Senior Principal Condition Monitoring Engineer

Job Overview

  • The main purpose of this role will be to carry out various activities related to critical rotating and reciprocating equipment and several auxiliary systems utilising the latest condition monitoring techniques.
  • These activities, as part of the Condition Monitoring Program will support our drive to avoid breakdowns, increase reliability and maximise equipment availability on our clients’ assets.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • System 1 analysis
  • Machinery troubleshooting using portable vibration analysers, remote monitoring equipment and transient data capture techniques
  • Implementing site surveys and support and condition monitoring programmes, utilising vibration and lube oil technologies
  • Carry out offshore and onshore adhoc surveys as required (Vibration Data Collection, Baseline Surveys, Commissioning and Acceptance Testing)
  • Provision of maintenance decision support
  • Lube Oil Sampling and interpretation of laboratory reports
  • Liaise with client representatives throughout the delivery phase and present findings on completion
  • Provide technical mentoring to less experienced and non-core discipline engineers
  • Provide pro-active, constructive and innovate input which will enhance present practises
  • Absolute compliance with all company and client health and safety requirements at all times
  • Comply with technical compliance and quality management standards, tools and techniques at all times
  • Operate all client selected Condition Monitoring software and related systems



Personal Specification


  • Qualification in Mechanical Engineering or other relevant discipline (Degree, HNC or HND would be accepted)

  • VA CAT III Vibration Analysis higher (Mobius of Equivalent), VA CAT II would be accepted with the relevant experience

  • UK Offshore Training (BOSIET, MIST, Medical)


Candidates must hold;

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills, both verbal and written     Strong organisational skills

  • Excellent IT skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Ability to prioritise, work under pressure and to meet strict deadlines


Candidates must have extensive experience in;

  • 3500 panel configurations

  • GE System 1

  • Machinery Troubleshooting

  • Condition Monitoring database configuration and optimisation

  • Computerised maintenance management system (CMMS)

  • Predictive Maintenance Techniques including (Vibration Analysis / Oil Analysis / Ferrography / Thermography and Performance Monitoring)


  • Ability to work independently on own initiative and to contribute as part of a team Willingness and ability to be flexible

  • Ability to get on well with a wide variety of people

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