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Superintendent Plant Maintenance At Addax Petroleum

Date Posted: 20/May/2014
Deadline: 03/Jun/2014

Addax Petroleum was founded in 1994 upon leading petroleum industry expertise and a deep-rooted understanding and respect for African cultures. Over the years, Addax Petroleum has evolved from a young pioneer into an established international oil and gas exploration and production company focused on Africa, the Middle East, and the North Sea.

Addax Petroleum’s assets are located in Nigeria, the Joint Development Zone of São Tomé & Príncipe, Gabon, Cameroon, the Kurdistan Region of Iraq and the UK North Sea, comprising an excellent combination of oil and gas reserves and exploration opportunities. The Company’s approximate average oil production for 2012 was 167,000 bbl/d.

Addax Petroleum has over 1100 employees worldwide with service offices in Geneva (Switzerland) and Houston (USA), and operating offices in Lagos (Nigeria), Port-Gentil (Gabon) and Douala (Cameroon)


Position Description

To supervise and coordinate all maintenance operations for all yard equipment and yard facilities to ensure maximum use of the equipment, minimise downtime and prolong equipment life.

Position Requirements

1.To control all maintenance activities on the Snake Island Yard.
2.Ensure optimum equipment maintenance.
3.Enforce high standards of equipment management consistent with company requirements.
4.Ensure all equipment documentation and maintenance records are kept current and up to date.
5.Develop and implement equipment training programmes.
6.Develop and maintain an inventory system, recording expenditure, maintenance, spares, and repairs.
7.Regularly review expenditure, procurement of parts, tools and equipment needed to maintain and repair yard equipment.
8.Training of mechanics and technicians to internationally recognised standards.
9.Source, develop and manage subcontractors as required and monitor their work for quality and cost effectiveness.
10.Extensive experience of current techniques and safety practices in repair and maintenance of heavy plant and equipment.
11.Able to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair plant equipment accurately with minimum downtime.
12.Able to plan and implement repair and maintenance programmes, prepare related reports and maintain accurate records.
13.Fluent spoken and written English.
14.Strong interpersonal skills are essential, for dealing with a broad spectrum of cultural and organisational styles, as well as being able to fit in as a team player..
15.Proven experience of supervising and coordinating the activities of a multi-discipline team.
16.Good communication and team building skills at all levels – able to lead and gain the respect of contractor and 3rd parties.
17.Must be resourceful with the ability to improvise / prioritise when confronted with obstacles without losing focus and attention to detail.
18.Must be able to exercise relevant judgement ensuring success of the assigned projects.
19.Proven track record in managing multicultural situations.
20.Able to hold own ground when challenged by others, being able to present a balanced view when putting arguments forward.
21.Comfortable working with a multinational, multicultural team.

Key Performance Indicators/Performance Goals

•Zero LTI’s
•Maintain equipment and spares within agreed budgets.
•Minimise unplanned equipment downtime.


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