Mechanical Technician

  • Wood
  • Remote (Aberdeen, UK)
  • Jul 22, 2019
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Wood is currently recruiting for a Mechanical Maintenance Technician to join the core team on TAQA Harding, 2/3 rotation. The successful candidate will support the day-to-day running of the platform by safely performing mechanical maintenance tasks on platform utility and production equipment. 

With respect to the maintenance group, this role is accountable for maintaining a positive safety culture ensuring that all tasks are carried out within the law and company policies & procedures. 

Primary Accountabilities:

  • Maintenance of mechanical equipment including pumps, compressors, turbines, valves, gearboxes, pipe work, tanks, pressure vessels, hydraulic systems and associated support frames.
  • Installation and maintenance of certified mechanical equipment in hazardous areas.
  • Inspection of relevant devices including rotating equipment, valves, pipe work & flanges.
  • Suggest changes to mechanical equipment to improve plant safety, efficiency and reliability.
  • Execute work to Premier standards including bolt torquing and tensioning.
  • Conduct isolations (spading/de-spading) to conform to Safe System of Work.
  • Tidiness and cleanliness of worksite conditions.
  • Mentor Apprentices in conjunction with  Supervisors.
  • In conjunction with your supervisor progress and complete training plans as identified by your annual appraisal and competency matrix.
  • Minimise wastage in all areas of work e.g.  un-used materials returned to stock.

Business & Industry Experience:

  • Experience Offshore Platform equipment or similar
  • Understanding of Platform safety procedures and culture – ability to work within these

Skills / Qualifications

  • Time served in recognised trade apprenticeship / S/NVQ

Experience level of the applicant we want

College / Sixth form