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
: 12 - Apr - 2018
Job Description
Job Purpose:
 
Performs skilled mechanical maintenance at an advanced level on typical mechanical equipment of Offshore Oil & Gas Installations. (Works includes but is not limited to Gas turbines, diesel engines, air compressors, various pumps, firefighting equipment, various pipelines, gas plant & incinerator. Works includes all mechanical maintenance including fabrication and light machining jobs).
 
Principal Accountabilities:
 
Performs leads and gives directions to crews, consisting of Mechanical Technicians and Fitters during preventive/corrective/breakdown/shutdown/turnaround maintenance in the Super Complex.
Receives work request from Mechanical Supervisor. 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.
Disassembles, assembles, observes, repairs, tests, collects data and prepares reports on equipment, as tasks related to maintenance.
Performs installations and alignment of equipment such as pumps, compressors, gas turbines, static equipment using relevant tools including computerized laser alignment tools.
Installs, removes, inspects and repairs mechanical spare parts like bearings, seals on typical mechanical equipment.
Performs and gives directions to crews during major overhaul of equipment with or without external contractors and vendors. Works on various equipment in the plants as well as workshop.
Uses and ensures use of proper tools and tackles on the job by assigned crews. Carries out periodic pre-use inspections 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 Senior Technician to improve the productivity of crews by making relevant recommendations as well as to achieve cost effective maintenance.
Identifies and reports requirement of spare parts and recommends its use on repairs or replacement basis. Assists the Supervisor to specify the spares for procurement of such items.
Checks and verifies tools, spares and other materials for conformity with the order 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 completions and technical acceptability.
Directs the Materials Services Clerks for its proper preservations and storage. Attends group safety meeting, reports incidents and near misses. Makes recommendations to continuously improve the method of work, for safe executions.
Principal Accountabilities(continued):
Uses and ensures the use of proper PPEs by self and the crew members. 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 inspections of equipment and machinery according to prepared inspection checklists.
Carries out hazardous classifications 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 crews 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.
Desired Candidate Profile
Minimum Requirements:
 
Technical secondary education certificate in mechanical trade, followed by 2 years of formal training to a technical diploma.
3 - 4 years’ experience 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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