Company: International Development Company Manpower Supply
Skills: Maintenance Engineer
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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: Oman

3. Job Purpose


Support Team Leader Operations in planning, managing and coordinating maintenance and shutdown activities to ensure  that production and uptime targets are effectively met and that the facility is operated and maintained safely and efficiently in accordance with Company policies, objectives and quality standards. Maintenance scope includes mechanical, electrical and instrument equipment as well as civil and structural works.

Participate in project work, participates in Pre-Commissioning, Commissioning, installation, Start-up of E&P facilities (Well Pads, Plant facility, Oil & Gas Gathering stations)

4. Key Accountabilities


Functional Accountabilities

Key activities


  • Provides support in developing and focusing strategic direction, planning, co-ordination, guidance, reviewing and close follow-up of key issues, to contribute towards achieving HSE, Maintenance, Production of Oil & Gas and Injection in line with Asset's KPI's targets. Undertakes duties closely related to planning/scheduling of short, medium and long-term activities.
  • Participates with the Team Leader Operations in the planning, coordination and recommendation of long and short term production and maintenance programs.
  • Implements corporate objectives, policies and performance targets in order to translate Company mission into measurable divisional activities.


  • Supports unit tests to improve reliability and/or throughput.
  • Planning is in conjunction with other relevant departments such as P&E, Production Engineering or Contractor.
  • Supports production priorities for planned maintenance and preparation of equipment for overhauls and, periodic shutdowns.
  • Assist team with respect to the coordination work of the maintenance regarding the short/ long term planning of the division's activities.
  • Reviews all maintenance section appraisals for consistency.
  • Coordinates weekly/monthly/long term maintenance planning.
  • Ensures the safe and timely completion of maintenance activities and shutdowns / turnarounds by coordination and managing of the maintenance planning, preparation and execution activities.
  • Provides maintenance and technical support with engineering and project management services for minor projects including the planning, execution and supervision of the works.


  • Continually reviews and initiates corrective action to maintain minimum stock, repairable and insurance stock on spare parts.
  • Provides needed support on matters related to production operation, maintenance and coordination of activities in the safest manner with minimum impact on production and environment.
  • Provides assistance to site for shutdowns and release of facilities for various activities/projects in coordination with relevant teams.


  • Participates in Root Cause Failure Analysis teams. Investigates issues due to equipment failure and determines the root cause and also associated with   the   performance of equipment and implements improvement plans.


  • Ensures that the predictive, preventative and breakdown maintenance activities and progress are maintained in the system.
  • Ensures that the maintenance interest is fully covered and resources are properly allocated in all aspects of the relevant project life cycle from conceptual to completion, with full co-ordination/ involvement of the respective Unit teams/ members.


  • To contribute to the development and direct the Implementation of the Asset Integrity and Reliability Management System to ensure reliable operations at highest levels.
  • To set direction for planning and executing plant modifications and efficiency improvement initiatives, to improve the integrity of the Plant facilities and to minimize operational disruptions.


  • To assist in the preparation of the budget for the department and to effectively cooperate with other departments to ensure that sufficient infrastructure and competent human resources are provided as well as optimized business processes are in place to fulfil the objectives for the department in an effective and cost conscious manner.
  • Participates in preparation of annual and long term (5-year) Capital and Operating budgets. Reconciles capital and operating expenditure against planned budget for maintenance activities and equipment. Investigates, addresses any variances to ensure effective cost control and Identifies areas of cost reduction.


  • Ensures optimization and effective utilization of resources and active involvement in the continuous improvement process of maintenance and procedures management.
  • Number and quality of improvements are line with corporate expectations and implemented.

Generic Accountabilities

Key activities

People Management & Development

  • Guide, direct, coach, train, develop and motivate team and department personnel (including developee's) to work to their best potential and display a high degree of customer orientation.
  • To promote  the development  of knowledge, competences and  innovative spirit  in the department in coordination with the Human Resources Department to ensure accurate skill levels and to continuously develop staff with emphasis on UAE Nationals.
  • Monitors and supervise implementation of Competency Assurance Management system (CAMS) for all Graduates Entry Staff and also Competency Profile system (CAS) for all operators and technicians.

Policies, Systems & Processes Improvement

  • Reviews and updates maintenance manuals, procedures and instructions, against shortfalls in conjunction with other team members for amendment approvals.

HSE Compliance

  • Takes Health, Safety & Environmental (HSE) lead in ensuring "safe systems of work" and "safe conditions" are in place within his area of responsibility.
  • Demonstrates visible commitment to HSE by periodically leading / taking part in risk assessments, audits, HSE meetings, emergency  drills, HAZOPS, SIL classification, reliability improvement initiatives, etc.
  • Enforces the implementation of Company Health, Safety and Environment Management System (HSE-MS) and asset integrity reliability management system (AIRMS) and promotes awareness of its use among his staff.
  • Participates in Risk Assessment exercises and prepares recommendations and guidelines to address the findings.


10. Minimum Requirements


Academic Qualification:

  • B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent operating experience.

Work Experience

  • 12 to 15  years  diversified  maintenance  experience  in  the  oil  and  gas,  petrochemical  including at least 7 years in a supervisory position.

Professional Certifications


Job Skills: (Technical / Non-technical)

  • Strong People Management, Team building skills with good inter-personnel, problem-solving and decision making capabilities.
  • Sound knowledge of HSE principles and their application in the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Experience in handling Projects issues & Commissioning.
  • Experience in onshore remote/desert operations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with and influence at different levels of the organization.

At IDC Manpower Supply we understand that the task of providing services of requirement and selection of personnel demands a high degree of integration between the client and its adviser in order to create a partnership that really add value to the process, Our mission is that our clients made their final decisions counting with all the information and local expertise that IDC Manpower Supply makes available to them.


Our firm counts with a team of seasoned professionals with long standing experience in the areas of recruitment and selection of specialized personnel for the oil Industry, who will manage this process end-to-end and assist you in taking the right human resources decision.


Our Parent Company, International Development Company (IDC) is one of the UAE's leading service and supply companies. With its international expertise in the oil, gas, power and water, telecommunication, private industrial projects, construction, petrochemical industries, along with a reputation for progressive and innovative approaches to business, it has experienced rapid expansion and prosperity.


Over the course of 39 years, IDC maintained its continuous coverage of interrelated fields; starting with the oil & gas industry, and its focus on developing countries that are experiencing an increasing need of equipment, spare parts, consumer goods and general industrial supplies. This earned IDC its reputation as a quality supplier of material, equipment and services that are provided by engineers and well-qualified specialists in various fields.