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Maintenance Operator - FPSO Offshore

Req Id:  1309
Job Family:  Operations - Offshore Engineer

Rio Office, Rio Office

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.  Take part in a world-class, diverse, and talented team committed to responsible business conduct and see where the future takes you.   #ENERGYCOMMITTED


Reports To: Assistant Maintenance Supervisor
Background: The Maintenance Operator will exhibit a high standard of safety behaviour while carrying out Engine Room maintenance and Engine Room system operation. He may be expected to perform maintenance, welding, machining, pipe and mechanical fitting and related activities. Depending on his qualifications, he acts as the Junior Watchkeeper.
Authority: The Maintenance Operator acts under the Authority of the Assistant Maintenance Supervisor and/or Engine Room Supervisor as appropriate.
Immediate Subordinates: Fitters designated as part of team, visitors, vendor technicians, and sub contractors.

Accountable For: Typical Responsibilities & Standards

1) Operate Engine Room Equipment and Systems and Utilities Operation
1 Prepare marine Engine Room and Utility Systems for start-up.
2 Start and monitor marine Engine Room and Utility Systems
3 Prepare and shutdown marine Engine Room and Utility Systems
4 Follow operational and safety procedures in all aspects of work

2) Perform Maintenance activities
1 Isolate and reinstate marine Engine Room and Utility Systems for Maintenance
2 Perform scheduled and unplanned maintenance safely and effectively under PTW Risk Assessment and Management System procedures
3 Ensure work is correctly and accurately identified, recorded and communicated
4 Perform general maintenance, greasing, cleaning, filter changing and housekeeping.
5 The Maintenance operator may be required to correctly operate a Lathe, Milling and Shaping Machines, Gas Arc and or Plasma cutting.
6 Maintain all portable power tools to limit of responsibility. (No; electrical’ work unless accredited by the electrical department).

3) Monitor and Maintain Pollution Control Measures
1 Ensure that any controlled process discharges from area of responsibility to the environment are within prescribed limits
2 Identify and halt any unplanned (gas or liquid discharges where possible, and reported immediately according to policy, procedure and regulation.
3 Deal with equipment, waste or other materials for disposal according to the correct procedure
4 Do not waste resources such as PPE, stock items, materials, tools or spare parts.

4) Emergency Response
1 Carry out Emergency Response role
2 Show competence during drills and exercises.


Units Of Competence
1. Prepare Engine Room and Utility Systems for start-up.
2. Start and Monitor Engine Room and Utility Systems
3. Prepare and Shutdown Engine Room and Utility Systems.
4. Isolate and reinstate Engine Room and Utility Systems for Maintenance
5. Carry out Planned and Unplanned Maintenance
6. Monitor And Maintain Pollution Control Measures
7. Carry out Emergency Response Role
8. Provide any additional duties as required by the OIM/Unit Spt. and /or HOD to maintain safe and efficient running of the Unit.

Pre-hire Qualifications and Experience
Maintenance Operator Grade 1
 3 years experience in shipping as a watch keeping Engine Room rating, STCW Reg.AIII/4, or EOOW STCW Reg. AIII/1 AND/OR general maintenance skills including fitting, and Coded Welding qualification.
 VLCC /Large Seagoing Vessel Engine Room or FPSO operations experience desirable.
 Medically fit to offshore International standards such as ENG1 or equivalent.

Personal Skills
Personal: Safe. Conscientious.. Capable of positive action.
Technical: Appropriate standard of technical, and professional knowledge as defined by competences.


SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”).  SBM Offshore provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product lifecycle. The Company is market leading in leased floating production systems delivered to date, with multiple units currently in operation and has unrivalled operational experience in this field. The Company’s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and the life extension of floating production solutions for the offshore energy industry.  As of December 31, 2018, Group companies employ approximately 4,350 people worldwide, including circa 650 contractors, which are spread over offices in key markets, operational shore bases and the offshore fleet of vessels. Group Companies employ a further 400 people, working for the joint ventures with two construction yards. For further information, please visit our website at www.sbmoffshore.com. The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V. directly and indirectly owns investments are separate entities.