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Salary £-Excellent
Type Permanent
Job Reference J8540
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Senior Mechanic

WasteRecruit are working with an international resource management company to source a Senior Mechanic. Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will play a key role in supporting the smooth, day-to-day operation of a number of landfill sites in Oman.

Main duties will include:

  • Maintenance, diagnoses and repair of a variety of equipment including; diesel engines, transmissions, drive train components, winches, high pressure pumps, air compressors, electro-mechanical equipment, hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, mobile/overhead cranes, wellhead attachments and pressure equipment, gearboxes, PTO's, generators, 12/24v electrical systems, chassis and suspension, rims, tires and wheels, forklifts, A/C systems, and a variety of other energy services equipment.
  • Perform preventive/predictive maintenance procedures on CAT equipment and heavy trucks
  • Perform basic troubleshooting on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems.
  • Install and/or replace new or reconditioned repair parts
  • Test equipment for proper operation
  • Carry out both ‘shop’ and field work
  • Willingness to undertake shift work and be on 24-hour call when required
  • Perform basic cutting and welding procedures
  • Ensure duties are performed in a safe, efficient and effective manner and complete appropriate paperwork as assigned.

Experience, Skills and Qualifications:

  • 12th passed and Diploma in Diesel Mechanics
  • Minimum 10 years GCC experience
  • Experience in Heavy Earth Moving Machinery (CAT preferred)
  • Exposure to Heavy Trucks Maintenance. Welding and Fabrication added advantage
  • Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic circuits/drawings/prints 
  • Basic working knowledge of equipment operation and associated operating systems
  • Ability to use diagnostic equipment (i.e., Cat ET)
  • Familiarization with electronic cables, connections and sensors.
  • Microsoft Office exposure
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-pace environment and to deal with a complex organization within a multicultural environment.
  • GCC light vehicle licence an advantage.
  • Arabic speaker highly desirable.

Ref: J8540

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