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Mechanical Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Duhok, Iraq
REF: 670
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

We are urgently looking for a Mechanical Technician for one of the major Oil & Gas operators in Kurdistan, to provides professional supervision and hands-on troubleshooting, repair and maintenance of oil production facility mechanical equipment in a manner which assures minimum downtime on equipment. A minimum of 10 years of experience is required.

Major Responsibility:

  • Must have an excellent working knowledge and experience working on gas and diesel engines, valves, gas compressors and pumps, both centrifugal and positive displacement and heaters and burners.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, maintains all mechanical equipment.
  • Orders spare parts, supplies, tools and equipment needed in the repair and maintenance of all mechanical equipment.
  • Ensures that all safety procedures are followed.
  • Implements tag-out lock-out procedures during routine maintenance and repair.
  • Develops and implements preventative maintenance programs for all mechanical equipment.
  • Provide supervision and training of local personnel.
  • Observe all safety procedures and company policies.


  • Technical diploma minimum.
  • Minimum of 10 years of mechanical experience in the petrochemical industry.
  • Computer competency a must.
  • KRG experience preferred.


  • Enthusiastic about operations role.
  • Ability to work effectively within team of operations and maintenance.
  • Ability to work with multinational workforce.
  • Willingness to work on shift/rotation schedule.
  • Proven track record of training national staff while completing multiple tasks.
  • Read/Write/Speak English language required.