Turbine Specialist at SPIE Oil & Gas Services

SPIE Oil & Gas Services (part of the SPIE Group) provides a complete range of services to some of the world’s largest oil and gas companies through its network of offices in 25 countries across Africa, the Middle-East and Asia-Pacific.

Our turnover has more than doubled in the last few years thanks to the dedication of our 4,000 employees to whom we give training, recognition, and genuine opportunities for career development. In order to support this growth, SPIE Oil & Gas Services is always seeking talented individuals to join its teams.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Turbine Specialist
Reference No: 2020-17495
Location: Offshore location, Nigeria
Contract: International Contract
Contractual hours: Full time
Employee Status: Operative
Position to report to: MTMC Site Rep.
Direct subordinates: 2
Main contractors supervised: none

Job Description

  • Within the framework of Deep Water Operations, This position is responsible for the operation, monitoring and leading routine and non-routine maintenance of 6 units Rolls Royce gas turbines consist of RB211 24G gas generator and RT 62 power turbine (and the auxiliaries) located within AKPO FPSO OML 130, in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.

Job Dimension:

  • Production level: during plateau period = 175 000 bpd, 530 MMSCFD gas
  • Company staff managed during operations : none
  • Contractors staff managed during operations: 2
  • Budget (in Millions USD) : nil
  • Technology involved in the job: Gas Turbines, Compressors, Diesel Engines, Static Equipment, other Mechanical items.


  • Responsible for the Operation and Maintenance of the Akpo Turbo-generator package
  • Organizes on site the maintenance operations which are related to turbo machines and auxiliaries and provide technical support, analysis and troubleshooting.
  • Assists the planning team by giving any technical support for the preparation of the jobs in his discipline.
  • Contact OEM Technical support for assistance in Turbo-generator package fault resolution and follow up with OEM & Onshore support team in clearing all the issues on the equipment.
  • Assists specialists working under Specific Maintenance Contracts (SMC).
  • Ensures that the COMPANY’s HSE regulations are respected and enforced (especially procedures related to Work Permits), as well as approved operating procedures and standard industry practice during performance of maintenance operations placed under his responsibility.
  • Leads interventions using the CMMS and checks intervention reports in the CMMS (including those concerning SMC) and writes the technical reports related to his field,
  • Ensures that the transfer of knowledge by mentoring occurs properly within his teams, and actively participates in training of subordinates
  • Carries out, at the MTMC Site Rep. request, any intervention within his field of competence.
  • Takes charge of the systems under his responsibility in case of breakdown until operational.

Required Qualifications and Background

  • Technical Engineer / Higher National Diploma (HND) or equivalent in Mechanical / Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering with a minimum of 5 to 10 years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of Gas Turbines and auxiliaries in oil and gas production installations or power generation plant
  • A thorough, demonstrated understanding of plant operations, strong understanding of Gas Turbine and axial compressor, DCS, ESD, F&G, Field Bus, Field instrumentations, PLC, Bentley Nevada and online condition monitoring system, Mechanics, Hydraulics, Electricity and Electronics.
  • Understanding SAP/R3 PM modules as relate to Notification, work orders, PM’s, and spare parts inventories.
  • Experience in Troubleshooting, Root Cause Analysis, Health Checks, monitoring, PM and Corrective Maintenance.
  • Physical ability to work on offshore installations in the climatic conditions of the site,
  • Competent computer skills, especially Microsoft Office products; Excel, and Word.
  • Solid knowledge of plant engineering and plant maintenance functions and how they relate to operations.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills in English Language.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply technical information, including mechanical and electrical drawings (such as blueprints, P&IDs, single-line diagrams and schematics) to problem-solving situations and trouble-shooting.
  • Ability to communicate and coordinate work on technical subjects with others across job families and with outside vendors.
  • Must have proven ability as a leader of small team. Perfectly competent and independent in his field, he must show common sense and organizational ability.
  • A hand on experience on Rolls Royce RB211 24G turbo Gas Turbine is a pre-requisite.

Required Competencies:

  • Oil & Gas production process
  • Plant Integrity Management System, Codes, Standard
  • Condition Monitoring Techniques
  • Mechanical Techniques.

Related areas:

  • Construction, installation
  • Safety of personnel and installations
  • Quality Assurance & Control.

Management of personnel:

  • Knowledge of Rotating Machinery equipment
  • Knowledge of Lifting equipment
  • Knowledge of Exchangers, Valves and Piping.

Candidate Criteria:

  • Minimum level of experience required: 10 years or more
  • Languages: English (C-Professional working proficiency).

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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