Posted 7 months ago

Calaya Engineering Services is a limited liability company that is specialized in Industrial & Oil Field Chemicals, Well Operations & Wellhead Maintenance, Corrosion Control, Monitoring & Prevention, Steel Structure Design, Construction & Fabrication, Cathodic Protection Services, Sand blasting & Coating, Calibration, Certification and Pressure Testing, Hybrid Acoustic Technology (HAT), Statutory Inspections and Nondestructive Testing, Waste & Environmental Management and Procurement.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Underwater Maintenance Planner

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria
Reports To: Head, Underwater Maintenance Onshore

Job Purpose

  • Knowledge and ability to Translate Commercial Objectives to Technical Specifications and Vice Versa, and Provide Advisory On Optimal Solutions
  • Experience and Working Knowledge of Data Mining/ Analysis using Statistical
  • Analytical System (SAS), Problem Solving, Reporting and Presentation
  • Experience in Data Analytics, Data Mining, Data Manipulation and Data Visualization Using Key Data Mining/Manipulation/Visualization Tools
  • Project and Stake Holder Management
  • Experience in Information Management.
  • Excellent administrative and analytical skills including intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Demonstrated experience with CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) or comparable system required, preferably experience in SAP Plant Maintenance and Materials Management Modules.
  • Excellent communicator (both written and oral), self-directed and highly motivated requiring minimal direct guidance.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities in a high paced environment.
  • Take initiative for creative thinking, innovation, and follow through on products or processes that have a financial impact to the business
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Positive attitude, excellent inter-personal skills, and ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Must possess the ability to multitask and to organize duties in an efficient manner while being flexible and capable of dealing with sudden priority changes with exceptional attention to detail.


  • Offshore Export Terminal Facilities: All offshore facilities for the export of crude oil
  • Production Services: Part of the wider planning team in production services
  • Corporate maintenance: Part of the wider planning team in corporate maintenance

Principal Accountabilities

  • Accountable for all the data required for performance evaluation and business planning.
  • Liaise with Integrated Activity Plan (IAP) Planner and adopt restrictions for execution in the schedule and Call Preventive Maintenance (PM) work-orders on a fixed interval (e.g. once/quarter) for a fixed look-ahead (e.g. one year)
  • Attend Integrated Activity Plan (IAP), MRP Meetings with Team Lead.
  • Carryout annual budget proposal/planning and monthly budget performance review and report status. Make input during alignments.
  • Request input from the Team Lead and Supervisors to develop maintenance campaign programmes and monitor compliance
  • Responsible for archiving all departmental documents and reports in the approved company’s record system
  • Responsible for preparing and submitting periodical performance reports for the department
  • Raise and achieve budgetary approval for procurement of materials and services
  • Liaise with the Team Lead to develop the annual business and budget plans
  • Liaise with the Supervisors to raise quarterly materials inventory and raise Purchase Request for shortfalls.
  • Follow-up Procurement for ordered spares and materials until delivery.
  • Organize and carryout technical inspection with R & D for delivered ordered and ensure required certificates are enclosed.
  • To enable the end-to-end process of material purchasing using Companies Material Management “ways of working” and manage the Requisition-to-Pay (RtP) Process.
  • Collect, analyze, interpret, and summarize data in preparation for the generation of statistical and analytical reports and provide intelligence that supports decision-making
  • Coordinate data requests with respect to pre- and post-return on planning and performance reporting, data sample for analytics, and other ad-hoc requirements.
  • Identify and maintain maintenance budgets, supply estimated budgets to various plant customers.
  • Ensure materials, components, and special tooling required for work orders are correct, available, and in serviceable condition as specified.
  • Maintain an accurate parts inventory at all times and work with inventory management to optimize spare parts inventory stocked.
  • Ensure the teams develop quality output meeting all necessary KPIs critical to their workload
  • Engage and provide external resources necessary for the day to day operations of the underwater unit.
  • Suggests changes in working conditions and use of equipment to increase efficiency of department, or work crew.
  • Support teams in developing the work scope, milestone plans & resource mobilization plan.
  • Support the team to load the prepared information and Data in Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS – SAP) and related Document management systems.
  • Work in collaboration with Field Discipline Maintenance Team in managing the work preparation to ensure the planning for Preventive Maintenances (PMs), Corrective Maintenances (CMs), and Turnaround activities are fully organized prior to execution, meeting Integrated Activity Plan (IAP) short and medium-term planning KPIs.

Key Interfaces:

  • The Asset Teams Planners Bonny, Forcados, EA and Sea Eagle
  • Asset Business Finance Unit
  • Corporate planning team.

Work Cycle:

  • The work location is mostly office based. There is however periodical visit to shallow Offshores/Swamp-field based (East & West Shell facilities) accessible via the Helicopter or boat, as business demands.
  • Personnel shall manage own absences with his/her contractor for suitable qualified covers, as approved by Client.


  • Academics: University Degree / Higher National Diploma in any Discipline – specialty in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Age: <= 50 years

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience – Experience in Oil & Gas/ Petrochemicals Industries a plus

Technology Platforms (Added advantage):

  •  Experience with MS Office (PowerPoint, Excel, Primavera and others), is a must
  •  Experience in SAP Plant Maintenance (SAP-PM) not compulsory but an added advantage
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Resilient personality with focus and determination
  •  Strong organizational skills essential

Professional Certifications

  • SAP/Primavera/Project Management/Microsoft Office applications certifications is an added advantage
  • Survival swimming certification is an added advantage

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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