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IT Technician

Job Title: IT Technician
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Basra, Iraq
REF: 724
Contact Name: Ahmed Tahir
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Mselect is looking to hire an IT Technician for one of it's clients in the Oil & Gas Sector in Basra to work on a rotation of 30 days on / 30 days off. The purpose of this role is to support the smooth running of field IT systems to ensure safe, secure and reliable operations. The ideal candidate must have 3 to 5 years of experience with fluency in English language.

Job Description

  • Support the daily operations of the IT Operations Department LAN and WAN, networking, systems, end-user support, and mobile device support
  • Provide technical support across the sites in the work location, and offer end-user technical support
  • Taking staff or clients through a series of actions, either face-to-face or over the telephone, to help set up systems or resolve issues
  • Understand the issues involved with administering and maintaining corporate IT infrastructure
  • Diagnose and resolve technical hardware and software issues, and replace parts as required
  • Able to provide reports related to work scope, including procedural documentation and relevant reports
  • Supporting the roll-out of new applications
  • Have the ability to work outside standard working hours
  • Work as a rotator, with 4 weeks rotation. It may be necessary to work extra hours to finish a task
  • Report to Site Assurance Manager


  • Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or relevant field
  • In depth understanding of diverse computer systems and networks
  • Very good knowledge on cabling, testing, termination, crimping, and patching
  • Good knowledge of wireless, GSM, mobile technologies
  • Problem-solving and influencing skills
  • Fluency in English with good communication ability
  • 3 to 5 years experience, preferably with an Oil & Gas company