This position reports to the Engineering & Maintenance Manager within the Engineering & Maintenance Department and is primarily responsible for developing and implementing the overall asset management strategy for all Mechanical Activities throughout the lifecycle of the Facility. The position ensures that all mechanical equipment selected, installed, operated and maintained during the construction, commissioning and operational phases of this project meets applicable standards, codes and industry best practices.
Major responsibilities and accountabilities include but are not limited to: – develops, implements and manages the Asset Integrity Management Program for all Mechanical Equipment assets on the Facility i.e. both Inside Battery Limit (ISBL) and Outside Battery Limit (OSBL); functions as the Mechanical Engineering Technical Authority for the acceptance of all Mechanical systems and equipment on behalf of NETL; provides technical and project management expertise for the delivery (development, management and execution) of plant improvement projects (both Capital and Operating expenditure type), and provides technical support to the Construction Team and Mechanical sub-Contractors during the construction and commissioning phases of the Project, and technical expertise and leadership to commission and maintain the integrity and reliability of all Mechanical Systems and Equipment on the Facility, throughout its lifecycle.
Qualifications/ Experience Required
BSc Degree in Mechanical Engineering with a minimum of ten (10) years overall Mechanical Engineering experience in the Petrochemical and/or Oil and Gas sector, five (5) years of which should be as a Senior or Lead Mechanical Engineer, with at least five (5) years working knowledge and experience in Reliability and Inspection Engineering Techniques on process plant equipment such as; equipment condition monitoring, risk based inspection and root cause failure analysis. Certification and demonstrable skills and competencies in Project Management will also be an asset.
Further, at least five (5) years of the ten (10) years, require working knowledge and experience with the monitoring and troubleshooting of critical process plant equipment such as; Steam Turbines, Centrifugal Compressors, Pumps, Vessels, Furnaces, Fired Heaters, Steam Boilers, Valves and Piping systems, and proven experience in Planning, Executing and supervision of mechanical maintenance, projects and contractors, during at least three (3) major Plant Turnarounds or Shutdowns.
Working knowledge and experience with the MS Office suite, MS Projects or Primavera, AutoCAD and a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) such as MAXIMO, SAP or Docushare. Certification in design and insepction codes, including NDE technqiues would be an asset.
Working knowledge of Piping & Instrumentation Drawings (P&ID), Process Flow Diagrams (PFD’s), Piping Isometric Drawings and Process Hazard Analyses (PHA’s) techniques, such as HAZOPS and What If’s; applicable industry standards and codes, such as API, ASME and NFPA. Certification from API and the Vibration Institute would also be an asset.