Maintenance Technician I

Storing vital products with care

Storing vital products with care

Maintenance Technician I


Successful candidate will be awarded a LOCAL employment contract.

Internal applicant: Please be reminded to speak to your current manager before applying.


  • ​Execute tasks / activities such as Preventive, Corrective maintenance & project executions at site effectively & efficiently.
  • Lead and supervise contractors or third party vendors to execute maintenance tasks / activities 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 & operability.
  • Ensure all site executions are performed in accordance with all Local Statutory and Vopak Safety processes to achieve good safety records / results.
  • Responsible as competent Applicant for Permit-to-Work, Job safety Analysis (JSA), Lock-out, Tag-out (LOTO) or 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.
  • To maintain work progress status and report to Supervisors on daily or adhoc basis.
  • Responsible as Work Executor in the Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) workflow to receive, update and close up assigned Work Orders & checklists.
  • Create new Work Orders as Work Initiator in the CMMS workflow to report new Corrective actions / abnormal conditions.
  • To perform equipment or system testing / commissioning / Inspections / Pre-Startup Safety Review (PSSR) to properly handover to Operations team after maintenance / project completion.
  • To standby as duty technician for emergency activation to perform corrective maintenance after working hours.
  • To proactive 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 department or new trainees.
  • Attend and participate in all routine Safety drills or trainings
  • Participate in equipment / asset troubleshooting & failure analysis and assist to close up recommendations to prevent recurrence.
  • Attend external Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) / third party workshop witnessing inspections
  • Participate in Management of Change (MOC), Hazard & Operability (HAZOP) Review and any Growth / Service Project Scopes development / review to contribute on maintenance and on-site knowledge 
  • Assist to maintain spare parts inventory levels, support on delivery checks by suppliers and maintain good preservation / housekeeping in the stores.
  • Assist maintenance Supervisor and Planner to ensure proper documentation of maintenance records.


  • At least 5 years relevant maintenance experience.
  • ITE or Diploma equivalent in Maintenance.
  • Maintenance and inspection of tanks and pipelines.
  • Maintenance and operations of terminal equipment and assets for product transfer, legal statutory equipment and utility equipment.
  • Maintenance and operations of terminal equipment and assets for jetty / berthing such as quick release capstan / hooks, gangway / jib cranes etc.
  • Maintenance and inspection of vapor treatment units like scrubbers, elevated flare, ground combustor, flameless thermal oxidizers.
  • Remove, disassembly and assembly of Pumps and other rotating equipment.
  • Alignment and experience in using dial indicator, laser alignment kit etc.
  • Technique and principles of rotating equipment lubrication.
  • Mechanical seal, O rings and its application.
  • Coupling, gland packing & mechanical seals removal and installation.
  • Cooling tower fans and gearbox repair and maintenance.
  • Blowers, air compressor and fan repair and maintenance.
  • Familiar with bearing and its application and handling.
  • Familiar with general purpose machinery monitoring equipment.
  • Some knowledge on the subject of vibration.
  • Familiar with preventive maintenance procedures and its implementation.
  • Familiar with some tools for measuring machinery equipment performance.
  • Ability to interpret P&IDs, PFDs, isometric drawings,  and computer literacy

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Application process

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1st interview
Step 3 (optional)
Online assessment
Step 4
2nd interview
Step 5

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