Our client is involved in the exploration, development and production of oil in the Republic of Chad in Africa.
The primary purpose of the role is to ensure effective instrument maintenance scheduling and close out of maintenance deliverables at the company’s field production facilities in Chad, Africa, including all well site facilities, gathering systems, regional satellite facilities, and centralized processing facilities.
In addition; the role will include the requirement to interface with internal company business facilities and related project teams; (drilling, well intervention/ work-over, facilities de-bottlenecking and optimization, facilities expansion, work study and development).
Ensure that all Instrument routine, corrective and breakdown maintenance activity plans include appropriate Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), Risk Assessment and precautionary measures in compliance with the company permit to work system and procedure, in order to minimize risk to personnel, the environment and company assets.
Ensure all instrument maintenance activities provide for maximum availability of plant, equipment and machinery under the control of the company based CMMS INFOR (EAM) system, covering all planned, corrective and breakdown maintenance, including discipline resource management and materials requirements and availability.
Provide desired services to operating departments at optimal levels in line with departmental planning strategies.
Provide line management with reported statistical information on department efficiency (Instrument) and effectiveness of the maintenance strategy.
Ensure compliance with all mandatory requirements in conjunction with the company defined maintenance strategy, regarding standard plant and equipment inspection; including plant process control systems, DCS Control system and plant/ facilities Fire & Gas detection systems and ESD systems.
Ensure maintenance inter departmental interface in accordance with company operating standards and requirements. (Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument/ Controls).
Ensure that agreed department resource development plans and personnel performance agreements (KPA/ KPI’s) are in place in conjunction with company training and human resources departments.
Ensure competency based training and succession programs are in place for department Chadian national staff in conjunction with the training and human resources department.
Provide collaborative support to Drilling and Well intervention/ work over activities, facilities development projects & engineering group as directed by the Maintenance Supervisor / Superintendent.
Assist with adequate interfacing within department and functional support groups as outlined in operations reference and action plans.
Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Experience in multi discipline/ multi-national maintenance management (Instrument), on onshore upstream hydrocarbon oil & gas processing plant and facilities in a remote environment.
Experience in working in a functional environment (shared services or matrix organization)
Experience in working with and managing contracted service providers.
Experience in interfacing with major original equipment manufacturer and vendor service providers.
Experience in interfacing with project management teams.
Experience in Emergency Management & Control as part of an Emergency Response Team.
Knowledge of Process Safety Management, Industry standard DCS control systems, Fire & Gas/ ESD management and control systems, process Instrumentation, process system interrogation and use of software/test equipment and oil & gas production operations.
Knowledge of Industry Standard Materials Specification (NACE & API, ASME/ANSI) and warehouse management systems
Experience in working in an E&P environment
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