Monday, January 4, 2010

Mechanical Technician

BHP Billiton is all about smart technology, innovation and great talent. If you want a challenging career and a chance to explore resource opportunities as well as your ambitions, we're the company for you. Think Ahead. Think BHP Billiton. BHP Billiton Petroleum is a significant oil and gas explorer, and producer, with major production assets in Australia, the United Kingdom, the Gulf of Mexico (US), Algeria, Pakistan and Trinidad & Tobago.
In 1995, a BHP BIlliton joint venture was awarded the Dadu Concession (Block 2667-1) located in the province of Sindh, Pakistan. The Zamzama gas field was discovered in 1998.  The field began producing in March 2001. Full field development (Phase 1) was completed in July 2003 and a gas sales agreement was signed with SSGCL/SNGPL for sale of 320MMSCFD of gas.  The next phase of Zamzama development has recently been completed involving new gas treatment facilities to increase gas sales by an additional 150 million standard cubic feet per day.
Pakistan's operations achieved a significant milestone - eight years without a Lost Time Incident at its Zamzama Gas Plant operation.  The facility continued certification for both ISO 14001 for Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001 for Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Systems and received an Environmental Excellence Award by the Pakistan NGO, the National Forum for Environment and Health.  The Pakistan operations sponsored significant community programs focusing on sustainable development.

Position Synopsis

This is a field based position on rotation reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor.  Key responsibilities include compliance with the Computerised Maintenance Management System - GSAP to ensure safe and efficient operations; assisting in maintaining and establishing adequate levels of consumables and strategic mechanical spare parts at plant; participating in gas tests and personal isolations as per permit to work and confined space entry permits; assisting in implementation of modifications at site through approved Engineering Change Requests; raising notifications of failures as and when required and carrying out preliminary investigations for failures.

Skills & Experience

A three year Diploma in Mechanical discipline with two years of recognised trade apprenticeship training in petrochemical/process industry; 5-7 years experience in maintaining and servicing of rotary equipment.  Previous experience in servicing/overhauling of rotating equipment, welding/fabrication and PSV/control valve refurbishment would be considered as an added advantage. Should be computer literate with good command of written and spoken English.

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