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Job ID: SES24

Job Title: Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Job Type: Contract

Consultant: Mrs Hawraa

Sector: Construction

Location: Basrah

Posted: 18 Nov 2021


·         Assemble, install, test, monitor, replace, repair all mechanical equipment

·         Maintain and upgrade all mechanical equipment

·         Perform predictive, preventive and corrective maintenance for all the mechanical equipment in accordance with the program provided by the Mechanical Supervisor Engineer

·         Inspect and test mechanical equipment to identify defects, need for adjustment or repair

·         Suggest modification in order to continuously improve the reliability of all equipment

·         Assist the Electrical / Instrumentation Technicians when required

·         Complete work orders

·         Participate in spare part control by filling the issuance documents from the store

·         Perform investigation and draft report when required/requested

·         Identify and advices about tools which are necessary for the work

·         Be part of and adhere to the Permit to Work System

·         Should be able to replace the other technicians for daily work when they are on leave

·         Use on a daily basis lifting equipment as scissor lifts,...

·         Responsible for excellent housekeeping at all times

·         Ensure good communication with the other members of the maintenance team and in general, with the other people part of the O&M team

·         Perform any reasonable duty/instruction from Management

·         Participate in compulsory standby duty and work overtime when required

Ensure the adherence to Company policies and procedures at all times


·         Mechanical diploma or similar

·         5 - 10 years experience in the related field


·         Fluent in written and spoken English

·         Methods, practices, materials, tools, equipment used in mechanical engineering

·         Mechanical operation of pumps / motors / valves etc.

·         Vibration testing, temperature and infra-red surveying

·         RO plants are a plus

·         Knowledge of high-pressure environments is a plus

·         Used to manipulate lifting equipment

Skills and abilities:

·         Control, adjustment and assembly of mechanical equipment (e.g. pumps, valves, etc.)

·         Machining and Welding if possible

·         Diagnosis of problems in mechanics

·         Test, dismantle, assemble, repair pumps, valves, etc.

·         Align motors and pumps with suitable equipment

·         Open pressure vessels, install or remove membranes

·         Replace bearings and perform lubrication

·         Understand and follow oral and written instructions accurately and promptly

Read and understand PID’s, technical diagrams/drawings