rms oil and gas industrial clients
Posted 1 year ago

Job Overview

The primary role of the Freelance Vibration Analyst will involve the analysis of raw machine and component vibration data and the reporting out of results. As a member of a global Analyst team, this role will be responsible for the effective and value-adding analyst services for within the UK & Europe, where samples are drawn from both field and workshop sources. This responsibility will include mentoring the data collectors, providing specialized advice to the many stakeholders and grow to include other condition monitoring methodologies, including oil analysis and thermography.

Due to the diversity of RMS facilities and customer sites, there is flexibility regarding work location. Ideally it would be at one of RMS’s facilities within the the UK & Ireland, however all applications and options regarding this will be considered. There will be a requirement to travel.


Day to day responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Analysis of raw vibration data for rotating machines and components
  • Development and delivery of customer reports based on detailed analysis results
  • Mentor the Condition Monitoring program within the RMS UK organization, including data collection and sampling at the machine level
  • Manage Condition Monitoring databases
  • Participate in the investigation of failures through the Root Cause Analysis (RCA) process
  • Provide internal Condition Monitoring techniques training and consultation
  • Interpretation of tribology reports and transition of this to specific value-adding advice
  • Establish working relationships with customer’s Reliability personnel and improve data collection capability

Education / Qualification

Essential skills and attributes:

  • VCAT2 minimum qualification
  • Trade or tertiary qualification in an electrical or mechanical discipline
  • Experience with vibration sampling and analysis
  • Experience with oil analysis sampling and report interpretation
  • Experience in defect elimination and Root Cause Analysis
  • Strong technical product knowledge
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired skills and attributes:

  • Experience with Ascent/CommTest equipment an advantage
  • Experience in underground mining and/or mineral processing desirable
  • Experience with OEM and/or major projects desirable

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

Job Features

Job CategoryVibration Analyst

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