Maintenance Manager


  • Develop and execute a comprehensive maintenance strategy for all drilling equipment and assets.
  • Lead a team of maintenance technicians to ensure safe, efficient, and effective maintenance operations.
  • Oversee preventive maintenance schedules and coordinate maintenance activities to minimize downtime.
  • Collaborate with drilling engineers to plan maintenance activities around drilling schedules.
  • Conduct regular inspections of drilling equipment, identify issues, and coordinate repairs as needed.
  • Manage inventory of spare parts, tools, and equipment required for maintenance activities.
  • Implement and monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) to track equipment reliability and maintenance efficiency.
  • Provide technical guidance and training to maintenance staff to enhance their skills and knowledge.
  • Ensure compliance with safety protocols, regulations, and industry standards during maintenance work.
  • Liaise with procurement to source and order replacement parts and equipment as necessary.
  • Prepare maintenance reports, documentation, and analyze trends to optimize maintenance strategies.
  • Manage maintenance budgets, control costs, and identify opportunities for cost savings.
  • Stay updated on industry trends, new technologies, and best practices in equipment maintenance.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in maintenance management within drilling or oil and gas industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge of drilling equipment, mechanical systems, and electrical systems.
  • Proven experience in leading and managing maintenance teams effectively.
  • Solid understanding of safety regulations, environmental compliance, and industry standards.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to troubleshoot equipment issues.
  • Proficiency in using maintenance management software and tools for tracking and analysis.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills for effective collaboration with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience in budgeting, cost control, and resource management.
  • Willingness to work in remote locations and adapt to changing operational requirements.
  • Relevant certifications in maintenance management or related fields are a plus.