Mechanical Foreman



Mechanical Foreman


Trades: Mechanic









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Job title: Mechanical Foreman
Ref No: 2016 - 3701
Location: Aberdeen - Offshore
Project: BP Clair Ridge
Duration: 5 Trips

Amec Foster Wheeler ( designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

With pro-forma 2014 annualised scope revenues of £5.5 billion and over 40,000 people in more than 50 countries, the company operates across the whole of the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

Purpose / Role

  • To deliver a high quality, consistent and competent mechanical supervisory construction service in accordance with project /company requirements, standards and procedures.
  • To support overall delivery of company goals and schedule.
  • To ensure all that all work scope is completed in a safe manner ensuring no detrimental impact to personnel, fabric or environment

Key Aims and Objectives

  • Supervision and co-ordination of mechanical fitters and materials
  • To perform all required discipline tasks, safely, consistently and in accordance with project requirements, procedures and specifications

Prime Responsibilities and Duties

  • Read, understand and implement all applicable company / project policies, working practices and procedures, ensuring at all times that the mechanical work scope is completed safely and to a high standard.
  • Complete all work scope in accordance with applicable work pack / job card instructions, associated procedures and drawings / sketches
  • Provide support to other trades/disciplines where required, or form part of an integrated multi-discipline team.
  • Raising applicable Permit to Work (PTW) in order to complete work scope in a controlled and safe manner.
  • Undertake appropriate Risk Assessments (RA) in order to complete work scope in a safe and controlled manner.
  • Completion of probationary evaluations and assessments in accordance with AMEC's competency assurance system CDCA

Allied Occasional Duties

  • Participate and contribute to AMEC's Emergency Response procedure and process.
  • Participate and contribute in AMEC's nationalisation/personnel development programmes

Key Internal Interfaces

  • Discipline Foremen and Charge hands
  • Construction Superintendent
  • SHEQ Advisor

Key External Interfaces

  • Client personnel
  • Sub-contract personnel
  • Vendors and specialists

Job Requirements:

Qualifications / Training


  • BOSIET/Approved Offshore Medical
  • 4 year apprenticeship or NVQ level 2 equivalent
  • Amec mandatory training, induction, RA, etc.
  • City and Guilds in mechanical engineering/fitting and assembly or NVQ level 3 in associated trade


  • Manual Handling
  • Assessor/verifier qualifications
  • ONC in an Engineering related subject




  • Demonstrable experience as a mechanical fitter
  • Demonstrable experience in a supervisory/foreman position in a mechanical role


  • Demonstrable offshore experience as a mechanical foreman.
  • Personal qualities, aptitudes and skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively with team members
  • Demonstrable commitment to safety
  • Flexibility, able to adapt and comply with Company/Client requirements.
  • Ability to work with, interact with other disciplines
  • Confident, ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment
  • Has a desire to learn and develop within the role

Competencies - Generic

  • Ability to supervise work activities
  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of understanding of HSE safe working practises, procedures and their implementation
  • Ability to supervise efficient use of resources
  • Ability to maintain record keeping systems
  • Safe working - commitment to safe working practices ensuring that all work scopes are completed in a safe manner at all times.
  • Ability to deliver quality \"toolbox talks\"
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Amec Foster Wheeler

United Kingdom

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