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Kent Recruitment

L3 HVAC Technician (Tengiz)

Kazakhstan - Atyrau
Date Published

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About the job:

Kent is recruiting L3 HVAC Technician that will successfully execute the pre-commissioning and commissioning of the new build 3rd Generation Injection (3GI) facility as part of the Tengizchevroil Future Growth Project (FGP) and Wellhead Pressure Management Project (WPMP) in Tengiz, Kazakhstan. The new 3GI facility includes utilities, plant islands, main pipe racks, gathering and pipelines, power generation, crude export, flares, receptions and core electrical substation.

Your responsibilities:

  • Adheres to safety related subjects outlined by Company such as RoK regulatory requirements, Environment Concerns, Safe Operations, Emergency Response, JSA, PPHA, permit to work, LOTO and SIMOPS
  • Applies Incident & Injury Free culture and fully understand the expectations, duties and responsibilities. Exhibits exemplary safety behaviour/culture
  • Prepare permits to work applications using the permit to work system and lead the toolbox meeting and ensure that the JSA / PPHA is fully understood by the technicians and trainees to work with the mechanical / piping pre-commissioning and commissioning activities
  • Act as mentor and supervise technicians and trainees
  • Fully trained in P&ID and HVAC diagram reading
  • Qualified to carry out commissioning and fault finding on HVAC equipment such as chillers, AHUs, Filters, Louvers, Scrubbers, VAV’s, Packaged and Split AC’s, Pumps, Fan Chillers, Coolant Piping, Refrigerant & Piping, Hangers and Supports, including all types of duct work
  • Qualified to carry out testing and charging of refrigeration systems and repair of pipework by brazing
  • Qualified in airflow measurements and balancing HVAC systems
  • Qualified to handle abnormal and emergency situations
  • Trained and qualified in the HVAC engineering and machinery fundamentals
  • Complete Pre-Commissioning/Commissioning activities as per project procedures
  • Set up, calibrate and operate test equipment and record test data
  • Solve problems by using a combination of standard procedures, modification of standard procedures
  • Carry out the HVAC testing as per B and C check sheets
  • Equipment troubleshooting

Job Scope:

  • Time spilt between field and commissioning office 90/10
  • Frontline execution planning activities for discipline related pre-commissioning & commissioning matters
  • Reports to Discipline Commissioning Engineers on progress, receives execution direction and technical direction from the discipline commissioning engineers
  • Supervision and field control of between 8 and 12 Discipline technicians & specialist vendors, inclusive of Assigning daily work duties to technicians and reports on completion of tasks
  • Instructs, supervises and provides first line technical direction to technician teams, vendors and specialist subcontractors/third party personnel in the area to deliver to static and dynamic Commissioning targets
  • Detailed field level work preparation including materials, tools plant and equipment on a two-week look-ahead basis
  • Accountable for ensuring work packs such as loop folders and electrical work packs, check sheets are available for technician execution, as per commissioning schedule priorities
  • Creation and assurance of required permitting, isolations, zero energy states and full compliance with CSU and Area Prime Safe Working practices, methods and processes including JSA’s / Toolbox talks etc.
  • Knowledge of HVAC testing, pre-commissioning and commissioning
  • Experience in testing and flow balancing of complex HVAC systems
  • Strong technical background in mechanical, industrial, or HVAC systems
  • Demonstrable history of working within safety and quality cultures
  • Good record of accomplishment of major project delivery in a technical role
  • Good communication skills and the ability to convey complex information to others
  • Experience of commissioning complex plant
  • Experience leading technical teams
  • Set-up and test instrumentation and automation systems
  • Charge HVAC systems with refrigerant
  • Run and test fans and blowers
  • Balance HVAC System
  • Test and commission heaters, humidifiers, air handling units
  • Confirm correct group operation of Fire Dampers and resets
  • Test building for leak tightness and maintenance of required internal positive pressure
  • Performance test HVAC System

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Bachelor’s degree / Diploma in Engineering

Skills Requirement:

  • Basic computer training such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio
  • Qualified to carry out testing and charging of refrigeration systems and repair of pipework by brazing
  • Qualified in airflow measurements and balancing HVAC systems
  • Qualified to handle abnormal and emergency situations
  • Trained and qualified in the HVAC engineering and machinery fundamentals


  • Excellent in written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent practice of English, ability to work in a multicultural environment.

Details about the role:

Location: Kazakhstan

Relocation required: No

Travel required: No

Contract type: Rotational

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