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Maintenance Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Azerbaijan
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/11/2013
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The Role:
Fircroft are seeking a Maintenance Specialist for a major Oil & Gas Operator within Azerbaijan

Type of contract: Residential – 6 days per week (Single/Accompanied)
Duration: 12 months rolling contract
Rates: Circa 13, 500 per Month (net)
Location: Baku

As part of the 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 the hub maintenance performance. The role includes support to onshore/offshore Operations, performance management of maintenance vendors, technical assurance for maintenance delivery and will require a number of offshore visits each year.
Maintenance Engineers 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, Lifeboats, F&G.

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.

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
Monitor offshore scope and progress during execution and assist from onshore where required.
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 ACE, 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.
Provide support to the GMS deployment project as required to ensure smooth implementation of new strategies across offshore operations.
Ongoing identification of maintenance program improvements and enhancements.

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 continuous improvement
Commercial Accountability
Develop and agree long term OPEX Budget associated with assigned Contracts Budgets which range from $500K to $17M depending on Vendor.
BRO for allocated Contract and platform maintenance activities.

Technical Assurance / Reliability
Review PMR content for correctness to ensure activity optimization
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:
Engineering Degree qualified or equivalent.
Experience in discipline engineering & maintenance.
Extensive understanding of the offshore working environment.
Has knowledge and demonstrated project management skills.
Minimum 5 years of relevant experience required.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Has familiarity with industry design and construction codes, standards, and regulatory requirements
Is competent in reading technical drawings
Must be strong communicator with proven influencing and networking skills. Also have the ability to work in multi-discipline team.
Demonstrated strong computer skills, specifically Microsoft office, Excel, and computerised maintenance management system (CMMS).
A good working knowledge of tools used for data analysis.
Knowledge of the Safety Case Verification process, Safety Critical Elements, Written Schemes and Performance Standards
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