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Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Mechanical
  • Date posted: 10/01/2018
  • Job reference: VR/43427
This vacancy has now expired.
Our client, a leading operator now have an immediate requirement for a mechanical maintenance engineer to join their team on a contract basis. Contract will be till November 2018 initially with possibility of extension thereafter. This role is based onshore in Aberdeen, candidates must have previous experience offshore and be available for offshore visits as required

Position Overview:
The Asset Mechanical Engineer works within the Asset Team and has a functional home within Maintenance Technical Services Department. Will provide expert discipline advice and expertise to offshore and onshore teams to ensure world class maintenance performance in order to comply with the clients business objectives of producing Hydrocarbons in a safe and cost effective manner.
Carry out all work in accordance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems.

Ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in compliance with Maintenance Philosophy, UK Safety, Environmental & Quality systems and other UK statutory legislation, British Standards and Codes of Practice.
Continually review effectiveness of working practices and systems to increase Reliability / Availability of discipline equipment.
Provide support on discipline maintenance and certification activities.
Ensure that all discipline activities are input into the CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System) and then related with the Integrated Activity Plan.
Ensure Cost Efficient management of vendor support - appropriately allocated to deliver value to the operation.

Key Duties:
Maintenance & Reliability:
Actively work to comply with Asset Preventive Master Plan to reduce and manage a minimal maintenance backlog.
Review and approval of Maintenance Change Requests as required.
Responsible for defining and reviewing the criticality of the discipline equipment.
Ensure that all discipline maintenance records and plant history are updated using CMMS.
Follow up the discipline equipment failure rate identifying the causes and taking actions to improve reliability.
Ensure that all purchase orders and spare parts replenishment is managed against a Work Order.
Periodic audit/review of maintenance activities and records to ensure process compliance and satisfactory quality completion.
Assure critical spares availability in the event of failure in critical production path in accordance with maintenance master plan.
Continuously review and manage equipment lifecycle and obsolescence.
Engaging and feeding improvement with strategies and procedure updates of maintenance process.
Support the Asset team in PLE management including timely closeout of actions and in the production of 5-Why documentation in the immediate failures of equipment giving input into reliability reviews.
Participate in Onshore Root Cause Failure Analysis assessments in the wake of production critical and safety critical equipment failures.
Ensure all discipline Shutdown related activities are fully prepared with the correct materials in place and prioritised with the WO shutdown coding in the CMMS, ensuring maximum shutdown efficiency.

Asset Operations, Risk and Budget:
Primary support for asset crisis events/equipment failures.
Provide maintenance discipline input to annual asset budget requirements.
Manage maintenance budget commitment assuring cost control and productivity.
Asset Focal Point for key discipline vendors, direct liaison and interface to drive timely reporting, repairs and product improvements.
Responsible for producing the risk register of the discipline equipment.
Promote technological innovations that can be economically exploited to improve safety or production performance for the clients facilities reliability.

Support the AFA process, providing maintenance technical input when needed.
Discuss with appropriate Technical Authority any issues that impact SECEs.

HSSEQ & Legislation:
Carry out all work in accordance with Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems.
Role model for safe and environmentally responsible behaviours.
Perform as discipline competent person appointed by appropriate Technical Authority.
Education Attainment & Accreditation.
Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a mechanical engineering discipline.

Professional Skills & Experience:
Previous offshore maintenance and operations experience within the oil and gas industry preferred.

Interpersonal Skills & Qualities:
Adherence to the clients values.
Strong safety awareness.
Flexible, open-minded ability to work in a high pressure environment and meet tight deadlines.
A self-starter, able to identify and lead business improvements as required.
Capacity to acknowledge and analyse large quantities of information.
Decisive making well thought-through and timely decisions.
Excellent interpersonal skills and a good facilitator.
Resilient team player, embraces change and continual improvement.

Ability to travel offshore.