Maintenance Technician (M&R)


Description of
this vacancy

Join Vopak in Singapore. Make an impact in the storage solutions of tomorrow. 

Your role and impact:

As our Maintenance Technician I, you will be responsible for conducting general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures. They ensure that in the terminal relating to installation, either offshore or vessel or onshore production terminal are maintained and performed at optimum functionality.

Are you ready to make an impact on our growing business in our region? Read on to find out more about this exciting job opportunity! 

A rewarding place to work  

A career at Vopak means you will collaborate on work that impacts the world and be surrounded by endless opportunities to learn new skills and grow in varied directions. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be a part of a visionary, global tank storage services leader with a heritage of over 400 years and work with some of the brightest minds in the industry. We embrace inclusion and diversity in thought and contribution and are committed to providing an equitable work environment, which is foundational to our core values as a company and is vital to our success. Besides a competitive salary package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program comprising health insurance, parental leave and wellness activities. 

Who are we? 

Royal Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company that employs around 6,000 employees in 23 countries throughout the world. We store vital products with care. Products for everyday life of today, and of the future. The energy that allows us to turn on the lights, heat or cool our homes or commute to work; the chemicals found in millions of useful products, including your phones; the edible oils to prepare food. We are also developing new infrastructure solutions to actively contribute to the introduction of future vital products, such as sustainable transport fuels for airplanes, flow batteries for storing clean electricity, and hydrogen, which can be used to store and transport renewable energy. For more information, please visit


  • Conduct and perform general equipment testing, maintenance and repair work

  • Execute tasks / activities, standard maintenance and repair work such as Preventive, Corrective maintenance project executions at site effectively & efficiently

  • Ensure all site executions are performed in accordance with all maintenance work procedures / OEM manuals / Vopak standards to ensure site quality, asset integrity and operability

  • Ensure all site executions are performed in accordance with all Local Statutory and Vopak Safety processes to achieve good safety records / results

  • Report any problems or issues with site facilities

  • Process Permit-to-Work, Job safety Analysis (JSA), Lock-out, Tag-out (LOTO) or execute the Defeat of Safety Critical Equipment (DOSCE) during associate maintenance activities

  • Participate and contribute in maintenance documentation review such as Safe Work Procedures (SWP), Job safety Analysis (JSA) and What-If Analysis

  • Maintain work progress status and report to Supervisors on daily or adhoc basis

  • Perform Work Executor in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) workflow to receive, update and close up assigned Work Orders and checklist

  • Supervise contractors in work order execution and mentor, guide technicians/junior technicians

  • Support Maintenance Supervisor in ensuring that contractors or third party vendors execute maintenance tasks / activities at site effectively and efficiently

  • Ensure that contractors carry out tasks/activities that adhered to safety, health and environment regulations and Vopak standards

  • Mentor, guide technicians, junior technician in maintenance activities and job competency

  • Assist Maintenance Engineer with Capex project execution

  • Help out in the supervision of Capex project execution

  • Perform equipment or system testing / commissioning / Inspections / Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR) to properly handover to the Operations team after maintenance / project completion

  • Participate in routine safety drills, work order, troubleshooting and failure analysis

  • Standby as duty technician for emergency activation to perform corrective maintenance after working hours

  • Suggest and execute ideas for continuous improvement in maintenance procedures and processes to improve or optimize maintenance costs, work processes and safety standards

  • Assist to lead equipment training to the Operations dept or new trainees

  • Maintain inventory and housekeeping

  • Practise good housekeeping

  • Assist to maintain spare parts inventory levels, support on delivery checks by suppliers and maintain good preservation/housekeeping in the store

  • Only for Senior Maintenance Technicians - to mentor and guide technicians/junior technicians


  • ITE or Diploma equivalent in maintenance

  • 3 years of relevant maintenance experience in similar industry

  • Familiar with and experience in Maintenance and inspection work

  • Familiar with and experience in terminal equipment and assets

  • Technically sound

  • Familiar with terminal equipment and assets

  • Familiar with terminal fire-fighting and emergency procedures

  • Knowledge of safety, health and environment regulatory and practices

  • Compliance with regulatory requirements

  • Teamwork

  • Mentoring experience is an advantage

How to apply?

Are you the Maintenance Technician I we are looking for? We are interested in learning more about you. Apply to be part of our Maintenance team. To send your application, click the 'apply' button. For more information about the vacancy, please email

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This Job Description is not intended to be all-inclusive. The employee may cover other related duties to meet the ongoing organizational needs.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, gender, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

The successful candidate will be awarded a local employment contract.

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