Field Service Engineer - Mechanical Gas Turbines

  • siemens
  • Rivers, Nigeria
  • Sep 29, 2017
Full time Engineering

Job Description

Position Objective

  • This position serves as a company technical and administrative representative, resident engineer and deals with customer service assignment including on-site preventive maintenance and inspection service work, call-out services and commissioning activities on Gas Turbines products line and packages.


  • Under general direction and instructions, independently determines and develops approaches to solutions to customer requirements and problems.


Scope of Work
Health, Safety and Environmental:

  • Understands and complies with Siemens and customer safety policies and procedures.
  • Ensure the work permit system is complied with.
  • Ensure safe site and practices.
  • Participate by attending general safety and toolbox safety meetings.
  • Suggest safety improvements.


  • Ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded.
  • Ensure all maintenance activities are carried out in accordance with company policy, manufacturer's recommendations and good practices.


  • Must have basic knowledge of methods and experience in the categories of maintenance on the products and various equipment associated with primary package.

Project Monitoring:

  • Must be able to recognize abnormal sounds vibrations, and potential safety problems at inception and take appropriate action to prevent a serious safety hazard that could develop to equipment damage or loss of production.
  • Provide timely and daily reports to the relevant manager on on-going projects or daily work.
  • Keep abreast of pending work and personnel required to complete the projects.
  • Ensure that necessary parts are available and submit materials requisitions when required.


  • Accurate feedback and communication to pre-planned report format.
  • Keep and update all equipment histories to effectively forecast equipment utilization and efficiency.
  • Co-ordinate any changes necessary to ensure operations are efficient and minimal downtime is required.
  • Ensure effective communication and reporting to immediate supervision and if applicable to customer representatives.


  • Will utilize sound judgment when analyzing problems.
  • Solve problems with little or no supervision in a timely manner and at a nominal cost.
  • Master all procedures and available options of identifying sources of information and technical advice.
  • Will have sufficient product knowledge to repair and adjust minor mechanical/electrical components/systems and will be capable of reading applicable drawings and technical manuals.


  • Provide short to medium term scheduling of personnel and materials required for smooth routine maintenance and commissioning of plant.


  • Adequate strategy of engaging operations in releasing equipment in a timely manner for maintenance.
  • Will be, required to assist in a technical manner with the operations and maintenance crew in any area if the workload exceeds the number of personnel available.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Monitor maintenance services or installation support to ensure they are carried out within company policy, manufacturers’ recommendations and in a safe manner
  • Ensure major interventions are planned, executed on schedule and within commercial orders.
  • Reports to Field Service Operations Manager.


  • Will have 5 -10 years’ experience in a related industry. Higher experience/skill levels may balance lower academic qualifications, and visa versa.


  • Will possess a technical qualification e.g. Engineering Degree, HNC/ HND, preferably in Mechanical Engineering.

Knowledge, Skills & Attribute

  • Will have served on recognised gas turbine product lines and/or having long period of continuous occupation as gas turbines mechanical engineer.
  • Experience in an onshore/offshore environment is essential.
  • Strong mechanical rotating equipment background will be an asset.
  • Familiarity with Gas Turbine engine theory, packages systems theory and operational will be an asset.
  • Will hold and maintain a full offshore medical and survival certificate to suit all areas of assignment.