Octane Mechanic

Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)
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5 + Years Experience

Company: Bahrain Petroleum Company (BAPCO)
Skills: Mechanical Engineering, Mechanic, Mechanical Technician
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Bahrain

Job Purpose

Provides preventive and breakdown maintenance for the Octane Engines including periodic overhauling and carbon blasting.

Key Responsibilities

  • Inspects and monitors the performance of the octane engines on a daily basis to ensure they are 'fit-for-purpose.
  • Performs the overhauling of the octane engines to ensure engines are in good condition and available at any minute testing.
  • Performs carbon blasting of the engines to narrow the testing tolerance and ensure that it is not exceeded, and hence to generate accurate data.
  • Temperature tune engines to ensure compliance with CFR test methodology.
  • Coordinates the replacement of the empty reference solvents drums at the solvent manifold to ensure the availability of these solvents for testing.
  • Performs the octane testing of the gasoline components and finished products during product blending and loading to ensure that the released products meet the desire quality.
  • Carries out regular calibration of three Jet Fuel MSEP analysers to ensure that the obtained MSEP results are reliable.
  • Handles the testing and reports preparation of the IP Motor Gasoline Cross Check Program samples on monthly basis to ensure that the octane testing is under control.
  • Develops statistical Process Control Charts for each of the 4 CFR engines to monitor their performance and to assist in the identification of any operational malfunctions.

  • Qualifications:

    Key Qualifications

  • BSc degree in Chemistry / Physics - an aptitude for precision mechanical engineering is required.
  • 5 years experience in the operation and maintenance of CFR motor and research octane engines.
  • Thorough with MON & RON test methods and the hazards involved with the solvents and materials used.
  • English proficiency and thorough understand of test methodology and procedure writing