Preservation Coordinator, MES, HAOR, Azerbaijan

  • Date:11 March 2020
  • Place of work: Azerbaijan

Job Title:

Preservation Coordinator, MES


PIR 400902850

Date of issue:




Job Location:

Baku, Azerbaijan

Job type/Contract:

Temporary, start date ASAP

Employment pattern:

Full time

Working Hours:

10h per day 6 days a week

Salary range:

Competitive salary package with benefits


  • Health Insurance
  • Life insurance

Job summary/Role description

The Project relates to the implementation on an EPC lump-sum basis of the New Units of Modernization and Reconstruction works for the Heydar Aliyev Baku Oil Refinery in Azerbaijan

Preservation Coordinator, MES* provides overall leadership and implementation of the preservation process for equipment and materials moved through store to construction site for installation, precommissioning and substantial completion of the project.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Supervision of Machinery (rotating and static) equipment
  • Develop and/or Implement the project preservation procedure in accordance with Vendor/Supplier recommendations.
  • Verify the vendor manual requirement to establish the preservation requirement and parameter.
  • Define the preservation program based to the preservation /maintenance check list  for each single equipment based to vendor indications.
  • Set-up and grant the preservation data base as well as  population of the same and so to manage the preservation program.
  • Identify and implement best preservation practice to enhance the effectiveness of current methods for preserving equipment and materials.
  • Supervise the Subcontractor for the implementation of preservation activities.
  • Provide assurance and an appropriate level of verification for the preservation activities.
  • Establish a reporting system (based on preservation job cards) and perform effectiveness and compliance audits for all preservation activities.
  • Accountable to preserve and protect equipment and material to maintain its original integrity from receipt on site to final handover of asset to owner.
  • Manage equipment preservation prior and after installation.
  • Prepare and maintain a preservation dossier/log.

Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • University Degree or Diploma in relevant discipline or equivalent.


  • Minimum 10 years of experience in oil & gas /industrial sector/ EPC projects;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in field based maintenance job and field experience as preservation engineer;
  • Experience in Machinery (rotating and static) equipment supervision or Machinery Pre-commissioning/Commissioning background;
  • Similar role covered in last three projects, of comparable size;
  • Experience working on Contractor sideж
  • Experience in the development and implementation of preservation philosophy, plan and procedures.

Skills and Abilities

  • Native Azerbaijani speaker;
  • Fluent English;
  • Excellent IT and analytical skills;
  • Attention to detail, excellent communications skills;
  • Strong interpersonal, team-oriented skills, self-motivation and direction, with strong bias toward timely performance and problem resolution.

Special Requirements and Comments

Only Azerbaijani nationals with significant experience, consistent with the relevant field, will be considered for this position.

Only spontaneous candidates will be considered for this role