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Mecahnical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Algeria
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/10/2011
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The Company:
Our Client is a Global Operator in the Oil and Gas Industry.

The Role:
Provides practical mechanical engineering support to the maintenance supervisor for operational problems – long and short term. Mentor national staff to develop technical and leadership skills, experience and confidence with following RCM equipment programs and best practices for executing typical mechanical maintenance.

Provides mechanical engineering support and national staff mentoring to ensure the work being performed by the maintenance technicians is completed to relevant codes and industry standards

Provides input and national staff mentoring to set mechanical equipment spare parts inventory levels

Assists in planning major plant overhauls. Mentor national staff on the importance of preparation and planning.

Recommends O&M procedure changes to improve reliability and mentor national staff on best practices

Set up data collection systems and mentor national staff to analyse data and ensure equipment is optimised.

Audits maintenance work orders to ensure recommended work practices are being used and improved upon. Conduct post job reviews to continuously improve future maintenance activities and mentor national staff.

Communicate areas of improvement and innovation to line management where appropriate. Support development of a continuous improvement culture while mentoring national staff.

Establish effective trouble shooting systems and tools and mentor national staff to troubleshoot operating problems

Develop and progress a programme for training national staff on best practices of mechanical maintenance

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- At least 10 years experience in maintenance department in oil/gas or petrochemical industry.
- Ability to analyse problems and provide alternative solutions.
- Candidate should have practical experience in the replacement and refurbishment of:
• Mechanical liquid seals
• Dry gas seals
• Centrifugal pumps
• Centrifugal compressors.
- Experience with industrial PLC systems

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Fluent in English
• French (advantageous but not mandatory)
• Arabic (beneficial)
• Ability to work in a culturally diverse, remote and challenging environment.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Fergus Leo at Fircroft on + 44 (0) 207 377 2055
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