Shutdown Engineer ( 6 / 2022 )

Posted: 09-Mar-2022

Shutdown Engineer Reviews requirements for and participates in the preparation of routine, preventive, predictive and shutdown maintenance. Actively participates in major turnaround scope finalization in coordination with maintenance engineering and other concerned personnel, and issues them as required. Orders/reserves necessary spares required. Follows up on implementation of such schedules and adjusts as necessary in discussion with concerned personnel. Liaises with area engineers to arrange material reservations and support services prior to shut down. Ensures the continued logging and updating of Computerized Maintenance Management System.

The Shutdown Engineer is reporting to the Planning Manager.

  1. Plans routine daily maintenance tasks in the plant for Mechanical & Rotary and Inspection works.
  2. Follows up on the job preparation detailing man-hour estimates, spare parts requirements and workshop/other section support services.
  3. Liaises with Operations personnel, if required, to establish work priorities. Follows up with Inspection personnel to obtain necessary repair work list and procedures to help in job preparation.
  4. Reviews and participates in the preparation of routine, preventive and predictive maintenance schedules for daily, weekly, monthly and yearly work requirements of equipment based on manufactures recommend practices.
  5. Follows up on implementation of maintenance schedules. Includes visiting sites and attending coordination meetings to obtain feedback on work progress; receives completed check list and adjusts schedules as appropriate; and ensuring the logging of actual man-hours spent and the regular updating of outstanding maintenance works as backlog. Highlights repetitive equipment malfunctioning to concerned personnel for further consideration.
  6. Reviews and discusses requirements pertaining to planned/unplanned shutdowns and overhauls. Checks work lists received from various sections and prepares compiled work scope for shutdown including work orders in backlog due to shutdown. Prepares preliminary estimates of the duration and manpower requirements, obtains details of manpower/equipment availability.
  7. Updates the Preventive Maintenance reviews regularly. Ensures availability of critical spares.
  8. Follows up with area engineers on the detailed preparation of material reservations and support services requirements, prior to shutdown. Liaises with shutdown contractors planning staff for preparation of detailed execution schedule, monitors the same during shutdown, adjusts time estimates accordingly and highlights action required for meeting the overall schedule.
  9. Participates in the preparation of various maintenance reports on a regular. The reports include weekly status reports, a monthly manpower utilization report, detailed backlog report and performance reports. Prepares detailed post shutdown report indicating manpower and material utilizations and recommendations for future shutdowns.
  10. Ensures prompt implementation and effective utilization of Computerized Maintenance Management System, follows up on data entry of maintenance man-hours usage on day-to-day basis and the updating of equipment history cards. Issues computerized reports as and when requested.

       11. Assists in preparing training programs for employees undergoing on-the-job training by identifying specific training needs. Provides essential training, guidance and counselling to trainees, and other subordinates with a clear objective of career development

1.    Experience with the above key duties and responsibilities described above are essential.

2.    Good knowledge of computers skills.

3.    English language speak and written.

4.    Highly motivated self-starter with the ability to work with minimum supervision.

5.    Knowledge and use of computerized maintenance management system.

6.    Knowledge and use of SAP System



Position requires 5-7 Years of experience in maintenance and planning in an oil/gas or hydrocarbon industry. 



Must have at least a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering.

Bachelor Degree