SOCAR-Petrofac Caspian is Looking for a Mechanical Field Specialist


Position: Mechanical Field Specialist


  • Competent in communicating in English language.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to supervise local and expat labour and liase with the Engineering Contractor
  • Ability to work in an interdisciplinary team and communicate with discipline engineers and technicians
  • Good inter-personal and communication skills.
  • Deep knowledge of Mechanical, HVAC and Rotating Equipment.
  • Ability to produce written reports and plans
  • Ability to interpret and understand P&IDs, D&ID’s, UFD’s, PFD’s, GA’s and engineering datasheets in English

Computer literate in MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint


  • Minimum: Recognised Mechanical Apprenticeship / Qualification

Desired: Recognised Mechanical Engineering Qualification (City & Guilds, HNC,ONC or degree)


HSSE and Control of Work

  • Demonstrate personal HSSE leadership and excellent behaviours at all times, actively participate in the site safety observation conversation system
  • Communicate with technician reports daily and talk through the following days activities identifying any HSSE issues to be raised at toolbox talks
  • Attend all mandatory training as specified in HSE, and Permit To Work training schedule
  • Ensure all team members are fully aware and understand all the projects safe working practices and adhere to them to maintain a SAFE working environment
  • Responsible for the safety & management of all Instrument commissioning personnel and vendors reps under their control when on-site
  • Undertake Performing Authority duties in accordance with PTW procedure
  • Ensuring all Mechanical Commissioning personnel carryout their work and are fully trained in accordance with site PTW procedures
  • Assist discipline engineers to compile Livening Up Notices to allow sub system/system energisation
  • Attend site RTC meetings and participate in level 2 risk assessments Commissioning
  • Carry out lube oil/seal system flushing activities on site. Basic understanding on multi-discipline (electrical and instruments) and  lube oil cleanliness requirements
  • Carry out Rotating Equipment rotor alignment, vibration and temperature monitoring with snapshot or online monitoring system. Perform vessel inspections, witness critical flange management/alignment construction activities, check and confirm spring support arrangements. Ability to troubleshoot and resolve where necessary.
  • Carry out mechanical completion line walks of mechanical and process systems and compile punch lists in accordance with project specifications
  • Carry out line walks and apply process isolations where instructed.
  • Responsible for implementing, execution and completion of all mechanical pre commissioning activities.
  • Provide coaching / mentor national and junior team members as necessary
  • Assist technician reports to resolve any technical issues.
  • System Handover Management Process (SHMP)
  • Input into the compilation of Commissioning Test Procedures
  • Responsible for the update of mechanical pre-commissioning progress into the project completions system in accordance with the SHMP
  • Take part in Tri-Party Sub-System/System Mechanical Completion walk downs and punch list item categorization.
  • As-building instrument documents in accordance with the project procedure


  • Ensure the projects commitment to Safety is maintained.
  • To complete the work scope assigned within the defined project schedule, ensuring the engineering design standards are achieved and equipment operability satisfactorily demonstrated

Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating the position title “Mechanical Field Specialist”  in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.