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Diesel Mechanic technician

Job Title: Diesel Mechanic technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Duhok, Iraq
REF: 1004
Contact Name: Rahel Surchi
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

International oil & gas operator in Kurdistan is looking for a Diesel Mechanic Technician with min 10 years’ industry experience.


Job Summary:

Provides hands-on troubleshooting, repair, maintenance and overhaul of Diesel Engine Power Generation Units within the petrochemical industry in a manner which assures minimum downtime of equipment.

Major Responsibility:

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, maintains and overhauls diesel engines power generation unit by using technical data such as OEM and technical drawings.
  • Hands-on repairs and overhauls of Cummins, Perkins, CAT and Kubota diesel engines.
  • Identifies and orders spare parts, supplies, tools and equipment needed in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of diesel engine power generation units.
  • Utilize diagnostic equipment to fault find and identify defect.
  • Develops and implements preventative maintenance programs for diesel engine power generation units.
  • Plan, organize and execute minor and major overhauls on diesel engines in accordance with the preventative maintenance program.
  • Provide supervision and training of local personnel.
  • Observe all safety procedures and company policies.


  • Must have an excellent working knowledge and experience working on diesel engines power generation units.
  • Engineering Diploma as a minimum.
  • Served Technical Apprenticeship with a recognized International Diesel Engine Service Provider.
  • Must have excellent knowledge of Cummins and Perkins Diesel Engines.
  • Minimum of 10 years of mechanical experience in the petrochemical industry.
  • Computer competency a must.
  • H2S experience preferred
  • KRG experience preferred.


  • 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.