WTS Energy Recent Recruitment [5 positions] - Jobs in Nigeria

WTS Energy Recent Recruitment [5 positions]

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19 Jul, 2016

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Oil & Gas Jobs in Nigeria

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: Chief Engineer
Job number: WTSHO10983
Location: Nigeria
Type of Employment: Permanent

About the job

  • Liaise with the units OIM in all matters concerning the execution of all on-board activities, mobilizations and demobilization of all personnel and equipment and in order to prevent unwanted interaction with the unit’s mode of operation
  • Ensure that all site activities are performed in compliance with the governing safety standards and safety management system
  • Perform quality checks and supervise quality performance
  • Supervise and assist when required the Contractors and Activity Leads in their execution of activities
  • Follow-up on mobilizations, execution of on-site activities, demobilization and on-site close-out in cooperation with Assisting Project Manager or Project Manager as instructed
  • Issue a Weekly Performance Report (WPR)
  • Follow-up on personnel issues within the Site Team
  • Establish and maintain good hand-over routines
  • Ensure that the Permit to Work system is adhered to for all project activities
  • Ensure focus on safety awareness  in all aspects of all activities
  • Ensure that all relevant policies, procedures/task plans and check lists are available and communicated to relevant personnel
  • Supervise contractors adherence to safety and take action as appropriate.
  • Ensure that the Permit to Work system is adhered to for all project activities
  • Ensure focus on safety awareness  in all aspects of all activities
  • Ensure that all relevant policies, procedures/task plans and check lists are available and communicated to relevant personnel
  • Supervise contractors adherence to safety and take action as appropriate


  • B.Sc/M.Sc in relevant subject or Chief Engineer/Technical Manager
  • Experience from similar positions from larger projects within the international oil & gas industry or from positions dealing with technical maintenance and maintenance philosophy. MSUP, 2nd ENG, Shipyard supervisor, Shipyard engineer.
  • Preferred candidates are Romanians


Job Title: Mechanical Technician
Job number: WTSOA11000
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Duration: Renewable Contract

About the Job

  • WTS Energy is hiring  Mechanical Technician for one of its client who is a reputed provider of reliable, modular, innovative, and cost-effective natural gas technologies and services to the oil and gas, power, refining, and petrochemical industries in West Africa.


  • Ideal candidate will have 5 to 10 years of experience with relevant technical diploma qualification.


Job Title: I&E and Controls Technician
Job number: WTSHO10999
Location: Port Harcourt Nigeria
Duration: Renewable Contract
Type of Employment: Permanent


  • Ideal candidate will have 5 to 10 years of experience in with relevant Technical Diploma qualification.


Job Title: Operations Support Technician
Job number: WTSHO10902
Location: Nigeria
Type of Employment: Permanent

About the Job

  • The Operations Support Technician is to support the daily operation of the assigned units;
  • Support project and contractor’s works on board the offshore units;
  • Maintain relevant technical files in the office;
  • Comply with Company HSEQ System in his duties.
  • Keeping office files for technical reporting updated and in good order;
  • Keeping office files for certificates and Class matters updated and in good order;
  • Keeping office files for various project works updated and in good order;
  • Maintain office files for Instruction books and Drawings;
  • Conduct routine offshore trips to the units;
  • Support the onboard Planned Maintenance;
  • Support and assist with the execution of unscheduled/urgent repairs;
  • Support with technical evaluation of local Purchasing/Services;
  • Support with the coordination of offshore supplies logistics;
  • Support MD in following up compliance with Nigerian Authorities and regulatory bodies in the Offshore/Maritime sector.
  • Support the offshore crew in their efforts to  monitor export loading system including export risers, PLEMs, subsea pipes, CALM buoy and floating export hose string including maintenance and tests of same;
  • Monitor unit’s statutory and class certificates


  • Graduates with a vocational, Bachelor or Master’s degree in any one of the following courses:
    • Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering / Instrument and control,Chemical Engineering.
  • The candidates must have a maximum of 3 years relevant working experience after graduation. Membership of the Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) or the Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) is beneficial.


Job Title: Plant/Operations Superintendent
Job number: WTSVN11015
Location: Oben, Edo
Reports to: Operations Manager.

About the Job

  • WTS Energy is seeking to hire Plant/Operations Superintendent for one of its client who is a reputed Nigerian Indigenous Compressors and Power systems service company.
  • They provide maintenance and operations services for Oil & Gas process plants and power plants.
  • Plant Superintendent will ensure the operational stability, improvement of plant general conditions and accomplishment of the production targets through the overall supervision of the operational, maintenance, administrative and HSE activities, always complying with all the HSE regulations and O&M contract.


  • Overall coordination of the operational activities (regular, start-up, shut-down) together with the Operations Supervisor as per services agreement and contract. Decision making as regards start-up or shutdown of some equipment according to the specific situation. To coordinate and assist in successful commissioning/start-up of new equipment.
  • Overall coordination of the Maintenance activities together with the Mechanical and I&E Supervisors, assuring the following of the best practices. To assure the accomplishment of the Predictive and Preventive plans. To ensure that all failures of any equipment are thoroughly investigated to avoid recurrence.
  • To ensure that all the HSE principles and recommendations are followed. Liaise with HSE on closing out pending issues.
  • Maintain good relationships with the customer
  • To manage the logistics of the personnel (Expatriates and Nationals) coming in and out the site, including rotations, daily transportation, and any vendor support that may be required.
  • To manage Spare Parts following ABC inventory instructions, custody of hand tools, parts and facilities.  Assure the good functioning of the Warehouse.
  • To ensure that the Daily and Monthly mass balance reports are accurate, concise, and on time to all required parties.
  • Submits Work Orders, Monthly Consumables, Technical Reports, Safety Meetings, Personnel Headcounts, and any HSE documentation that may be requested.
  • Submit to the CAPSL accountant the monthly petty cash reconciliation report
  • Assist Operations Manager in establishing technical procedures that result in improved field service to the client.
  • Direction and evaluation of the training of Nigerian technical personnel on site. Develops other personnel in the area of managing mid-level personnel, trains his replacement. Keep track of the team’s progress in the required skills for the designated positions, identify and report potential training activities, provide training and transference of knowledge.
  • Ensure that all community issues are passed along to the customer for their interaction.
  • Motivates the personnel under his supervision.
  • Participates in personnel planning and development, performance management, team building and manpower requirements.
  • Supervises and takes part of the plant house keeping, maintaining the plant in the best possible conditions of Safety, Order and Cleaning.
  • Ensures good working relationships in the entire operations team


  • Technical or Engineering degree in Industrial Processes, Mechanical, Chemical or Petroleum
  • Experience: 15 – 20 years total with at least 2 years in similar jobs
  • Good knowledge of PC tools (Microsoft Office)
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team player
  • Good supervision skills
  • Willingness to train and transfer knowledge to the rest of the team
  • Leadership skills, must be able to multi-task, & perform under pressure
  • Must have attitude to learn-repeat processes-teach others
  • Operating experience of DCS & PLC dynamic control systems
  • Ability to read/understand P&ID-PFD-ISO-Wiring schematics
  • Must be able to work safely and take instruction from others
  • Training and hands-on experience with Waukesha, CAT 3500 and 3600 series and Ariel Compressors


Application Deadline
Not Specified.

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