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Mechanical Technician

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 23/07/2020
  • Duration: 1 year
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The Role:
▪ Under directives from Mechanical Supervisor, responsible for planning and preparing of logistics, coordination and implementation of the mechanical maintenance activities for the desalination and power plants.
▪ Ensures operation of machinery and mechanical equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements on engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines; following diagrams, sketches, operations manuals, manufacturer's instructions, and engineering specifications; troubleshooting malfunctions.
▪ Locates sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; using precision measuring and testing instruments.
▪ Removes defective parts by dismantling devices; using hoists, cranes, and hand and power tools; examining form and texture of parts.
▪ Determines changes in dimensional requirements of parts by inspecting used parts; using rules, calipers, micrometers, and other measuring instruments.
▪ Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments by using hand tools, levels, plumb bobs, and straightedges.
▪ Controls downtime by informing production workers of routine preventive maintenance techniques; monitoring compliance.
▪ Fabricates repair parts by using machine shop instrumentation and equipment.
▪ Maintains equipment, parts, and supplies inventories by checking stock to determine inventory level
▪ Conserves maintenance resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results
▪ Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations

✓ Vocational or Technical course graduate, specializing in Automotive Technology, Machine Shop Technology or equivalent 2 years in Mechanical Engineering.
✓ Knowledge of basic mechanical or workshop safety, computer literate.
✓ Knowledge of basic piping drawings, symbols and schematic diagrams
✓ At least 5 years related work experience in power, construction or industrial plant involving maintenance of mechanical equipment (pumps, valves & piping, gearboxes, lubrication and hydraulic systems, internal combustion engines, air compressors and other auxiliary equipment)
✓ Skills in using precision measuring instruments, welding and fabrication skills, sheet metal/bench metal working skills, piping layout and fittings, lifting and rigging skills.

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