Maintenance Engineer Certification

OMT/MAINENG

Who should attend?

  • This course provides solid maintenance training in maintenance. The purpose is to use a Model of Excellence for maintenance management, safety in construction works, detailed knowledge of main equipment and basic knowledge of Oil & Gas processes.
Audience :
  • Graduate engineers, new engineers, maintenance supervisors and staff involved in petrochemical plants maintenance.

Level : Foundation

Course Content

  • Module 1: PRODUCTS & PROCESSES IN OIL & GAS & PETROCHEMICAL PLANTS

      • Main processes: oil, reforming, isomerization, hydrorefining, conversion units. Gas treatment. Petrochemical and chemical processes. Manufacturing flowsheets. Control, Operation and safety.
  • Modules 2, 3, 4: STATIC EQUIPMENT - THERMAL EQUIPMENT - CORROSION

      • Overview of materials, steel structure. Static equipment technology: piping material, flanges, valves. Vessels, columns, reactors, storage tanks…
      • Standard heat exchangers. Different types of furnaces and their characteristics. Boiler technology. Operating conditions. Burner technology.
      • Standard and specific types of corrosion in Oil & Gas plants. Detailed description of all types. Corrosion prevention and monitoring. Inspection plan.
  • Modules 5, 6: INSTRUMENTATION, PROCESS CONTROL, ELECTRICITY

      • Sensors, transmitters, control valves. Distributed Control System. Safety Instrumented Systems.
      • Process identification. Control strategies. Tunings. Application: loop tuning on dynamic simulator.
      • Fundamentals in industrial electricity. Distribution & Network. Electrical hazards. Electrical cabinets and stations. Different types of motors. Transformers. ATEX standard. Industrial alternators.
  • Modules 7, 8, 9, 10: ROTATING EQUIPMENT: TECHNOLOGY, OPERATION & MAINTENANCE

      • Different types of pumps. Operating principle and technology. Performance curves.
      • Mechanical seals. Operating limits & troubleshooting. Start-up and operation monitoring. Case studies.
      • Different types of positive displacement compressors. Reciprocating compressor. Technology of main components and ancillaries. Process conditions on compressor performance. Safety.
      • Flow control, specific safety devices. Start-up philosophy. Troubleshooting. Use of a dynamic simulator.
      • Description of a multi-stage centrifugal compressor. Technology of components and ancillaries. Performance curves. Operating window: speed limits, surge, typical anti surge protection systems. Flow control. Transient phases. Troubleshooting. Safety. Dynamic simulator.
      • Steam turbine, different families, standard applications. Operating principle, classification and technology: number of stages, exhaust conditions, expansion process through the machine.
      • Operation: start-up and performance monitoring. Speed control, safety devices.
      • Gas turbine design and performance, main types. Influence of environmental conditions. Impact of suction and exhaust friction losses on turbine performance.
  • Modules 11, 12, 13, 14: MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT, RELIABILITY & SAFETY

      • Maintenance policy: goals safety, costs, schedule, quality. Sub-contracting. Reliability & costs optimization: FMECA, RCM, FTA, TPM, MTBF, MTTR… Global cost of failure.
      • From notification to work completion: demand, notification, emergency, preparation, planning, material, job safety analysis. Costs estimate. Work planning: tasks sequencing, procedures and work scheduling. Resources optimization.
      • Precommissioning, commissioning & work acceptance phases. Plant start-up.
      • Plant Turnaround justification and frequency. Organization, scope, challenge, schedule. Financial breakdown. KPI's.
      • Job safety analyzes. Risks due to works on site: lifting, scaffolding, welding, confined spaces, cleanings, Xrays, etc. LOTO procedure and prevention, work permit.
  • Module 15: FINAL PROJECT

      • Team work. Subject dealing with technical and maintenance.
      • Submission of an individual written report by the participant. Oral presentation of the findings to a Jury according to the IFP Training Graduate Certificate process.

Learning Objectives

  • Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:
  • recognize the technology and operation of the main equipment,
  • quote the corrosion basics and learn how to apply risk evaluation techniques,
  • list the maintenance management fundamentals,
  • explain safety and environmental issues.

Ways & Means

  • Sharing of participants’ best practices.
  • Practical exercises.
  • Applications and case studies dealing with maintenance.
  • Site visits.
  • Dynamic simulations for some items such as process or instrumentation.
  • Safety practical exercises.
  • For almost all modules, mini-projects (team work) including oral presentation.

Certification

  • An international recognition of your competencies.
  • A is delivered.
  • An expertise confirmed in Maintenance Engineer .
  • Ready-to-use skills.