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Sr. Rotating Engineer

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Yanbu, 03, SA, 46475

Company: farabipetr

Job Purpose

The aim is to state the overall significance of the job from the organisation's perspective.
Provides guidance and support to maintenance activities of static and HVAC Equipment. Troubleshoots problems and liaison with vendor for spares & services. Ensures reliability of equipment and suggest improvements. Develops and implements PDM & PM schedule for equipment. Develops procedures and conducts training for maintenance personnel.

Main Accountabilities

This section describes the principal outputs required from the job. 
Descriptions Key Results Area

Policies, Processes and Procedures

  • Implements approved Department policies, processes, and procedures and monitors adherence so that work is carried out in a controlled manner   
  • Adherence to the department policies, processes and procedures 
Day-to-day management
  • Analyses performance of static Maintenance activities and provides recommendations. Coordinates with vendors performed maintenance contracts and makes reports.    
  • Smooth flow of day-to-day Rotary equipment Maintenance activities. 

Job Specific

Descriptions Key Results Area
  • Assists with maintenance activities of static equipment in the plant 
  • Establishes procedures and instructions required for maintenance of static equipment according to engineering principles and safety regulations. 
  • Contribute to the development of Predictive and Preventive Maintenance plans and procedures for all static equipment, and provide technical expertise for static equipment maintenance activities, standards and procedures.
  • Witness / Tests newly installed Static equipment to ensure to fulfil requirement of supplied equipment specifications.
  • Provides on-job training to maintenance technicians to develop their skills to perform their duties in most safe and economical manner. 
  • Reviews with vendor for required spares & services to ensure the equipment maintenance is not delayed because of lack of spare parts. 
  • Participates in the decisions of replacing static equipment by giving technical evaluations. 
  • Records and analyzes causes of equipment failure and recommends long-term remedy solutions.
  • Lead the Investigation team and conduct root cause analysis for major static equipment failures and troubleshoot various types of static equipment problems. 
  • Review parts selection for obsolete or out-of-production parts. 
  • Develop the required technical studies, reports and reviews of all types of static equipment.
  • Develop and perform performance tests on all different types of static equipment, such as compressors and pumps etc.
  • Plan strategies to maintain static equipment and avoid obsolescence.
  • Contributes in design packages for any upgrade changes in the plant static equipment 
  • Develop and review Operating Instruction Manuals for new static equipment or systems.
  • Mentor and transfer technical knowledge and skills to entry level engineers.
  • Ensure keeping, maintaining and updating a database of all historical data pertaining to static equipment failures and assist in analyzing failure data and preparing test reports.
  • Consistency in the general provisions.
  • Vendor’ evaluation and providing recommendations.  
  • Responsible for reliability of equipment
  • Maintains records of repairs, calibrations and tests.
  • Compliance with work instruction and plans.
  • Equipment downtime within specified standards.
  • Contribution to procedures and maintenance instructions updates.
  • Equipment availability is maintained
  • Production targets achievements
  • Plant safety and integrity

Reporting, HSSE and Related Assignments

Description Key Results Area
  • Preparation of accurate technical evaluation reports for the Department in order to meet Department requirements, policies and standards.    
  • Key information captured accurately and presented to decision-makers in a timely manner


  • Ensures compliance to all relevant health, safety, security, and environmental procedures across the Company in order to promote a healthy and safe work environment
  • Participates adheres across company to HSSE Code of Conduct and actively participates in promoting the use of risk assessments
  • Participates in safety, health and environmental programs
  • Participates in incident investigation and provide technical expertise as required, understanding of system causes and development of recommendations to avoid recurrence.   


  • Healthy, secure, and safe work environment 
  • Compliance to all regulatory policies and procedures
  • Quality incident  investigation
Related Assignments
  • Performs other related duties or assignments as directed.    
  • Line manager’s feedback

Application of Guidelines and Decision making

Guidelines: Thinking within detailed standard practices and instructions.
Decision making: Operating within given practices and procedures. Work is subject to technical evaluations.

Communications & Working Relationships

Internal: Operations, Project & Engineering, Warehouse, EHSS, Procurement & HR & GS. 
External: Existing and Potential suppliers, vendors and contractors as required.


Bachelor Degree in Metallurgy or Mechanical engineering.


 A minimum of 8+ years of experience in the field of Rotating Equipment in the EPC industry. 


Behavioural Competencies Technical Competencies
  • Organization Loyalty
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Driving Excellence
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Initiative
  • Business Acumen
  • HSSE Awareness
  • Technological Ability
  • Planning & Organizing
  • Data Collection & Analysis