Rotating Equipment Engineering Specialist

  • Engineering - Other Jobs
  • 03/05/2024
  • Full Time
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Job Purpose

  • Provide a high level of broad technical expertise in rotating equipment engineering discipline whilst ensuring the highest level of engineering integrity and reliability, and safety and environmental compliance. Incumbent has a key responsibility for developing his own expertise and developing expertise in the Company.

Job Context & Major Challenge(s)

  • Operates in a technical and non-technical environment of oil and gas industry that requires inputs and understanding from sources outside of the core business.
  • Evaluates high impact issues as a rotating equipment subject matter expert, present options and assist management in making decisions.
  • Requires to independently undertake multi-disciplinary tasks whilst providing expertise in specialized area of the discipline.

Key Job Accountabilities

  • Prepare/review specifications and procedures incorporating industry best practices.
  • Provide technical information and expertise to other disciplines, engineering and non-engineering, as per requirements as SME.
  • Provide assistance to Operations and Maintenance managers in making decisions for unplanned shutdowns due to machinery issues in terms of options, scope or duration optimization.
  • Study high impact rotating equipment reliability issues, analyze the causes and provide options/ recommendations for resolution with technical and economic feasibility.
  • Propose solution /review equipment and/or system changes for reliability or operational enhancements and optimization.
  • Perform /contribute to RCFAs, Risk Assessments, and HAZOP to find cause and eliminate or mitigate the risks.
  • Conduct specialized technical and operational investigations and evaluation of complex tasks, providing recommendations on the most appropriate approach.
  • Provide support to projects by carrying out technical review of documents, analyzing deviations and taking decisions.
  • Support projects by carrying out machinery design audits, appraisal, selection and witnessing FAT, SAT, commissioning, start-up activities and evaluating any deviations.
  • Mentor less experienced engineers and national developees to develop their capabilities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • 8 years’ experience in an oil and gas environment.
  • Attain/maintain/acquired competence in accordance with the technical competence framework requirements.