Maintenance Engineer

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Maintenance Engineer
EsbjergLocalOil Operations/ProductionRef.: MO-095389
Do you contain a strong personal drive, are you open-minded experienced engineer, with a personal drive and interest in offshore oil and gas production?

Would you like to be part of a highly qualified mechanical environment, working with maintenance and repair?
Then join Maersk Oil for a career defining journey where you can challenge yourself as part of a very dynamic team.
We Offer

An unique opportunity for a skilled professional with a background or knowledge within mechanical maintenance engineering

In Maersk Oil you will be part of an environment where you experience willingness to innovate and where you can contribute with your knowhow and ideas, and get varied international challenges.

You will join our Tyra Asset Integrity & Reliability team in Esbjerg. Here you will be surrounded by dynamic, experienced and enthusiastic colleagues. Your tasks provide you with great learning opportunities.

You will be working within Mechanical’s area of responsibility in a highly independent position.
Key Responsibilities
In close cooperation with other departments the group undertakes preventive maintenance and repair, specific and coordinates maintenance activities, ensures that technical standards and maintenance strategies reflect current best practice.
You will be working with maintenance and technical troubleshooting within one or more of following areas: Generators, pumps, valves, hydraulic systems.

  • Preparation and update of maintenance procedures mechanical equipment within the area of responsibility
  • Follow up on repair and replacement of components offshore and in vendors workshops
  • Support to offshore personnel
  • Preparation of root cause analysis for failures across assets
  • Support and investigation in connection with major break-downs
  • Occasional duty

The work will primarily take place in Maersk Oil Business Unit Head office, in Esbjerg. You will be involved in maintenance projects from their conception through detailed design to testing, implementation offshore and the subsequent maintenance activities. Furthermore you will provide technical support to other departments in the organization.

Expect some travel activities to visit our offshore facilities and abroad. You will join a varied and dynamic, international environment with a high level of activity. Our international engagement can on a longer term offer stationing abroad.
Who we are looking for
As a person, you are a team player, good at connecting with other people, but also able to take initiative as well as motivate yourself to work independently with high level activities and ad hoc problems. Working systematically and results oriented, you take a structured approach to your tasks and keep a detailed overview of them.

The successful candidate has work experience from a similar position including project and operations experience in mechanical engineering. Knowledge of the oil and gas industry is preferred as well as experience from the offshore industry in general is optimal. You thrive by working independently and efficiently. You are motivated and have the ability to strive towards technically and financially optimal solutions.

In addition you have
  • Mechanical or Marine Engineering and a wide theoretical and practical background
  • Work experience within a related field
  • Knowledge of API standards,
  • Interest in offshore oil and gas production,
  • Strong analytical skills, as you have the IT skills to easily learn specialist programmes
  • Good communicator in both Danish and English, as you will be writing technical notes, recommendations and similar in both languages.

>Last application date: 16 March 2016.
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Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company with a 2016 entitlement production of 313,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Our production comes from Denmark, the UK, Norway, Algeria, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Kazakhstan, and the US Gulf of Mexico. Exploration or development activities are on-going in Angola, Kenya, Brazil and in the producing countries. Turning complex and challenging fields into commercial successes has been the cornerstone of Maersk Oil business since 1962. Maersk Oil focuses on pioneering technologies and harnessing talent to continue to operate safely and successfully, creating value for partners and host governments. For more information about Maersk Oil, please visit the website at