Ref: SP889-52

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Summary and Purpose
The Senior Maintenance Engineer leverages deep understanding of maintenance strategies in order to contribute to day-to-day operational maintenance expertise and leadership and supports the Head of Maintenance in monitoring and implementing the strategies for managing the shipyards assets throughout their lifecycle. All works is executed to a high quality & auditable standard that is consistent with the companies integrated management systems and policies. As a senior officer, a high level of technical skill and experience is demanded and is expected to be demonstrably applied to technical problems and monitoring of trades employees.

Key Accountabilities:
• Develops a deep understanding of the yard specific maintenance strategy and supports the Head of Maintenance in breaking strategy down into short to medium time horizon work plans and tactics. Supports the implementation of all aspect of the Maintenance Strategy.
• Operate and maintain all Substations (High Voltage (HV), Medium Voltage (MV), Low Voltage (LV)) and external electrical systems.
• Operate and maintain site-wide Electrical Low Voltage (ELV) systems consisting of Power Management System (PMS), Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) , Fire Alarm Systems (FAS), Distributed Control System (DCS) and Plant Monitoring System (PMonS).
• Operate and maintain the site Fire Alarm system and all its components.
• Prepare and manage all spare parts required for the maintenance of the Equipment and related assets.
• Support the Head of Maintenance in the preparation of maintenance strategies to reduce failure rates of equipment and improve maintenance KPIs.
• Prepare RCA reports and provide Head of Maintenance with proposals for preventing repeat failures and ensuring lessons learned.
• Prepare scopes of work and tender documentation for sub-contractors.
• Supervise sub-contractors and ensure compliance with scope of work.
• Lead and supervise maintenance technicians.
• Prepare risk assessments and apply required permits.
• Maintain maintenance records.
• Coordinate with relevant authorities and obtain approvals for any changes to systems and structures.
• Communicate upwards – training needs, process improvement suggestions and follow up on implementation.
• Schedule and prioritize work considering all available resources.


• A Degree in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Certificate of Competency (Marine Engineer Officer) Class 1 (Motorship), or its equivalent.

• 10 years of relevant working experience in the industry.

Job Specific Competencies:

Technical Competencies
• O&M Skill of HV, MV, LV and ELV Systems.
• O&M Skill of MV and LV drives (ACS 6000, ACS 800).
• O&M skill of DCS and PMS Systems.
• O&M skill of Fire Alarm Systems.
• O&M skill of Ring Main Electrical Systems.
• Ability to obtain Letter of Acceptance (LOA) certificate from Kahramaa for operation of company substation.
• Perform shipyard maintenance operations.
• Carry out facility management.
• Planning and Organizing Skills.
• Perform Mechanical and Electrical design and modification job.
• Innovative and creative
• Leadership Skills
• Project Management Skills
• Knowledge of Shipyard Operations
• Analytical Thinking and Problem-Solving Skills
• Budgeting/Business Planning Skills
• Presentation Skills
• Change Management Skills

About the Company

Established in 2010, Qatar Shipyard Technology Solutions was inaugurated on 23 November 2010 as part of the Erhama Bin Jaber Al Jalahma (EBJJ) Shipyard complex.

Qatar Shipyard Technology Solutions is a joint-venture between Nakilat, the world’s leading transporter of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), Qatar Energy and Keppel Offshore & Marine the global leader in ship repair, ship conversion & construction of offshore drilling rigs.

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