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Rotating Equipment Support Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/06/2011
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Job Title: Rotating Equipment Support Engineer
Job Location: Aberdeen
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: ongoing
Residency: uk

The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel.

The Role:
Supporting the Rotating Equipment Technical Authority for assets, manage the continuous improvement of rotating equipment package reliability, maintenance and repairs.
Accountable to the Maintenance Team Leader to:
◦Deputise for Rotating Equipment Technical Authority.
◦Provide technical support to the Operations Team in the delivery of project overhaul campaigns or resolution of key machinery integrity and operational issues.
◦Plan and manage overhaul and upgrade campaigns where directed.
◦Manage onshore overhauls and attend repair facilities for interface and witness activities as appropriate.
◦Management of 3rd party rotating equipment support contracts as delegated by the Rotating Equipment Engineer (TA).
◦Carry out maintenance and spares reviews where required.
◦Provide technical support to loss investigations, root cause investigations and action follow up activities where directed.
◦Maintain the lifecycle technical integrity of the offshore installations by ensuring appropriate maintenance and integrity strategies, engineering standards, procedures and guidance documents are adhered to in all activities.
◦Assess performance and condition monitoring results, ensuring appropriate follow up.
◦Support Technical Authority in the assessment of anomalies, deviations from standard and maintenance deferrals, developing risk mitigations and producing technical reports where appropriate.
◦Single point of accountability for discipline modifications and management process improvements where directed.
Scope of equipment covered includes all high and low speed rotating equipment systems including pumps, gas turbines, power turbines, gearboxes, hydrocarbon and utility compressors.

Note: Motors and alternators primarily under Electrical and HVAC fans under Mechanical Engineer accountabilities.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
◦Degree or equivalent professional qualification in mechanical engineering or significant experience in a similar role.
◦Current Offshore Medical and Survival Certificate.
Chartered Engineer status (or working towards) with an appropriate engineering council registered body.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Rebecca McCarn at Fircroft on + 44 1224 216090
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