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  • Job reference: RMS0203708

Mechanical Technician

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: East of England
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 12/12/2018
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
This is a great opportunity to be an integral part of our team of trade technicians working at our Bacton gas terminal. This position has responsibility for the maintenance, repair and operational testing of mechanical related equipment and systems to ensure efficient, reliable and safe standards on all of our installations. You should be able to demonstrate the ability to maintain our range of equipment associated with the processing of hydrocarbons and supporting utilities.
This role operates on a rotational basis of 7 days on 7 days off, 12 hour shifts with 21 days holiday.

Key responsibilities include:

 Complete scheduled trade maintenance activities as per the maintenance management system
 Maintenance to be completed using the company standards and procedures, minimising impact on production, and maximising plant availability
 Raise relevant permits and isolations within the agreed time period and generate new work requests to highlight plant and equipment failure
 Manage and maintain Trade inventory of critical spares and stock equipment such that maintenance can be completed on schedule and equipment down time is minimised
 Provide assistance for projects, working with vendors and sub-contractors as required
 Develop and review operational and maintenance procedures
 Comply with and pursue requirements of Change Management Policies e.g., Plant Modification Proposals
 Employ client Observation Safety Techniques to report unsafe acts
 Accept responsibility for all waste management tasks relating to individual activities at the Terminal e.g. cleaning up after tasks, waste monitoring and disposal
 Attend and participate in the Operations/Maintenance morning shift meeting

Qualifications & Experience:

 City & Guilds or NVQ Level 3 in Mechanical Maintenance
 Experience in the offshore/onshore Oil & Gas industry with a time served Mechanical apprenticeship
 Experience of servicing and fault finding on reciprocating engines and in maintaining hydraulic systems
 Knowledge of maintaining centrifuge, reciprocating and diaphragm pumps
 Good knowledge of various valve maintenance including ball, plug and gate
 Hand Torque & Hydraulic Torque training is desirable (or must be completed during probationary period)
 A sound knowledge of Rotating Equipment, including gas turbines, power turbines, centrifugal compressor, gearbox and their associated lube oil systems

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