£15 per hour
Long Term Contract
+ weekend allowance

The role is a mechanical technician and will involve elements of the following duties depending on individual skill sets and the requirements of the project:


  • Define position of hydraulic components and routing of hose and tube assemblies.
  • Prior to assembly, check manifold machining is in line with design drawings.
  • Review drawings and understand system assembly with support of Hydraulic Supervisor as required.
  • Assemble manifold based sub-assemblies using cartridge and Cetop style valves.
  • Carry out controlled pressure testing of hydraulic components in line with test procedures.
  • Black build and installation of hoses and hydraulic components as required.


  • Assemble mechanical equipment in line with the design drawings.
  • Review drawings and understand system assembly with support of the Mechanical or Site Construction Supervisor as required.
  • Ensure correct certification in place for mechanical testing prior to undertaking works.


  • Check parts for assembly are available from stores and identify any shortages.
  • Review tooling requirements for specific project(s) with relevant Supervisor.
  • Carry out assembly and build in line with engineering drawings and information.
  • Undertake initial snagging review.
  • Inspect and test equipment in line with approved commissioning and FAT documents.
  • Carry out pre-commissioning checks in accordance with approved documents and correct supervision.
  • Ensure required inspection, test, build and pre-commissioning documentation are completed fully and correctly, including recording any As Built changes.
  • Support system commissioning.
  • Review progress for assembly work scopes with relevant Supervisor, highlight areas of concern.
  • Be responsible for care and return of tools.
  • Identify and raise with Supervisor risk assessment (workshop hazards and precautions) for specific activities.
  • Provide support and guidance to other workers as required by the relevant Supervisor.
  • Positively comply with all HSE requirements and participate in identifying and raising HSE concerns by use of systems such as SHARP cards, Near Miss Reports, etc.
  • Support a continuous improvement culture; ensure that issues are identified and logged by use of company tools such as non-conformance reporting, lessons learnt etc.
  • Required to travel and work nationally and internationally as required to meet the needs of the business, including offshore works.
  • Any other duties as directed by line management or SMT member.

Essential Skills, Qualifications and Experience


  • IT competent
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings


  • Time served in relevant trade
  • Certified to operate workshop plant and machinery


  • Experience of heavy engineering environment preferred
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team, as required by the role
  • A flexible approach in order to work shifts as required to meet project deadlines

Ideally (but not a necessity) you should possess the following current plant operator licences/certificates:-

  • Fork lift truck
  • Cherry picker
  • Telehandler
  • MEWP
  • Working at Height

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