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Rig Mechanic - Kenya

Weatherford Drilling International
Updated: May 22 2013
Desired Expertise: Rig Mechanic
Experience: 8+ years
Minimum Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive
Location: Kenya
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Work Authorization: None
Job Description:

This is an exciting opportunity to join Weatherford Drilling International, the contract drilling division of Weatherford International. The resources and opportunities available in a company with over 50,000 people in more than 100 countries are vast. Weatherford is one of the largest oil services companies in the world. This company has a dynamic, high-energy environment where many groundbreaking and award winning advancements in oil field technology are being made.

We are looking for experienced Rig Mechanic to work in our Kenya operation. The positions will be on a 35/35 rotational basis.

Presently working as Land Rig Chief Mechanic
Qualification: Mechanical Certification
Work Experience: Minimum 9+ years continuous drilling rig experience in last 9 years
International experience is preferred although not mandatory
Ability to troubleshoot & carry out minimum Top Overhaul for CAT Engines
Ability to carry out Condition Evaluation of Drilling Equipments like Drawworks, Mud Pumps, Rotary, Crown Block, Travelling Block, Top Drive, Dead Line Anchors etc
Ability to carry out Major Overhaul of Drilling Equipments.
Ability to troubleshoot & repair Air Compressors, Vacuum Compressors, Agitators, Centrifugal Pumps, Air Hoists, Cranes, Forklift, Rig Vehicles etc.
Ability to understand, troubleshoot & repair Hydraulic Systems & associated equipment's like Hydraulic Winches, Hydraulic Hoists, Hydraulic Cylinders, Hydraulic Tongs, BOP & BOP Control Unit etc.
Good Ability to communicate verbally & in written English

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