Wellhead Technician

Posted 9 months ago by MSELECT
Location Erbil , Iraq Job Type
Salary Sector Oil & Gas

MSELECT is urgently looking to hire a Wellhead Technician for an international oil and gas service client in Erbil, minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience is required. English and Kurdish fluency is a must.




Safely install, remove, repair, assemble, disassemble, and test Wellhead equipment, valves and complete systems. In shop, onshore and offshore in accordance with Oil and gas service client and Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) procedures.



  • Identify, evaluate, repair and install all designs of Wellhead equipment, valves and systems (client and/or other OEM)
  • Examines, repairs, tests, and maintains all designs of Wellhead equipment, valves and systems 
  • Operate independently and perform troubleshooting and repair of service tools and Wellhead equipment, valves and systems
  • Must be receptive and able to comprehend training received on new products, services and professional development skills
  • Perform job-site verification of all Wellhead equipment, valves and systems as well as accessories
  • Properly complete a job safety analysis (JSA) form and to conduct prejob safety meetings
  • Responsible for routine maintenance, inspection and appearance of assigned company vehicle
  • Understand and comply with all client safety rules and company policies
  • Complete all documentation required to perform duties (JSA, FSO, WPTS entries etc.)
  • If required, works under the supervision of Service Specialist or above
  • Maintains performs and supervised the general upkeep of the hand and service tools
  • Understand and comply with the client Quality Policy, client Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions
  • Understand and comply with all client safety rules and company policies
  • Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level
  • Develops job action planning with client on location
  • Works with minimal supervision. Required to mentor Service Tech I and II positions
  • Perform various duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job
  • Operations & coordination in lines with Wellhead, hydro-static testing, valves
  • installation of surface wellheads wieldable type, slip lock in its different stages to include assembly and test
  • Additional not mandatory - Installed SBU-WFT in its different stages and resolving emergencies such as stuck pipe
  • Installation of drill adapter models
  • Running & retrieving installation tool such as, WB, Test Plug, Lubricator, BPV


  • 5+ year wellhead experience (onshore or offshore)
  • Related experience in the field of Wellhead installation, servicing and maintenance


  • Excellent communication skills required - written & verbal
  • Strong operational and maintenance knowledge of Wellhead equipment, valves and systems
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Good driving record
  • Basic computer skills
  • High school diploma or GED preferred



  • The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations
  • Be willing and able to work away from home for extended periods of time
  • Must be available for 24 hours on call duty


*Only applicants meeting the strict criteria outlined above will be contacted as part of the shortlisting process.

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