Reliability Engineer I

  • Full Time
  • Posted 3 months ago

North Oil Company Qatar

About the job
Qatar Nationals preferred.


To produce and steward Reliability improvement recommendations that will contribute to the safety and overall field efficiency improvement by analyzing and learning lessons from unplanned events for technical failures across all Maintenance discipline areas.


Work produced by Reliability Engineer has the following impact:
Reliability Engineer issue analyses and recommendations that are presented to senior management and shareholder (Qatar Energy and Total Energies) to justify company production performance.
Recommendations are taken in account to build medium and long term investment plan of Maintenance department
Results of analysis are used to change the way preventive maintenance is being executed by offshore team.


Drive an Incident Free environment / mindset within the Department and with all stakeholders
Perform/review and provide coaching for Reliability-Centered Maintenance studies to optimize preventive maintenance plans. Provide support for Maintenance Methods team and MIEC
Produce monthly Reliability reports indicating critical equipment Reliability and key issues from PALM corrective data, Smart Signal and other data sources.
Deep analyse monthly SECE report to improve Maintenance and integrity Backlog Backlog
Carry out SECE performance results analysis to optimise maintenance test frequency
Compile vital function availability and reliability status from other maintenance discipline
Conduct and lead Root Cause Analyses (investigations) and to produce/steward appropriate actions to mitigate or avoid reoccurrence. Support HSE / Reliability joint investigations where technical failures have been a significant contributor.
Focus on uptime/output losses and the causes of those losses (i.e Pareto analysis), prioritizing losses, eliminations plans, and implementation of those plans.
Lead obsolescence studies and produce strategies for long term sustainability, produce/steward appropriate actions to optimize longevity of obsolete equipment where appropriate and to produce/steward recommendations for equipment where obsolescence cannot be tolerated.
Develop list of Top Reliability issues (Bad Actors) affecting production performance/business efficiency, investigate and produce/steward action plans to mitigate or avoid reoccurrence. Review these Bad Actors periodically for repeat issues and feedback into action plans.
Develop and implement smart reporting from online monitoring sources for automated and semi-automated Reliability data calculations.
Provide Reliability Engineering support in the design and development of brown and green field sites
Monitor Data quality and provide coaching for reporting improvements on defects reports in PALM.
Promote reliability awareness centered around PALM reporting
Coach engineer in the team on their tasks
Promote cost awareness and innovation within his/her team
All staff must be willing to participate in Crisis Response Training and to assist during Emergency Response Situations if required.


Position is in a OPCO (JV) operating oil & gas facility with offshore/onshore (non-producing) sites, based in Doha, Qatar.
The position is part of the permanent team and is on resident basis (5d a week). Trip to offshore are required on ah-hoc basis.


BSc degree in science or technical field, preferably holding a certification in Maintenance/Reliability
Minimum 8-10 yearsÂ’ experience in the petrochemical, refining, Oil & Gas exploration or similar Industry in Maintenance
Significant knowledge of offshore plant and equipment and maintenance systems
Proficiency with technical manuals, PFDs, P&IDs, Datasheets, Cause and Effect Charts
Experience in leadership with a strong work ethic, good presentation skills and ability to communicate ideas, concepts and technical information to a broad audience.
Working knowledge of formal Root Cause Analysis, Life Analysis, RAM, FMEA and Reliability/Risk Centered Maintenance Tools and Techniques.
Medically fit to travel to offshore oil & gas platform.
Results driven approach and attitude.
Fluent in English (listening, writing and speaking) and its technical vocabulary.
Proven experience on Computerized Maintenance and Inspection Management System (CMIMS), specially with SAP PM module

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