Mechanical Engineer


  • Provide technical support and advise, and act as focal technical authority to the site maintenance teams regarding rotating equipment engineering
  • Lead and advise the development and planning of rotating equipment modifications and improvement projects, ensuring safety, cost-effectiveness, execution timeliness with adherence to Company standards and specifications
  • Review and control the standardization of materials and spare parts for rotating equipment and related systems
  • Review stock quantities and other inventory control management, ensuring all spare parts are available for routine, preventive, corrective defect and shutdown maintenance
  • Assist and advise the Mechanical Head in the preparation of budgets, contracts, shutdowns, modifications, warranty claims, vendor mobilization and all other support functions related to the mechanical section
  • Ensure the usage of the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) within his/her domain.
  • Create and develop a condition-monitoring template including execution of vibration measurements and oil/grease sampling on site. Through contractors, troubleshoot complex or recurring mechanical problems and recommend sound and cost effective solutions
  • Define and monitor the implementation of rotating equipment packages preventive and corrective maintenance programmes
  • Propose and justify recommendations for the improvement of equipment availability, reliability, efficiency and maintainability
  • Prepare cause tree failure analysis foe equipment breakdown and issue relevant recommendations
  • Liaise with vendors and the original equipment manufacturers for all queries related to rotating equipment fleet, spare parts, drawings and the resolution of technical problems
  • Create Maintenance Equipment Log Book (MELB) and ensure all drawings, plans, manual and MELB are up-to-date and “as-built”
  • Direct draftsmen to carry out all corrections to reflect any alterations, modifications and additions to mechanical equipment systems
  • Supervise work completed by contractors (either on Site or at Contractor’s workshop) to ensure compliance and submit same to the Head of Mechanic for endorsement and payment processing
  • Follow-up on the statutory rotating equipment inspection of assets, integrity assurance and certifications


Candidate Profile

  • Minimum of BSc. in Engineering field (preferably Mechanical Engineering) and at least Second Class Upper
  • 6 – 10 years with rotating (including turbo machineries) and static equipment preferably within the oil or petrochemical industries,
  • High level of knowledge of mechanical equipment, maintenance systems and methods
  • Possess a sound understanding of engineering principles
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team management skills
  • Proficiency in English language
  • Computer literacy is an added advantage