Reliability & Maintenance Engineer
Oil & Gas
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A major, international oil and gas company
•Develop and implement a Reliability and Maintenance Management Strategy to manage identified risks and deliver availability in line with the entity business strategy.
•Develop and utilize a Production Availability model
•Complete criticality assessment in order to derive a criticality rating for systems and equipment within the facility. Safety/Environmental Critical Equipment and Production/Business Critical Equipment shall be clearly defined and documented.
•Application of life cycle cost analysis in evaluating technical options for critical or high value equipment during the Select and Define stages. This shall apply to new plant design, upgrades to existing equipment or a new installation in an existing operation.
•Lead maintainability reviews on packages and systems and ensure findings implemented.
•Define the preservation requirements of equipment within the project scope, covering initial preservation measures, warehouse preservation, installed preservation and pre-operations maintenance activities.
•For critical and relevant equipment, define reliability envelopes and confirm that the design and specification of that equipment is such that it will be able to consistently operate within that envelope. Consider start-up, plateau, middle and end-of-life production levels.
•Ensure repair and spares strategy is defined for equipment, identifying the stocking criteria and the response to failure. Repair strategy shall include guidance on the strategic decision for repair versus replacement.
•Where the repair and spares strategy requires the holding of spare parts, lead a spares analysis to determine the optimum spares holding.
•Develop and assign risk-based reliability strategies for installed equipment, utilizing equipment reliability strategies and thereby develop an appropriate reliability program.
•For each activity defined within the reliability strategy, ensure a task interval with suitable justification is provided.
•Define the specification of equipment and associated instrumentation to enable condition and remote monitoring to be easily implemented.
•Where condition monitoring has been specified within the maintenance strategy, capture baseline data during construction & commissioning and handover.
•Lead commissioning and acceptance testing for the operation of condition monitoring equipment and systems.
•Contributing to training sessions for maintenance and operations;
Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Maintenance management and reliability engineering methodologies and tools, e.g. FMECA, RCFA, RAM and CMMS