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  • Job reference: RMS0109100


  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Egypt
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 01/05/2012
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The Company:
The client's Egypt Region is seeking a qualified expatriate to work as a Rotating Equipment Engineer/Specialist reporting to the Deputy Maintenance General Manager. The expatriate position will be on a 28/28 rotation basis and will be located in a remote field site in the Western Desert of Egypt.

The Role:
The purpose of this position is to manage the maintenance/reliability of all rotating equipment, in both the facilities and the field, and to provide direction to the maintenance departments. The role will provide expert advice with the aim of meeting production and maintenance objectives and keeping equipment downtime to a minimum.


•Actively participate in the procurement, installation and commissioning of rotating equipment
•Develop and implement rotating equipment reliability plans e.g. condition monitoring/maintenance reviews
•Define operating envelopes for systems and equipment
•Maintain equipment reliability by implementing preventative and corrective maintenance programs through a CMMS system such as Maximo or Oracle systems
•Monitor daily rotating equipment maintenance activities and ensure work is being carried out safely, according to schedule and to expected standards
•Create and maintain accurate, up-to-date equipment records, including baseline data
•Analyze equipment monitoring data and develop appropriate responses to reliability problems
•Identify and initiate purchase of equipment spares and necessary tools to maintain the operation of assets. Follow up the purchasing of equipment to ensure the correct items are delivered and maintained in stock
•Verify correct parts are being used and assess whether used parts are repairable
•Identify root cause of failures and make recommendations to prevent reoccurrence
•Review/develop standardized repair procedures for use in internal and external repair shops
•Participate in engineering design reviews, safety reviews, etc
•Supervise the vendor representatives responsible for the maintenance of the gas turbine generators. This involves the day to day maintenance of these machines as well as assistance in troubleshooting problems and planning overhauls and modifications
•Report daily to national and expat supervisors regarding problems and solutions, daily activity, and recommendations
•Identify areas where KPC maintenance employees require additional training and to assist in the development of training programs including on the job training.
•Liaise with other departments to ensure maintenance requirements are implemented on a timely basis

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
This position requires the ability to resolve daily problems to accomplish the core objectives of the Company. There is a high volume of drilling, workover, production, construction and processing activity which require professional organizational and planning skills to respond to and manage multiple issues at one time. Other experience and skills requirements include:

• Educated to degree level or similar in mechanical engineering or related subject

• 10+ years of experience in rotating equipment operation/maintenance

• Experience with a variety of rotating equipment including pumps, compressors, expanders, generators, etc.

• Experience with Solar gas turbine generators an advantage

• Solid understanding of applicable industry standards

• Excellent organizational, planning, and prioritizing abilities

• Self motivated with the ability to function with minimum supervision

• Effective written, oral, and liste
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