Machinist (Offshore)



Machinist (Offshore)








£19.31 per hour

Postal / Zip Code:

AB11 5QP

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Job Description:

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Machinist for the BP Quad offshore project. The scope of work is for 1 trip as 2 weeks holiday cover. Mobilisation date of mob date of Wednesday 21st September

Purpose / Role

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

Key aims and objectives

  • 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 joint integrity/ piping / assembly workscope is completed safely and to a high standard
  • Complete all workscope in accordance with applicable workpack / jobcard instructions, associated procedures and drawings / sketches
  • Provide support to other trades/disciplines where required, or form part of an integrated multi-discipline team
  • Raise applicable Permit to Work (PTW) in order to complete workscope in a controlled and safe manner
  • Undertake appropriate Risk Assessments (RA) in order to complete workscope in a safe and controlled manner



  • Demonstrable experience post machine shop apprenticeship and/or on-site machining training coupled with recent on-site experience
  • Demonstrable experience in an On-Site Machining Technician role using portable flange facing and pipe cutting machines. (preferably within the last three months)


  • Demonstrable offshore experience in an On-Site Machining Technician Role
  • Demonstrable experience of using internal and external mount flange facing machines
  • Demonstrable experience in machining raised face and RTJ Flanges and also hubs
  • Demonstrable experience in heavy wall pipe cutting
  • Demonstrable experience of using hot tapping equipment
  • General slinging and lifting experience with in house training


  • ECITB Assessor Verified and/or Industry or Supplier approved portable flange facing, pipe cutting and/or milling machine training
  • Offshore certs: BOSIET AND MIST
  • Offshore Medical OGUK

Prior to Mobilisation

  • Working at Height 2

  • Abrasive wheels

  • BP Quad induction

  • An Amec Foster Wheeler Health Screening

Eligibility to work

  • Candidates are required to have eligibility to work within the European Union to be considered for this role

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

Employing around 36,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2015 revenues of £5.5 billion, the company operates across 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 offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

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.

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