Rotating Equipment Engineer in Kwara, Nigeria

at Hobark Group

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • The Rotating Equipment Engineer will provide technical assurance overview and support for rotating equipment systems and documentation to ensure safe, reliable, and cost effective procurement, installations, commissioning, operations and maintenance.
  • Will ensure that all new and existing rotating equipment installations are completed in accordance with applicable standards.
  • Will manage all rotating equipment trouble shooting and repairs / upgrades activities.
  • Will work within across a functional team to address both tactical and strategic reliability improvement items.


  • Make recommendations to implement/expedite repairs on failed rotating equipment.
  • Make recommendations to improve designs to improve the reliability of troublesome equipment.
  • Looks for and takes action to improve system reliability and eliminate defects from within the system.
  • Acts as Team Leader on the initiation and development of new projects which primarily involve rotating equipment.
  • Supports the Production Team and REI in troubleshooting operational rotating equipment problems using a systems approach.
  • Provide rotating equipment technical assurance support to Process Engineering, Project Engineering and other technical groups in the development and implementation of projects and plant revisions.
  • Assist in the development of the REI's, other Technical Staff and Maintenance personnel.
  • Provide technical support to the run and maintain efforts of the MET inspectors.
  • Conduct field performance tests on rotating equipment as needed in the course of resolving operational or efficiency problems.
  • Develop or review operating procedures for plant rotating equipment as needed.
  • Review specifications, bid packages, design and fabrication drawings, and recommend manufacturers for rotating equipment in the support of local capital projects.
  • Maintain an awareness of repair costs and repair shop capabilities to assist the plant in getting the best repairs for the money.
  • Provide expertise to the plant on lubrication and overview the effectiveness of the lube oil analysis and lubrication recommendations programs.
  • Develop maintenance and/or overhaul scope and/or procedures for major pieces of rotating equipment associated with routine repairs, as well as Turnarounds.
  • Develop and support procedures for routine repairs of rotating equipment i.e. "Pump Repair Guidelines" and “Pump Overhaul Procedure”.
  • Provide technical support and overview on the overhaul of major rotating equipment.
  • Conduct and document Rotating Equipment Technical Assurance Audits as required.
  • Manage the documentation of rotating equipment related activities.
  • Coordinate and supervise field repair contractors.
  • Work within and contribute to the continued development of the RCM work processes.
  • Lead the development of MOC's that are discipline specific and participate in MOC's that require crossfunctional review.
  • Develop spare part strategy for new installations and oversee implementation. Also review spare part strategy for existing equipment as needed.


  • Incumbent should have a B.Sc or M.Sc in Mechanical Engineering with at least 10 years machinery/mechanical equipment / project experience with a wide variety of Rotating Equipment experience.
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