Mechanical Fitter

Papua New Guinea
May 29, 2024
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About Us

Santos is a global energy company committed to increasingly cleaner energy and fuels production, with operations across Australia, Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste and North America.  

We are currently PNG’s largest single investor and most active explorer, operating all the country’s producing oil fields and holding an extensive appraisal and exploration portfolio. Our aspirations and strategies reflect our genuine commitment to making a meaningful contribution to the lives of Papua New Guineans. 

At Santos, our commitment is to be a global leader in the transition to cleaner energy and clean fuels, by helping the world decarbonise to reach net-zero emissions in an affordable and sustainable way. 

Santos is one of Australia’s biggest domestic gas supplier, a leading Asia Pacific LNG supplier and is committed to supplying the critical fuels such as oil and gas in a more sustainable way through decarbonising projects such as the Moomba CCS project. 

For more than 65 years, Santos has been working in partnership with local communities, providing local jobs and business opportunities, safely and sustainably developing its natural gas resources, and powering industries and households. 

About the Role

The Mechanical Fitter position offers a fantastic opportunity to work in diverse environments, contributing to the maintenance and reliability of our plant and field equipment. Being proactive, skilled, and professional, with a commitment to safety and technical excellence, is key to joining our dynamic team.

Key accountabilities include:

  • Ensure scheduled work is executed safely and on time, with constant reference to work instructions and other execution documents. 
  • Work in accordance with approved procedures, performing preventative maintenance inspections and corrective maintenance on all campaign-assigned equipment, including but not limited to gas turbine packages and systems.
  • Ensure high quality close out reports are recorded in the computerised maintenance system.
  • Ensure emergent and break-in work is planned and executed according to the risk ranking and business priorities.
  • Actively participate in the continuous improvement of maintenance systems and procedures, including Master Data Change Requests, Bill of Materials, Parts issues, and Technical Instruction reviews and updates to ensure information is current and correct.

About You

You will be experienced in:

  • Working within systems, tools, standards for the mining resources and energy industry, with oil and gas being advantageous. 
  • Gas engine driven compressor packages, Oil and Gas processing Equipment, Rotating Equipment / Reciprocating Engines, Teg units, power generation, pumps, shaft alignment and Compressor experience 
  • Using computerised SAP systems.
  • Using computerised Maintenance Management Systems.
  • HYTORQ, alignment tooling, precision measurement equipment and flange management systems 
  • Quantifying and assessing risk and developing risk mitigation strategies. 

Ideally, you will have Mechanical Trade Certificate Qualification with background experience in live gas plants being an advantage.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted via the online recruitment system before COB 05 June 2024. 

A requirement of this role is that you will need to have in place the legal work rights for PNG to apply.

Potential Scams

There are a number of fake adverts that are impersonating Santos Limited, in these instances you will receive an e-mail from a generic e-mail address. We do not make offers without interviews or due diligence taking place. You will know if an advert is genuine if you are directed to the Santos company careers page to apply which is