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Mechanical Senior Technician - Workshop

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Basra, Iraq
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 10/04/2013
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The Company:
Our client is a leading EPC / Engineering contractor with clients and projects globally.

The Role:
No. of positions - 2

Job Purpose:
• To function a senior mechanical technician in the execution of workshop activities and maintain the workshop and equipment to the highest safety standards.
• To maintain the total integrated Production system within discipline, ensuring that production and environmental targets are realised in a safe and efficient manner whilst maintaining operational integrity of the assets.
• To coach and mentor Local National staff to attain required knowledge and skills within their discipline.

• Fill out PTW as applicant for activities executed by technicians when required.
• Adhere to and promote the safety and environmental procedures to ensure own safety, safety of personnel, of process plant and the environment.
• Control all work in their area of accountability through the implementation and compliance with the Permit to Work process so as to prevent any undue risks or unsafe acts.
• Carry out machining activities – turning, milling, drilling lapping to high standards and correct tolerances.
• Assist in the execution of relevant QA/QC documentation for all workshop activities.
• Supervise and develop workshop technicians and contractors
• Have full knowledge in the use of work shop equipment and be able to offer innovative solutions for equipment repair.
• Support all engineering disciplines in the overhaul/repair of plant equipment
• Assist in managing master tool store and provide tools for field technicians
• Schedule and execute maintenance for workshop equipment.
• Develop and review procedures, work instruction for workshop activities
• Stand-in for workshop supervisor in his absence.
• Provide workshop services in plant e.g. repair control in-situ, flange re-facing, structure etc
• Follow / use SAP to manage notifications, work orders, parts ordering, and job history recording.
• Conduct on the job training and mentoring of local national discipline staff in the safe and efficient maintenance of Majnoon production assets
• Conduct local national staff assessments and have an input into Mentee training records
• Maintain a flexible and positive attitude (especially with regard to the difficult working environment and highly focussed safety and security procedures)

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Key Challenges:
• Providing timely and quality workshop services to the plant in most cost effective way.
• Work in a challenging and changing environment, displaying core values of Openness and Honesty as well as taking a positive outlook in face various site specific conditions.
• Ability to work with and as well as lead a multi ethnic work force.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Iraqi National - be based in Basra
• Mechanical Engineering Diploma or NCVT or apprenticeship served in a workshop attached to heavy industries.
• Leadership in HSSE both in the workshop environment and outside
• Fluent in Arabic and English preferred, although English only will be considered
• Middle East experience
• Minimum 12 years experience in a workshop preferably attached to oil and gas plant
• Expertise in reading engineering drawings, interpreting tolerances and applying them in the execution of jobs.
• Familiar with servicing/repairing various equipment control valves, relief valves , steel piping/structure fabrication, precision machining and other repair solutions
• Expert in workshop equipment, applicable tolerances in machining and fabrication etc
• Mentoring/coaching experience
• Recognised assessor qualification (D31/32 or A1) preferred
• Knowledge in the use of SAP in Maintenance activities
• Able to demonstrate understanding of maintenance procedur
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