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  • Job reference: RMS0144855

Senior PS Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: South of Russia - Other
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 15/07/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (18/08/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our client is looking for Senior PS Mechanical Engineer

The Role:
Check the correctness of installation, compliance with the approved detailed design documentation;
• Directly participate in individual trials, equipment set-up, non-failure and reliable start-up and commissioning of mechanical and process equipment of pump stations; timely eliminate failures and deficiencies identified during commissioning and operations, investigate causes;
• Assist in performing tasks in construction, start-up and commissioning of new sites, executing COMPANY plans, schedules, orders and directives;
• Provide for quality installation of mechanical and process equipment and devices, for timely execution of all the work for start-up and commissioning of equipment at the respective site;
• Coordinate activities performed by Construction Contractor and Operations personnel; create proper conditions for their high labor productivity during the period of start-up and commissioning;
• Assist in timely completion of technical re-equipment, up-grade and new construction of facilities at pump stations and linear parts of the pipeline within the assigned sphere of competence at the respective site;
• Support the systems operation in accordance with ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001- within the framework set up by COMPANY standards, being based on CPC HSE Policy, “Incidents and Injuries Free” Policy;
• Participate in planning and implementation of actions for up-grade and expansion of COMPANY oil transportation system, including issuance of MoC and AFE documents, engineering specifications and task orders, etc. Revise design documentation for up-graded and newly built facilities and issue reasonably grounded feedback on the required amendments. Issue within the established sphere of competence reasonably grounded proposals on improving the quality of construction and reliability of mechanical and process equipment operation for specialists in design, construction and start-up companies;
• Control quality and completeness of the work performed during projects implementation versus the requirements of design documentation, building codes and norms. Notify COMPANY Commissioning Team and regional authorities about identified violations and non-compliance;
• Organize and participate in start-up operations, acceptance tests and commissioning of mechanic and process equipment and completed construction sites;
• Study Project detailed design documentation for pump stations up-grade;
• Enter data about new equipment installed at pump stations, work plans, spare parts and maintenance periodicity into MAXIMO system database;
• In accordance with effective legal and normative documents regulating COMPANY business and operations provide for engineering and methodology leadership in operations, servicing and maintenance of mechanical and process equipment, water supply/heating/sewage systems, ventilation and air conditioning systems, lifting equipment and pressure vessels, providing for efficient and reliable operations and compliance against operating manuals and process procedures;
• Develop preventive maintenance, diagnostics and maintenance schedules for equipment and mechanisms within MAXIMO system;
• Assure safe start-up and operations, timely trials and tests required by regulatory documents, engineering inspections and review of mechanical and process equipment, tanks, safety devices, process and auxiliary pipelines, gas equipment and pipelines, lifting equipment, hoisting and pulling devices, pressure vessels, electrical welding equipment, compressors, combustion engines and other equipment installed within the Project;
• Analyze operating conditions of equipment, separate parts and nodes to identify the causes for their premature wear-and-tear and failures; analyze causes and length of downtime due to the equipment condition;
• Timely register, investigate and analyze mechanical and process equipment failures to improve reliability, safety and durability of the equipment;
• Participate in planning failure preventive measures, systems/mechanisms/nodes/processes improvements, including use of the Management of Change Procedure;
• Define the need and timely present the requests for materials, spare parts, tools, devices, lubricants and other resources required for operations, servicing and maintenance of the equipment, process pipelines and utilities using MAXIMO system;
• Develop instructions and manuals for the PS operations staff engaged in analyze mechanical and process equipment maintenance;
• Assure correctness and timeliness of primary documents on working time records, spare parts and materials usage;
• Provide the PS operations staff with operations manuals, engineering documentation and process flow diagrams, issue certificates (“passports”), journals and operations documentation as per the approved List, participate in MAXIMO databases development and maintenance;
• Participate in developing instructions and other documents regulating operations of mechanical and process equipment at pump stations;
• Provide for duly organized access of personnel to mechanical and process equipment servicing and maintenance, participate in training and examinations of personnel engaged in operating and servicing mechanical and process equipment and lifting mechanisms;
• Perform organizational and engineering actions to prepare work space for safe start-up and operations of the PS equipment; instruct COMPANY and contractors’ personnel with regard to the list and scope of work, nature and order of work; assure their awareness with regard to safety rules during certain types of work, as well as process flow, electrical and other diagrams, datasheets and specifications, explaining the order of safe performance;
• Conduct within the approved deadlines on-the-job safety briefings with respective recording in HSE journals;
• Assure implementation of prescriptions issued by state supervisory authorities, COMPANY orders and directives, actions planned in the spheres of on-the-job safety, occupational health, fire safety and occupational sanitation;
• Control contractors’ personnel compliance with on-the-job safety, occupational health and fire safety regulations, and PPE usage for individual and group protection. Conduct stage 1 of online control of labor conditions
• Circulate among the subordinate personnel information about circumstance and causes of failures and incidents connected with construction and assembly, start-up and commissioning, operations and maintenance of the equipment, about hazardous incidents and fatalities at other oil pipeline systems; undertake measures to prevent similar incidents;
• Participate in investigations of causes to failures and hazardous incidents due to malfunction of mechanical and process equipment, by operations and maintenance staff errors, in investigation of injuries and fatalities taking place during operations and maintenance of mechanical and process equipment;
• Participate in the work of Standing Operations Control Commission at the pump station; organize scheduled compliance audits against the operating procedures of mechanical and technical equipment and operations documentation inspections; undertake organizational and engineering measures to eliminate the identified deficiencies;
• Suspend work in case of any contradictions with the effective regulations requirements, in case of identifying any failures of the equipment, tools or instrumentation, in case of any threat to people’s health or the environment;
• Conduct on-the-job training with operations personnel, prepare proposals for the management about promotion of personnel
• Submit within the established deadlines daily and weekly updates, monthly work plans and implementation reports, updates about the status of assignments, of organizational and engineering actions;
• Provide within the sphere of the approved competence and available resources the required assistance and technical support to specialists from other project OPEX and CAPEX departments, Operations and IT.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Person with a higher vocational education and 5+ years experience in the sphere of pipeline transportation or oil production and/or refining shall be assigned to the position of Senior PS Mechanical Engineer;
• Senior PS Mechanical Engineer should be certified as a person responsible for preparation and performance of highly hazardous work, gas-hazardous and hot works, and shall have the no less than II tolerance group according to the Rules of Operating Electrical Installations up to 1,000 V;
• Good knowledge of automatic control theory, Boolean algebra, process algorithm presentation is required;
• Experience in the sphere of process control in petrochemical or similar industry is required, as well as experience of working with instrumentation, DCS and SCADA.
To perform his/her duties, Senior PS Mechanical Engineer should possess the following skills and knowledge:
• Good knowledge of international and Russian regulatory documents related to design and operation of Control Sy
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