Preservation Coordinator, MES*, Kstovo, Russia

  • Date:07 February 2020
  • Place of work: Russia - Russian Federation


Job Title:

Preservation Coordinator, MES*


PIR 3000.023

Date of issue:



LUKOIL Refinery

Job Location:

Kstovo, Russia

Job type/Contract:

Temporary, start date ASAP

Employment pattern:

 91 days on-site, 15 days off + 2 days traveling 

Salary range:

Competitive salary package with benefits


  • Single status
  • Daily and accommodation allowances
  • Mobilisation/Demobilisation tickets
  • Extended vacation
  • Health Insurance



Job Summary/Role description

The project concerns the EPC for the utilities, infrastructures and off-sites facilities of a greenfield plant for a new:

  • Gas Fractionation Unit (GFU)
  • Sulphur Recovery Unit (SRU).
  • Hydrotreater Unit (HDT)
  • Hydrogen Unit (HPU/ROG PSA)

Located in LUKOIL Nizhegorodnefteorgsintez refinery in Kstovo, Russia.


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




Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop and/or Implement the  project preservation procedure in accordance with Vendor/Supplier recommendations.
  • Identify and implement best preservation practices to enhance the effectiveness of current methods for preserving equipment and materials.
  • Support QA/QC team (project) on preservation process pre-mechanical completion.
  • Supervise the Subcontractor for the implementation of preservation activities.
  • Provide assurance and an appropriate level of verification for the preservation activities.
  • Define and communicates the philosophy, strategy, and tactics required to ensure effective implementation of the preservation process.
  • 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 an asset to the owner.
  • Manage equipment preservation prior and after installation.
  • Manage initial preservation of bulk materials, including piping, valves and complete piping systems according to the company’s specifications.
  • Prepare and maintain a preservation dossier/log.




Person Specification

Knowledge & Qualifications

  • University Degree or Diploma in relevant discipline or equivalent


  • Minimum 15 years of experience in oil & gas /industrial sector/ EPC projects;
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in field-based maintenance job and field experience as a preservation engineer.
  • Similar role covered in last three projects, of comparable size;
  • Experience working on the Contractor side.
  • Experience in the development and implementation of preservation philosophy, plan and procedures.

Skills and Abilities:

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

Special Requirements and Comments

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


Only spontaneous candidates will be considered for this role.


The information submitted shall include:

- nationality

- date of birth (dd/mm/yyyy)

- expected salary ($/year, gross)

- notice period (weeks)

- email address of the candidate.