Current Vacancies

We are always on the look-out for talented professionals with power plant experience and currently have open positions in many international locations:

  • [-] Sales Manager

    The position exists to develop and maintain positive customer relationships in the power generation sector, and to identify new sales opportunities for Shanahan Engineering. Develop proposals to meet and exceed customer Critical to Quality (CTQ) requirements and negotiate and close contracts consistent with the customer’s value proposition and our internal share holder’s expectations.

    Apply here.

  • [-] DCS Engineers with Siemens SPPA-T3000

    DCS Engineers with Siemens SPPA-T3000 experience required for ongoing assignment work medium to long term. Interested in all versions : SPPA-T3000 Control System, SPPA-D3000 Diagnostic Suite, SPPA-E3000 IEC 61850 Electrical Solutions, SPPA-P3000 Process Optimization Software, SPPA-M3000 Energy Management Software, SPPA-R3000 Turbine Controls, and SPPA-S3000 Simulator.

    To apply for this position, click here to upload your CV or you can contact our resourcing team directly via

  • [-] Commissioning and Start Up Managers

    Commissioning and Start Up Managers required for projects worldwide on CCPP, coal and oil fired power plant. Leaders both technically and managerially are needed in an expanding corporate team for Projects and Consultancy. Experience on GE, Alstom, Siemens, Mitsubishi, Hitachi equipment of all capacities.

    To apply for this position, click here to upload your CV or you can contact our resourcing team directly via

  • [-] Commissioning Operators

    Commissioning Operators   

    We are currently commissioning a number of fossil fuel power plants in the Middle East and South Africa and we have a requirement for Board Operators and Field Operators. Candidates must have prior experience of working on fossil fuelled power plants, especially heavy fuel oil and coal.

    Candidates for this position must have a full understanding of the theory of operation of all building systems involved in Power Plant construction and commissioning. They must have a thorough understanding of control sequencing and how to simulate various operating conditions to prove the systems operation along with a good understanding of the building electrical distribution and the operation of such.

    Duties will be as follows:

    Responsible for Commissioning, Start-Up and Operations of steam turbines and auxiliary plant. Provide operational and technical direction to client operations personnel. Maintain records and documentation regarding operational and maintenance issues. Review construction / commissioning schedules and develop operational and mechanical commissioning plans to support project schedules requirements.

    Write technical documents including plant operating procedures, flushing plans, initial equipment inspections, and routine maintenance practices. Support the commissioning team during test and reliability run. Monitor and coordinate the designated operation from control panel and ensuring safe and efficient operation conditions. Support PTW activities for isolation and normalization of plant equipment.

    A minimum of 12 to 15 years’ experience on Petrochemical or Power Generation projects is essential for this position. These will be a contract position for between 8 and 16 months.

    Please send your resume/CV to

    Shanahan Engineering’s core strengths are its technical knowledge of what it takes to install, commission and operate power plant equipment worldwide to the highest standards of safety, environmental management and quality. This knowledge base is documented in its procedures and processes that are tailored for the power and industrial industries. It strives, at all times, to introduce innovative solutions for its customers on the execution of their projects.

Join Our Team

With four decades of experience providing engineering expertise to some of the world’s largest power stations, we have a sterling reputation for supplying talented teams that deliver results time and time again. To view the full list of power plant positions and functions that Shanahan Engineering recruits in all international locations Click here or contact our recruitment team directly:


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