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Performance and Maintenance Support Engineer

Tampico, MX



ContourGlobal develops, acquires, and operates renewable and thermal power generation facilities around the world. Listed on the London Stock Exchange in 2017, we are a high-growth company with 1,500 employees. The Company owns and operates a portfolio of 138 power generation assets, located in 20 countries on 4 continents, utilizing a wide range of fuel types, technology, and equipment. We pride ourselves on our culture and values, and welcome entrepreneurial, creative, intellectually curious, and ambitious professionals to join our team.




We are currently seeking a Performance & Maintenance Support Engineer to help lead our global power generation company into the future. This person is responsible for monitoring and support the operation and maintenance activities, seeking the optimization of assets and processes. Timely response to any plant operation and maintenance problem.


The position is based in Altamira, Tamaulipas.



  • Provide technical support to the activities of Operation and Maintenance (O&M) of the Plant.
  • Analyze the maintenance and operation KPIs of the Plant, recommending actions to increase the availability and reliability of the assets and improve the results of the indicators.
  • Continuously analyze the performance of the Plant and the degradation of the gas turbines and the cycle, to define the optimal maintenance data and an effective operating model for the optimal generation performance (power generation and Heat Rate).
  • Analyze the most critical equipment failures and defects, with 5 Whys analysis to quickly resolve technical problems, eliminating the root cause and implementing preventive actions to avoid recurrence.
  • Follow-up and issuance of routine plant operation reports (KPIs, Estimates of gas, water, energy consumption, etc., operation forecasts, monthly reports and others)
  • Maintain contact and follow-up with OEM Engineering, with the aim of solving problems related to operational performance and failures.
  • Analyze and issue a technical opinion for proposals to modify projects and improvements to the Plant, using the support of specialists when necessary.
  • Support the implementation and improvement of Preventive and Predictive Maintenance, through the integration of new technologies, such as big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning software, etc.
  • Recommend the inventory strategy and periodically promote the optimization of spare parts.
  • Anticipate the needs for technological updates and replacement parts for all the Plant's systems to keep them operating or, in the event of discontinuity, project the necessary adaptations for operational continuity during the life of the project.
  • Promote continuous improvement of plant safety and reliability, labor productivity and cost reduction.
  • Completing other tasks and participating in initiatives, as requested by Plant Management.
  • Active participation in the preparation of annual plant budgets and monitoring of monthly budget control.
  • Take care of their health and safety according to their function and training and also of the people who may be affected by any act in their work
  • Follow HSE policy, HSE procedures and ensure good housekeeping in your workplace
  • Contribute to HSE management by participating in the site's risk management process: hazard identification, risk assessment and prevention plan, inspections and audits of work permits and hazard reporting.
  • Provide appropriate incident and emergency response (health & safety, fire, environment, property damage) and notify your line supervisor immediately in the event of an emergency, incident, near miss or hazardous situation and participate in investigation processes and correction if necessary
  • Contribute to HSE management and be a source of proposals for continuous improvement of safety conditions in the workplace and other HSE processes of the sites
  • Ensure that the permit to work (PTW) process is well applied / apply the permit to work (PTW) procedure
  • Ensure that the Lock Out/Tag Out (LOTO) process is well applied / apply the Lock Out Tag Out (loto) procedure
  • Ensure that the contractor management process is well applied / apply contractor management procedure
  • Ensure routine safety inspections are well conducted and maintained (workplace safety inspections, fire safety inspections, safety inspections, etc. name your own processes) / perform routine safety inspections (workplace safety inspections) in the workplace, safety inspections, behavioral safety inspections, lessons learned, etc. name your own processes)
  • Comply with the responsibilities in coherence with the HSE management system/plan and procedures and the training matrix and the annual training plan linked to individual objectives integrated in the performance evaluation process.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical or Engineering
  • At least 5 years’ experience in relevant positions
  • MS Office Package
  • Knowledge of electricity generation system through gas and steam turbines.
  • Knowledge in thermodynamics.
  • Knowledge of reliability centered maintenance.
  • Analytical and critical skills, and attention to details
  • English Intermediate / Advanced


This position reports hierarchically to the Plant Manager.


ContourGlobal places a high value on providing equal employment opportunities and maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the rich diversity of our society and our customers.


ContourGlobal is a power generation company committed to new growth in thermal and renewable technologies. Our mission is to develop, acquire and operate electricity generation businesses worldwide, creating economic and social value through better operations, and making the communities where we work better because we are there.


- To care about our people’s health, safety, well-being and development.
- To act transparently and with moral integrity.
- To work hard and without boundaries as a multinational, integrated team.
- To expect, embrace and enable excellence and continuous learning through humility, and the knowledge that we will fail but when we do, we will learn.
- To honor the commitments of those who have placed their trust in us.