Maintainability Engineer

Req Id:  14611
Job Family:  Reporting & Support

Marly, 1723


Our Vision.

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.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 





Reporting to the RAM and Spare Parts Lead, the Maintainability Engineer will prepare workload studies for estimating maintenance workload during the bid, design and operational phases.

This shall be used to optimize design, supporting business cases for optimizing maintenance workload and justifying the need for floatel or major integrity restoration campaigns.

As a RAM Engineer specializing in Reliability, Availability, and Maintainability (RAM), you will play a leading role in quantifying and optimising performance, availability, and volumetric efficiency of our systems and assets




The successful applicants general responsibilities will include (but not limited to) :


  1. Workload Studies

You will manage and prepare database for maintainability prediction studies that estimate maintenance workload (preventive and corrective) based on SBM fleet experience from CMMS and Subject Matter Experts.

Estimate maintenance workload in “workload studies” for the bid, design and operational phases for FPSOs. This shall consider different disciplines, CMMS, Integrity, Inspections, Operational tasks, third parties, brownfield etc. over the operating life.

Use workload studies to understand the average manhours over a lifecycle per discipline and translate this to onboard headcount (core crew + others) and optimize POB.

Issue O&M execution plan for each operating FPSO, based on trustworthy workload data, enabling rational for data-driven decisions / strategy for resource optimisation.

Use workload studies to justify business cases for:

•            The use of digital surveillance tools that reduce manpower

•            Eliminating or enriching / enhancing planned maintenance activities

•            Floatels or Major Integrity Restoration Campaigns

Develop digital tools for forecasting expected maintenance workload on a live basis.


2)   RAM Analysis

You will perform reliability, availability and maintainability (RAM) studies to the support the bid, design phase and operational phases in compliance to relevant standards such as ISO 20815 and ISO TS 3250.

Develop business cases for RAM related projects, outlining the financial implications and anticipated returns

Support project team during FPSO RAM study to ensure that equipment with the highest contribution to unavailability impact are identified and help evaluating the optimal risk mitigation strategies.


3)  Management System, Documentation and Reporting

You will develop and improve Workload estimation methodology and guidelines by providing feedback and learnings from executed studies. 

Maintain thorough documentation of reliability and maintainability analyses, actions taken, and lessons learned.

Prepare regular reports and presentations for leadership, highlighting achievements, challenges, and recommendations for continuous improvement.






  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or a related field; advanced degree preferred.
  • Proven experience as a Maintenance Engineer with a focus on maintenance optimisation using reliability principles.
  • Maintenance co-ordinator / shutdown planning background is a plus.
  • Proficiency in SAP / IFS / CMMS tools.
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English. (additional French language skills would be a Plus)
  • Effective communication skills for collaborating with diverse teams.


Personal:              Analytical mindset for deciphering maintenance data

                               Detail-oriented approach in identifying nuances within reliability analyses

                               Strong problem-solving skills


Leadership:          Good levels of written and spoken communication

                               Ability to lead international and multicultural teams 


Technical:             Proficiency in RAM modeling and simulation tools

                               Familiarity with IT / CMMS systems for data collection and analysis



Positions at SBM Offshore offer exposure to industry leading technologies, phenomenal opportunities for career progression and the chance to work alongside some of the industries top talent on the biggest FPSO projects in the world.


We offer excellent salaries, International assignments and comprehensive benefits packages including Bonus, Share options and highly rewarding Pension Schemes.




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”). For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.