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Maintenance Engineer

Job Requisition No.:  17865
Category:  Shipyard

Reporting structure

Company Name: Nakilat Keppel Offshore & Marine Limited (NKOM)
Work Location: Ras Laffan, Qatar

Reports to: Head of Maintenance

Direct Reportees: Supervisors, Technicians


Job Summary and Purpose

The Maintenance Engineer is responsible for proper functioning of all heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) equipment in the yard and all structures and services in the main people buildings. All works is executed to a high quality & auditable standard that is consistent with the companies integrated management systems and policies. As an officer, a high level of trade skill and experience is demanded and is expected to be demonstrably applied to technical problems and monitoring of trades employees


Key Accountabilities:

1) Maintain HVAC equipment, including but not limited to dehumidifiers, chillers, AHUs, pumps, fan coil units, split units, and split AC units
2) Maintain other building systems including civil/structural items, electrical items, elevators, and plumbing.
3) Prepare and manage all spare parts required for the maintenance of the HVAC  Systems and related assets 
4) Assist Head of Maintenance in the preparation of maintenance strategies to reduce failure rates of equipment and improve maintenance KPIs.
5) Prepare RCA reports and provide Head of Maintenance with proposals for preventing repeat failures and ensuring lessons learned.
6) Prepare scopes of work and tender documentation for sub-contractors.
7) Supervise sub-contractors and ensure compliance with scope of work.
8) Lead and supervise maintenance technicians.
9) Prepare risk assessment and apply required permits
10) Maintain maintenance records.
11) Coordinate with relevant authorities and obtain approvals for any changes to systems and structures.
12) Communicate upwards – training needs, process improvement suggestions and follow up on implementation.
13) Schedule and prioritize work considering all available resources.
14) Demonstrate work behaviors consistent with company values and work within company policies, standards, procedures, and any legislative requirements.
15) Adhere to health, safety, security and environmental policies, procedures, instructions, and controls for the safety of self and others.
16) Ensure compliance to quality management procedures and controls to deliver high quality services and products.
17) Follow all safety procedures and report lapses, if any. 
18) Perform any other assigned duties and responsibilities.


Key Result Areas

  • Availability rates of equipment for operational effectiveness.
  • Maintenance of Buildings.
  • Improvement of Maintenance KPIs
  • Safety-zero harm


ii. Technical Competencies

  • Read and comprehend HVAC drawings and schematics, including control diagrams.
  • Understand and interpret psychometric charts.
  • Understand HVAC systems and components.
  • Capable of reviewing HVAC calculations and other technical data from contractors. 
  • Capable of performing simple HVAC calculations for sizing of HVAC components.
  • Capable of examining existing HVAC system to determine condition of systems and identify areas for improvement.
  • Knowledge of all Building structures and services.
  • Ability to learn requirements and needs of new systems.
  • Able to apply the relevant HVAC Test Equipment to conduct yearly HVAC-TAB and Peak & Minimum Load(i.e.. midsummer/winter) Performance Tests

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills


  • Engineering Degree in Mechanical or HVAC.



  • 5 years of relevant experience as a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, HVAC Maintenance Engineer or equivalent. 

Maintenance Engineer

Department:  Plant & Maintenance
City:  Ras Laffan

Job Segment: Maintenance Engineer, HVAC, Business Process, Quality Manager, QA, Engineering, Operations, Management, Quality

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