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Marine Engineer (Expat) at Amaiden Energy Nigeria Limited

Amaiden Energy Nigeria Limited (formerly Moody International Nigeria Limited) was established in 1996 as a partnership between Moody International Group and Nigerian investors. Since commencing operations in March 1997 the company continues to grow and exerts its presence in numerous Projects in the Nigeria Oil and Gas Industry.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Marine Engineer (Expat)

Location: Lagos
Job type: Contract
Category: Marine
Job Nature: Standard


  • The Marine Engineer for this position will support COMPANY Marine Assurance framework and follow up fleet-wide Technical Operator of vessels in the following areas:
  • Inspections and Surveys of Vessel main propulsion and auxiliary machinery – Complement inspections performed by Marine Assurance Superintendents by in depth inspections and surveys of each vessel in the fleet to assess their condition, identify maintenance requirements, and ensure vessel operators are in line with COMPANY expectations, classification society rules and flag state regulations.
  • Maintenance Plan Review – Review and monitor planned maintenance system status for each vessel in the fleet.
  • Ensure that the plans align with COMPANY technical assurance framework and comply with manufacturer recommendations and industry standards.
  • Oversight on Vessel Operator Maintenance Activities: Follow maintenance activities across the fleet to give clarity on what is being done and ensure potential impact on COMPANY operations are known and fully taken into consideration.
  • Maintenance Days Administration – Oversight of vessel maintenance days programme across fleet.
  • Spare Parts Inventory Management – Follow spare parts inventory across the fleet and work with marine operators to ensure that critical spare parts are available when needed to avoid extended downtime.
  • Technical Troubleshooting – Provide technical insights for COMPANY when vessel engineering teams and technical managers troubleshoot and resolve technical issues that may arise during vessel operations. This includes machinery breakdowns, equipment failures, and other engineering related problems.
  • Equipment Acceptance Trials/Testing – Act as COMPANY witness in acceptance trials/tests from a machinery perspective for any vessel pre-hire, post breakdown and post maintenance processes requiring such testing.
  • Technical Performance Monitoring – Establish a system for ongoing technical performance monitoring of each vessel, tracking operational efficiency, machinery health, and technical safety records.
  • Analyse data trends to identify areas of improvement and optimize vessel performance.
  • Performance Benchmarking – Benchmark the technical performance of vessels across different marine operators to identify best practices and areas for improvement.
  • Encourage knowledge sharing and collaboration between operators to enhance overall fleet performance.
  • Documentation and Reporting – Maintain comprehensive documentation of technical assurance activities, including audit reports, assessment findings, incident records, and improvement initiatives.
  • Generate regular reports for COMPANY to track progress of vessel operators and highlight focus areas.
  • Coaching of Operator Technical Personnel – Provide coaching for vessel engineering teams and technical managers on COMPANY technical assurance expectations in areas of vessel operations, equipment handling, maintenance practices, and safety protocols.
  • Risk Management – Contribute to risk assessment and management strategies to identify potential hazards and mitigate risks related to vessel operations.
  • Monitor safety-related incidents from a technical perspective and facilitate investigations to prevent future occurrences.
  • Incident Reporting and Analysis – Establish a comprehensive incident reporting and analysis system to capture and analyse technical incidents, near-misses, and accidents.
  • Use the findings to enhance safety protocols and prevent recurrence.
  • Root Cause Analysis – Conduct root cause analysis for significant technical failures or incidents.
  • Collaborate with marine operators to identify underlying issues, implement corrective actions, and prevent reoccurrence.
  • Continuous Improvement and Innovation: Promote a culture of continuous improvement and innovation in technical operations.
  • Encourage the adoption of new technologies and best practices to enhance the fleet’s efficiency, reliability, and safety.
  • Carbon Footprint Reduction – Actively contribute to COMPANY Carbon Footprint reduction initiatives by proposing, reviewing, and implementing innovative ideas linked to improvement in vessel technical efficiencies.

Job Requirements

  • Educational Qualifications – Class 1 Chief Engineer Unlimited licence is required. A Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Marine Engineering or a related field is beneficial.
  • Professional Experience – A minimum of 10 years of relevant experience in marine engineering with at least 3 years as senior engineer on board vessels (> 3000 KW), including significant experience in DP offshore support vessel operations, maintenance, and technical assurance.
  • Previous experience in a supervisory or managerial role overseeing a fleet of vessels operated by multiple marine operators is highly desirable.
  • The Marine Engineer Superintendent – Marine Technical Assurance is expected to possess a combination of strong technical knowledge, leadership abilities, and managerial skills.
  • They should have a proven track record in overseeing the technical operations of offshore support vessels and ensuring compliance, safety, and optimal performance across the fleet operated by multiple marine operators.
  • Additionally, their qualifications and experience should reflect a comprehensive understanding of marine engineering principles and a commitment to driving continuous improvement in the technical aspects of vessel operations.
  • Technical Knowledge – In depth knowledge of marine engineering principles, vessel systems, and machinery operation, as well as a strong understanding of classification society rules, flag state regulations, and industry standards.
  • Familiarity with various types of offshore support vessels, including anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) vessels, platform supply vessels (PSVs), Mobile Offshore Drilling Units (MODUs) and crew boats.
  • Familiarity with industry standards for DP systems, such as the International Maritime Organization (IMO) MSC/Circ.645 guidelines and the Offshore Vessel Dynamic Positioning Assurance (OV-DPA) standard.
  • Compliance and Safety Expertise – Proven expertise in ensuring compliance with industry regulations, company policies, and safety standards, with a strong track record of implementing safety improvement initiatives.
  • Experience in conducting technical audits and assessments to evaluate vessel compliance and identify areas for improvement.
  • Fleet Technical Performance Management – Demonstrated ability to monitor and analyse technical performance data, including fuel efficiency, machinery health, and maintenance records, to optimize vessel operations and performance.

Application Closing Date
3rd November, 2023.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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