Diesel Mechanic Technician

Posted 7 months ago by MSELECT
Location Erbil, Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT would like to hire a Diesel Mechanic Technician for an international oil and gas operator in Kurdistan. Candidate must minimum 10 years of mechanical experience in the petrochemical industry

Supervises the Following Job Title(s): Mechanical technician trainees.

Job Summary:
Provides hands-on troubleshooting, repair, maintenance and overhaul of Diesel Engine Power Generation Units within the petrochemical industry in a manner which assures minimum downtime of equipment.

Major Responsibility:

  • Troubleshoots, repairs, maintains and overhauls diesel engines power generation unit by using technical data such as OEM and technical drawings

  • Hands-on repairs and overhauls of Cummins, Perkins, CAT and Kubota diesel engines.

  • Identifies and orders spare parts, supplies, tools and equipment needed in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of diesel engine power generation units

  • Utilize diagnostic equipment to fault find and identify defect.

  • Develops and implements preventative maintenance programs for diesel engine power generation units.

  • Plan, organize and execute minor and major overhauls on diesel engines in accordance with the preventative maintenance program.

  • Provide supervision and training of local personnel.

  • Observe all safety procedures and company policies.


  • Must have an excellent working knowledge and experience working on diesel engines power generation units.

  • Engineering Diploma as a minimum.

  • Served Technical Apprenticeship with a recognized International Diesel Engine Service Provider.

  • Must have excellent knowledge of Cummins and Perkins Diesel Engines

  • Minimum of 10 years of mechanical experience in the petrochemical industry.

  • Computer competency a must.

  • H2S experience preferred

  • KRG experience preferred.


  • Ability to work effectively within team of operations and maintenance.

  • Ability to work with multinational workforce.

  • Willingness to work on shift/rotation schedule.

  • Proven track record of training national staff while completing multiple tasks.

  • Read/Write/Speak English language required.


  • Ain Sifni Block

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