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Rotating Equipment Team Leader

  • Job reference: 934308
  • Location: Algeria
  • Salary: GBP650 - GBP695 per day
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Mechanical / HVAC Engineering
  • Date posted: 01/03/2021

Rotating Equipment Team Leader

Our client is a world-leading producer of natural gas who is looking for an expert level Rotating Machinery Engineer to join the team in Algeria on a long-term (24+ months) rotational work pattern assignment.

The selected candidate will be the single point for all maintenance and reliability issues relating to major rotating equipment packages at the facility.


  • Provide oversight for all maintenance and reliability activities of the following Rotating Machinery packages: - GTG's all sites, GTC's all sites, KBA turbo expander, KBA CO2 and inlet compressors.
  • Oversee the operation and maintenance of system1 online monitoring system.
  • Responsible for the major machinery maintenance program to ensure compliance with approved maintenance practices, quality of preparation, execution and reporting of work.
  • Ensure compliance with the maintenance planning process for rotating team activities.
  • Maintain the HSE and Competency Assessment and development plans for the machinery team.
  • Provide technical input and advice as required for the development and implementation of maintenance strategies to ensure annual targets of reliability and availability are achieved.
  • Develop and monitor in collaboration with the Maintenance Superintendent the annual maintenance budgets dedicated to the maintenance of machinery and control associated expenditures
  • Assist/lead investigations of accidents and other HSE non-compliances.
  • Assist/lead investigations of Production Upsets and other reliability-related events.
  • Participate in required Capital Value Process (CVP) stage-gate and Hazard and Operability / Hazardous Identification, (HAZOP/HAZID), Safety Integrity Level (SIL), Health Safety and Environmental (HSE) reviews.
  • Participate in risk assessments, pre-startup safety reviews, audits, and perform other functions related to the technical safety of the asset's major machinery.
  • Contribute to the technical development of the other department's personnel.
  • Close vendor contact including development and follow-up of relevant maintenance support contracts

Required Education & Experience:

  • University Degree in a relevant technical discipline
  • Chartered Engineer status preferred
  • Team leader and supervisor with a proven track record of delivery in the Upstream industry
  • Experience of working in remote/harsh environments is advantageous.
  • A strong track record in HSE leadership, commitment, and delivery are essential.
  • Experience in Rotating Machinery reliability monitoring and improvement

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience to perform well in this role, we want to hear from you. Please follow the link to apply and submit a copy of your updated CV for consideration.

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