Company: Worley
Skills: Maintenance Engineer, Maintenance Manager, Maintenance Technician
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

Worley are recruiting a Maintenance Preparator to join our Offshore Maintenance Team. This is a staff position working on a 3/3 rotation.

Role Overview

  • Based Offshore.
  • Reporting to Maintenance Team Leader.
  • Responsible for Managing and Co-ordinating work preparation of multi-disciplined PM and BR work orders from Maximo WMS (Work Management System).
  • Responsible incrementally for improving the platforms maintenance & operations technician's competence of work order preparation.
  • Play key role in the 28 and 90-day planning process from an offshore readiness perspective.
  • Creation of stand-alone system and package based outage plans using Maximo data.

Key Responsibilities

  • Comply with all Repsol-Sinopec HSE&A principles, policies, and procedures
  • Ensure all work activities are prepared with sufficient rigour to allow a safe and efficient execution of work.
  • Internal liaison with asset MTL, Maintenance Supervisors, Operations Team, Site OIM, Onshore Maintenance Team, schedulers and onshore materials co-ordinators.
  • Provide support to discipline supervisor for review of all Maintenance related work orders and update details as required.
  • Apply technical knowledge in identifying appropriate solutions in order to develop work orders.
  • Responsible for daily work order preparation, using site visits in order to drive efficiency and identify;
  • Identify what needs done?
  • Gather estimates for all discipline hours (inc. vendor support, scaffolding and rigging)
  • Identify material and service requirements, including specifications for items
  • What tools are required?
  • Will vendor support be required?
  • What is the material lead-time?
  • o How long will the job take?
  • o What instructions will the team need?
  • Prepare corrective maintenance Work Orders (WO's), in order of SECE priority & Target finish date.
  • Support onshore procurement with technical queries.
  • Liaise with onshore support and supervisors to confirm dates and all requirements are correctly reflected in the work order.
  • Responsible for maintaining high quality work orders to reflect real time work preparation status.
  • Responsible for compiling a work preparation end of trip written handover and completing verbal handover with BTB prior to ending shift.
  • Responsible for liaising with the Material Coordinators / Store person on material control issues (i.e. ensuring that material tagging is of a high quality and that offloading points are adhered to at all times).
  • Provide ongoing work preparation training to operations and maintenance technicians offshore.
  • Responsible for creating Bills of Material and Standard Task Lists.
  • Discussing with Discipline Supervisors and Scheduler, planned production outages and assisting to identify potential work to be liquidated in these opportunity windows.
  • Provide key role in the 28 and 90-day planning process from an offshore readiness perspective.
  • Accountable to play key role in the offshore implementation of the Work Execution business process.
  • Management of Work Order Status to ensure efficiency in work preparation and ordering of materials.
  • Focal Point and Coordinator for Offshore Shutdown Activities preparation work.


Specific Training / Specialist Skills:

  • Must be a team player and have a high degree of self-motivation and flexibility to support other work stream processes.
  • Desired minimum core trade competence in either Mechanical, Electrical or Instrument disciplines, with some level of supervisory experience however other qualification and experience will also be considered.
  • The ability to maintain effective working relationships with other personnel; including operators, vendors, contractors, peers and superiors.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance of oil and gas production operations.
  • Knowledge of safety hazards and appropriate precautions applicable to work assignments.
  • Skill in applying technical knowledge to determine equipment problems and assisting in identifying appropriate solutions.
  • Skill in reading, interpreting and applying information from files, drawings, catalogues, reports and manuals.
  • Skill in communicating clearly and concisely in verbal and written form.
  • Skill in using RSR (Work management system) to prepare work packages and monitor materials availability.
  • Ability to build stand-alone system and package based outage plans using planning software/ excel.
  • Qualifications/Training


  • Recognised Technical Apprenticeship in relevant discipline or equivalent training scheme.
  • HNC in relevant discipline engineering (post 2009 apprenticeships).
  • Proven offshore maintenance experience, holding a senior maintenance technician position on a producing facility for a significant period.
  • Mandatory offshore certificates.
  • Capability to perform allocated emergency duties in line with RSR UK requirements.


  • NVQ/SVQ level 3 in relevant discipline
  • COMPEX (Hazardous Areas) or equivalent (E&I disciplines only)
  • Maximo 7.5 knowledge, preferably at Super-User level
  • ? HNC in relevant discipline Engineering (pre-2009 apprenticeships)
  • ? ISSOW as PA/IA
  • Experience


  • Knowledge of hydrocarbon production systems and associated hazards and related safe working practices/procedures
  • General knowledge of maintenance techniques and tools
  • Knowledge of maintenance management systems, eg SAP, Maximo
  • Computer literate
  • Experience and understanding of Team dynamics and team motivation
  • Fully familiar with the permit to work system and isolation procedures.
  • Experienced in the supervision of personnel and team working.


  • Comprehensive experience in a similar supervisory role
  • Specialist in mechanical, instrument or electrical maintenance, including fault-finding techniques