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Reliability & Maintenance Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Brentford
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/11/2014
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The Company:
Our client is a "super-major" oil and gas operator.

The Role:
Job Description:

This post is one of the key posts in the development’s Operations Readiness team. It is accountable to deliver a complete maintenance program (maintenance build) for the development’s suite of projects. Specific activities and deliverables include:
• Tender and manage the Maintenance Build Contract, and assure the delivery of a complete maintenance program (maintenance build) for new facilities and equipment
• Manage the technical aspects of maintenance build activities, including strategy development, RCM/FMECA application, and optimisation of maintenance activity
• Incorporate Contractor-provided RAM models into the maintenance analysis, or create additional models as needed
• Manage the maintenance build activities from the standpoint of cost, schedule, budget, and quality
• Interface with Project Information Managers and EPC Contractors to ensure that required information is defined and delivered on schedule to support maintenance build activity
• Interface with operations organisation Maximo and Maintenance Planning teams in order to facilitate integration of new programs with those for existing equipment
• Ensure conformance of new maintenance programs with applicable technical standards
• Coordinate reviews and approvals of maintenance strategies and procedures with the Ops Readiness team, and with operations organisation personnel as required
• Interface with Inspection and Materials Catalogue build activities as needed to integrate these elements into the overall program
• Coordinate handover, loading, and testing of completed maintenance build load files with operations organisation Maximo technical staff
• Providing input to Ops Readiness and OPEX budgets

The successful candidate must be able to approach this work from both the standpoints of maintenance and reliability engineering, and from the practical aspects of the maintenance discipline.

This position will initially be posted in the UK, but will potentially migrate to the UAE as project engineering locations are finalised.
The goal of the Ops Readiness team is to ensure that appropriate maintenance programs are developed, approved, and functioning in Maximo before startup of the projects. This post is key to making that happen.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Previous experience in developing reliability-based maintenance programs for major oil and gas facilities
• Previous experience in maintenance planning in a primary maintenance discipline (M/E/I)
• Formal training in reliability concepts and their application, including RAM and RCM/FMECA analysis techniques, and associated software
• Thorough knowledge of the maintenance management and preventive maintenance modules of Maximo
• Proven experience in managing contractors
• A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering is required

Other Key Requirements
• Previous experience of working within a multi-cultural and multi-discipline environment
• Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to deliver exceptional results in difficult project environments
• Ability to relocate as required in accordance with Project requirements
• Frequent business travel may be required as necessitated by EPC contractor work locations
• Occasional business travel may also be required to site in Iraq (for
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