Company: Strategic Resources European Recruitment Consultants Ltd
Skills: Mechanical Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom


Senior Mechanical Engineer (Turbomachinery Specialist)



Essential Experience:


Troubleshooting and close performance monitoring of turbomachinery (gas turbines, gas compressors, high pressure centrifugal pumps such as WI)


Detailed preparation of overhauls of such equipment with no or minimum support from specialist vendors: defining detailed working instructions and method statement, parts required, checks required


Ideally looking for a Field Service Engineer from a Turbomachinery Company (SIEMENS, GE, MAN TURBO or equivalent.





Supporting sites by providing specialist technical/engineering advice and expertise in rotating machines, and turbo-machinery in particular, in a timely manner to queries and minimal disruption to operations:

Monitor on a daily basis all main equipment, using all available data (RAID, PI, SYSTEM 1)

Undertakes in-depth analyses/studies of problems, including root cause analysis approach when necessary; Investigates more complex problems by participating in multi-discipline teams/projects in conjunction with other operations personnel or Technology Department

identifies and proposes effective short-term / longer-term solutions and/or options to site/offshore personnel on the operation and maintenance of plant/equipment, ensuring highest safety standards and taking into account operation and economic constraints

Contributing to the optimization of maintenance, inspection and operation strategies of plant/equipment, to ensure that all plant and equipment meets verification and compliance requirements, for minimizing involved resources and associated costs. In particular

Preparing or reviewing scopes of work and economic justification for modifications or main maintenance activities ensuring they are correctly engineered, documented and reported, in line with asset production, economical and scheduling constraints, and that all maintenance activities/modifications are implemented in accordance with statutory/Company standards and correctly closed-out

Proposing and estimating specific budget lines, including benefits evaluation, manage approved budgets, monitoring costs and ensure that expenditures are within budget

Unplanned activities, monitoring and controlling manpower usage, vendor/contractor performance and expenditure. Participating, as appropriate, in vendor/contractor technical audits

Taking a lead role in the involvement/co-ordination of, and interface between, onshore/site/offshore teams/contractors ensuring effective communication and understanding between appropriate parties

Conduct ad-hoc technical surveys on site/offshore and at vendor/repair locations, providing detailed technical reports identifying problems and solutions and ensuring optimum performance from contractors




Strong technical experience in operating and commissioning turbomachinery packages (gas compressors, gas turbines or similar),

Good capability in investigating in detail, within an engineering team, using proven methodologies (RCA, RCM, FMECA..) when needed, technical issues, using all symptoms and information available : process trends, mechanical parameters such as vibrations and temperatures, age and design of the machines and components

Good leadership, good ability to promote new ways of working and convince the team to implement, but also challenging technically and commercially vendors proposals

Degree in Engineering/Technical Discipline.

Chartered Engineer status or working towards chartered engineer status

Suitable engineering qualification with appropriate strong experience in the oil and gas industry including offshore/site experience in rotating engineering, commissioning and maintenance. Solid experience in issue solving process is required. Theoretical detailed knowledge in Gas Turbine is required. Competencies in vibrations monitoring (theoretical and practical) and Root Cause Analysis are recommended

Valid offshore and medical certification (including BOSIET, MIST & EBS)