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Mechanical Technician

Job Title: Mechanical Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Erbil, Iraq
REF: 638
Contact Name: Ahmed Tahir
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Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Our client an international Oil and Gas Service Company is currently looking to hire a Mechanical Technician to carry out the maintenance and repair of various types static and rotating equipment. The ideal candidate must have a bachelors or diploma in a related field, 3 to 5 years of hands on experience in mechanical maintenance equipment and must be fluent in Kurdish and English, Arabic is a plus.


  • Maintains, diagnoses and repairs a variety of rotary & stationary equipment. e.g pumps, air compressors, Nitrogen unit & power generators and a variety of other energy services equipment
  • Responsible for ensuring the duties of their position are performed in a safe, efficient and effective manner.
  • Performs preventive/predictive maintenance procedures on equipment
  • Performs inspections required by company
  • Performs basic troubleshooting on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic systems
  • Installs and/or replaces new or reconditioned repair parts
  • Tests equipment for proper operation
  • Ensures total customer service
  • Requires both shop and field work
  • Shift work and on call may be required
  • Requires basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic circuits/drawings/prints
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Requires basic working knowledge of equipment operation and associated operating systems
  • Ability to use diagnostic equipment
  • Familiarization of electronic cables, connections and sensors

Behavioral skills:

  • Good command of English, excellent Kurdish and Arabic
  • Able to interact with personnel and maintain effective relations in a multi-cultural, multi-ethnic environment
  • Conduct one-self in a professional manner
  • Record anomalies in log book and equipment history file

Qualification and Experience:

  • Bachelors or Diploma in a related field
  • 3 to 5 years hands on experience in mechanical maintenance equipment
  • Able to communicate with production operators to determine equipment faults
  • Able to read service manuals
  • Computer literate, able to up-date service records
  • Fluent in Kurdish, Arabic and English