Mechanical Technical Specialist

Oil & Gas
Lloydminster, Saskatchewan
Job ID:
Siva Kumar

Our client, a market leading integrated oil company is looking for an experienced Mechanical Technical Specialist to provide technical support to the Heavy Oil and Gas, Thermal, Maintenance Ready for Operations team. This is a 1-year contract based out of Lloydminster with occasional site visits to operational facilities.

What you will be doing…

  • Support the creation of the SAP Hierarchy.
  • Audit the SAP hierarchy and resolve discrepancies.
  • Participate in Asset Criticality and critical spares identification.
  • Lead and assist in the development, creation, and optimization of SAP Plant Maintenance in alignment with the client’s maintenance and planning standards.
  • Collaborate with required stakeholders as required to complete scope.
  • Build time based and conditions-based Preserve Task Lists.
  • Build Restore Task Lists.
  • Build and contribute to Operator Performed Maintenance Task Lists.
  • Lead and assist in Assembly creation.
  • Lead and assist in the development and creation of Material Masters and Equipment BOMs.
  • Roll out SAP Maintenance Plans, Items and Task Lists to the facility Maintenance and Operations Teams.
  • Lead the evaluation of critical spares.
  • Collaborate with required stakeholders as required to complete scope.
  • Identify failures modes and associated critical spares and define maintenance strategy.
  • Create Material Masters and Equipment BOMs with critical identification.
  • Lead review and acceptance of critical spares lists and maintenance strategy with facility Maintenance and Operations Teams.
  • Identify warehouse preservation requirements of critical sparing.
  • Ensure processes are carried out effectively and drive continuous improvement.
  • Lead or support continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Lead or support the development of new or modification of existing procedures and work instructions.
  • Support department initiatives as needed.

What you will need to succeed…

  • Journeyman Millwright with inter-provincial red seal (or eligibility for designation).
  • Minimum of 8 years mechanical maintenance experience in the oil and gas, petrochemical, pulp and paper or power generation industries.
  • Experience or a working knowledge of a Centralized Maintenance Management System (CMMS), e.g. SAP PM, Maximo.
  • Experience with work order execution, task list scoping, equipment troubleshooting.
  • A good understanding and working knowledge of:
    • Pressure equipment, rotating, mechanical, electrical, instrumentation and controls equipment.
    • Various engineered drawings and documents, e.g. P&IDs, single lines drawings, datasheets, equipment manuals.
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office suite.
  • Professional and personable individual who:
    • Is organized and able to prioritize.
    • Can exercise attention to detail.
    • Works well in a team as well as individually to achieve results in a busy environment with multiple stakeholders.
    • Is a fast learner with the ability to develop and enhance new ideas.
    • Possesses strong communication skills (verbal and written)
    • Is efficiency focused and can identify and implement improvements to enhance work execution and/or operational integrity
    • Can conduct effective meetings.
    • Is safety, reliability and cost efficiency focused.
  • Safety certifications as stipulated by the client.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience or familiarity with:
    • Thermal operations.
    • Facility operations and maintenance.
    • Applicable energy codes, standards, regulations, and acts.
  • Experience in Reliability Centered Maintenance.
  • Experience in failure elimination techniques such as root cause failure analysis.
  • Industry training such as condition monitoring techniques (vibration, thermography, airborne ultrasound & oil analysis).
  • SAP training/certification.
  • Working knowledge of Project Development and Execution (PDE) and Management of Change (MOC) processes.
  • Understanding of procurement and materials management practices.

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