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Mechanical Technician Receiving Terminal (Kıyıköy, Turkey)


We are searching for a Mechanical Technician for our Receiving Terminal in Kıyıköy to provide us additional mechanical support in the start-up phase of our operation activities. You will be responsible for providing of routine maintenance on the onshore facilities at Turkish side of the TurkStream offshore pipeline related to the Mechanical equipment (pipelines, valves, PIG traps, separators, water bath heaters, HIPPS, gas metering stations, Fuel gas treatment unit, piping etc.) and discipline. Therefore, previous experience in maintenance of the mechanical equipment is mandatory (construction and operation internship experience would be an asset). In this position you will be required to work on a rotating assignment in shifts, including shifts with working hours during the evening, night, Saturday and Sunday.


As a subsidiary of PAO Gazprom, South Stream Transport B.V. is responsible for a safe, reliable and uninterrupted operation of the TurkStream Pipeline system.

The TurkStream Offshore Pipeline starts in Anapa, Russia, running over 900 kilometers through the Black Sea to the Turkish coast. The pipeline will help secure energy supplies to Turkey and South-Eastern Europe in a reliable and sustainable way. We have used state-of-the-art technology, materials and equipment, to safeguard the pipeline’s safe operation for many decades to come.


  • Perform routine repair and maintenance activities of the mechanical part of the equipment of the RT;
  • Follow the instructions, regulations, manuals and procedures associated with the pre-commissioning, commissioning, operation, maintenance and repair, decommissioning and conservation of the mechanical equipment;
  • Disassembly, repair, assembly, installation, testing, regulation, adjustment of the mechanical equipment and mechanisms and delivery after repair;
  • Comply with labor protection and HSSE requirements;
  • In due time make routine repair of the mechanical equipment of the RT;
  • Carry out scheduled preventive maintenance of the mechanical equipment according to the routine repair schedule;
  • Identify the causes of premature wear of the mechanical equipment, taking measures to prevent and eliminate them;
  • Repair technical equipment and carry out minor repairs of mechanical components and mechanisms;
  • Keep records of existing equipment (mandrels, fixtures, etc.) and timely report to the head of the service for ordering spare parts;
  • Perform operations related to the adjustment of the mechanical equipment;
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • Technical High School, Vocational School, Associate degree, 2 year education and above;
  • At least 5 years of work experience as a mechanical technician. Experience in a large gas pipeline operator (onshore pipeline installation, gas plant construction, onshore gas facilities) would be an asset;
  • Kinematic and electrical circuits of serviced mechanical equipment;
  • Knowledge of the use of complex measuring and measuring tools and instruments;
  • Standards of the enterprise and methodological instructions on quality in terms of its activities;
  • Good knowledge of the mechanical equipment related to the gas transportation industry;
  • Basic techniques for disassembling, repairing and assembling simple components and mechanisms, equipment, units and machines;
  • Knowledge of the following systems and equipment is required: ball and axial valves, valves instrumentation, HIIPPS, PIG traps, water bath heaters, gas separators;
  • Fluent Turkish and good knowledge of the English language – both written and oral;
  • Good knowledge of the Russian language is an advantage;
  • General computer proficiency and good knowledge of the following programs and applications:  – Word, Excel, and Power Point;
  • Team player, ready to work in a multicultural environment;
  • Good communication skills.


If you have any remaining questions regarding this vacancy, please do not hesitate to contact Esin Kurkcu:

If you are interested in this job opportunity we kindly ask you to complete the online application and submit your CV and motivation letter in English. Applications without a CV and motivation letter will not be considered.

Please be informed that we do not appreciate acquisition calls/emails from third party recruitment agencies.

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Job ID #225
Date posted: 08-01-2020

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