Lead Mechanical Technician

  • Negotiable
  • Scotland Scotland
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas
Lead Workshop Technician
Permanent Role
Based in Aberdeen (AB12), UK
Salary is Negotiable DOE

As a Lead Workshop Technician you are employed to strip, inspect, and rebuild various mechanical equipment and associated components, and provide support to the Workshop Manager and Operations Team, to ensure smooth and effective running of the  Projects/jobs, ensuring all targets are achieved.

This is a senior role, with a focus on oilfield drilling equipment (including top drives) and there may be the opportunity to go offshore for projects. Experience in drilling and rotating equipment, agricultural equipment would be helpful too.

Key Responsibilities:

• Strip, inspect and rebuild of various mechanical equipment and associated components.
• Ensure all reporting is precise, detailed and completed to set standards.
• Correctly identify parts requirements and ensure all details are accurate.
• Ensure that all components and parts for a given project are identified and stored in the correct manner.
• Maintain all associated paperwork and systems as required.
• Read and interpret P&ID drawings, engineering drawings and schematics to assist in work procedures.
• Accurately complete work routers and any additional paperwork in a timely manner.
• Liaise with Warehouse Coordinator to ensure all equipment is photographed, tagged and recorded on arrival and throughout scope.
• Assist and develop workshop colleagues to progress their knowledge and expertise.
• Reporting of any faulty equipment, ensuring it is removed from service, tagged as such and repaired in a timely manner.
• Carry out planned maintenance on mechanical equipment.
• Communicate daily with Workshop Manager and Operations Team as and when required.
• Provide technical expertise to diagnose, analyse and rectify faults.
• Perform housekeeping duties daily and maintain cleanliness of Workshop, yard, or work site.
• Always comply with HS&E policies and procedures, contributing as required in Toolbox Talks etc.
• Report all accidents and incidents to supervisor immediately.
• Suggesting improvements and simplified methods of working, procedures, and systems through continuous
improvement activities.
• Carry out planned maintenance on workshop equipment, ensuring lifting equipment is inspected in accordance with
LOLER requirements.
• To carry out all duties in accordance with company/ customer policy, while upholding company values.

Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental Responsibilities:

• Demonstrate a personal commitment to Quality, Health, Safety and Environment.
▪ Active participation and contribution to specific QHSE initiatives in meetings
▪ Report all hazards and unsafe acts
▪ Actively promote positive safety culture
• Assures adherence to all QHSE regulations.

Experience, Competence, Skills & Knowledge (Essential):

• Time Served mechanic, with 5 years’ experience in this role.
• IT skills, particularly Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
• Excellent Organisational and Planning skills
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to work under pressure and to delivery schedules
• Attention to detail and accuracy
• Problem solving skills
• Ability to work on own initiative
• Flexible and motivated.
• Valid driving licence.
• Special Licences may be required to operate certain vehicles.
• Manual Handling

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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