Mechanical Technician-Static Equipment

Job Type: Full Time
Career Level:: Higher Level

Primary purpose of the job :

Carry out, as directed, daily Mechanical Maintenance activities associated with the LNG Process Train, Offsite Facilities, Utilities and Off-Plot Facilities, including preventive, predictive and breakdown maintenance. The nominated Maintenance Supervisor will assign the work.

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Reports to the Nominated Qatar Gas Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Performs maintenance activities on static equipment such as columns, vessels, storage tanks, heat exchangers and gas drier bed Boilers, incinerators and its refractories, etc.
  • Carry out preventive and corrective maintenance tasks on static equipment.
  • Ensures that materials and spare parts are available and are in good condition before starting maintenance activity.
  • Performs flange bolting and torqueing as per procedure.
  • Monitors & maintains the health of Mechanical Equipment associated within his assigned area of the plant.
  • Understands the piping system specification & isometric drawing.
  • Understands and performs lock out and tag out process, blinding and de-blinding activities.
  • Understands different types of pressure vessels, pipeline pig receiver and their components
  • Understand performs tasks on different types of Heat Exchangers and their components
  • Basic understanding of steam trap, Refractory works, NDT process.
  • Participates in Regular Toolbox meeting with colleagues.
  • Ensure compliance at all times with the Qatar Gas Environmental Health and Safety Procedures, as well as occupational health and safety regulations
  • Reports all Near Misses, Incidents and Accidents during operation
  • To work together in team to accomplish tasks

Experience, Knowledge and skills :

Educational Qualifications: Minimum Higher Secondary School Education with a technical diploma or certificate from a recognized institution / Mechanical based apprenticeship training / ITI, which should be a three to five year vocational credential (HNC, HND or equivalent).
Relevant Work Experience: Minimum of 5 years of maintenance experience on Static equipment of which at least 3 years under Maintenance role in diversified Oil & Gas Industry / petrochemical process plant or a major Power Utility.
Job Specific Requirements: Experience and knowledge in the troubleshooting, maintenance, overhaul and commissioning of Vessels, Columns, Heat Exchangers, Steam Traps, Piping Systems, Process Valves, Conveyor Belt System, temporary repair.
Certification: Certificate from a specialist Bolting Company as a Torque machine operator.
Computer Skills: Computer literate with Microsoft Office software
English Language Skills: Good written and oral communication skills in English.

Job Specific Requirements:

  • Knowledge and maintenance experience in Mechanical isolation of piping and process equipment.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of schematic, logic, P & I drawings.
  • Basic knowledge of valve maintenance.
  • Knowledge and experience in troubleshooting, repair and overhauling of LNG Loading arms.
  • Knowledge and maintenance experience of Sulphur granulation plants, Pig receivers
  • Knowledge and maintenance experience of Water treatment systems and de-salinators.
  • Knowledge of torqueing tools, rigging gears.
  • Good adaptability to multinational environment, with wide exposure to various cultures and customs.
  • A strong focus on safety is paramount and practical knowledge of permit to work systems and lock out procedures applicable to LNG / Petrochemical plants is required.
  • Familiar with and experienced in working with H2S rich processes, water handling equipment, desalination plant, waste systems and general utility services
  • Should be conversant with the terms and specifications of Hazardous locations as well as statutory inspections, maintenance and repairs of such equipment.


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