Gas Turbine Mechanical Engineer

Job Title: Gas Turbine Mechanical Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Saudi Arabia
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-08-07
Reference: BH-113411
Contact Name: Yaqub Al Nassir
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 28, 2019 12:50

Job Description

NES Global Talent has partnered with international oilfield service companies to source the top talent available in the Saudi Arabian and International markets.  We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and our relationships with industry leaders.  This ensures the best possible fit for long-term success. 
Currently Saudi Arabia’s Oil and Gas industry is in an exciting growth phase with 2019 through 2020 set to be an excellent time for skilled workers to join and re-join the sector. As such we are now seeking an experienced Mechanical Engineer to fulfill a contract position in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia.
To be successful in this role it is essential that you must be experienced working in oil and gas industry, ideally a minimum of 10 years.


Duties & Responsibilities:  

  • Plan and schedule assigned fleet of gas turbines periodic inspections and specify the inspection scope of work.
  • identify all the required capital and consumable spare parts , tools and resources required to ensure on time, safe and successful outages
  • Field supervision of Gas Turbines outages to ensure job safety, quality, schedule and cost goals are met
  • Conduct Root Cause Analysis (RCA) of gas turbines engines, systems and components as needed
  • Troubleshoot mechanical systems of heavy industrial gas turbines
  • Take corrective actions in all technical activities related to heavy industrial gas turbines and its accessories
  • Review and approve contractor inspection reports.
  • Issue a final inspection report to summarize main inspection findings and recommendations.
  • Review and approve contractor quality control plans and documents.
  • Work closely with end users to schedule units for planned inspections
  • Define inspection work scope and identify all the required spare parts and tools for the outage
  • Lead outage planning with end users and contractor and track readiness
  • Prepare Job Safety Analysis for all the outage critical activities
  • Prepare Job Execution and quality control plans
  • Review and approve contractor Inspection Reports
  • Issue a final inspection report to summarize main inspection findings and recommendations.
  • Troubleshoot, investigate and provide technical/engineering support to end users
  • Supervise outage execution and ensure compliance with all applicable Aramco safety rules
  • Review and approve contractor quality control plans and documents
  • Prepare, issue and send outage daily progress reports
  • Plan, schedule and support unit startup after inspection and handover the unit to end used after successful startup
  • Inventory and document all remaining spare parts before and after the outages
  • Inspect, document and track removed Capital Parts and arrange for repair at approved contractors shops
  • Assign tasks to employees at site, track contractor time, creating field service reports for completed work
  • Report the status of the gas turbine field inspections regularly to management
  • Maintaining and manage inspection schedule, safety and quality control plan
  • Supervise planned and unplanned inspections for Heavy Industrial Gas Turbines such as borescope inspection, combustion inspection (CI), hot gas path (HGPI) and major inspection (MI) 

Minimum Requirements:
  • BSc in Mechanical Engineering  or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in maintenance, repair and overhaul of gas turbines and its auxiliary equipment such as gearboxes, torque convertors, pumps and valves
  • Knowledge and experience in rotating equipment operation and maintenance
  • Self-motivated and possess effective communication skills, and has high analytical capabilities
  • Ability to read and understand  mechanical engineering drawings, P&ID diagrams, engineering reports, technical information letters and  OEM operation and maintenance  manuals
  • Ability to compile and conduct effective technical presentations to management and  diverse audience
  • Superb technical reports writing capabilities
  • Thorough Knowledge of gas turbine auxiliary  and accessories systems, instrumentations, control and electrical systems
  • Have considerable practical knowledge and experience in maintenance methods and practices