Fuels Systems Technician Full-time Job

2 weeks ago   Engineering   Abu Dhabi   19 views Reference: 27279
Job Details

Essential Responsibilities:

Applies knowledge of the design, system function, and interrelation of units comprising the system; physical properties and hazards associated with the handling of various types of petroleum fuels, chemicals, and alcohol; pipefitting skills, mechanical skills. Makes periodic inspections of units to detect and correct leakage, corrosion, faulty fittings, and malfunction of mechanical units, meters, and gauges such as fuel hydrants, tank pits, distribution lines, storage tanks, turbines, pumps, and control rooms. Inspects electrical wiring, switches, and controls for safe operating condition, grounding, and adjustment. Inspects electrical wiring, switches, and controls for safe operating condition, grounding, and adjustment. Inspects fuel receiving, storage, and distribution facilities. Conducts preventive maintenance inspections to detect explosions, fire, and toxic hazards. Checks interior and exterior of storage tanks for corrosion, leakage, sludge, and for correction of operation of roof sumps, float gauges, etc. Repairs, replaces, and adjusts malfunctioning equipment to restore operating condition specified in regulations and repair manuals. Disassembles, adjusts, aligns, and calibrates gauges and meters. Cleans storage tanks, and removes and installs old or new equipment such as meter and filter installations, pipe systems, pit covers, and vents, to modify existing installations. Conducts follow-up inspection of contractor and in-house repairs, and maintains records of maintenance inspections and repairs. Performs all phases of liquid fuels system maintenance including troubleshooting, repairs, and modification of installed systems. Lubricates and repacks valves; lubricates pumps; replaces gaskets and seals; corrects pumping equipment misalignment; cleans strainers and filter; services filter air separators and checks meters for correct delivery and calibration. As required, maintains chemical fuel and other systems involving high pressure and toxic gases for miscellaneous industrial activities. Participates in the testing of seams and areas suspected of leakage. Removes corrosion and repaints surfaces. Overhauls vacuum and pressure vents, floating roof seals, hangers, and roof sumps. Uses hand and power tools such as torque wrenches, and meters, bearing and gear puller, specific gravity scales, bench grinders, hydraulic presses, pipe threading machine, cutting torch, and other test equipment.


A minimum of three years (3) previous experience at a US Air Force Military Installation with similar mission/project in scope and nature.

Previous experience working with engineers, engineering technicians, or industrial machinery installation, repair, and maintenance workers.

Previous work experience in an austere OCONUS environment with a multi-national workforce.

Excellent organizational and time management skills.

Strong computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel.

Valid US or local driver's license and US passport.

Ability to successfully pass and maintain CENTOM contract medical requirements for duration of deployment

Country visa (as required in line with the U.S. Department of State Foreign Clearance Guide).

Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret US Government Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance.

Other Knowledge, Skills And Abilities

Experience providing excellent customer service in supporting contract responsibilities.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment handling multiple tasks at a given time and rapidly adapting to changing priorities and schedules and under pressure of deadlines while maintaining performance standards.

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