Maintenance Support Engineer (E/I) - Aberdeen/Offshore

INEOS - Engineering - Instrument Electrical
Ref: 950 Date Posted: Friday 28 Feb 2020
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Maintenance Support Engineer (E/I)


FPS is a 100% INEOS-owned integrated oil and gas transportation and processing system serving the central area of the North Sea.

The Kinneil Terminal consists of three processing trains which handle the incoming pipeline fluids from the Forties Pipeline System (FPS) and Natural Gas Liquids (NGLs) from St. Fergus via Cruden Bay.

The oil and gas is processed at Kinneil and the stabilised Forties Blend crude oil is exported at the Hound Point terminal, the gas products are sent for further processing or export at Grangemouth.


Support the delivery of maintenance to the asset and responsible for the efficient delivery of large maintenance scopes (CAP maintenance) primarily through the effective planning and scheduling of work combined with the efficient coordination of third party vendors. This role will also be required to support the improvement of CMMS.


  • Develop statements of requirements for CAP maintenance activities with engineering support from Discipline Engineers
  • Define and agree maintenance scopes of work with support from 3rd party vendors
  • Define and agree work execution schedules with their resourcing requirements
  • Work with Asset Planners & Schedulers in the development of asset integrated plans
  • Work with the shutdown team in the development of asset shutdown plans
  • Define standards for maintenance work packs and review work packs with engineering support from Discipline Engineers at planning gates
  • Attend the asset integrated planning meetings and ensure planning gate compliance for all CAP maintenance activities
  • Lead Readiness reviews for significant business impacting activities
  • Lead After Action Reviews (AAR’s) for significant business impacting activities
  • Ensure lessons learned are identified and maintenance execution improvements are delivered through After Action Reviews for significant business impacting activities.
  • Review and correct maintenance PMs, Job plans and system data (when required/identified) during work order planning stage (WORM).
  • Support the review and definition of spares strategies for relevant equipment.


  • Communicate regularly with offshore and onshore teams to highlight areas of concern with regard to job readiness and potential SIMOPS issues
  • Review maintenance vendor reports with the aim of ensuring corrective work orders are raised to address functional failures, anomalies and defects identified within vendor reports
  • Manage critical & operating spares in support of efficient maintenance execution highlighting where there are deficiencies in spares holding or obsolescence issues


Minimum Qualifications

  • HND or equivalent qualifications
  • Able to demonstrate continuing personal and professional development

Job-Specific Skills

  • Proven track record of working with vendors and improving vendor performance in delivering large and complex maintenance work scopes
  • Proven track record in identifying opportunities for reducing maintenance execution costs and delivering maintenance cost reduction
  • Experience in monitoring vendor maintenance delivery performance
  • Experience in planning & scheduling large complex maintenance scopes within the offshore Oil & Gas Industry
  • Working knowledge of Maximo.

Job Knowledge Skills

  • Issue vendor performance reports with analysis and insights on the quality of the maintenance performed and the efficiency of maintenance execution
  • Written and verbal communication internally and with vendors ensuring priorities are understood and internal and external stakeholders are aligned
  • Performing Readiness Reviews and creating readiness review reports for significant business impacting activities
  • Performing After Action Reviews and creating AAR reports
  • Ability to work with individuals from a varied background in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Presents themselves in a professional and ethical manner appropriate to Ineos values.
  • Maintain a safe working environment, complying with and promoting the Company’s HSE&A policy and processes.
  • Works collaboratively within a team environment and takes initiative to get

Please submit your CV to be considered for this role.