Offshore - Island
: Bachelor degree in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation related Engineering disciplines from a recognized University or institution of repute.
: Any Nationality
: 11 - 15 years
: Engineering
: 16 - Jul - 2019
Job Description



Provides technical and organizational services pertaining to "Maintenance Planning function" carryout activities in a cost effective manner by providing all the required support to respective Site maintenance teams. In addition, provides necessary support to Production section to enhance the equipment availability by aligning the planned as well as unplanned activities. Maintenance Planning Engineer co-ordinates for the Plant Turnaround and Shutdown Plans for Site activities, in close liaison with AUH SD team. Monitors the Site activities execution and serves as a primary resource for CMMS implementation, improvement and support in achieving targets of UZ Business Objectives and Maintenance Key Performance Indicators (KPI's).




  • Prepare achievable weekly Integrated Maintenance programme in consultation with all Maintenance Trades, Production and Support Departments for implementation, taking into account the various constraints.
  • Coordinates / Receives the Yearly static equipment plans for Vessels/PSV's inspection etc., from FIP Inspection engineers, and plans /schedule through weekly coordination meetings, based on the manpower /resources availability.
  • Works closely with the Maintenance and Production team to support effective planning for shutdowns and special projects. Develops the overall master plan for maintenance-related activities and issues quarterly , monthly and weekly look ahead plans for implementation.
  • Follow-up on a regular basis, the correct implementation of the maintenance plans and flag concerns well in advance and update the Maintenance, Production and Sr. Planning Engineer accordingly.
  • Prepares for the Site Weekly Meeting the current maintenance and inspection performance, highlights the main issues and concerns and updates the MOM.
  • Attending daily PTW meeting to resolve, support and update any maintenance planning issues affecting day to day maintenance and operation.
  • Develops and maintains a current backlog summary of maintenance repairs, Preventive Maintenance, Predictive Maintenance and inspections due. Monitors and evaluates the level of backlog. Reports on monthly basis to Line Managers for necessary mitigations.
  • Maintains list of pending Site work orders (opportunity based) that requires Plant/ Units or Equipment shutdown and inform the respective trades to carry them out during any shutdown opportunity.
  • Supports the scheduling Predictive maintenance (PdM) technology application such as oil analysis/infrared etc. and planning of maintenance repairs to correct deficiencies found during both the PM and PdM inspections. Coordinates the introduction of all new PdM technologies to the operation with the support of Reliability & Data Management Department.
  • Ensures proper collection and completion of maintenance documentation and inputs are appropriate (from work orders, requisitions, etc.) into the MAXIMO, to assist analysis and the future scheduling of work.
  • Responsible for supporting and implementation of a future computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) as a prime internal technical resource.           Coordinates the development and maintenance of databases for equipment history, work orders, and PM.
  • Studies and analyzes the maintenance works and establish priorities for capital and major maintenance jobs. Sets up executive Action Plan for all maintenance, Inspection work including spare parts requirements, as necessary.
  • Follow-up completing of maintenance procedures, development / implementation of PM and routine maintenance programs, spares linking and documentation in line with policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the content of status reports from the project teams, analyse results and troubleshoot problem areas. Define project success criteria with Offshore site operations and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Manage and co-ordinate internal / inter Departmental meetings to discuss / plan activities sequence, monitor planned and scheduled deliverables and ensure timely progress/monitoring. Track, identify and manage project dependencies and critical path for compliance to individual milestones and deliverables.
  • Serves as focal point for Maintenance Management System reference and implementation.
  • Ensures proper follow-up and monitor the progress of UAE national graduates career development in line with company policy.
  • Deliver adhoc tasks as per Sr. Planning Engineer or UZ Site Requirements.


Desired Candidate Profile

Minimum Qualification


  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical/ Electrical/ Instrumentation related Engineering disciplines from a recognized University or institution of repute.
  • Minimum 10 years' experience in Maintenance or Maintenance planning in Oil & Gas environment, Very good knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) like MAXIMO / SAP etc. Good computer knowledge and hands-on experience in MS Project / Primavera planning software.


Professional Certifications


  • Professional certifications in Maintenance or Planning aspects would be an added advantage.



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