Search for Job Vacancies and Career Opportunities in Nigeria

Instrumental/ Mechanical Engineer At An Oil And Gas Firm - Fosad Consulting Ltd

Date Posted: 18/Apr/2017
Deadline: Not Specified

Our client is a major player in the upstream and downstream segments of the petroleum sector. With a quality portfolio of oil and gas assets in Nigeria, their capabilities extend through upstream (exploration & production and drilling), downstream, trading of oil product, sub-surface engineering and data appraisal for geophysics and petroleum projects.

Instrumental/ Mechanical Engineer

Job Purpose: Responsible for the design, installation, management and maintenance and repair of all machinery and mechanical equipment in the operation sites.

Responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the management, design, and installation of the machines and control systems used in operation sites
  • Develop completion designs for platform and subsea wells, selection of appropriate materials (metallurgy, elastomers etc.), selection of sand face completion techniques, completion stress analyses.
  • Daily checks and monitoring of all rotating equipment in the FPSO ie diesel generators, transfer pump, compressors, crane etc.
  • Prepare maintenance schedule for rotating equipment and write daily report for operational maintenance.
  • Ensure operation, proper servicing and daily preventive maintenance on drilling and safety equipment.
  • Monitor regular supply and distribution of power to wherever necessary.
  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Ensure permit to work & isolation are fully implemented.
  • Liaise with Marine Department to replenish consumables fuel and water on Board.
  • Run and retrieve BOP.
  • Carry out minor repairs on diesel generators, pumps, crane engine, compressors etc. when the need arises.
  • Carry out daily checks on spares and report to the supervisor on timely provision of spares needed to avoid unnecessary breakdown.
  • Daily checks , documentation and hourly monitoring of the running parameters of the generators to avoid unplanned shut down.
  • Run daily checks on water level, oil level, fan belt condition.
  • Support contractors on major repairs like complete overhauling and other technical activities.
  • Daily checks, monitoring and reporting signs of failure that cannot be handled immediately to the supervisor on board so as to call for timely support.



  • 8 years Oil and Gas experience
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in maintaining machines and mechanical components
  • A degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Good supervisory skills
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Computer literacy

Additional Information

(This Position Description reflects the general level and nature of the Position. It is not intended to be all inclusive.)

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Click the Apply now button to send your application

Apply Now  

Subscribe to FREE Job Alerts.


Subscribe to Job Alert
Filter Jobs
  • Location



    Job Type



Latest Jobs and Recruitment in Nigeria Today

JustJobsng is Nigeria's leading online jobs site, providing the latest job vacancies and recruitment in Nigeria in a variety of industries and locations in Nigeria.

Search for all job vacancies in Nigeria here on Nigeria’s #1 Job site. Everything latest jobs in Nigeria, Jobs in Nigeria, recruitment in Nigeria, vacancies In Nigeria and employment opportunities in Nigeria is our forte.

Browse our website and search current job opportunities that meet your search criteria. Our job services are FREE. We strive to post only genuine/Verified Jobs.

Sign up for latest jobs and recruitment offers in Nigeria today!