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  • Job reference: RMS0133612

Rig Maintenance Superintendent

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Turkmenistan
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/11/2013
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The Company:
Our Client is an International Operator who is looking to add a Rig Maintenance Superintendent to their Turkmenistan project.

The Role:
Immediate Supervisor: Drilling Operations Manager
Immediate Subordinates: Senior Mechanic / Workover Mechanic / Electrical Supervisor
Indirect: Mechanic Assistants, Senior Mechanic
Principal Accountabilities

- Carry out all duties in a competent and professional manner, whilst taking into account State and company safety regulations relating to the job in hand, the job conditions and the prevailing weather conditions.
- Planning of all maintenance interventions within the area of responsibility, including the preparation of stores requisitions for all parts and materials necessary for the work.
- In accordance with company planned maintenance procedures, schedules, work orders and good engineering practice, carry out maintenance of all company equipment within the area of responsibility, to ensure that such equipment is in safe and serviceable condition.
- Whenever necessary, carry out unscheduled repairs to malfunctioning equipment to bring it back to safe and serviceable condition.
- Keep record of all scheduled and unscheduled interventions including all parts and materials used.
- Keep record of equipment operating time and downtime.
- Assist in the investigation and reporting of incidents and accidents. .
- Immediately inform his direct superior about any situation, which in any way constitutes a threat to the safety of company personnel, equipment, the environment or the public. At the same time, without taking any undue personal risk, take whatever actions are possible to minimize the impact of such threat.
- Comply at all times, with all statutory and company safety rules and attend safety training courses, as required.
- Comply with any ad hoc instructions which may from time to time be issued.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Relevant technical qualification for position and a complete and through training in mechanical workshop/Field practices. Have a good knowledge of statutory and company operating and safety procedures. Have a good understanding of the correct functions of any equipment to which he is assign and be familiar with the codes and standards and applicable to equipment of that type. Ability to lead a multi-discipline team both as a supervisor and in a technical capacity. Ability to communicate with technical specialists and to interpret technical drawings and specification documents. Must be able to legibly read and write reports. Prepare and submit Requisitions participate in the tender process, Install and maintain an effective preventive maintenance program to a high standard. Understand and follow HSE policies.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Education – High or technical school education Relevant technical qualification


Experience – 3 years Experience as mechanic
Good working knowledge of general rig equipment, drilling rig equipment
Working knowledge of HSE practices common to the company and the industry

Behavioural Attributes
_ Effective communication skills (written & oral)
_ Ability to understand & react with diverse groups & operations
_ Ability to recognize & resolve conflict
_ Good computer skills

Managerial / Interpersonal Skills –
_ Leadership & teamwork skills and behaviours which support team based organization
_ Effective drilling operations management and leadership skills
_ Ability to promote a “safety-is-a-value” culture


Languages – English other languages that would benefit Russian and Turkmen
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