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Position : Chief Mechanic

location     :   Abu Dhabi

Ref No       :  973-E

Job Title                : Chief Mechanic

Direct Supervisor : Site Engineer

Job Purpose: Ensure that all equipment/machinery required for operations is available, well maintained and ready to use.


Principal Accountabilities:

1) Prepare work schedules for preventive maintenance of equipment required for operations as per manufacturer recommendation.
2) Allocate tasks to crew members and supervise activities to ensure that safe operating procedures are followed and equipment is used within defined capacities.
3) Prepare scope of maintenance/repair works required for dry dock / non-commissioned vessels, equipment and installations and work in close coordination with superiors to monitor subcontracted work.
4) Analyse issues/faults and carries out tasks that are outside the capability of Chief Mechanic subordinates.
5) Promptly respond to instances such as system failure/break down and carry out repair works in a timely manner.
6) Operate jack-up systems as per operating manual instructions and within system limits when assigned to jack-up barges.
7) Keep track of inventory and liaise with Offshore Plant Engineers for the procurement of required spare parts.
8) Encourage initiatives such as On-the-Job (OTJ) training and prepare assessment reports of Chief Mechanic subordinates for further action.
9) Recommend ways in which system/equipment efficiency may be enhanced.
10) Compliance in accordance with Company codes, IMO and HSE standards.


Knowledge Skills and Experience:

i. Diploma in Mechanical Engineering.
ii. From 5 to 8 years’ experience in related machinery and equipment maintenance/repairs, Pile top Drilling Equipment, Derrick Cranes (to 4000 Ton), Pipe laying Tensioners (50 T & Over), Steam/Hydraulic Piled Driving Hammers, High Pressure Grout Pumps, Electrical / Electronic / HVAC equipment & installations and Variable frequency drives.
iii. Must be able to work as part of a team or independently in remote locations.
iv. Knowledge of all offshore safety training requirements.
v. Proven supervisory skills.
vi. Good written and spoken English language skills.
vii. Good communication skills.

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