• 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

Shutdown Coordinator

February 1, 2024

Job Description


Job Roles/Responsibilities:

  1. Project Planning and Coordination:
    • Develop comprehensive shutdown plans, including scope definition, work schedules, resource requirements, and budget estimates.
    • Coordinate with project managers, engineers, and other stakeholders to ensure alignment of shutdown activities with overall project objectives.
  2. Resource Allocation:
    • Identify, manage and allocate resources, including labor, equipment, and materials, necessary for the successful execution of shutdown activities.
    • Collaborate with procurement to ensure timely availability of required materials and services.
  3. Shutdown Execution Oversight:
    • Oversee the execution of shutdown activities, ensuring adherence to safety protocols, project specifications, and timelines.
    • Coordinate with contractors, vendors, and internal teams to optimize efficiency and resolve any issues promptly.
  4. Permit Acquisition:
    • Obtain necessary permits and authorizations for activities occurring during the shutdown, ensuring compliance with regulations.
  5. Risk Management:
    • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to minimize disruptions during the shutdown.
    • Monitor and manage unforeseen challenges that may arise during the shutdown process.
  6. Documentation and Reporting:
    • Maintain detailed records of shutdown activities, including progress reports, issues encountered, and resolutions implemented.
    • Provide regular updates to project management and stakeholders on the status of shutdown activities.
  7. Safety Compliance:
    • Ensure that all shutdown activities comply with safety regulations and industry best practices.
    • Conduct safety inspections and promote a culture of safety awareness among all personnel involved in the shutdown.
  8. Communication and Collaboration:
    • Facilitate effective communication between various project teams, contractors, and stakeholders.
    • Act as a liaison between different departments to ensure seamless coordination during the shutdown.
  9. Quality Assurance:
    • Collaborate with quality control inspectors to verify that shutdown activities meet established quality standards.
    • Implement corrective actions in cases of non-compliance with project specifications.


  1. Education:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction or Project Management, or a related field.
  2. Experience:
    • Minimum of 8 years of experience in shutdown coordination, maintenance, or project management, preferably in the oil and gas industry.
  3. Certifications:
    • Professional certification in Project Management (e.g., PMP) or Shutdown Management.
  4. Technical Skills:
    • Strong understanding of maintenance and shutdown processes in industrial settings.
    • Familiarity with relevant codes, standards, and regulations in the oil and gas sector.
  5. Project Management:
    • Proven experience in planning, executing, and overseeing shutdown projects from start to finish.
    • Proficient in project management tools, shutdown execution software and methodologies.
  6. Communication Skills:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to convey complex technical information to a diverse audience.
  7. Leadership and Team Management:
    • Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to lead and motivate a diverse team of professionals.
    • Experience in managing contractors and subcontractors.
  8. Safety Awareness:
    • Thorough understanding of safety protocols and practices in industrial and construction environments.
  9. Problem-Solving Skills:
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to address challenges and unforeseen issues during shutdown activities.

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