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Mechanical Technician

Vision Advanced Petroleum Solutions (VAPS)

Oman

Ref: SP208-45

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Purpose of the Job:
To maintain the technical integrity and sustained operations of all mechanical equipment and systems. This includes conducting planned and corrective maintenance activities and these are operated in a safe and efficient manner

Principal Accountabilities:
• Execute preventive and corrective maintenance activities in accordance with maintenance schedule/plan.
• Troubleshoot abnormalities arising in the plant and oilfield equipment.
• Execute all assigned work tasks in line with agreed plant operating philosophies, and in line with current Maintenance Craft Procedures and work practices.
• Provide input into the 90-day and 14-day planning cycles.
• Interface with other maintenance/service department staff to coordinate breakdown or routine maintenance work on facilities and plants.
• Certified Permit to Work applicant and comply with the HSE rules and PTW systems before starting a job, ensure proper use of tools and PPE, conduct regular site visits, advice co-workers on potential hazards, check safety equipment, notify management of unsafe working conditions, report HSE incidents, actively participate in HSE meetings and tool box talks.
• Certified Appointed Person (AP) to carry out low voltage single feeder electrical isolation and de-isolation activities as stipulated under PR-2331 as and when required to do so.
• Certified process isolation, venting and depressurizing of process equipment, and carrying out such activities as per PR-1076.
• Give guidance to Assistant or Trainee technicians in the team and aid with their development.
• Order spare parts and consummables to maintain an adequate supply for use in the area and keep record of same.
• Maintain a high level of safety awareness and standards in all daily duties and tasks and guide the subordinate staff on safe working practices.
Proactively manage all HSE aspects of maintenance activity execution and compliance with directorate HSE plan
• Ensure HSE and PTW systems are followed before starting a job, ensure proper use of tools and PPE, conduct regular site visits, advice co-workers on potential hazards, check safety equipment, notify management of unsafe working conditions, report HSE incidents, actively participate in HSE meetings.
• Ensure that Critical Tasks related to Asset Integrity-Process Safety Management (AI-PSM), as defined in the Procedural Manual, are undertaken and executed.

Requirements

Experience/Qualifications Needed:
• HND/HNC /ONC/OND or equivalent in a relevant Engineering discipline and a range of between 3 to 6 years field experience.
• A good knowledge of relevant E&P operations, procedures and practices, especially in Sour Oil/ Sour Gas/ CLAUS SRU and.
• Knowledge of computer skills, valid driving license, good communication and organizational skills.
• Ability to be a self starter with minimum supervision and team player.
• Proven safety experience/training regarding sour oil and gas operations, familiar with PTW, confined space, lock open/lock close valves, operating integrity, H2S, personal protective equipment, etc.
• Physically able to climb stairs, operate valves, pumps, and compressor and perform maintenance work under air supplied breathing equipment.
• Working in temperature extremes or adverse weather conditions.

Challenges:
• Working in a high H2S / Temperature environment
• To implement innovative and cost effective production techniques on a diverse facility range.
• Ability to work in a challenging and stressful environment throughout the commissioning and start-up of the project.
• Working in Day/Night shift.
• Working in complex sour facility including novel and complex units such as steam (with power generation), CLAUS Sulphur Plant and Cansolv tail gas clean up.

Key Job Competences;
• Operate and Maintain reciprocating engines - Skill
• Operate and Maintain rotodynamic and positive displacement pumps - Skill
• Operate and maintain gas turbines - Skill
• Operate and maintain gas compressors - Skill
• Evaluate and improve performance of turbo machineries - Skill
• Inspect and service turbo-machineries - Skill
• Trouble shoot and diagnose turbo-machineries - Skill

About the Company

Vision Advanced Petroleum Solutions (VAPS) is a professional petroleum engineering consultancy and services that has been established in 2008 with employees of over 30 years of experience in the sector of Oil&Gas upstream business.

Our extensive experience in the oil and gas industry has enabled us to gain remarkable position where we are able to deliver practical and cost effective solutions.

Our vision is to become the lead solutions provider for the oil and gas sector in the globe.

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