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Mechanical Support Services Forcados Terminal at Vagan Oil & Gas Limited – Apply Now

Mechanical Support Services Forcados Terminal


  • Trade Cert (IVQ)/ B.Engr/HND/OND 


  • < 55 years.


  • Warri axis but located in Delta


  • Female / Male

Start Date

  • 1st November 2023.

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 12 years working as a Mechanical technician in an oil and gas producing field location.
  • Must have at least five (5) years’ experience working as a mechanical technician in SPDC preferably Forcados Terminal.

Key Skills

  • Disassemble/Assemble and Maintain Rotating and static equipment, Compressors, and turbines.
  • Experience in Solar turbines maintenance
  • Experience in Caterpillar Engines D3406, D3512, D3516
  • Experience in Sulzer pumps; and flender gear systems.
  • Experience in Atlas Copco SF11 and mobile compressors
  • Experience in Valves maintenance.
  • Experience in Pump Fluid-end inspections and driver/gear alignments.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Skill in Equipment troubleshooting and fault analysis
  • Basic workshop machinery and welding machine use.

Soft Skills (Added advantage)

  • Computer literate (Competent user of Microsoft Office and ability to liaise with programs)
  • Knowledge and use of SAP tool
  • Knowledge of worksite hazard management
  • Ability to multitask effectively
  • Good Communication skills & a team player
  • Ability to work under pressure with resilience
  • Good organizational skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability.
  • Self-Motivated and performs under minimal supervision.

Technical/Leadership Skills

  • The Mechanical Support technician will be responsible for the following:
  • Lead a team of Mechanical Technicians to deliver simple and complex activities in the plant.
  • Interpretation of machine and equipment maintenance manuals, technical drawings, and diagnosis.
  • Repair, installation, and maintenance of Pumps, static and rotating equipment.
  • Use of diagnostic tools and mechanical hand tools for fault tracing, vibration detection and activity executions.
  • Asset Care routine to ensure PM/CM close-out and Integrity of Asset maintained.
  • Work preparations and material staging for work executions
  • Routine machinery and equipment servicing
  • Daily parameter logging, records, and mechanical lubricants management.
  • Routine fabrication using welding tools and materials.
  • Machining activities: lathe, grinding, drilling, dicing etc
  • Job Risk Assessments / Permit to Work preparation
  • Identifying critical spares and follow-up ordering and delivery.
  • Flange breaks, positive isolation, vessel de-sanding activities
  • Promotes site safety and continuous hazard identification, mitigation and close-out.
  • Work closely with service Contractor(s) towards safe delivery of vendor-based maintenance jobs.
  • Other assignments for continuous improvements as exigent.

Work Cycle

  • Work location is a Swamp-field based in the West facilities accessible via water and Air.
  • The job activity period is daily on 12-hour (7am to7pm) routine over a 21-day period.
  • There is a standard 3weeks on and 3weeks off schedule.
  • The successful candidate will manage own absences with his/her contractor for suitable qualified covers.
  • There may be need for periodic visits to Shell industrial area for trainings and official assignments.
  • Personnel may be required to work extended hours as need may arises.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as subject of email.



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