Rotaing Equipment Specialist

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  • Location

    Aberdeen, Scotland

  • Sector:

    Oil and Gas

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  • Salary:

    Up to £0.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Gordon Clark

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  • Published:

    8 months ago

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Our client a leading Oil & Gas Operator are seeking a Rotating Equipment Specialist for a Permanent opportunity based Off-Shore.

Position Overview
Responsible for providing technical guidance and practical support to the asset for the operation, integrity, maintenance activities and fault diagnosis on key Rotating Equipment.

* Accountable for ensuring the rotating equipment and package auxiliary systems are operating within the OEM operating limits.
* Accountable for the identification and investigation of alerts generated from the package 'Spotlight' online condition and performance monitoring tool
* Accountable for ensuring that post maintenance commissioning activities are carried and the equipment is handed back to operations in a satisfactory condition
* Accountable for the management of all package special tools ensuring the equipment is certified, stock numbered and in re-usable storage/transportation boxes
* Accountable for ensuring that all package defects have clear and concise work orders raised and scheduled in accordance with their criticality

Key Duties
* Support a culture of continuous HSE performance improvement via transfer of knowledge and sharing of best practice
* Demonstrate excellent safety leadership behaviours at all times and encouraging colleagues to achieve outstanding performance in meeting Company HSE and business targets
* Ensuring compliance with Company performance standards.
* Responsible for diagnosis of operational deviations
* Responsible for ensuring Spotlight is working as per design and alert and alarm levels are set appropriately
* Responsible for leading diagnosis and rectification of faults on rotating equipment packages
* Responsible for delivering allocated planned and breakdown maintenance activities
* Responsible for interfacing with contracted vendors to ensure timely resolution of problems
* Responsible for supporting and mentoring trainee system owners and trainee system experts
* Responsible for ensuring the equipment and skid is kept clean any leaks or step changes in noise, temperatures, pressures, flows, or vibration levels are reported, work orders raised and corrective actions progressed
* Responsible for ensuring package instrumentation is in good working order and any defects are reported, work orders raised and corrective actions progressed
* Responsible for ensuring that any package pipe work, small bore tubing and flexible hose defects are reported, work orders raised and corrective actions progressed
* Responsible for the optimisation of handheld data logger routes and the routine collection of data
* Responsible for assisting the conditioning monitoring vendor with the collection of routine vibration data
* Responsible for the collection of vibration data from vibration data collectors where the CBM vendor is not available. Training will be given on the JCAMS VibExpert vibration data collector unit
* Responsible for ensuring that routine lubrication oil top-ups are logged and samples are collected and submitted to the appropriate onshore laboratory
* Responsible for the management of all offshore held package spares ensuring suitable stock level are stock proposed and maintained
* Actively contribute towards production management and effective utilisation of asset's Production Loss Management System
* Identify asset threats and opportunities and actively support the ATOM process
* Identify opportunities for cost reduction and removal of low value activities

Education Attainment & Accreditation
* Experienced Engineer with Engineering Degree or equivalent experience and other qualifications

Professional Skills & Experience
* Previous experience working with a Rotating Equipment Original Equipment Manufacturer or independent specialist service company at a supervisory level is essential
* Sound understanding of mechanical engineering and control systems with some instrumentation and electrical experience preferable
* Experience with the interpretation of technical operating manuals, drawings, catalogues and reports to assist with fault identification and proactive management of fault rectification
* Experience and understanding of associated auxiliary systems such as fuel, sealing and hydraulic systems is essential
* Ability to interrogate rotating equipment control systems to assist with fault diagnosis would be an advantage
* Knowledge of safety hazards associated with high speed industrial rotating equipment
* Knowledge of industrial rotating equipment failure modes
* Working knowledge of the Maximo work management system would be an advantage
* Working knowledge of the PI Process Book system would be an advantage
* Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of safe working systems e.g. ISSOW, Risk Assessment