Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Horizon HRD
Job Overview
  • Directs and supervises the installation, maintenance, repair, troubleshooting and modification activities carried out on a wide range of mechanical stationary and rotating equipment in the plant, such as turbo machinery, gas and steam turbines, compressors, furnaces, heat exchangers, diesel generators, etc.
  • Provides technical advice and guidance on all related maintenance works.
  • Participates in the planning and implementation of all systems modifications, expansion and installation.
  • Maintains a high level of HSE standards as per company policy

Worked Performed

  • Directs and supervises the activities of assigned personnel in the unit.
  • Performs engineering functions at the level established by Management for the position.
  • Review of preventive maintenance plans / schedules and preparation of task list / maintenance programmes for mechanical equipment in the plant, using equipment past performance and manufacturers data and supervises the execution of such programmes.
  • Prepares detailed equipment check lists for routine maintenance and the estimation of detailed manpower and skill requirements.
  • Follows up on major maintenance work to keep abreast of conditions and to advise on spare part replacement, modifications or refurbishment.
  • Reviews shutdown job lists and preparation of contract scope of work / CRF preparation, co-ordination with contractors, work supervision
  • Participates in testing and start-up of equipment upon completion of work.
  • Carries out more complex fault finding, diagnosis and repair of equipment.
  • Provides guidance and advice on actions to be taken on chronic problems, and reviews requirement for major repair and spares replacements.
  • Carries out troubleshooting of chronic failures and gives repair and test procedures.
  • Ensures that all mechanical maintenance services are provided safely and efficiently in accordance with internationally recognised engineering standard.
  • Deals with emergency requirements immediately, allocating resources providing technical advice and checking work at various stages.
  • Provides regular feedback to Operations Department and Planning Section on status of work undertaken.
  • Liaises with other maintenance disciplines and the workshop to co-ordinate multi-discipline Sections
  • Provides engineering assistance to the Development Engineering Section in the Mechanical design and specification of modifications or new equipment installations and projects.
  • Technically reviews bids for the supply of the new equipment. Liaises with manufacturer’s representatives as required in the installation, commissioning and post commissioning periods, to discuss and rectify any equipment deficiency.
  • Liaises with Reliability/Inspection Section to arrange for and follows up on physical testing and inspection of modification and/or new installations.
  • Reviews annual requirements for mechanical materials, spare parts and equipment, advises on stock levels and material descriptions, and provides suggestions for alternatives or inter-changeability of parts with other equipment in different Company locations.
  • Prepares purchase requisitions, contact scopes, bid evaluation and inspection of expensive/critical items.
  • Prepares provisional and final acceptance certificates.
  • Reviewing contractors’ regular reports, assessing their performance and providing advice as necessary. Clears contractors invoice for payment.
  • Preparation of capital and operating budgets for the section by identifying specific items to be included in budget submission.
  • Technically evaluates bids related to direct capital and operating budget Purchase Requisitions.
  • Preparation training programmes for National Employees undergoing on-the-job training by identifying specific training needs.
  • Provides essential training and guidance to trainees, developees and other subordinates with a clear objective of career development.
  • Performs other similar or related duties, as assigned. Includes ensuring observance of safety and fire rules and regulations by subordinates, preparing activity reports, attending meetings, etc.
  • Recommends new technology and techniques to improve existing systems and indigenisation measures to reduce maintenance cost.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in B. Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
  • 9 Years’ experience in the installation, commissioning, maintenance and repair or rotating and mechanical equipment in an oil/gas/petrochemical or Power Plants.
  • Good knowledge of English Language.
  • Computer Skills
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