Rotating Equipment Engineer (24 months)


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To provide operational and technical support to the nominated asset(s) in operational support of all associated package equipment, mainly in the rotating equipment discipline. The role includes execution of rotating equipment package maintenance, assessing critical spares requirements and ensuring equipment reliability. The role involves carrying out failure investigations, identifying underlying issues and maximizing equipment availability.

The role involves ownership of all aspects of rotating equipment packages and requires the co-ordination of other disciplines to ensure equipment availability and reliability improvement activities are delivered.

Scope of equipment covered includes Rotating Equipment and associated package equipment, encompassing gas turbines, centrifugal compressors, pumps, diesel engines and utility systems such as air compression packages. This role may also be required to support other reliability improvement initiatives, out with Rotating Equipment packages.


Provides support to the Operations team in the day to day running of the platform(s) and resolution of key package equipment integrity and operational issues.
Effective management of all rotating package equipment reliability threats.
Conduct and guide root cause investigations into rotating equipment package failures.
Steer equipment troubleshooting and repair efforts, with multi discipline teams.
Identify and implement system improvements opportunities.
Manages 3rd party support contracts as required.
Assesses performance and condition monitoring results, ensuring appropriate follow up.
Supports the asset(s) in management of the medium-term reliability of equipment through ‘look ahead’ planning and seek for recommendations relating to strategic facilities improvements.
Makes routine visits offshore to ensure package equipment reliability issues and operational constraints are understood.JOB DIMENSIONS

Ownership of all aspects of rotating equipment package performance aiming to minimize Unplanned Outages and therefore production losses.
Participate in scheduling Planned and Corrective Maintenance
Manage Critical Spares.
Monitoring of Threats.
Limit Loss Reoccurrence.
Implement Cost Effective Improvements.
Day – Day support of Rotating Equipment Package equipment for assigned asset.QUALIFICATIONS, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS



Degree or equivalent professional qualification in relevant engineering discipline and significant experience working with rotating equipment packages offshore.
Current Offshore Medical and Survival CertificatePreferred

Chartered Engineer status with an appropriate engineering council registered bodyEXPERIENCE KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS


Significant experience in offshore operations and maintenance delivery, knowledge of rotating equipment packages, with a high level of knowledge of UK offshore operations and infrastructure.
Experienced in the use of Computerised Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) – MAXIMO.
Understanding of key legislation and regulatory framework applicable to UKCS offshore regime with knowledge of major accident hazards, performance standards, assurance, and verification activities.
Good knowledge of other discipline functions e.g. Inspection, Integrity, Instrument and Control, Electrical.
Sound knowledge of hazard identification and risk assessment techniques and management of change processes and tools.
Proficient in Root Cause Analysis Techniques.Preferred

Experience in the management of vendor services contracts.
Significant experience with ancillary systems within OEM packages for Gas Turbines, Gas compressors and Pumps.ADDITIONAL SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS

Proactively shares best practices and knowledge.
Proven ability to plan and manage resources to deliver results.
Computer literate with high level of competence in the use of Microsoft Office packages.
Excellent communication skills.
Proven ability to develop highly effective working relationships.
Willingness to travel offshore in regular basis.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients