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Lead Mechanical Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Chad
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 29/07/2016
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The Role:
Ensure that all mechanical routine, corrective and breakdown maintenance activity plans include appropriate Job Hazard Analysis (JHA), Risk Assessment and precautionary measures in compliance with the company permit to work
 Ensure all mechanical maintenance activities provide for maximum availability of plant, equipment and machinery under the control of the company based CMMS (EAM) system, covering all planned, corrective and breakdown maintenance, including discipline resource management and materials requirements and availability.
 Proficient at repairing, maintaining and performing top end rebuilds/overhauls and major overhauls on large diesel engines such as Caterpillar, Perkins Waukesha.
 Adept at investigating, analysing and solving problems with mechanical equipment and possesses the ability to apply a resolution in a timely manner.
 Also, proficient at repairing, replacing, dismantling valves, hydraulic systems, gear boxes, general work-over and drilling auxiliary equipment pumps, compressors and other common equipment.
 Coordinates purchasing spares parts with the Planner in an effort to help achieve timely repair of equipment.
Competently operates and maintains equipment with minimal guidance or assistance as directed by and in coordination with the Maintenance Superintendent.
 Ensure competency based training and succession programs are in place for department Chadian national staff in conjunction with the training department.
 Directs junior national technicians and provides direction and training to them in line with the training program.
 Perform any job-related activities as requested by the immediate supervisor/superintendent

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Potential candidates interested in the Mechanical Technician position MUST meet the following requirements:
 Essential Experience in mechanical hands on rebuilding large diesel generates
 Experience in working with and managing contracted service providers.
 Experience in multi discipline/ multi-national maintenance management (Mechanical), on onshore upstream hydrocarbon oil & gas processing plant and facilities in a remote environment.
 Experience in Emergency Management & Control as part of an Emergency Response Team.
 Experience in interfacing with original equipment manufacturer and vendor service providers.
 Knowledge of Process Safety Management and production operations.
 Knowledge of Industry Standard Materials Specification (NACE & API, ASME/ANSI)
 Experience in working in an E&P environment.
 Must have good computer based skills in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
 A highly competent team leader and communicator. Quick to adapt new and innovative idea
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