Senior Electrical/Instrument Maintenance Support Engineer at WTS Energy

Senior Electrical/Instrument Maintenance Support Engineer at WTS Energy

WTS Energy an independent International Oil and Gas Company operating in West Africa. The company is seeking to hire a Senior Electrical/Instrument Maintenance Support Engineer to work in Lagos, Nigeria for its client which is a Multinational E&P Company. Provide front-line electrical/instrument maintenance support to the operational fields, both onshore and offshore.

Industry: Oil & Gas
Regional Experience: Africa
Educational Level: BSc/BA/BSocSc/Bachelor MSc/MBA/Master
Work Experience: 15 years
Type of Employment: Contract
Regions / Country: Africa Lagos Nigeria

Job Description:
  • Provide technical support to offshore and onshore, for all operational electrical/instrument discipline maintenance matters.
  • Will be required to travel to each of the locations on a regular basis to assist field maintenance staff
  • Provide contractual resources for all electrical/instrument discipline aspects of the fields operational maintenance as required.
  • Compile monthly maintenance performance statistics for inclusion in the monthly report by the MEM.
  • Continually review all spares and stock requirements / usage and advise HMI with regard to discipline requirements / changes.
  • Develop plan to replace aging equipment and associated sparing & maintenence
  • Provide discipline input into the CMMS.
  • Responsible for providing the electrical/instrumental CM program for both field locations, trending data and advising on required actions from findings.
  • Responsible for providing the motor bearing analysis and thermographic surveys for field locations, trending data and advising on required actions from findings.
  • Responsible for providing FMEA and develop a matrix for the critical assets.
  • Monitor and assess electrical/instrument candidates for HV/LV isolations and ESD/F&G testing
  • Develop on-the-job electrical/instrument CBT and assessment via 3rd-Parties
  • Develop & maintain Hazardous Area equipment registers and Plot Plans for all facilities
  1. An HNC or equivalent in electrical/instrument maintenance discipline is desirable
  2. COREN Registration is desirable
  3. Member of Engineering Institute is desirable
  4. 15 years operational oil and gas industry maintenance experience, including 10 years offshore, is essential
  5. 40 years and above.
  6. An in depth knowledge of field operations including onshore and offshore Production operations, computerised maintenance management system and logistics.
  7. A sound knowledge of Nigerian Legislation, International Standards, Best Practise, HSSE, Safety Case, SCE, design & operating performance standards, Management of Change/Deviations, Project to Operations handover criteria, hazardous area safe working practices.
  8. Working experience of electrical generation, distribution, switching, UPS, protection system function testing, fault finding, instrumentation, testing of PSVs, Fiscal Metering, loop testing, ESD, fire & gas, deluge systems etc.
  9. Working experience of a Senior Site Electrical Authority or TCI to provide safe HV/LV/DC and process isolations for Permit to Work.
  10. Competent in reading engineering drawings, P&IDs, C&Es, loop, schematics and SLD, ladder and logic charts.
  11. Familiar with RCA, IPF, RBI, RCM, RAM and risk mitigation.
  12. Mentor, coach and train on-the-job indigenous E&I personnel
  13. Good written/spoken English and computer literate.
Terms & Conditions:
Work Schedule: 28 days on 28 days off rotation
Duration: Initial one year contract plus extension option
He/She will be reporting to the Head of Maintenance
For this position, preference will be given to Nigerian nationals

Deadline of Application:
The last date is 16th January, 2013 for submission of application.

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