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Production Operations Technician – Power

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  • Sector:

    Oil & Gas

  • Contact:

    Elaf Khoshnaw

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

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mselect is looking for a Production Operations Technician – Power for an international oil and gas operator in Basrah. Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience within the oil and gas industry. Fluency in English and Arabic is a must.

  • The Production Operations technician (Power) is responsible of carrying out routine operations and switching of both LV and HV switchboard.
  • The position requires significant degree of technical ability to install, calibrate, repair, adjust, inspect and perform preventative maintenance on electrical power plant equipment and electrical instrumentation and control systems.
  • Tasks are performed in accordance with established policies and procedures under the general supervision of the Production Shift Supervisor and close coordination with the electrical maintenance team lead.

  • Perform electrical isolation based on the preventive maintenance plan or urgent total/ partial power isolation in case of emergencies
  • Ensures the technical integrity of the plant electrical equipment
  • Using test equipment & hand tools to diagnose locate & fix electrical problems
  • Checking & testing circuit breakers and replacing them where required
  • Daily inspection and monitoring for the running of power equipment, routine check log sheet
  • Connecting wires to circuit breakers, transformers and other components. Accountable for all electrical and general tasks relating to maintenance. Travelling to well locations and working both indoor and outdoor
  • Using tools & testing equipment including oscilloscopes, ammeters & test lamps
  • Administrative work like maintaining records and files and preparing reports
  • Cooperate with the maintenance team to carry out electrical isolation and de-isolation
  • Monitors power and diesel consumption and seeks optimization
  • Working closely with the projects for punch listing, system walkthrough's, handover and acceptance of power systems and electrical systems
  • Inspect electrical components, such as transformers, cables, switchboards, busbars and circuit breakers
  • Identify electrical problems with a variety of testing devices
  • Repair or replace wiring, equipment, or fixtures using hand tools and power tools
  • Direct and train workers to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring or equipment
  • Maintains and repairs large motors, equipment, and control systems in fields and substations
  • Troubleshoots electrical problems and remodeling typically repair and replace faulty

Qualification requirements:
  • Electrical Engineering degree

  • Good understanding of and demonstrable hands-on experience in all functional aspects of commissioning, production and process of oil & gas

  • MS Office: Advanced (Excel, Power Point, Word)
  • CMMS SAP or equivalent such as Maximo

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