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Rotating Equipment Engineer - Waterflood

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/01/2020
  • Duration: 12 months renewable
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The Role:
Outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated individual. This role will have the opportunity to contribute in a positive way that will help build a sustainability future for the people of Iraq.

Role Synopsis
The Rotating Equipment Engineer will report to the Rotating Equipment Manager in the Reliability and Maintenance Department and is accountable for safe and reliable operations by ensuring compliance with Values and Standards.
The Rotating Equipment engineer will be tasked with ownership of water injection rotating equipment and ensuring reliability driven improvements are made in support of injection targets.
The role will also provide direct technical support to Ops and Maintenance technicians to diagnose equipment issues, requiring strong site presence.
In addition, the Rotating Equipment Engineer will be a mentor and coach to the maintenance technicians and contractors in the areas of safety, reliability and efficient execution of work.

Key Accountabilities
* Promote a culture of safety and continuous improvement.

* Ownership of equipment health and monitoring in support of achieving water injection targets

* Supports Rotating Equipment Manager in developing and delivering reliability improvements to Water Flood rotating equipment

* Support the execution of work in accordance with the Control of Work standards.

* Support the delivery of the Reliability and Maintenance Vision, Strategy and Priorities
* Support maintenance teams to deliver integrity improvement initiatives within assigned facilities.

* Oversee equipment overhauls and installations to ensure work is carried out to high standards
* Deliver timely, efficient and high-quality maintenance activities at water injection stations

* Coordinate with Production/Operations staff to identify/prioritize and schedule maintenance activities.

* Advise and coach a multi-disciplined Iraqi Maintenance workforce at assigned assets.

* Ensure maintenance work is identified, planned, and documented in the CMMS system.

* Maintain rotating equipment performance KPIs and act accordingly to improve performance where needed.

* Champion delivery of work management processes.
* Identify areas of improvement in safety, reliability and efficient execution of work

* Implement preventive and predictive maintenance strategies to drive long term reliability improvement

* Carry out RCFA with local staff and implement improvement actions

* Develop PMRs and spare part lists for rotating equipment in Water Flood

Essential Education
Degree / diploma qualified mechanical engineer or equivalent work experience

Essential experience and job requirements
15 years of extensive and relevant industry experience in rotating equipment maintenance repairs, engineering, reliability or other plant experience and must have demonstrated strong leadership capabilities.
Experience in pump condition monitoring - able to take and analyse pump performance data, vibration readings, oil sample results, and make recommendations based on these results.
Familiar with carrying out hands-on supervision of pump overhauls.

Desirable criteria and qualifications
* Key skills include communication, interpersonal relationships, facilitation, influencing, and negotiating
* Ability to develop others and foster diverse relationships in a multicultural environment
* Ability to identify correct priorities of maintenance activities
* Identify and assess safety hazards
* Ability to speak Arabic would be beneficial but not essential

Other Requirements
* A passion and relentless drive for continuous improvement
* Strong use of IT systems to analyse data, and produce reports & KPI's etc
* Strong interpersonal skills with experience influencing operating teams and contractors
* Strong cultural awareness
* Able to prioritise work in a high activity environment
* Able to work within a multidisciplinary team
* Ability to handle multiple tasks with minimal supervision
* Strong bias for being proactive and getting results
* Demonstrate planning, organizational and communication skills

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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