• Nigeria
  • City

  • Port Harcourt
  • Industry

  • Oil & Gas
  • Job Type

  • Office
  • Posting date

  • February 1, 2024


Helen Nnebuife Ukandu

  • Contract
  • Nigeria
  • Competitive NGN / Hour

Website WTS Energy

Reliability Engineer

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Reliability Analysis:
    • Conduct reliability assessments and analyses on equipment and systems to identify potential failures and develop strategies to improve reliability.
    • Utilize reliability-centered maintenance (RCM) techniques to optimize maintenance strategies and increase equipment uptime.
  2. Data Collection and Analysis:
    • Gather and analyze data related to equipment performance, failures, and maintenance history to identify patterns and trends.
    • Work closely with data analysts to develop predictive maintenance models.
  3. Equipment Health Monitoring:
    • Implement condition monitoring programs to assess the health of critical equipment and provide early warnings for potential issues.
    • Collaborate with maintenance teams to integrate predictive maintenance technologies.
  4. Root Cause Analysis:
    • Conduct root cause analysis investigations for equipment failures and develop corrective actions to prevent recurrence.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to address systemic reliability issues.
  5. Reliability Improvement Projects:
    • Initiate and lead reliability improvement projects to enhance the overall reliability and performance of assets.
    • Evaluate and recommend upgrades or modifications to existing systems for improved reliability.
  6. Life Cycle Cost Analysis:
    • Perform life cycle cost analyses to determine the most cost-effective maintenance strategies for critical equipment.
    • Provide recommendations for equipment replacements, upgrades, or refurbishments based on economic considerations.
  7. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain accurate records of reliability analyses, maintenance activities, and equipment performance.
    • Prepare and present reliability reports to project management and stakeholders.
  8. Collaboration and Communication:
    • Collaborate with project engineers, maintenance teams, and other stakeholders to implement and communicate reliability initiatives.
    • Conduct training sessions to enhance the understanding of reliability principles among project teams.


  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degree (Master’s or Ph.D.) in Reliability Engineering is a plus.

  1. Certifications:
    • Certified Reliability Engineer (CRE) certification, or a professional certification in reliability engineering (CMRP, CRMT) is highly desirable.
    • Relevant certifications in predictive maintenance technologies would be beneficial.
  2. Experience:
    • Minimum of 5 years of experience in reliability engineering, preferably in the context of maintenance, installation construction, and crude refining projects.
  3. Technical Skills:
    • Proficient in reliability analysis tools and software.
    • Strong understanding of predictive maintenance technologies and methodologies.
  4. Communication Skills:
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
    • Ability to convey complex reliability concepts to a diverse audience. 6. Analytical Skills:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills for identifying and addressing reliability issues.
  1. Project Management:
    • Experience in managing reliability improvement projects, including budgeting and scheduling.
  2. Industry Knowledge:
    • Familiarity with maintenance practices in construction, installation, and crude refining projects.
  3. Adaptability:
    • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

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