Operations Maintenance Manager at WTS Energy


WTS Energy provides recruitment and manpower services for the global oil and gas and energy industries. We supply engineers and consultants to our clients’ projects and operations, and perform employment outsourcing services such as workforce management in oil and gas regions around the world. WTS Energy operates globally with offices in 14 countries and is operational in over 50 countries.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Operations Maintenance Manager

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers (On-site)
Job type: Full-time 
Level: Mid-Senior level

Job Description

  • Oversee the operations, maintenance and optimization of assets to ensure optimal functionality of systems and consequently, customer satisfaction across all existing fields of the company

O&M Work Planning & Quality Assurance & Quality Control:

  • Prepare work packages & scopes for O&M activities
  • Prepare cost-effective O&M plans, schedule, costs & manage technicians if required
  • Schedule, optimize, and execute preventive & predictive maintenance
  • Drive the asset handover process and coordinate Project Execution (PX) and contractors to ensure commissioning and start up and asset handover documentation go smoothly
  • Responsible for annual budget setting and cost tracking
  • Responsible for annual schedules settings and tracking
  • Coordinate with design teams & OEM (original equipment manufacturers) vendors for equipment maintenance
  • Conduct performance QA & AC reviews on assets during construction & prior to handover
  • Conduct post project reviews to identify areas for future improvements

Issue Resolution & Capacity Building:

  • Document & resolve /escalate and close out issues within defined SLAs
  • Travel to project sites and vendor locations as assigned to perform all aspects of onsite installation, repair, maintenance, oversight & modification, only when required
  • Respond to emergency call outs
  • Build local capacity by training local technicians
  • Perform electric, hydraulic, mechanical and software component inspections, testing, repair & troubleshooting, in accordance with its specifications

Asset Monitoring & Reporting:

  • Inspect & monitor daily asset performance
  • Plan, schedule and ensure execution of daily, weekly, and monthly activities to ensure smooth operations of assets
  • Ensure that all O&M activities performed at project sites comply with OEM (original equipment manufacturer) requirement, warranties, and plans
  • Record and report all faults, deficiencies, and other unusual occurrences, as well as the time and materials expended on work orders
  • Coordinate with supply chain on warranty claims & waste disposal
  • Prepare dashboards, reports, manuals, process flows, and training content as required
  • Provide timely written review reports from field operation, status and constructive feedback as requested
  • Ensure for timely submission of reports to regulator, government agencies and internal teams
  • Perform quality checks across asset delivery and optimization nodes

Team Management & Intra-Team Collaboration:

  • Oversee all O&M team members and technicians both on-site and office-based
  • Overall O&M team leader and manager
  • Setting KPIs, conducting performance reviews and continuous development of the team
  • Intra-team coordination with each of the following teams: Customer, Supply Chain, Finance, Engineering, Project Management & Installation.


  • Degree in Engineering required
  • Must have at least 10 years work experience in a similar function.
  • Experience in gas / process plant operation is advantage
  • People management skills
  • Work experience preferably in the oil and gas industry
  • Familiar with QHSE standards in EPC


How to Apply
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