The Senior Mechanic preforms all tasks and duties of a mechanical discipline including but not limited to, installing and maintaining engines, hydraulic motors, pumps, compressors, and miscellaneous mechanical devices.
The position is responsible for all mechanical drilling equipment pertaining to the drilling of the well, including circulating, rotating, hoisting or well control systems.
Provide visible leadership with a Total Ownership attitude. Owns safety standards.
Enforce, clarify, and follow Company policies, standards, and procedures.
Support the HSE objective of no injuries, accidents or harm to the environment as it relates to all mechanical processes, procedures, and policies.
Promote operational excellence through procedural discipline.
Delegate work effectively with a clear definition of requirements and expectations.
Supervise and ensure the safety of those working under direct supervision.
Comply with emergency response plan or Work Safe Procedures during emergencies and / or drills.
Responsible for morale and order within crew.
Ensure Authorized To Operate (ATO) and Approved Competent Operator (ACO) are applied and followed.
Understand LO / TO and Permit to Work procedures.
Maintain and repair mechanical equipment and devices.
Repair or replace defective or worn parts.
Lubricate and service mechanical equipment as specified on lubrication schedule.
Perform inspections of mechanical equipment as required.
Perform preventative and corrective maintenance on mechanical equipment.
Maintain a preventative maintenance schedule for all mechanical equipment.
Adjust or regulate functional parts of machinery, devices, and control instruments.
Troubleshoot and analyze mechanical malfunctions and failures.
Read and analyze mechanical drawings, schematics and equipment manuals.
Create Job requests and work orders as required and enter into maintenance tracking system.
Coordinate with Rig Manager / Maintenance Superintendent on the maintenance, repair and refurbishment of equipment.
Foresee potential equipment malfunctions or failures and preforms required repairs, adjustments or modification to resolve the problem.
Respond to emergencies as requested and coordinate onsite activities to utilize resources to facilitate repairs in the most expedient and cost effective manner.
Ensure an adequate amount of spare parts are on hand at all times.
Submit requisitions to Rig Manager for approval.
Maintain records of all mechanical inventories and place orders as required within budgetary limits.
Set up and operate lathe, drill press, grinder and other metalworking tools to facilitate any necessary repairs.
Perform additional duties, responsibilities, and special projects as may be directed.
Necessary qualifications, skills and abilities
Able to identify and understand functionality of various rig equipment.
Must possess and maintain certifications and licenses necessary as required by the appropriate regulatory authorities.
Knowledgeable and proficient in basic rigger’s role to ensure safe lifting operations are performed.
Knowledgeable of mechanical systems and be skilled at working with hand and power tools.
Must possess mathematical skills required for certification as a mechanic.
Must have proficient knowledge of diagnostic equipment.
Must be a self-motivator and work without close supervision.
Must be able to prioritize jobs and work under tight time constraints.
Can demonstrate knowledge and fundamentals of the following equipment : o Hoisting equipment o Pipe handling equipment o Rotating equipment o Circulating equipment o Hydraulic equipment o Diesel engine / air compressors
Must possess sound reasoning skills, good common sense and have the ability to follow directions.
Must not pose a direct threat or significant risk of substantial harm to the safety or health of him / her or others.
Must be able to recognize hazards, alarms, warnings and the ability to convey these to the proper personnel.
Should have good verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate in with staff, management, customers and vendors.
Education, experience, and certifications : o High School diploma is required. o Must be able to obtain appropriate offshore or, onshore certifications o Should have at least 5 years of work experience as a mechanic, oil and gas industry preferred
Initiating & Driving Change
Acts as a catalyst for and takes responsibility for leading, directing, and managing organizational change
Develops new insights into situations and applies innovative solutions
Creates work environment that encourages creative thinking and innovation
Drives step changes in how the company operates
Understands how to change and addresses not only systems and processes, but also cultural aspects of change
Is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market
Develops a change strategy that includes milestones and timelines
Accurately assesses the potential barriers and resources necessary for change initiatives
Understands and supports the need for change
Envisions and articulates the intended result of the change process
Provides direction and focus during the change process
Helps to generate support of the changes throughout the organization
Identifies and enlists allies who support the change process
Provides resources, removes barriers, and acts as an advocate for those initiating change
Establishes clear, specific performance goals, expectations, and priorities
Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully
Is constantly and consistently one of the top performers
Very bottom-line oriented
Steadfastly pushes self and others for results
Navigates quickly and effectively to resolve problems and obstacles
Persists to complete tasks / responsibilities, even in the face of difficulties
Develops a sense of urgency in others to complete tasks
Operates with personal ownership and looks for ways to improve performance all the time
Challenges him- or herself and others to raise the bar on performance
Focuses people on critical activities that yield a high impact
Holds self and others accountable for delivering high-quality results on time and within budget (e.g., models high work standards and demands the same from others)
Blends people into teams when they are needed
Creates strong morale and spirit in his / her team
Shares wins and successes
Fosters open dialogue
Lets people finish and be responsible for their work
Seeks consensus among diverse viewpoints as a means of building group commitment
Defines success in terms of the whole team
Creates a feeling of belonging in the team
Values the contributions of all team members
Creates an environment that encourages open communication amongst team members
Creates an environment that encourages collective problem solving amongst team members
Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers
Gets first-hand customer information and uses it to understand customers' business issues and needs for improvements in products and services
Acts with customer in mind
Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect
Genuinely enjoys working with customers to build long-term partnerships
Creates a sense of customer focus throughout their team / department / business unit
Physical demands and work environment
Ability to perform under stress, under pressure, and / or in emergency situations.
Operate machinery and / or power tools.
Ability to walk on uneven ground (gravel, rocks, mounds, ice)