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Mechanical Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stockton-on-Tees, County Durham
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 31/05/2019
  • Duration: staff
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The Role:
This job specification details the requirements for the role of Mechanical Engineer within the Stockton based Operations and Maintenance Support Team (OMST).

The Mechanical Engineer (OMST) role exists to provide professional engineering support to a number of site operations which involve quite diverse types of operations and associated engineering challenges, e.g. CHP Power Station, Gas Process Plants, Sub-sea Pipeline, Fuel Terminal and Chemical Park.

Complete assigned mechanical engineering and maintenance tasks, projects, and occasional site secondments, ensuring all SHE, legislative and business requirements are met and maintained.
Lead and manage assigned personnel, taking overall responsibility for their supervision, development, welfare and overall effectiveness.
Support the development of engineering staff on operated sites, which will include coaching and mentoring activities.
Attend the 'Cross Site Mechanical Engineering Group' meetings to ensure best practices are shared and implemented at all operated sites.
Champion continuous improvement by undertaking agreed audits, producing associated audit reports, and supporting the site where appropriate in closing the gaps. This will include identifying common themes across individual sites and proposing/delivering corporately led improvement processes aimed at closing the gaps in an efficient and effective manner.
Work with appropriate site personnel (when requested) to support them in achieving compliance with corporate engineering and maintenance standards, practices and systems.
Participate in &/or lead the development and implementation of corporate engineering Practices and Specifications, and provide support to sites where they request assistance in developing their own supporting (to corporate) site procedures.
Deliver assigned capital & revenue projects consistent with SHE and business requirements.
Where required/appropriate, provide professional technical support for projects and maintenance activities on operated plants; to include support to plant commissioning, scheduled and unscheduled plant outages, and unplanned events/incidents.
Take on the role of 'Technical Advisor' and 'Process Safety Champion' in assigned aspects of mechanical engineering.
Support the preparation for HSE intervention visits associated with Mechanical Engineering on COMAH sites.
Provide professional mechanical engineering input and reports during due diligence visits to operational sites and potential new contracts.
Support, when required, the change management processes in operation across site operations.
Lead technical investigations using structured root cause analysis tools and techniques.

The Company:
Our client provides premier quality Operations, Management and Maintenance solutions. Developed in the 1990s, our client is a world class OM&M service provider. Offering exciting and challenging positions with a strong focus on teamwork. Our client believes that people are a key asset to the business and provide excellent training and support to workers.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Chartered or equivalent status.
Member of engineering based institution or be working towards membership.

HNC/HND in mechanical engineering discipline (or equivalent) will also be considered.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

Fircroft is registered as a Data Controller with the Information Commissioner as required under the General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679. Fircroft will only process your personal data for the specific purposes of managing your application.

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