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Condition Monitoring Engineer - VR/23820

Status: Permanent
Location: Dyce, Aberdeen
Ref: VR/23820
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced Condition Monitoring Engineer on a permanent staff basis for an oil and gas company based in Dyce, Aberdeen.


The company is currently operating a hybrid working model, offering 3 days in the Aberdeen office and 2 days of home / remote working.  Offshore and onshore travel will be a requirement as part of this role – therefore, applicants must be willing to do this.


The post holder will operate and manage condition monitoring programmes for clients, both onshore and offshore - applying various condition monitoring techniques, reliability improvement programmes and asset management services. 


The Condition Monitoring Engineer will have the following main duties and responsibilities:


  • Providing front line support (client interfacing) and deliver the scope of services as defined in the contract.
  • Utilising various condition monitoring techniques in the collection and analysis of data to identify machinery defects, and provide appropriate & timely maintenance recommendations.
  • Vibration monitoring:
    • Setting up of vibration monitoring databases.
    • Collecting, or the coordinating the collection, of vibration data from rotating machinery, according to the defined schedule.
    • Analysing / interpreting vibration data in order to diagnose machinery defects. Providing, in the form of a report, appropriate maintenance recommendations for equipment in exception.
    • Ongoing database management.
  • Lube oil analysis:
    • Setting up of lube oil analysis programme.
    • Collecting, or the coordinating of the collection, of oil samples from plant, according to the defined schedule.
    • Liaising with oil analysis laboratory.
    • Analysing / interpreting the lube oil / grease sample results in order to diagnose equipment defects. Providing, in the form of a report, appropriate maintenance recommendations for equipment in exception.
    • Ongoing database management / improvement of programme.
  • Client project management.
  • Budgetary management.


Experience / Qualifications:


  • A Degree qualification in Mechanical Engineering would be preferred.
  • A BINDT / ISO VA2 qualification in vibration analysis is essential.
  • Applicants will be expected to possess experience in setting up and managing a vibration monitoring programme, involving the use of hand held vibration data collectors and analysis software.
  • Applicants will be expected to possess an understanding of CM and the role it has in Condition Based Maintenance (CBM).
  • Experience with firepump performance testing would be preferred.
  • Applicants will be expected to possess knowledge of specialist techniques for detecting defects on rolling element bearings.
  • Applicants will be expected to have knowledge of the different types of transducer used for vibration data collection, including accelerometers, velocity transducers and non-contact proximity probes etc.
  • Applicants will be expected to possess experience with the set up and operation of a CM lubrication analysis programme, including the ability to diagnose results and produce recommendations for remedial work.
  • Experience with the operation and maintenance of rotating machinery would be preferred.
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