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Maintenance Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 31/05/2013
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (07/06/13)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
Fircroft are currently looking for a Maintenance Specialist to work in Azerbaijan for one of our key global clients. The position is expected to last for 18 months provisionally and is offered on a residential basis.

Key Accountabilities

As part of the AzSPU Reliability and Maintenance team the Maintenance Strategy Execution team is tasked with
the following deliverables:

• Maximise uptime by driving non-intrusive maintenance and avoiding need for equipment shutdowns.
• Execute cost effective cross functional maintenance.
• SPA (Single Point Accountable) and interface with Platform
• Manage Maintenance Contracts including technical performance reviews
• Develop work packs for CAP activity
• Plan CAP Activity 8Q to 12 W to satisfy gate criteria.
• Technical Support for platform.

Reporting to the Maintenance Strategy and Execution Team Leader, this is a key role in delivery of
maintenance performance.
The role includes support to onshore/offshore Operations, performance management of maintenance vendors
and technical assurance for maintenance delivery.
Cost efficiency and focus is a key element of the role. Setting of the budget and monitoring the VOWD for
goods and services against the contracts is required to ensure the AGT region stays on track with business
model.
The role will require a number of offshore visits each year.
Maintenance Specialist will be ‘Focal Point’ for the Engineering, Maintenance and Inspection activities.
Supporting the effective delivery of planning & scheduling with accountability for ensuring execution,
closeout, and lessons learned for non-production critical, preventive and corrective maintenance with scopes
including:
• Planned Maintenance Routines
• Long Term Correctives – (Non Routine)
• Rotating Equipment Activity - (GT Overhauls & Inspections / Major Pump Change-outs)
• Maintenance Campaigns such as; Electrical / Mechanical / Instrument Maintenance, PSV, EX, Hose, Crane, F&G.

Key behaviours required include, strong leadership, motivated self-starter, high personal impact with ability to
influence, strong networking skills and teamwork to support contractors. A strong relationship with
key stakeholders both internal and external is required.

Responsibilities

• Maximise uptime by driving non-intrusive maintenance and avoiding need for equipment shutdowns.
• Execute cost effective cross functional maintenance.
• SPA (Single Point Accountable) and interface with Platform
• Manage Maintenance Contracts including technical performance reviews
• Develop work packs for CAP activity
• Plan CAP Activity 8Q to 12 W to satisfy gate criteria.
• Technical Support for platform.

Activity Delivery

• In conjunction with Maintenance Planner, support detailed activity planning for maintenance activity and operations.
• Work closely with maintenance planner in obtaining information to build routine task job-plans
• Management and coordination of maintenance campaigns
• Work closely with maintenance vendors and ensure POs are placed
• Work with the Material Controller to ensure activity materials are ordered
• Review maintenance vendor reports and raise corrective work-orders after consultation with relevant parties where required
• Incorporate close-out and lessons learned from breakdown maintenance, under the accountability of the MSETL, into preventive maintenance routines and corrective maintenance where required
• Actively participate at 8Q Planning meetings, with accountability for representing asset Maintenance
• Actively participate at 12W / 6W Planning meetings with accountability for representing asset Maintenance
• Actively participate at the Monthly Integrity Meetings as required.

Vendor Performance Management

• Supplier Performance Management and key contact for maintenance contracts
• Hold monthly meetings and QPRs
• Assist resolving vendor issues
• Create Performance Improvement Plan with maintenance providers in co-ordination with offshore team to drive standardization and continuous improvement

Technical Assurance / Reliability

• Review PMR content for correctness to ensure activity optimisation
• Pro-actively support planner with backlog management
• Develop and deploy value adding technology in the maintenance arena
• Definition of critical spares and ensuring resource controller is aware of any shortfall
• Identification and dissemination of Best Maintenance Practices throughout the AGT Region
• Use prior experience from operations and maintenance and share learning’s in pursuit of improvement programs
• Provide Technical Performance Assurance that overall asset Business Risks are being managed
• Identification of plant or procedural modifications needed to meet the changing needs and act as job officer for minor plant modifications
• Able to undertake operational risk assessments, incident investigation and analysis
• Contribute to development & improvement of maintenance performance measures.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience in discipline engineering & maintenance.
• Extensive understanding of the Oil and Gas working environment.
• Minimum 7 years of relevant experience required.
• Core Discipline qualification.
• Must be strong communicator with proven influencing and networking skills. Also have the ability to work in a multi-discipline team.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Has familiarity with industry design and construction codes, standards, and regulatory requirements
• Is competent in reading technical drawings
• Demonstrated strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft office, Excel, and computerised maintenance management system (CMMS).
• A good working knowledge of tools used for data analysis.
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