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Abu Dhabi, UAE
Full Time
Job Category
Engineering - Production

To operate a variety of machine type (i.e. conventional lathe, horizontal and vertical boring, milling and others) in accordance with competence/knowledge, manufacturers’ operating instructions, laid down QHSE policies and procedures, ensuring that the required products as requested in Work Orders are manufactured and delivered within the required time frame and quality standards.

Job Responsibilities

  • Set-up and operates machines in accordance with knowledge and manufacturers’ operating instructions in order to accomplish required job laid down in a Work Order, utilising the materials which accompany the Work Order.
  • Visually check cutting tools and materials to commencing the work, replacing the tools from stores and reporting any defect in the materials to the Workshop Supervisor where appropriate.
  • Operate the machine safely and competently in accordance with operating instructions, and ensuring that good safety and housekeeping standards are maintained as laid down QHSE policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with QC Inspector after completion of the works.
  • Ensure that an effective hand-over is carried out at the beginning/ end of each shift, assuring that any specific work or safety related information is communicated.
  • Read and interprets blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample parts to determine dimensions and tolerance of finished work pieces, sequences of operations and setup requirements.
  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjust machine controls as required.
  • Select, align, and secure holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines such as mills, lathes, vertical borers, grinders, and shapers.
  • Performs other related field, maintenance or shop duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Responsible for the general housekeeping and cleaning of area of working.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • Expert;
  • Demonstrate an advance skills level on a variety of machines types including lathe, horizontal and vertical boring, milling and others. Proficient;
  • Experience of the following; pedestal drilling, cast machining, ball grinding, surface grinding, milling machine, horizontal boring M/C, vertical boring M/C and ball Machining.
  • QC experience in dimensional check - precision measuring equip and checking of shaft TIR. Basic;
  • Good communication skills in English language, both verbal and written.
  • Basic mathematics skills.
  • Machining knowledge.
  • Basic understanding of welding.


  • Minimum 3 years previous experience.
  • Previous experience of machining API connections an advantage.
  • Ideally should have extensive experience in a workshop environment for oil and gas companies

Education Requirements

  • ITI in Trade Machinist + NCVT

Physical Requirements

  • Light physical effort
  • Sufficient physical ability to work in an office setting and operate office equipment
  • May require travel across the Middle East and GCC countries Employees are individually responsible to ensure that they systematically arrive at the workplace Fit for Duty. This includes having taken sufficient rest and nutrition to be able to perform their duties in a safe, efficient and effective manner at their designated start time.

EthosEnergy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, citizenship, marital status, sex/gender, sexual preference/ orientation, gender identity, age, veteran status, national origin, or any other status protected by law or regulation.

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