IMI1800 - Engineer II, Ship-lift System

Job Family: Corporate Planning
Location: Ras Al Khair, Saudi Arabia
Business Line: Asset Management and Capital Projects
Department: Assets & Marine Planning Support
Closing Date: 31-May-2024
Your future role & Job Purpose

We are looking to hire Engineer II, Ship-lift System, who will be responsible for but not limited to

  • Ensuring cost-efficient and safe operation of all the mechanical components related to the ship-lift and transfer system, Manage asset reliability/availability risks that could adversely affect the business, leads the day-to-day maintenance in coordination with the Asset Management Department’s maintenance team and recommends measures to prevent failures reoccurrence, Lead a group of Assistant mechanics and other operation teams to fulfill his task and Comply with IMI Policies & Procedures and values.
Key Accountabilities & Working Relationships

Key Accountabilities:

  • Assists in ensuring safe ship-lift hoist and platform operation through Control Desk/ Control Room software based and alarms etc. are addressed appropriately before proceeding further.
  • During the docking operation and following the instructions of the Senior Operator/ superintendent/Dock Master, ensure loads adjustment on winches and any other required ship-lift equipment operation.
  • Ensure preparation of winches and platform well before docking operation.
  • Ensure all winches, alarms, sensors, motors, MCC, control room and other ship-lift equipment are in safe operational state, tested and certified if any, and kept clean and serviceable.
  • Assists in Preparation of diagrams, charts, drawings, calculations, and reports to define ship-lift problems and make recommendations for improvements.
  • Assists in Follow up the ship-lift preventive/ predictive maintenance plans to ensure these are in full alignment with the reliability plans and targets.
  • Participates in the final check out of new installations. This includes factory and site acceptance testing that will ensure adherence to functional specifications.
  • During the docking operation and following the instructions of the Group Leader/ superintendent/ Dock Master ensure that any other required ship-lift equipment is operational and ensure it is used as per the OEMs’ recommendations.
  • Communicate regularly with the maintenance team to report any deficiencies and to follow up routine maintenance tasks.
  • Assist maintenance team in trouble shooting any deficiency and relative blueprint drawings reading.
  • Ensure the scope of work defined by the management is fulfilled as per company procedures and policies.

Working Relationships:

Internal Interactions: 

  • Marine Operation Managers.
  • Marine Operation Ship-lift Superintendents/ dock masters.
  • Marine Operation Supervisors.
  • Marine Operation workers

External Interactions:

  • Lifting & Rigging Superintendents / Supervisors.
  • Asset Management Superintendents / Supervisors.
  • M&E Shop Superintendents / Supervisors.
  • Marine Assets Maintenance Superintendent.
  • Reliability Engineers.
  • Contractors/Suppliers.
Who we are looking for


  • B.S Degree in electrical engineering or equivalent.


  • 0-6 years of experience in a relevant field 

Professional Qualifications (Certifications & Accreditations):

  • It is a plus to have a working knowledge of OSHA / NEBOSH and ISO standards and practices.
  • Excellent Computer Skills in MS Office

Competencies (Knowledge, Skills & Abilities):

  • Understanding of Health and Safety practices.
  • Excellent team working skills.


  • English. (Mandatory)
  • Arabic / Others (desirable) 
About Application Process
If you meet the criteria and you are enthusiastic about the role, we would welcome your application. To complete the application you would need the following document(s):
1. Resume/CV