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ADNOC Group Overview:


ADNOC is one of the world's leading energy producers, and a primary catalyst for the growth and diversification of the United Arab Emirates.


Our diverse family of more than 50,000 employees is made up of over 100 different nationalities. People from different backgrounds, with unique perspectives and wide-ranging skillsets, who share a collective responsibility: to enable and accelerate progress, both here in the UAE and across the globe.


Here at ADNOC, we go beyond business as usual. We do things differently, challenge convention, and embrace new ways of thinking. This is what defines and differentiates us. By working together every day, we’re bringing energy to life. Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) was established on the 27th November 1971 to operate in all areas of the oil and gas industry in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Since its establishment, ADNOC has steadily enhanced its competitive position through its sound business interest in 18 specialist subsidiary and joint venture companies in addition to educational institutions, known as the ADNOC Group of Companies.


Today, ADNOC manages and oversees oil production of more than 3.1 million barrels per day (bpd), ranking it amongst the top ten oil and gas producing companies in the world. In the last few years, significant achievements have been made in the expansion and development of gas fields to meet the growing needs and development plans of Abu Dhabi, and in our bid to support the Abu Dhabi Economic Vision 2030, which seeks diversification of Abu Dhabi’s energy supplies. ADNOC is committed to recruiting the best talent the UAE has to offer, and accordingly UAE Nationals will be preferred. All expressions of interest will be treated confidentially.


Group company overview:

We are a young and emerging upstream member of ADNOC Group, focused on unlocking undeveloped oil and gas potential in the UAE.

Al Dhafra Petroleum is a dynamic and efficient upstream company with a mandate to maximize the UAE’s natural resources. Our shareholders are ADNOC, which owns 60% of the company, with Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and GS Energy owning the remaining 40%.




Provide maintenance and reliability engineering expertise, advice and support for all assigned area equipment/assets across the Company; Liaise with maintenance to effectively manage the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) to identify current and emerging maintenance and reliability requirements for plant/assets, establish an adequate reliability program to ensure asset optimization.




  • Develop and implement an effective reliability management system for assigned area to monitor performance of equipment and systems in order to improve reliability, availability of plant and facilities.
  • Manage the provision of technical support to maintenance for routine complex and non-routine plant maintenance technical issues. Handle repetitive plant problems and equipment optimization issues; ensure proper study is conducted and cost-effective solutions are provided to improve plant maintenance and operations for assigned area.
  • Collaborate with data management as asset teams to obtain all related data types and carry out timely analysis of common chronic issues across the company for the assigned specialism in order to identify the root causes of failures to facilitate recommendation and execution of corrective and preventive actions to improve reliability and availability of the plant in order to enhance long term efficiency, productivity, and uninterrupted operations of the assigned assets.
  • Conduct reliability and performance analysis, root cause failure analysis; provide troubleshooting and engineering support and facilitate equipment failure investigations.
  • Develop and implement reliability and performance management programs such as development of scorecards to identify “bad actors” and tracking of shortfalls in equipment/system performance using CMMS.
  • Review any engineering project plans and drawings and provide technical advice and assistance, and make recommendations based on reliability and performance data and needs. Participate in the engineering studies related to modifications to incorporate reliability requirements and during inspections for safety and integrity assessment studies for the critical assets.
  • Optimize and develop preventive maintenance programs for plant equipment and incorporate applicable preventive maintenance tasks and effective maintenance intervals into the company’s maintenance program.
  • Review and monitor annual preventive maintenance plans for assigned company assets and provide necessary technical advice and guidance to assets teams to ensure that maintenance activities are performed in a timely basis and according to the defined policies and standards.
  • Analyze equipment history and failure record, and determine dominant and repetitive failure modes of critical equipment in order to proactively manage downtime and ensure continuity of operations.
  • Determine optimal usage of CBM technologies and ensure that they are utilized in a cost effective manner.
  • Review, recommend and implement advanced predictive maintenance methodologies to ensure proactive maintenance approach is adopted to support company operations.
  • Develop and implement a practical plant RAM model and monitor scheme in order to assure safety and continuity of operations.
  • Evaluate the availability of equipment and machinery in order to predict the throughput of products throughout the planned plant life cycle.


  • Plan, supervise and coordinate all activities in the assigned area to meet functional objectives.
  • Train and develop the assigned staff on relevant skills to enable them to become proficient on the job and deliver the respective section objectives.


  • Provide input for preparation of the Section / Department budgets and assist in the implementation of the approved Budget and work plans to deliver Section objectives.
  • Investigate and highlight any significant variances to support effective performance and cost control

Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures

  • Implement approved Section / Department policies, processes, systems, standards and procedures in order to support execution of the Section’s / Department work programs in line with Company and International standards.

Performance Management

  • Contribute to the achievement of the approved Performance Objectives for the Section / Department in line with the Company Performance framework.


Innovation and Continuous Improvement

  • Design and implement new tools and techniques to improve the quality and efficiency of operational processes.
  • Identify improvements in internal processes against best practices in pursuit of greater efficiency in order to define intelligent solutions for issues confronting the function.

Health, Safety, Environment (HSE) and Sustainability

  • Comply with relevant HSE policies, procedures & controls and applicable legislation and sustainability guidelines in line with international standards, best practices and ADNOC Code of Practices.




  • Daily interaction with VP - Operations and team members on the ongoing operations and projects.
  • Regular interface with Operations, Maintenance and Integrity teams related to Assets Integrity and Facility Reliability, initiation and implementation of new technical standards and guidelines and corporate performance, contract reporting related to Integrity and operation.


  • Interface and contact with ADNOC, OPCOs, and Industrial Shareholders to share best practices on integrity management, corrosion control, inspection and maintenance optimization.
  • Contacts with consultants and contractors on projects carried out for Al Dhafra, as required.



Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering Discipline.


Minimum Experience & Knowledge & Skills

  • 15 years of experience.

Professional Certifications

  • Certification in Maintenance and Reliability from International Certifying body.



  • Operational Reliability
  • Equipment Reliability
  • Maintenance Management
  • CMMS (SAP/ Maximo)
  • Maintenance and Reliability Benchmarking/ Key Performance Indicators
  • Condition Monitoring, Equipment Performance Analysis


behavioural CompetenciEs:

  • Business Acumen
  • Leadership and Motivation
  • Communication, negotiation and persuasion
  • Problem Solving
  • Coaching & Mentoring
  • Analytical


Group Company:  Al Dhafra Petroleum
Sep 16, 2021

Job Segment: Maintenance, Facilities, Performance Management, Manufacturing, Operations, Human Resources

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