Head of maintenance

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  • Regions Middle East
  • Country Iran
  • City Khouzestan
  • Job number WTSVN12564

About the job

WTS Energy is seeking to hire Head of Maintenance for one of its client who is reputed Oil & Gas support company in Iran.

Rotation: 60 Days work – 20 days Off

Project Location: Iran – Khouzestan Province, 80 Km far from Ahwaz (Yadavaran Oilfield)

Project Duration: 2 Years (Extendable)

Under direction, supervises, assigns, reviews and participates in the work of staff responsible for maintenance of plant equipment, machinery and related facilities; ensures work quality and adherence to established policies and procedures; and performs the more technical and complex tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

  • Execution of maintenance activities as per agreed schedule.
  • Assuring effective support to Production, includes timely services, spares etc.
  • Agreeing and authorizing daily maintenance priorities.
  • Supporting long term maintenance plan with Production & contractors.
  • Applying CBM for maintenance& cost optimization.
  • Recommending changes to maintenance procedures to maximize equipment efficiency, improve reliability and uptime.
  • Ensuring the reliable and correct measurement of oil, gas and water.
  • Reviewing and supporting CMMS work orders, spares, maintenance procedures & philosophy Reviewing 2 years spares, operating and insurance inventories periodically.
  •  Reviewing contractor maintenance activities, reports, spares consumption, maintenance related invoices etc with aim to optimize to operating cost.
  • Supervise, organize and review the work of lower level staff.
  • Select, supervise, train and evaluate staff.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain treatment plant equipment, machinery and related facilities.
  • Operate electrical and electronic troubleshooting equipment.
  • Operate milling and metal fabricating equipment.
  • Operate and repair heavy equipment.
  • Prepare clear and concise reports.
  • Respond to and maintain order in emergency situations.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.



  • B.S. in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic/Industrial engineering or equivalent solid experience within O&G and relevant field.
  • Courses on Maintenance Management & Planning, CMMS, Condition base monitoring or equivalent.
  • 10 years of plant maintenance experience including at least 4 years of administrative or lead supervisory responsibility.
  • Knowledge of methods and techniques of troubleshooting, repairing and installing plant equipment.
  • Knowledge of Principles of supervision, training and performance evaluation.
  • Hands on experience/knowledge on key oil and gas facility equipment such as turbine, compressors, pumps, separators, boilers steam turbine, heat exchangers, subsea wells, manifolds.
  • Language:
Good knowledge of written & spoken English
  • Computer:
Knowledge of CMMS and MS office
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