Lead Mechanical Technician

Todd Energy

We are looking for a Lead Mechanical Technician with a high level of initiative to join our Maintenance team at Kapuni!

We are looking for a Lead Mechanical Technician with a high level of initiative to join our Maintenance team at Kapuni. If you are motivated by working in a fast paced, dynamic environment, then we want to hear from you!

You will have solid hands-on experience in oil and gas operations or a similar industry. You’ll offer in-depth knowledge of mechanical maintenance work, as well as sound understanding of I&E maintenance activities. You’ll have experience in leading teams and you like the idea of working in a fast paced and productive team where you can work with experienced colleagues and use your high level of initiative to provide solutions and enhance your work.

Todd Energy is a subsidiary of the Todd Corporation, a New Zealand owned organisation with diverse interests and a strong reputation nationally. We are a leading energy company operating natural gas fields in Taranaki. With our joint ventures, Todd is a major New Zealand gas producer responsible for generating 50% of the country‘s hydrocarbon energy production. You can learn more about us at: www.toddenergy.co.nz

Our Location
Our McKee Mangahewa and Kapuni Production Stations, along with our Kapuni Gas Treatment Plant are a short drive out of the city from our head office based in New Plymouth. This role will be based across our Kapuni assets.

The Role
This role involves supporting the Maintenance Superintendent and Lead I&E Technician with the execution of planned, routine and breakdown maintenance and provides leadership to the mechanical trade team across the Kapuni sites. This role is accountable for the oversight of the planning of maintenance and inspection activities, along with the maintenance planners and schedulers, to ensure timely execution of work activities in line with targets.
Suitable applicants must have:
  • Trade Qualification, NZDE or equivalent is an advantage.
  • At least 5-7 years’ experience in oil and gas or related industry maintenance operations, with experience in leadership or supervisory roles.
  • Experience working with structured and formal HSE processes and systems.
  • Proven production mechanical maintenance expertise.
  • Strong familiarity with the broader elements of asset management, including work planning and budget management, and facilities engineering.
  • Good understanding of related maintenance trades such as Electrical and Instrumentation.
  • Ability to interface well with colleagues and contractors.
  • Ability to drive issues and proactively influence others with sound technical reasoning.
  • High level of communications ability, including ability to communicate complex issues.
  • Motivated, self-starting, independent individual with high level of initiative.
  • Ability to execute work plans to meet business needs and targets.
  • Ability to coach and mentor maintenance staff.
To Apply
Please visit Seek or online at: https://www.toddenergy.co.nz/work-for-us/job-vacancies/

Applications close Wednesday 27 January 2021