Instrumental/ Mechanical Engineer

  • Warri, Nigeria
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our client is a major player in the upstream and downstream segments of the petroleum sector. With a quality portfolio of oil and gas assets in Nigeria, their capabilities extend through upstream (exploration & production and drilling), downstream, trading of oil product, sub-surface engineering and data appraisal for geophysics and petroleum projects.

Job Description


Job Purpose: Responsible for the design, installation, management and maintenance and repair of all machinery and mechanical equipment in the operation sites.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the management, design, and installation of the machines and control systems used in operation sites
  • Develop completion designs for platform and subsea wells, selection of appropriate materials (metallurgy, elastomers etc.), selection of sand face completion techniques, completion stress analyses.
  • Daily checks and monitoring of all rotating equipment in the FPSO ie diesel generators, transfer pump, compressors, crane etc.
  • Prepare maintenance schedule for rotating equipment and write daily report for operational maintenance.
  • Ensure operation, proper servicing and daily preventive maintenance on drilling and safety equipment.
  • Monitor regular supply and distribution of power to wherever necessary.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Ensure permit to work & isolation are fully implemented.
  • Liaise with Marine Department to replenish consumables fuel and water on Board.
  • Run and retrieve BOP.
  • Carry out minor repairs on diesel generators, pumps, crane engine, compressors etc. when the need arises.
  • Carry out daily checks on spares and report to the supervisor on timely provision of spares needed to avoid unnecessary breakdown.
  • Daily checks , documentation and hourly monitoring of the running parameters of the generators to avoid unplanned shut down.
  • Run daily checks on water level, oil level, fan belt condition.
  • Support contractors on major repairs like complete overhauling and other technical activities.
  • Daily checks, monitoring and reporting signs of failure that cannot be handled immediately to the supervisor on board so as to call for timely support.



  • 8 years Oil and Gas experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in maintaining machines and mechanical components
  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Computer literacy

Additional Information

(This Position Description reflects the general level and nature of the Position. It is not intended to be all inclusive.)