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  • Job reference: RMS0139453

Valve Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 14/03/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (21/03/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Role:
As part of the AzSPU Reliability and Maintenance team the Maintenance Strategy Execution team is tasked with
the following deliverables:

• Maximise uptime by driving non-intrusive maintenance and avoiding need for equipment shutdowns.
• Execute cost effective cross functional maintenance.
• SPA (Single Point Accountable) and interface with Platform
• Manage Maintenance Contracts including technical performance reviews
• Develop work packs for CAP activity
• Plan CAP Activity 8Q to 12 W to satisfy gate criteria.
• Technical Support for platform.

Reporting to the Maintenance Strategy Delivery Lead, this is a key role in delivery of
maintenance performance.
The role includes support to onshore/offshore Operations, performance management of maintenance vendors
and technical assurance for maintenance delivery.
The role will require a number of offshore visits each year.
Valve Maintenance Specialist will be ‘Focal Point’ for the Engineering, Maintenance and Inspection activities
associated with AGTR valves..
Supporting the effective delivery of planning & scheduling with accountability for ensuring execution,
closeout, and lessons learned for non-production critical, preventive and corrective maintenance with scopes
including:
• Planned Maintenance Routines
• Long Term Correctives – (Non Routine)


Key behaviors required include, strong leadership, motivated self-starter, high personal impact with ability to
influence, strong networking skills and teamwork within BP and support contractors. A strong relationship with
key stakeholders both internal and external is required.




RESPONSIBILITIES

• Maximise uptime by driving non-intrusive maintenance and avoiding need for equipment shutdowns
Impacting production loss..
• Execute cost effective cross functional maintenance.
• SPA (Single Point Accountable) and interface with Platform/Facilities.
• Develop work packs for CAP activity
• Plan CAP Activity 8Q to 12 W to satisfy gate criteria.
• Technical Support for platform/facilities.



Activity Delivery
• In conjunction with Maintenance Planner, support detailed activity planning for maintenance
activity and operations.
• Work closely with maintenance planner in obtaining information to build routine task job-plans
• Management and coordination of maintenance campaigns
• Work closely with maintenance vendors and ensure POs are placed
• Work with the Material Controller to ensure activity materials are ordered
• Review maintenance vendor reports and raise corrective work-orders after consultation with
relevant parties where required
• Incorporate close-out and lessons learned from breakdown maintenance, under the accountability
of the Delivery Lead into preventive maintenance routines and corrective maintenance
where required
• Actively participate at the Monthly Integrity Meetings as required.
Vendor Performance Management
 Supplier Performance Management and key contact for maintenance contracts
 Key maintenance vendors include: - Bell, Petrovalves, Kentinrol, Valve Italia, Rotork, Biffi.
 Assist resolving vendor issues
 Create Performance Improvement Plan with maintenance providers in co-ordination with
Offshore/facility team to drive standardization and continuous improvement

Technical Assurance / Reliability
 Pro-actively support planner with backlog management
 Develop and deploy value adding technology in the maintenance arena
 Definition of critical spares and ensuring resource controller is aware of any shortfall
 Identification and dissemination of Best Maintenance Practices throughout the AGT Region
 Use prior experience from operations and maintenance and share learning’s in pursuit of
improvement programs.
 Provide Technical Performance Assurance that overall asset Business Risks are being
managed
 Able to undertake operational risk assessments, incident investigation and analysis
 Contribute to development & improvement of maintenance performance measures.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Experience in discipline engineering or maintenance.
• Applicants must have a minimum of 3 proven years working with valves on the repair, overhaul
and testing of all variants of PSV’s, Control Valves, Gate Valves and Ball Valves. The applicants should also
show an understanding of control methods from Electric, pneumatic and hydraulic actuation.
• Candidate will be able to work on their own as required.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Has familiarity with industry design and construction codes, standards, and regulatory requirements
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