Maintenance Engineer


Description of
this vacancy

·       Abides by all safety procedures and practices applicable to location and position; participates in appropriate safety training; demonstrates commitment to and support of SH&E principles and values; champions safety as necessary.

·       Responsible for developing and maintaining the 5 year maintenance plan and consult with the Maintenance planner and Maintenance supervisor for input. The 5YMP is a combined exercise between the Terminal, Maintenance and Engineering which might be coordinated by the ME.

·       Accountable and responsible for identifying whether an asset requires preventive maintenance, based on risk assessments, maintenance policies, and analysis of the maintenance history. Safeguard the continuity of the operation based on the 5 year maintenance plan and risk assessments.

·       Responsible for determining and adjusting the required preventive maintenance for an asset to include: specifications for type of preventive maintenance must be performed on a regular basis; possible adjustments based on manufacturer’s recommendations, legislation, and/or status of warranty.

·       Responsible for identifying what frequency preventive maintenance work orders must be executed.

·       Responsible for establishing which default activities, standard procedures, and required tools are needed as part of the preventive maintenance work orders and consult with the planner to get input on scope of work and default activities.

·       Responsible for activating the PM schedule, so that on the designated moments in time, the PM work orders are created and can be scheduled and executed. Also must inform stakeholders of the schedule for PM of the various assets.

·       Experience with LEAN tools like, FMCEA, RCM, KPI’s, TPM, PDCA, etc. Use these tools on a regular basis to optimize the maintenance processes and improve asset availability and reliability.

·       Contribute to creating a preventive maintenance work order, either based on the predefined
frequency in the PM schedule, or triggered by an opportunity for maintenance.

·       Review and understand Safety Policies and Procedures. 

·       Participate and successfully complete Safety and Job training classes.

Experience Requirement

·       5+ years

·       In-depth understanding of terminal equipment.  


·       BS - ME / ChE / EE / Process Control / Instrumentation

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