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Rotating Equipment Technical Authority

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Algeria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/12/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
4x4 weeks Rotation


Assurance of long term integrity and performance of mechanical equipment and performance of rotating and reciprocating machinery

Job Responsibilities:

The Rotating Technical Authority will act as the site focal point for all technical matters relating to his discipline and the Integrity Assurance process for mechanical and rotating equipment.

* Provide technical support and troubleshooting to Operations and Maintenance.
* Support maintenance and operations staff in identifying and addressing equipment performance issues.
* Participate and provide support to Maintenance during major equipment overhauls.
* Long-term study/development work on facilities and verify the design integrity of work carried out by engineering contractors within discipline area, e.g. Turbines, Compressors, Pumps and equipment.
* Focal point/authority for mechanical support contracts.
* Perform root cause failure analysis and make recommendations to avoid future failures.
* Ensure facilities are designed and operated in accordance with regulation, company requirements and standards.
* Work closely with other Technical Authorities & discipline engineers embedded in the assets.
* Continually identify internal and external best practices and drive integration and continuous improvement.
* Produce and review procedures related to Rotating Equipment.
* Provide mentoring and coaching to mechanical Engineers.
* Sharing of knowledge from internal and external incidents and learnings.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Recent relevant experience as Rotating Equipment Technical Authority for an onshore Oil &Gas project representing the owner/operator .
* Fully competent in all areas of plant rotating equipment, including gas turbines, centrifugal compressors, turbo-expanders, reciprocating engines, gearboxes, and machine ancillary components.
* Fully competent in all areas of plant mechanical equipment, including valves, pumps and pump seals.
* Capable of performing root-cause failure analyses on mechanical equipment.
* Understanding of gas turbine control system.
* Capable of diagnosing equipment vibration signatures.
* Theoretical knowledge of turbine and compressor thermodynamics.
* Capable of directing machinery alignments and understanding alignment data.
* Good knowledge of machine lubrication theory and application.
* Very good Knowledge of best practices, codes and regulations requirement related to rotating equipment.
* Experience in dealing with rotating equipment system specific

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
o English - fluent
o French - preferred
o Arabic - an advantage

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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