Sr. Asset Maintenance Engineer
Transfield Services - Salt Lake City, UT

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Sr. Asset Maintenance Engineer (
      Job Number: SAL0011C )

      Senior Asset Maintenance E ngineer

      Strategy & Tactics Development


      An Asset Maintenance Engineer - Strategy & Tactics Development provides a practical,

      detailed and strategic understanding of multiple maintenance regimes utilized for physical

      assets and equipment commonly found in production related environments. They are able

      to effectively and efficiently develop and analyse asset/equipment maintenance strategies

      and tactics in alignment with the operating performance criteria and reliability requirements

      for safety and production critical and non-critical equipment. The Asset Maintenance

      Engineer - Strategy & Tactics Development is able to communicate the technical

      requirements of maintenance and reliability activities into clear and concise documented

      procedures and written instructions.

      Role Title

      Senior Asset Maintenance Engineer

      Specialist Area

      Strategy & Tactics Development

      Reports To

      Project Team Leader

      Direct Reports


      Tasks and Responsibilities

      The Asset Maintenance Engineer - Strategy & Tactics Development provides technical

      guidance for maintenance and reliability data by evaluating current and historical SAP data

      and ensuring compliance with the best reliability practices. It is the responsibility of the

      Asset Maintenance Engineer - Strategy & Tactics Development to utilise equipment

      operating data for improvement of the maintenance program. The Asset Maintenance

      Engineer evaluates plant and equipment unscheduled downtime magnitude and

      incorporates strategies and tactics to identify failure modes, causes and recommended

      rectification actions, corrective maintenance, condition monitoring, replacement or other

      reliability related work instructions. Asset Maintenance Engineer has the responsibility to

      identify opportunities for reliability enhancement. He or she must link the plant's high-level

      performance picture to maintenance and equipment performance. The Asset Maintenance

      Engineer also promotes and upholds the integration of maintenance and reliability program.

      Primary Role Objectives

      • Improve quality and consistency of existing Work Instruction or Task List documents for

      maintenance program through application of best practice asset maintenance techniques.

      • Develop new Work Instruction or Task Lists for Functional Locations and Equipment using

      RCM and FMEA principles.

      • Provide a breadth of experience in the definition and delivery of maintenance strategy and

      tactics to maximise asset and equipment availability.

      Task Elements of the Role:

      Delivery of Asset Management


      • Ensuring strict compliance with the relevant Transfield Services

      processes and procedures in the execution of Service delivery.

      • Designing maintenance strategies, procedures and methods;

      • Developing plant asset care policies for the area;

      • Creating measuring performance mechanisms in consultation with

      the Area Manager and sharing best practice across the site.

      • Reviewing and improving PM strategies for the department in

      conjunction with Reliability Engineer.

      • Writing maintenance strategies to help with installation,

      maintenance, repair and replacement or commissioning guidelines.

      Planning Strategy and I mplementation

      • Provision of continuous improvement strategies for department plant

      and equipment.

      • Provision of technical and specialist engineering support to the Area


      • Development of PM support components based on an agreed

      strategic assessment of improvement opportunity and the potential

      benefit to the operation

      Health, Safety and Environment

      • Following the Job Safety Management and/or Hazard Assessment

      process (JSM/JHA) in the planning and execution of work.

      • Reviewing, amending and developing Task List and Maintenance

      Plans as necessary to ensure compliance with Transfield Services and

      the client safety and environmental systems, standards and legislative


      • Ensuring plans and work are appropriate for the tasks identified.

      • Ensuring identifiable hazards and mitigations are included as part of

      the work order creation and planning process.

      • Contributing to the safety targets.

      • Participation in safety programmes and initiatives.

      • Conducting and participation in the application of reliability

      improvement methodologies where required.

      Team and Workforce

      • Actively participating in learning and development activities to

      maintain and enhance skill levels, and sharing information with or

      coaching others to enhance their learning.

      • Complying with anti-discrimination / equal employment opportunity /

      harassment legislation and policies.

      Client Relationship Management

      • Interacting on a technical level with client representatives from the

      Asset Management, Reliability, Planning, Engineering and Projects,

      Safety or Supply departments.

      • Developing and maintaining an excellent and effective relationship

      with the customer.

      • Developing industry-specific knowledge to assist in the fostering of a

      two-way working relationship with the client.

      Other Duties

      • Carrying out any other duties that can reasonably be requested from

      time to time within the framework of this position, and the skills,

      training and experience of the incumbent.

      Role Requirements:

      Work Experience

      • Is a proven deliverer of role requirements.

      • Has demonstrated experience in asset management and

      reliability based engineering techniques.

      • Has actively participated in the hands on maintenance of

      some or all of the following; rotating equipment, pressure

      vessels, energised equipment, conveying systems, furnaces,

      air handling and gas extraction systems, instrumentation and

      control systems, corrosion management etc.

      • Has a proven can do attitude in their approach to problem


      • Demonstrated reliability based project management skills.

      • Demonstrated leadership qualities.

      • Has multiple years experience in process industry and

      working knowledge of major equipment typically or similarly

      found within a non-ferrous metal smelter operation

      • Proven experience in reliability improvement methodologies

      e.g. RCA, RCM, FMEA, PMO, Spares Optimisation etc

      • Proven understanding and experience in the modelling and

      delivery of asset strategy.


      • Degree qualifications in engineering.

      • Desirable trades qualifications and experience.

      Additional Knowledge

      • A good understanding of varied maintenance models

      particularly a preventative and predictive maintenance

      approach and constraint based maintenance and the benefits

      and risks/rewards of each.

      Business Skills

      • Demonstrated multi-tasking skills

      • Demonstrated project estimation skills.

      • Demonstrated risk analysis skills

      • Demonstrated project management skills

      Language Skills

      • Must have fluent written and verbal English skills


      • Familiarity with and demonstrated adherence to the Health

      and Safety practices of the industry and Transfield Services


      • Demonstrated commitment to continuously up-date necessary skills and knowledge as required for this role

      Computer Literacy

      • Proficient in the use of all MS Office programs including

      (Word, Excel, Project).

      • Operating knowledge of Computerised Maintenance

      Management Systems – SAP

      Physical Ability

      • The incumbent must be physically fit and capable of performing the tasks as defined including the ability to carry out regular site visits, data collection activities and observations.

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