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Mechanic A-Deepwater GoM
United State Of America
Feb 02, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 8.0-12.0 years
Job Category Technician Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Mechanic
Role Mechanical Technician Jobs
Designation Other
Education High School Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Wood Group designs, modifies, constructs and operates industrial facilities mainly for the oil & gas sector, right across the asset lifecycle.

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is searching for an Mechanic Lead/A to join our deepwater team with offshore experience in the oil and gas industry.

Work schedule of 14x14 with a work terminal out of Galliano, LA

Authorization to work permanently in the U.S. without sponsorship required.

  • Operates, tests, maintains, repairs and record keep required data on all safety shutdown systems and devices in accordance with BSEE regulations and approved facility permit safe chart. This includes such devices as control valves, actuators, sensors, pilots, pressures, and temperature or level controllers. In addition, must maintain facility safety equipment, which includes firefighting equipment, emergency supplies, survival capsules, navigational aids, and alarm systems in accordance with BSEE and USCG regulations.
  • Operation and maintenance of all rotating equipment such as compressors, generators, platform cranes, pumps, winches, etc. in accordance with the manufacturer's recommendations.
  • Monitor control panels, shutdown devices, liquid levels, flow rates, temperatures, etc. to keep them within the designed operating range.
  • Repairs and maintains, in accordance with diagrams, sketches, operation manuals, and manufacturer's specifications, machinery and mechanical equipment, such as generators, turbines, engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment, using hand tools, power tools, and precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
  • Maintains documentation (records), as required, on all work performed by loading these records into work management software program.
  • Repair and replace seals and properly align shafts in various types of pumps including, but not limited to, centrifugal, water, chemical or crude oil pumps; submersible pumps and injection pumps.
  • Check and set mechanical clearances to comply with OEM specified tolerances using dial test indicators, feeler gauges micrometers, calipers, strain gauges, deflection gauge, etc...
  • Perform all preventative maintenance in accordance with applicable company procedures.
  • Record all maintained data in proper logs or maintenance records.
  • Monitor operating parameters on equipment; make adjustments, report unusual conditions to platform supervisor.
  • Additional duties per Supervisor.


Required: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); 8-10 years offshore mechanic experience on a production platform required; Must have experience working on the following production equipment:

Dresser Rand reciprocating and centrifugal compressors; GE Turbines; Suzer centrifugal and vertical turbine pumps; Branne Lubbe metering pumps.

Preferred: Associate degree (AA) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one-year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience; 10+ years' experience preferred.

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