Chilewa Investments Limited acts as intermediaries to Recruit, Build capacities, Train and manage competent contract staffs, lease equipment and provide transportation services, and also mediate for Oil & Gas companies.

Chilewa Investments Limited, a manpower and Oil & Gas logistics support services provider, is currently recruiting for a MAINTENANCE METHODS ENGINEER to an Exploration and Production (E&P) Company in Port Harcourt.

The E&P company, is a company operating in the upstream sector of the Nigerian hydrocarbon industry for more than 50 years and also accounting for over 3 billion barrels of oil equivalent to Nigeria’s production to date.

SERVICES Objectives:

To provide Maintenance Engineer Services in the JV Field Operations Division.

SERVICES Description:

  • Review maintenance strategy in accordance to the Company Rules, General Specifications and Original Equipment Manufacturers
  • Define the preventive maintenance schemes
  • Optimize the existing preventive maintenance schemes to improve functional availability
  • Exploit the data from condition monitoring and remote monitoring system with objective to improve functional availability
  • Ensure that the stock parameters of the spares correspond to the needs of availability of the equipment
  • Prepare long term maintenance planning in coordination with other teams and ensure the execution of relevant activities
  • Coordinate equipment operational parameters, and liaise with Equipment Manufacturers and Vendors
  • Study and follow up SMR related to Maintenance
  • Perform maintenance engineering and re-engineering
  • Follow-up of the different action plans linked to Maintenance
  • Conduct technical and operational analyses and audits related to Routine Maintenance and other relatedaudits
  • Ensures the stringent application of Company directives in terms of HSE requirements in preventivemaintenance scheme


  • JV Asset has a production of over 200kboepd and operating 21 turbine driven trains for production of electricity and compression
  • Deal closely with Total EP Nigeria (TEPNG) field operations in maintenance, engineering, construction and projects
  • Externally to deal with OEMs and vendors
  • Oil production platforms are located offshore (40 KM) and Onshore
  • Striving to achieve cost saving and best value for money in all maintenance activities


  • Improve reliability of Instrumentation equipment
  • Support the Maintenance Operations to ensure the integrity and availability of the Oil and gas installations
  • Optimize the long term Maintenance plan
  • Optimize the CMMS data base and stock value of Spare Parts
  • Engineering documentation/technical support

HSE Objectives:

  • Demonstrate personal commitment to the HSE Policy
  • Maintain awareness of and ensure compliance with all relevant Statutory and Company HSE and FO standards
  • Actively participate in Company safety awareness and initiative schemes
  • Identify and correct and report any safety anomalies during the project phase
  • Assist to provide support to site to facilitate interventions during operational emergencies

SERVICES Location:

  • COMPANY’s Port Harcourt office


  • Position in Port-Harcourt office (5 days a week) with occasional visit to offshore and onshore production facilities.

SERVICES Personnel Profile:

  • 1st degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 4 – 7 years’ experience in oil and gas process/operations, with good knowledge of operational site activities
  • Good knowledge of onshore/offshore process and production systems
  • Experience of working in an offshore environment
  • Experience of a collaborative working environment will be an advantage
  • Must be very analytical with ability to propose innovative and workable alternatives or solutions
  • Strong communication and interface management skills to work efficiently in transverse mode

How to Apply

Interested applicants should therefore send their curriculum vitae (CV) to

Note: CV file name should be in the following format: “Position Applied for – Your Name”


Deadline is Thursday March 28th, 2019

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