NOV is Looking for a Senior Mechanical Repair Technician


Job Title: Senior Mechanical Repair Technician

Ref Number: T2000393

Job Description

As a Senior Mechanical Repair Technician you will be responsible for Disassembling, inspecting, rebuilding and testing various NOV Rig technologies Equipment. You will support, improve and lead on-time assembly & testing of Equipment as well as innovative idea generation and creative, efficient problem solving.  As Senior Mechanical Repair Technician you will carry out work which is task- or project- focused requiring limited discretion or independent decision making.  You will utilise your previous knowledge to complete a wide variety of assignments/ tasks of increasing complexity.  The work you will carry out will be increasingly complex in nature and require ordinary problem resolution.


  • Read, interpret and follow basic diagrams, engineering drawings, specifications, bills of materials, and other written instructions or procedures to accurately assemble equipment and products. 
  • Be proficient with the use of engineering measuring tools – Micrometres, Vernier Gauges, Dial Indicators.  
  • Carry out work instructions as given by Supervisor, e.g. work specifications, equipment operation. 
  • Complete Facility maintenance tasks as directed by supervisor. 
  • Ensure all job-related QA Plans, Work scopes, Route Cards, Inspection Reports, Test Reports and Build sheets are filled out as the job progresses. 
  • Conduct equipment Testing  / FATs in accordance with NOV procedures. 
  • Identify product defects and complete appropriate documentation when defects are identified
  • Rework and/or repair assembled equipment and products according to engineering specification changes
  • Support key initiatives such as on time delivery, schedule attainment, cost of quality 
  • Generate and implement improvement ideas and encourage idea generation among team members and stop work for safety and escalate concerns.
  • Carry out trouble shooting of Equipment / Systems and be familiar with and use of proactive root cause problem solving (Fishbone / 5Ys etc.)
  • Support all Non-Conformance Reporting. 
  • Attend daily team brief meetings, actively engaging in positive discussions regarding potential problematic areas.
  • Willingly assist Supervisor to eradicate identified potential areas of non-conformance.
  • Respond to identified process improvements and implement them willingly.
  • Report discrepancies in job procedures, processes and route times as soon as they are identified. Communicate them to the Supervisor and implement changes when requested.
  • Strive to assist with maintaining all relevant KPIs in Safety, Quality, Cost, Delivery and Engagement whilst identifying areas for improvement.
  • Action all tasks assigned to maintain high levels of target achievement as designated by Supervisor.
  • Accountable for the correct movement of job components through the workflow process ensuring items are staged in designated areas at all times. 
  • Operate designated machines safely and competently, ensuring that all HSE and housekeeping standards are maintained.
  • Take part and contribute in toolbox talks.
  • Actively take part in the company competency program. 
  • Demonstrate awareness of company objectives, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain housekeeping (clean, safe, a place for everything & everything in its place) in your allocated areas at all times 
  • Promote and adhere to health and safety policies and procedures without exception.
  • Ensure all company policies surrounding, health & safety, quality requirements and housekeeping are met.
  • Adheres to inspection criteria, policies and procedures without exception.
  • Carry out other duties as and when business requirements dictate as may be reasonably expected by line manager.

 Essential Qualifications and Experience:

  • Time served apprenticeship or 7+ years’ experience in mechanical assembly or repair environment.
  • Working knowledge within an oil & gas, heavy plant, factory machinery or mechanical aerospace environment.
  • Working knowledge of Pressure Equipment
  • Working knowledge of Hydraulic systems
  • Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Proficient in both written and spoken English

Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Higher education in a relevant subject
  • Pressure testing Experience

There is a preference to hire a local candidate or a candidate who have the right to work in Azerbaijan for this role.

About Us

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This drives us to anticipate our customers’ needs and work with them to deliver the finest products and services on time and on budget.

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