Preservation Engineer

Requisition ID 
Department / Discipline 
Commissioning, Maintenance, Operations & Validation
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Fixed Term
Work Location
AE Abu Dhabi

Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is recruiting for an Preservation Engineer to join its commissioning team in Abu Dhabi.


  • Provide leadership in the development of the preservation planning process to ensure that equipment is cared and maintained in accordance with Manufacturer specification form fabrication time up to Final hand-over
  • Provide overall preservation leadership and expertise
  • Provide guidance and expertise on all matter related to the preservation of the equipment related to the project
  • Maintain data collected from the Preservation Team Leaders and vendor assistance as necessary to track and verify that the equipment is preserved as per manufacturer specification
  • Provide single point of contact for information and guidance when conflict arises pertaining to the overall care of the equipment between interface owners
  • Coordinate preservation activity at all location
  • Identify preservation resources needs at key project phases develop mobilisation plan for the preservation team
  • Develop the preservation plan for all phase of the project
  • Liaise with company preservation personnel during their involvement in preservation planning and execution
  • Be the contractor focal point for offshore preservation execution including technical interface with company Operation and Maintenance
  • Develop plan and procedure to ensure an effective Field completion phase
  • Provide guidance to develop Preservation Management Procedure Preservation Activities Tracking and Reporting
  • Preparation of Preservation within the Mechanical Completion / pre-commissioning and Commissioning Dossiers
  • Closely coordinate / supervise the activities of the Preservation team

Skills / Qualifications

  • At least 10 years’ experience in similar position
  • Evidence of formal Mechanical Engineering education
  • Significant Experience in Equipment Maintenance and Care activity is beneficial
  • Significant direct hands on experience in maintenance and reliability with construction in oil and gas processing is required
  • Completion Management Software experience ICAPS or similar proprietary completion systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Experience of multicultural project teams
  • Management and supervision of Vendors / Suppliers
  • Necessary experience of Onshore and Offshore Safety and Permit to Work Systems as well as SIMOPS activity

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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