Maintenance Engineering Lead at SEPLAT

SEPLAT is an independent oil and gas exploration and production company incorporated and operating in Nigeria with a strategic focus on Nigeria. The company was founded in 2009 by Shebah Petroleum Development Company Limited and Platform Petroleum (Joint Ventures) Limited for the purpose of investing in Nigerian oil and gas opportunities. Maurel & Prom, a French independent oil company, subsequently acquired a 45 per cent equity interest in SEPLAT; this interest was later spun-off to form Maurel & Prom Nigeria S.A (now Maurel & Prom International)

Job Description

Overall Purpose of the Job:

To develop, deploy and provide guidance on maintenance strategy, standards and procedures across Seplat organisation. Monitor, review and drive compliance with the standards, procedures in order to achieve organisational focus and sustain high availability of production and safety critical equipment in all producing facilities.



Principal Accountabilities:

1. Define and monitor compliance with maintenance strategy for production and safety critical equipment to ensure their continuous availability at minimal cost.


Produce and regularly review maintenance procedures for existing and new equipment in the facilities through application of a reliability centred maintenance (RCM) methodology


Provide input into maintenance reporting format to promote the acquisition and analysis of critical data required for evaluation of the maintenance system effectiveness.


Develop competency assessment matrix for all categories of maintenance personnel. Develop requirements for training and certification of maintenance staff.


Provide requirements and guidelines on application of integrity assurance and reliability technology to assist in improved production delivery.


Provide maintenance input and participate in new projects as may be required from concept development to commissioning.


Define and review periodically, quality control and quality assurance requirements for vendor executed activities.


Establish a coaching and mentoring scheme for a total development of maintenance personnel.


Develop and deploy maintenance standards, strategy and guidelines to govern the execution of maintenance activities in Seplat. Carry out periodic review for continued relevance and effectiveness.


Job Knowledge and Qualifications:

B. Eng./Sc degree in  Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation Engineering  with a minimum of 15 years of experience in oil and gas industry. Must have a minimum of 10 years hands on experience as a Maintenance Supervisor in an oil and gas operation.


Presentation  skill, Good inter-personal relation, Effective communication skill, Technical writing skill, Knowledgeable on local and international standards/procedures, Analytical mind, Self -motivated and achievement oriented.


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