Operations Technician III

Closing Date August 7, 2023 closed

Job Description/Key Resonsibilities

The opportunity awaits qualified results oriented professionals who are interested in joining our Team. 

In this regard, G.P.L Inc. invites applications from interested candidates with the requisite qualifications and experience to fill the vacancy of Operations Technician III– within the Diesel Generation Department– Wakenaam, Essequibo Islands.

Under the general supervision of the Operations and Maintenance Foreman, the incumbent Carry out any repairs and maintenance to the engine and auxiliaries to sustain generation capability.


  1. Comply with the Company safety rules and environmental practices that govern the operations of equipment and surroundings.
  1. Under supervision carry out any major or top overhauls to any engine and auxiliaries.
  1. Carry out with the minimum supervision all tasks required for routine maintenance example: 500, 1,000, 2,000 services and other related services.
  1. Under supervision carry out any repairs to engine and its auxiliaries example: turbo chargers, exhaust manifold systems fuel, air, water and lube oil systems.
  1. Under supervision servicing of cylinder heads, piston and con-rod assemblies, fuel pump and injectors. Raw water pumps, cooling water pumps, lube oil pumps.
  1. Under supervision, can be called to carry out operational duties of the plant and equipment.
  1. Perform other duties that may be assigned to you within the scope of your employment, from an Authorized Officer.


  • Knowledge of basic engine and auxiliaries’ parameters example: J/W, lube oil, main bearing, cylinder exhaust and its associated pressures and temperatures.
  • Familiar with the requirements and needs for good preventative maintenance.
  • Ability to handle protective devices to meet system requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Familiar with Electrical Safety Codes.
  • A high awareness of Safety and compliance with company safety rules is required at all times.
  • Must have drive and determination
  • High level of Commitment
  • Team Oriented
  •  Comply with the Company safety rules and environmental practices that govern the operations of equipment and surroundings.

Required Qualifications and Experience

G.T.I. Technician Course in Mechanical Engineering., or its equivalent, with at least two (2) years relevant experience.


Apprenticeship Training in Mechanical Discipline  or Diesel Generation  along with one (1) year technician’s programme


Four (4) subjects C.S.E.C. /C.A.P.E. including Mathematics , English A and Industrial Technology

How to Apply

Applications along with your Curriculum Vitae, should be submitted to reach the Human Resources Services Manager, Guyana Power & Light Inc. 257/259 Middle Street, Georgetown or by email at recruitment@gplinc.com, not later than Monday, August 07, 2023.