Accountant Needed at Adexen Recruitment Agency
Accountant Needed at Adexen Recruitment Agency

Mechanical Technician at an International Oil & Gas Group

Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, an international Oil & Gas group, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Mechanical Technician

Job Reference: 1347
Location: Nigeria
Function: Technical/technicians

Job Description

  • To ensure safety of commissioning activities on yard and on site, by performing activities in respect with Company standing instruction and Work Permit instructions.
  • To ensure that the work identified in the work permit is performed according to company specification.

Commissioning Execution:

  • Performs on site the commissioning operations (test and check sheets ) which are placed under his responsibility.
  • Ensures that the COMPANY’s HSE regulations are respected (especially procedures related to Work Permits)
  • Witnessing of contractor pre-commissioning activities as defined by the supervisor.
  • Raise and clear punch List items.
  • Report any non-conformity to his Supervisor
  • Report any non-conformity to the discipline Supervisor
  • Reporting and progress follow up
  • Report daily activities to the supervisor


  • Minimum Qualification : Technician
  • Education Level : High school or Higher National Diploma or Certificate (HND/HNC (A-levels + 3 years’ study)
  • Experience: 3 years in a similar position
  • Mandatory Competences: English / Mechanical equipment testing
  • Recommended Competences: Commissioning

Theoretical Knowledge:

  • Petroleum: Have a basic understanding of facilities / process (from well to export). Be knowledgeable of hydrocarbons behaviour and associated risks (explosion, asphyxia…).
  • Computer: Be able to produce a report using Microsoft Word; be able to perform simple calculation with Microsoft Excel. Have been introduced to the use of the internet and e-mails.
  • Physics: Understanding and use of basic laws and units of physic (Newton’s law, forces, mass, energy…). Be knowledgeable of materials / steels characteristics (use, resistance, corrosion and its prevention).


  • Be able to read and use drawings (P&ID’s, PFD’s, Isometrics), vendor documents (be able to determine tolerance and adjustment figures), name plate and data sheet.
  • Be able to draw accurate sketches and item to scale.


  • Understand the working principles of main mechanical equipment: filters, gear boxes, exchangers, air coolers, diesel engine, gas turbines, centrifugal and reciprocating pumps or compressors, common valves types (butterfly, gate, ball, cage and PSV) and hydraulic systems (cranes, HPU, pumps).
  • Be fully familiar with lubrication requirements and the different type of lubricants.

Practical Skills:

  • Know how to select, use and maintain all the mechanical hand tools (all types of keys, files, drills, callipers, taps…).
  • Be able to use measuring tools (micrometer, vernier, gauges…), torque wrench and fastener.
  • Be able to operate and maintain pneumatic drills or grinders.
  • Be able to use workshop equipment (pedestal drill, hydraulic press…), in particular machining and tooling.
  • Know how to use basic lifting gear (chain block, slings…). Be trained to complete simple / basic lifting operation.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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