Company: Connect Energy Services
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Project Engineer
Other Skills: water desalination, power generation plants
Experience: 9 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Jeddah, Makkah Province, Saudi Arabia
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To supervise and manage the mechanical maintenance activities in the plant, including preventative and corrective maintenance, planning for shutdowns, and overhauling work activities; organizing maintenance, troubleshooting and modification of all mechanical machinery in accordance with overall maintenance plans, HSE guidelines and quality standards to ensure plant availability and machine reliability.

Key Accountabilities

  • Supervise the activities and work of the team members to ensure that targets and objectives are achieved and the business plan is delivered in line with the required policies, processes, procedures and systems.

Maintenance Management

  • Monitor the mechanical preventive and corrective maintenance and overhauling work activities to ensure safe and efficient application of procedures and implementation of optimal mechanical maintenance.
  • Ensure that all documentation is completed in SAP correctly such as the Log, outlining the fault, method of repair and the time, labour and materials used in order to support timely availability of information.
  • Manage the timely response to all emergency breakdowns and provide prompt corrective action to ensure plant availability, thereby minimising downtime and possibility of liquidity damages.
  • Develop and promote a condition based preventive maintenance culture on day to day basis by conducting troubleshooting and root cause analyses, finding solutions to reduce reactive maintenance.

Troubleshooting and Technical Guidance

  • Troubleshoot critical problems/breakdowns of Mechanical machinery and investigate, diagnose faults to determine best proper action/repairs while ensuring they comply with NOMAC's quality and HSE standards.
  • Review and analyse mechanical machinery maintenance data and conduct site engineering studies to determine the feasibility of introducing modifications to increase reliability and efficiency of plant, thereby ensuring continuous improvement and operational excellence.
  • Prepare feasibility studies for new installations, replacements or repair of existing mechanical machinery including technical evaluation, specifications and materials for modifications in addition to process diagrams and cost estimates and ensure proper follow up reports and evaluation on completed modifications.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor degree holder in Mechanical Engineering.

Minimum Experience:

  • 8-10 years' experience in Mechanical Maintenance in water desalination and power generation plants where 2 years of experience are in a supervisory role.


  • Practical experience and know-how of mechanical engineering
  • Knowledge of downtime analysis and practical knowledge of problem solving tools
  • Knowledge of maintenance management methods, of predictive inspection tools and of CMMS (Computer Maintenance Management System, good knowledge of SAP Template desirable)
  • Project Management
  • Detailed understanding of preventative/predictive maintenance theory
  • Mentoring, coaching and people management skills
  • Knowledge of the operations in water desalination and power generation plants and of NOMAC operations
  • Strong planning, organising, and integration skills
  • Team work and effective collaboration skills