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Mechanical Supervisor

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    Elaf Khoshnaw

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    14 days ago

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mselect is looking to hire a Mechanical Supervisor for an international energy client in Basrah, Iraq. Candidates must have a minimum of 10 years of relevant experience, at least 5 years in a supervisory position. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

The job holder is responsible, within the GMP team and under the Early Work Package Leader and report to Utility & Interface Lead during the Early Works execution phase, for coordination, validation of resources, monitoring, supervising the overall construction activities within assigned area as carried out by the EPC Contractor (and Subcontractors) at the GPP work site. The job holder ensures that all HSSE, Quality and Technical contractual requirements are duly applied by EPC Contractor and all Subcontractors on the construction site.

  • Inspecting construction sites frequently and ensuring that manpower and resources are adequate
  • Familiarity with local codes, regulations, and safety standards
  • Guaranteeing and implementing safety precautions while also ensuring that quality standards are met
  • Provide assistance during construction to resolve any technical issues arising
  • Ensure the scope of work and technical drawings are implemented and that all work is in conformity to standards and specifications
  • Maintain close communication with all other discipline supervisors and manager to ensure site readiness for commencement of installation including below ground works such as drainage, water supply
  • Prepare and provide daily productivity status to management team
  • Will not hesitate to issue ‘STOP WORK’ when witness potential hazard or risk that could cause harm to themselves, their co-workers, the environment, or the equipment
  • A working knowledge of the fundamental requirements of plumbing systems, water supply networks, waste and drainage systems
  • A working knowledge of other engineering fields such as Sewage Treatment Plant, Water Treatment Plan
  • Ensure work are carried out by qualified and experienced labour force to avoid any accidents, poor installation standard, unsafe practice and such
  • Conduct regular inspections and quality control checks to ensure all installations meet the required standards
  • Check, inspect and test completed project work in close coordination with other discipline supervisors and arrange appropriate pre-commissioning inspections and tests
  • Ensure and follow up completion and clearance of all Punch List items
  • Review and endorse red marked up and "as built" drawings
  • Participate in hand-over and acceptance, review commissioning procedures and participate in the commissioning of facilities and start-up
  • The job holder is also accountable for demonstrating, individually, an exemplary behavior with regard to HSE, ethics and “code of conduct”

  • Collaborative work with other professionals working on the projects
  • Working knowledge in installation of underground and over ground drainage and pressure piping for cold and hot water service
  • Be able to read and correct interpretation of construction drawings
  • Must be able to work outdoors for an extended period
  • Plans required work activities to ensure that tools, equipment, and materials are available
  • Exhibit strong leadership skills and have sound knowledge of industrial and commercial building services systems

  • Mandatory experience in a similar position: 5+ Years
  • Qualification: degree or diploma in Mechanical Engineering or any other related field
  • Professional experience: 10 years minimum
  • In-depth knowledge of commercial and industrial electrical systems
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural business environment
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Language: Arabic as mother tongue and Fluent in English (speaking and writing)
  • Previous experience in similar work environment will be an added advantage

*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process