MECHANICAL TECHNICIAN
Offshore, UAE
: Technical secondary education certificate in mechanical trade, followed by 2 years of formal training to a technical diploma
: Any Nationality
: 2 - 5 years
: Oil & Gas / Petroleum
: Technician
: 22 - Aug - 2017
Job Description
Job Purpose:
 
Performs skilled mechanical maintenance on typical mechanical equipment of Offshore Oil & Gas Installations. Completes assigned work consisting of related crafts. Work includes but is not limited to Gas turbines, diesel engines, air compressors, various pumps, firefighting equipment, various pipelines, gas plant & incinerator and includes all mechanical maintenance including fabrication and light machining jobs.
 
Principal Accountabilities:
 
Performs, preventive / corrective / breakdown / shutdown / turnaround maintenance in the Super Complex.
Receives work request from Mechanical Supervisor or Senior Technician. Attends directly to requests from various Sections in the Super Complex for Maintenance of different static and rotating mechanical equipment like pumps, compressors, heat exchangers, valves, vessels, firefighting system etc.
Disassembles, assembles, observes, repairs, tests, collects data and prepares reports etc. on equipment, as tasks related to maintenance.
Performs installation and alignment of equipment such as pumps, compressors, gas turbines, static equipment etc. using relevant tools including computerised laser alignment tools.
Installs, removes, inspects and repairs mechanical spare parts like bearings, seals etc. on typical mechanical equipment.
Performs major overhaul of equipment with or without external contractors and vendors.
Works on various equipment, in the plant, as well as in workshop.
Uses and ensures use of proper tools and tackles on the job by assigned crew.
Carries out periodic pre-use inspection of tools and special tools, repairs, overhauls and tests them when required.
Learns from the methods and errors and recommends to the supervisor on ways of continuous improvement.
Assists the supervisor to improve the productivity of crew by making relevant recommendations as well as to achieve cost effective maintenance.
Identifies and reports requirement of spare parts and recommends its use on repair or replacement basis.
Checks and verifies tools, spares and other materials for conformity with the order for its acceptance and fitness for use, on arrival of items.
Checks and verifies the compliance of works executed by the contractors for its completion and technical acceptability.
Directs the Materials Service Clerks for its proper preservation and storage.
Attends group safety meeting, conducts safety talk to the crew, and conducts safety observation tours, reports incidents and near-misses.
Makes recommendations to continuously improve the method of work, for safe execution.
Uses and ensures the use of proper PPEs by self.
Ensures proper housekeeping at all times at job sites.
Acts as a member of the emergency team and participates in fire-fighting when required.
Carries out planned inspection of equipment and machinery according to prepared inspection checklists.
Carries out hazardous classification of equipment and machinery in his assigned area and specifies
critical items / parts to implement special maintenance procedures.
Performs other related duties such as directing the assigned crew and contractors in the Super Complex on safety critical jobs, observing safety of personnel, and equipment.
Prepares sketches and reports and fill up documents such as work permits, material request etc.
To review PTW and attend daily permit meetings.
Deputises for Mechanical Technician Supervisor as and when required.
Desired Candidate Profile
Minimum Requirements:
 
Technical secondary education certificate in mechanical trade, followed by 2 years of formal training to a technical diploma.
2 years of knowledge and hands-on work experience in maintenance of a wide variety of mechanical equipment and machinery, including essential experience in alignment of rotating machinery, using special tools.
Good knowledge of English language to read, write and speak.
Computer skilled to use typical office tool like MS Windows.
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