Company: Vida Energy
Skills: Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Technician
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Competitive Salary, Accommodation & Benefits
Location: London, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: United Kingdom


Vida Energy are working in partnership with the largest oil company in Saudi Arabia and are currently recruiting for a number of Engineers from a Generator/Gas Turbine background. The roles will be on a 12 month fixed contract based in various locations throughout the Kingdom.

The recruitment process for the roles requires a very quick turnaround, CVs are being shortlisted by the end of September and face to face interviews for successful applicants are to be held in London, UK in October 2019 (dates TBC) and if offered a contract, you would be required to travel within 45 days. This is a fantastic opportunity to work for one of the largest companies in Saudi Arabia where you will be rewarded with a tax free salary, accommodation and transport benefits.

'Are seeking an experienced Gas Turbine maintenance engineer with in-depth hands-on knowledge of gas turbine maintenance practices including Major Inspection (MI), Hot Gas Path Inspection (HGPI) , Combustion Inspection (CI) , planned inspections and forced outages. Selected candidate will be responsible to 

  • Plan and schedule assigned fleet of gas turbines periodic inspections and specify the inspection scope of work.
  • identify all the required capital and consumable spare parts , tools and resources required to ensure on time, safe and successful outages
  • Field supervision of Gas Turbines outages to ensure job safety, quality, schedule and cost goals are met
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA) of gas turbines engines, systems and components as needed
  • Troubleshoot mechanical systems of heavy industrial gas turbines
  • Take corrective actions in all technical activities related to heavy industrial gas turbines and its accessories
  • Review and approve contractor inspection reports.
  • Issue a final inspection report to summarize main inspection findings and recommendations.
  • Review and approve contractor quality control plans and documents.

To be considered for the role you MUST meet the following criteria;

  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering  or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years' experience in maintenance, repair and overhaul of gas turbines and its auxiliary equipment such as gearboxes, torque convertors, pumps and valves
  • Ability to compile and conduct effective technical presentations to management and  diverse audience
  • Superb technical reports writing capabilities
  • Thorough Knowledge of gas turbine auxiliary  and accessories systems, instrumentations, control and electrical systems

Responsibilities include;

  • Work closely with end users to schedule units for planned inspections
  • Define inspection work scope and identify all the required spare parts and tools for the outage
  • Lead outage planning with end users and contractor and track readiness
  • Prepare Job Safety Analysis for all the outage critical activities
  • Prepare Job Execution and quality control plans
  • Review and approve contractor Inspection Reports
  • Issue a final inspection report to summarize main inspection findings and recommendations.
  • Troubleshoot, investigate and provide technical/engineering support to end users
  • Supervise outage execution and ensure compliance with all applicable Aramco safety rules