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Mechanical Technician - No. of positions (6)

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

The Role:
Job Purpose:
• 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 undertake preventive and corrective maintenance activities on mechanical equipment, both static and rotating
• 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.
• Respond to any emergency situation to provide first line emergency response in accordance with the emergency procedures and to assist local emergency services under direction of the Incident Controller if required.
• 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.
• Report or communicate any abnormal condition or potential equipment failure that could cause unsafe operation or affect export product quality or quantity and take effective action as directed by the Shift Engineer.
• Carry out first line diagnostics on equipment and routine maintenance tasks within their specific disciplines (mechanical).
• Carry out mechanical maintenance activities in area of responsibility
• Prepare and complete relevant QA/QC documentation for all activities.
• Follow use SAP to manage notifications, work orders, parts ordering, and job history recording.
• Lead contractor and local national staff in the planning and execution of their work as required.
• Stand-in for area mechanical field supervisor or area planner as required.
• Participate in RCA investigations and carries out associated remedial actions as required.
• 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:
• Execution of high quality maintenance on a wide range of mechanical equipment.
• Work in a challenging and changing environment, displaying core PIP 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 equivalent).
• Fluent in Arabic and English preferred, although English only will be considered
• Middle East experience
• Discipline expert in oil and gas plant maintenance
• Mentoring/coaching experience
• Recognised assessor qualification (D31/32 or A1) preferred
• Competent in the use of SAP in Maintenance activities
• Able to demonstrate understanding of maintenance procedures and planning systems
• Sound knowledge of PTW, safe work practices, hazard assessment and risk management
• Computer literate, fluent in written and spoken English
• Extensive experience in a heavy industrial setting preferably oil and gas in the maintenance of mechanical equipment – vessels and tanks, valves, pipelines, pumps, compressors diesel engines, gas turbines etc.
• Proven ability to work in multi –disciplinary teams and stay focussed on delivery of task within schedule and cost.
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