Depot Engineer

Depot Engineer

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Oil, Gas, & Petrochemical

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  • Salary:

    Competitive + package

  • Contact:

    Shereese Doyle

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0)151 666 8922

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Start date:



An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Depot Engineer at a marine bulk fuel storage site that manages the receipt, storage and issue of fuel products for the Royal Navy.

The Depot Engineer will be responsible for the safe and effective running of the maintenance function at the Oil Fuel  Depot to meet all the necessary  regulating requirements, including environmental and COMAH.

They will work as part of the team and will also deputise  for the  Depot  Manager so will require good organisational, supervisory and administrative skills. Good interpersonal skills to form strong positive working relationships with all stakeholders. The role  requires a strong background in maintenance and engineering, with the ability to demonstrate strong management  and  leadership  skills  and  a   focus on  ensuring  that  safety  standards  are maintained and  improved.

The Depot Engineer will manage and develop engineering resources so that the site operates flexibly and efficiently to meet engineering compliance and targets, whilst maintaining an exemplary SHE performance. They will ensure Full compliance with company standards and legislative  requirements for the effective management of Major Accident Hazards under CoMAH 2015.

  The Depot Engineer is accountable for all engineering matters on site  including the effective line management of maintenance technicians, training, direction and support to new and existing staff, coaching and  performance management and resource management including holiday and absence approval.

The Depot Engineer is accountable for:
  • Ensuring  the compliance with the Planned  Preventative Maintenance schedule of inspections for all site assets
  • Maintaining  plant equipment in order to maximise availability of fuel delivery
  • Ensuring  compliance  with  the  Safe  Systems  of Work  {SSoW)  at  all  times,  including  Control  of Works  AP, issuing of permits and supervision of contractors
  • Liaising  with  Project Engineers and contractors/suppliers to ensure the Risk Assessments, Job
  • Method Statements and skilled person competence is satisfactory to allow work to be approved
  • Attending  progress meetings, or lead and report on progress
  • Identifying  and  initiating  management  of  change  processes  where  there is  a  change  to  procedures,  plant  and equipment, people or substances
  • Establishing  and maintaining  safe working  practices and procedures in accordance with mandated legislation and best practice, with a focus on meeting the requirements and standards of COMAH
  • Fault Finding and repair of plant and equipment, maintenance of plant and equipment
  • Manage Minor New Works project delivery

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