Jobs in your mail

Offshore Maintenance Foreman

Construction Engineering Job - Title

Offshore Maintenance Foreman



Basic Function and Scope

• Plans, supervises and exercises direct control of Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument and Control groups for planned/ corrective and project support work activities.
• Activities cover all turbo-machinery, rotating equipment, electrical, instrumentation, HVAC and cranes.
• Ensures the safety and well being of all employees and contractors working under his control and continued integrity and efficiency of plant equipment.
• Ensures all work is carried out in conformance with the integrated plan, in accordance with safety standards and relevant maintenance procedures.

Tasks and Duties

• Support and satisfy the policies, goals, efforts, and programs of co’s Health, Safety and Environmental Management System.
• Ensure HSE issues are given primary consideration in all activities undertaken within area of responsibility.
• Provides direct technical guidance and supervision for the Mechanical, Electrical, Instrument and Control groups involved in the performance of preventive and corrective maintenance of equipment including replacement and overhaul.
• Ensures quality of work through adherence to standards and procedures and sound technical work practices.
• Employs effective decision-making processes
• Develops plans for the Maintenance Group that are aligned with business needs in order to accomplish business goals.
• Communicates expectations to the Maintenance Group.
• Works with others in a multi-disciplined/multi-cultural environment to optimize use of resources, resolve failures, improve procedures and processes, and ensure the health and safety of personnel and equipment and protection of the environment.
• Utilises knowledge of process operations to recognize impacts to production caused by maintenance and failure of equipment including turbines, centrifugal gas compressors, and centrifugal pumps.
• Ensure the adequacy of spares / stock levels and consumables for all Maintenance activities and work scope.
• Provides daily/weekly maintenance progress update or technical reports as required by management.
• Manage in conjunction with the Planning group & the Senior Maintenance Foreman accurate planning to guarantee adequate skills and resources are in place at all times to ensure that the Business objectives are achieved.
• Ensure the adequacy of spares / stock levels and consumables for all Maintenance activities and forthcoming Campaign / Shutdown work scopes.
•  Supervise and co-ordinate First-line & Campaign Maintenance activities
• Lead and assist the planning function to minimise plant downtime, optimise available resources and ensure appropriate effort is applied to addressing the completion of critical and overdue activities to meet KPI planning compliance.
• Actively support the delivery of offshore KPIs in his area of influence.
• Carries out worksite audits of maintenance and other teams to ensure quality and safety.
• Particicipates in and promotes Company Horizon Zero and STOP safety programs
• Is a member of the offshore emergency response team (ICS). 

Supervisory Responsibility

• Manage, coach, teach & mentor of supervisors, identifying Competency, Training Requirements, & Personnel Development opportunities.
• Provide instruction and guidance in the co-ordination of multi-activity work scopes.
• Plan, evaluate and delegate responsibility while retaining accountability
• Contribute to personnel selection and performance appraisal.  Conduct regular assessments with the Technicians to continually maintain and improve the individual & overall team development to ensure an efficient and effective workforce.
• Ensures quality and completeness of information within the Computerised Maintenance Management System (Maximo). 
• Utilizes performance management for all direct reports providing performance appraisals on an annual basis conforming to a structured appraisal process covering feedback and coaching through each appraisal period.
• Provide work direction / priorities to Trade Supervisors
• Fills in for the position of Senior Maintenance Foreman during absence

Minimum Requirements

• Completion of Secondary (10 years) education, followed by 3 yr Diploma or apprenticeship in Electrical, Mechanical, Control or Instrumentation (equivalent to UK City and Guilds, NVQ or ONC).
• 10 years' experience in the maintenance, repair, overhaul of a variety of offshore electrical, instrumentation & mechanical equipment in an oil & gas/ petrochemical environment (of which 2 years spent in a supervisory position) .
• Excellent written and spoken English.
• Working knowledge of computer applications software such as Microsoft Office/ Computerised Maintenance management systems (ideally Maximo).

To Apply 

For more information on this role please visit the recruiters website You will need an English version of your CV.

If you have not yet prepared a professional CV we recommend or Résumé Writing from Monster.  You can also upload your CV to Monster as it is one of the best ways to distribute your CV in Dubai Post Your FREE Resume to attract top employers!.