Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)



Maintenance Technician (Mechanical)









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Job title: Maintenance Technician Mechanical

Ref No: 2016-5677

Location: Aberdeen - Offshore

Project: Repsol - Monstrose

Duration: 4 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 ensure that the performance and availability of mechanical equipment meets the standards required to achieve safety, production and environmental targets

Key aims and objectives

  • To execute all activities safely and efficiently to agreed work plans, safety management system requirements and best working practices.

Prime responsibilities and duties

  • Carry out planned maintenance in accordance with the requirements of the planned maintenance system
  • Assisting with the co-ordination of spare part requirements and optimising of spares stock levels
  • Carrying out unplanned maintenance as required
  • Minimising downtime and contributing to the achievement of production targets
  • Preparing technical reports
  • Fault finding and rectification for mechanical equipment
  • Carry out mechanical isolations, and work-site inspections

Allied occasional duties

  • Carry out emergency response duties as required by the OIM/Site Manager
  • Participate in business continuous improvement initiatives

Key internal interfaces

  • Other Technicians of different disciplines
  • Discipline Supervisor
  • Snr Maintenance Supv
  • Head of O&M Function



  • Recognised Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship or equivalent training scheme
  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering
  • NVQ/SVQ Level 3 certification in Maintenance


  • Assembling/tightening bolted flange connections
  • Flange make up assessment
  • Pressure hydrotesting certificate
  • Use of abrasive wheels certificate


  • Knowledge of hydrocarbon production systems and associated hazards
  • Good knowledge of heavy duty rotating equipment
  • Knowledge of rotating equipment condition monitoring techniques
  • Understanding of fire and gas detection and ESD systems
  • Fully familiar with the permit to work system and isolation procedures

Personal qualities, aptitudes and skills

  • Motivated and eager to contribute to continuous improvement both at a personal level and at a platform team level.
  • Adhere to SHE principles, demonstrating commitment to safety through language, willingness to learn, behaviour and actions, complying with AMEC's safety practices and committed to zero tolerance of unsafe acts
  • Good verbal, written and problem solving skills
  • Good IT skills, building on existing proficiency and developing competence in the Company's and/or Client's CMMS
  • Thorough and reliable worker showing attention to detail and a focus on achieving objectives in the most safe and efficient manner
  • Deal with third parties in a professional manner
  • Must be able to work flexibly as part of a team on own initiative, with little supervision
  • Willing to work offshore rota and shift system
  • Must work at all times in the best interest of AMEC and comply with the requirements of the Company's and/or the Client's Safety Management System (SMS)

Competencies - technical

  • Must have the necessary competencies in mechanical discipline to carry out routine, corrective, breakdown and condition maintenance.
  • Able to carry out fault finding and installation, isolation and re-instatement of offshore equipment
  • Ability to carry out work-site inspections
  • Able to read, interpret and mark up mechanical technical schematic drawings to as built status
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Amec Foster Wheeler

United Kingdom

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