Equipment Mechanic

  • Job Reference: SF
  • Date Posted: 6 June 2018
  • Location: Algiers
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Oil, Gas & Chemicals
  • Job Type: Contract, Permanent
  • Duration: 3 years
  • Work Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Sonja Fielding
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  • Telephone: 01910 33 88 140

Job Description

This position requires a degree preferably Mechanical Engineering or equivalent  and must have experience in working with equipment from Operations to Repair and Maintenance.  He/she must have an extensive working knowledge of manufacturer’s recommendations and industry standards of WC blow-out equipment. The candidate must be self-motivated and methodical in updating and monitoring the maintenance program. This position must be organized, task oriented and orderly to ensure equipment is ready at a moment’s notice for critical response. Individual must be efficient in communicating, mentoring/developing and training because Client will assign/provide four permanent mechanics reporting to this position.

Applicants should be local/in country.

Blow-Out Equipment Maintenance in charge of the following responsibilities:

  • Inventory Tracking, servicing and maintenance of the fire-fighting equipment and the specialized well control equipment owned by the client

  • Update and monitoring of the maintenance program;

  • Identification and acquisition of spare parts for existing equipment and potential replacement equipment.

  • Supervision of the refurbishment and the efficient running of equipment

  • Coaching of client’s personnel under his/her supervision during the maintenance operations.

The client shall, in collaboration with the Equipment Mechanic, assign four permanent mechanics under said Specialist’s supervision, to perform the different tasks of inventory, service and maintenance. These mechanics shall benefit from the expertise and transfer of knowledge from the Maintenance Specialist. 

The client’s equipment shall be installed, tested, inspected, monitored and maintained, by the Equipment Mechanic, in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations and industry standards. It is the responsibility of the Equipment Mechanic to ensure that this equipment is ready to be deployed in very good operating conditions and immediately deployed in case of an uncontrolled event.