Knowledge on PIDs, general arrangement, control and process diagrams.


  • Fluent in English – written and spoken


  • Kindly forward your profile and Cover letter expressing interest to:[email protected]
  • Application deadline is 6th of August 2021



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