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Lead Mechanical Engineer ( Onshore Based)

United Arab Emirates - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Academic Bachelor

Are you a driven, independent and dedicated Lead Mechanical Engineer - Onshore(Static & Rotating) and interested in joining the team of our client in Abu Dhabi, UAE?

Feel free to contact

Deepti Nair, Account manager

Apply now

About this role

Position title- Lead Mechanical Engineer

Employment type- contract hire (one year with possible extensions)

Location – Abu Dhabi onshore

This will be non-rotational job with annual leave applicable.


Availability of Rotating and Static Mechanical Equipment to meet the production, injection and H.S.E targets in line with the operation policy.

Supervision of Mechanical activities: studies, spare parts, contractors and vendors

Availability and Reliability of Rotating Machines



  • Issues and updates regularly the Mechanical Safety Procedures;
  • Update CMS related to Mechanical.


  • Analyses all work reports from all sites of Mechanical disciplines.

Directs and supervises all Assistants of Method Engineer and Mechanical Specialist in:

  • Elaborating optimising of the maintenance general guidelines and procedures;
  • Performing and preventive & corrective maintenance (as required ) interventions in all sites;
  • Issuing/preparing the technical report & recommendation;
  • Initiating & analysing of the spare parts (stock management & consumption);
  • Contribute to define the maintenance policy and regulation in Mechanical.

Initiates and controls:

Repair contract (scope of work definition)

Standardization of procedures

Ensure the conformity of the Mechanical integration of new production facility to the existing one with applicable standard (API,...), vendor specification, good engineering practices and implemented maintenance policy

Prepares & proposes maintenance annual budgets mainly for consumable & non stock materials, maintenance contracts, tools and moveable assets

  • Technical Administrator of stock (management, check storage condition & part conformity);
  • Provides expertise (technical advice/ assistance) on any trouble shooting in Mechanical Equipment as required;
  • Selects among Mechanical candidates for new recruitment including all sites;
  • Defines & proposes all Mechanical trainings for all Engineers;
  • Backlog Reduction - Continuously review Mechanical related Work Orders and assist in developing and monitoring an implementation plan to reduce Backlog's;
  • Assistance for review in existing stock levels of unused spares related to Mechanical.

Propose yearly targets to monitor the performance of the Mechanical related maintenance and corresponding KPI.

Perform regular reporting of Mechanical activities.

Review Obsolescence of Mechanical Equipment.

Review Synergi cases and provide action plan for addressing the cases.

Context & Environment:

Normal air-conditioned office environment. Exposed to weather conditions on occasional site visits (10-15%).


Suspending activities when there is a potential or actual threat to human life, the installation or the environment, and notify forthwith the responsible supervisor.

About you

Qualifications/Experience Required :

  • Confirmed Mechanical engineer with minimum 15 yrs of experience;
  • Good knowledge of O&G facilities;
  • Strong expertise in Mechanical Equipment (Rotating Machines, Valves, Static Equipment, Cranes...);
  • Conversant with Mechanical and H.S.E rules. Advanced user of SAP;
  • Rigor, skill for investigation good communication skill, organisation and method, fluent English.

What we offer

Brunel is market leader in staffing and recruitment of highly skilled people in the global Oil & Gas industry. Brunel Energy operates from its own international network of more than 109 branch offices in 40 countries. Our objective is to provide excellence to our contractors and clients in all aspects of our service and bring together your ambitions and all major Oil & Gas companies. Whether regional, national or even international, we can find the perfect job and provide excellent support.

Attractive Package and Benefits awaits successful candidate

About us

Our client is an international oil and gas company, operating in over 130 countries. Their operations cover the entire oil and gas chain: from crude oil and natural gas exploration and production; to midstream gas and LNG; refining and marketing; and the trading and shipping of crude oil and petroleum products.


  • Vacancy number: PUB161475
  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Saturday, June 16, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Deepti Nair

Account manager Brunel Energy UAE Abu Dhabi

+971 2 634 7287

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