Maintenance Engineer

Company: Total Petroleum Company
Job type: Full-time
NGN 9,000 - NGN 10,500 / Month
Salary notes: GHS
Industry: Oil & Gas
Area/Neighbourhood: Accra

Total Multinational Petroleum Company is seeking an experienced Maintenance Engineer to join our multinational technical team. As a maintenance engineer, you’ll be responsible in managing equipment maintenance and performance, ensuring that machines and equipment run smoothly, foster preventative maintenance programs, purchase and supervise equipment and spare parts for maintenance activities, Interface to prioritize and execute the work orders efficiently, direct work in cooperation with the refinery Operations, etc. With operations in more than 130 countries, our 100,000 employees discover, produce, process, sell and market energy in a variety of forms, all the way to end-customers. At Total, we believe that collective success is an integral part of the wellbeing of all in the workplace. Whatever the environment in which our employees work, we strive to offer them stimulating working conditions so they can give the best of themselves: safe and pleasant spaces, motivating remuneration, social protection, respect for work/life balance. We are committed to the personal and professional development of all our employees. We invest in the potential of all our employees because they are the true drivers of our growth and carry our ambitions in every part of the world. Joining Total means contributing to a shared ambition for responsible energy, tackling extraordinary technological challenges in multicultural teams, preserving your work/life balance and more! We challenge interested applicants to send a CV and Cover letter through our displayed career email or apply button below. Only qualified candidates shall be contacted for interview.

Job Description and Requirements

• Prioritize and direct work in cooperation with the refinery Operations and Engineering team.

• Lead root causes analysis of equipment failure and suggests modifications based on the analysis.

• Support management of change by reviewing system design and recommending and developing changes.

• Develop specifications for rotating and fixed equipment such as Pressure vessels, Heat exchanges, Pumps, or Compressors.

• Implement and develop as necessary preventative maintenance programs and safe work programs as applies to plant maintenance.

• Oversee work of 4 mechanics and any contracted support as necessary.

• Purchase parts and equipment as necessary to support the maintenance activities.

• Follow corporate procedures for purchasing.

• Head up the Shutdown planning and scope of work for the plant as a total - This includes the actual shutdown in work as it takes place (working closely with engineers

• Work with contractors as necessary to meet maintenance goals.

• Oversee, direct and approve work.

• All jobs and plant conditions are to be maintained in a CH compliance and Safety manner as an equal to the total job scope.

• Holding contractors and others accountable for timelines, quality of work, QC of jobs, skills levels.

• Parts consumption and cost tracking as defined by Manager, Maintenance Engineering including labor;

• Head up tank outages with necessary inspections and certifications (scaffolding, cleaning, repairing, etc.).

• Schedule the interventions (curative and preventative) according to NEMO Maintenance Contracts.

• Review, follow up and communicate daily progression of Work Orders.

• Prepare weekly reports of pending and completed work requests.

• Tracks and reports capital spending and Maintenance fixed costs.

• Analyse equipment maintenance performance monthly and report on problematic equipment.

• Update regularly the equipment inventory in the MiniMaint System.

• Interface with Maintenance Department to prioritize work orders and execute the work orders efficiently.   

• Uphold all Health and Safety regulation, policies and practices and report any anomalies and deviations.

Candidate profile :

• Bachelor of Science or Graduate Degree in Engineering (HND and related Professional Tech. qualifications can also apply).

• Three to five years of industry experience with at least 1+ year of experience in Engineering planning and Maintenance supervision in a dynamic production or facilities management or construction environment.

• Oil & Gas industry or Chemical Plant Operations experience is an advantage.

• Refinery Midstream or Processing Plant experience will also be considered.

• Working experience in Maintenance outfit is a plus.

• Strong communication skills, including the ability to professionally communicate verbally all levels and functions of the organization individually and as a team.

• Must demonstrate the ability to manipulate spread-sheets with complex data and generate reports from advanced MS Excel functions.

• Strong organizational skills with increased attention to detail.

• Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite; including expert knowledge and understanding of MS Excel.

• Strong knowledge of regulations.

• Computer knowledge and use of AutoCAD and Microsoft packages.

• Strong project management skills

• Experienced compilation of work packs, able to work with minimum supervision.

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