Company: Petroplan
Skills: Maintenance Engineer, Plant Operations Engineer
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: London, United Kingdom
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  • Prioritize and direct work in cooperation with the Operations and Engineering team
  • Lead root causes analysis of equipment failure and suggests modifications based on the analysis. Support management of change by reviewing system design and recommending and developing changes
  • Develop specifications for rotating and fixed equipment such as Pressure vessels, Heat exchanges, Pumps, or Compressors
  • Implement and develop as necessary preventative maintenance programs and safe work programs as applies to plant maintenance
  • Oversee work of 4 mechanics and any contracted support as necessary
  • Purchase parts and equipment as necessary to support the maintenance activities
  • Follow corporate procedures for purchasing
  • Participate in turnaround planning and engage contractors to staff the outages
  • Head up the Shutdown planning and scope of work for the plant as a total - This includes the actual shutdown in work as it takes place (working closely with engineers
  • Work with contractors as necessary to meet maintenance goals
  • Oversee, direct and approve work
  • All jobs and plant conditions are to be maintained in a CH compliance and Safety manner as an equal to the total job scope
  • Holding contractors and others accountable for timelines, quality of work, QC of jobs, skills levels
  • Parts consumption and cost tracking as defined by Manager, Maintenance Engineering including labor;
  • Head up tank outages with necessary inspections and certifications (scaffolding, cleaning, repairing, etc.)
  • Work with the facility management team to accomplish a common goal of reliability and run ability



Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here;

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.