16 Aug 2015
Preservation Engineer
Muscat, Oman



  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical field


  • 7-10 years of experience in applying the discipline skill to oil and gas projects
  • Must be familiar with a variety of the discipline's concepts, practices and procedures
  • Duties & Responsibilities will include;
  • Develop suite of preservation checklists, routines and procedures consistent with the preservation philosophy and Strategy
  • Ensure compliances with storage, preservation and protection requirements of all static and rotating machinery equipment, spares, instruments etc. at site including warehouse.
  • Witness and verify Contractor preservation activities through all project phases (Engineering, Construction, Commissioning and start up).
  • Review of vendor specific preservation procedures and requirements of static and rotating equipment and ensure implementation.
  • Provide Technical input and approval for Contractor Preservation and pipe cleanliness Procedures during Construction phase, and manage the process during Commissioning phase.
  • Carry out Gap analysis, identify supplier weaknesses in preservation plans and propose corrective action.
  • Supervise and guide personnel where necessary (Contractors, warehouse etc).
  • Prepare, maintain and control tools and consumables required for preservation activities.
  • Liaise with Completion Management Team to develop and populate the Preservation management database included in GoCCMS system to:
    • Maintain preservation matrix/catalogue/check sheets/tracking register for all identified items requiring preservation.
    • Review the preservation records and inspect equipment to ensure that preservation maintenance is performed to the approved standards during construction and commissioning phases.
    • Implement and Maintain a Preservation Records System to demonstrate compliance to the preservation regime and assure integrity of plant and equipment.
  • Liaise with Commissioning to ensure that critical preservation is not compromised by commissioning procedures
  • Engage with Management, Engineering and Operations & Commissioning to establish expectations and requirements.
  • Report to FPD Manager
  • Mobilize to site location on a rostered engagement (Oman)

Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to produce written reports and procedures
  • Ability to interact with all discipline engineering (Mechanical-Electrical-Instrument Engineers & Technicians)
  • Computer literate (MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint)
  • Deep understanding of engineering and Process Flow drawings/diagrams
  • Engineering Qualification, Degree Qualified (HNC/HND considered with appropriate experience)
  • Demonstrable HSSE Leadership and personal commitment to Safety
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of Preservation and cleanliness process
  • Track record of experience gained in similar oil and gas/petrochemical/power generation related international projects, in a similar role leading to development of the following skill sets:
  • Involvement with Engineering Contractor and Suppliers in all project phases

Required Skills
  • Oil & Gas