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Mechanical Technician

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Omid Miri

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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mselect is looking for a Mechanical Technician for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 8 years of experience in repair and maintenance of rotating mechanical equipment. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

To ensure that the performance and availability of mechanical equipment meets the standards required to achieve safety, production and environmental targets and execute all activities safely and efficiently to agreed work plans, safety management system requirements and best working practices.

Key Responsibilities
  • Carry out planned maintenance in accordance with the requirements of the planned maintenance system for various Pumps, Compressor, Turbine, DG Sets, Valves, Flange Management and other mechanical equipment and package equipment
  • Carrying out unplanned maintenance as required
  • Minimizing downtime and contributing to the achievement of production targets
  • Preparing technical reports
  • Fault finding and rectification for mechanical equipment
  • Carry out mechanical isolations, and work-site inspections

  • Mechanical engineering degree or diploma from recognized institute
  • 8 years working experience of repair & maintenance of rotating mechanical equipment – various pumps, compressors, DG sets, mechanical seals, alignment of Oil & gas process facilities such as CPF and field production
  • Knowledge of hydrocarbon production systems and associated hazards
  • Good knowledge of heavy-duty rotating equipment
  • Knowledge of rotating equipment condition monitoring techniques
  • Understanding of fire and gas detection and ESD systems
  • Fully familiar with the permit to work system and isolation procedures
  • Communication skills
  • Able to carry out all activities safely and efficiently to agreed work plans, safety management system requirements and best working practices as required by supervisor
  • Able to complete work history / reports to the required standard as outlined by supervisor
  • Must have the necessary competencies in mechanical discipline to carry out routine, corrective, breakdown and condition maintenance
  • Able to carry out fault finding and installation, isolation and re-instatement of offshore equipment
  • Ability to carry out work-site inspections
  • Able to read, interpret and mark up mechanical technical schematic drawings to as built status
  • Excel – Intermediate
  • Word – Intermediate
  • Power Point – Intermediate


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