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Maintenance Technician - Mechanical

WorleyParsons, Barrow-In-Furness,England
Employment type: 
Full time
Management, Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Condition Monitoring, Emergency Response, Maintenance, Rotating Equipment

Maintenance Technician - Mechanical

Job title: Maitenance Technician - Mechanical

Ref No: 2017-6952
Location: Barrow-In-Furness (Onshore)
Project: Spirit Energy
Duration: 12 months

WorleyParsons is currently recruiting for Maintenance Mechanical Technicians for a duration of 12 months based in Barrow-In-Furness.

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 Site Manager.
* Participate in business continuous improvement initiatives.

Key internal interfaces

* Other Technicians of different disciplines.
* Discipline Supervisor.
* Head of O&M Function.



* Recognised Mechanical Engineering apprenticeship or equivalent training scheme
* HNC in Mechanical Engineering
* NVQ/SVQ Level 3 certification in Maintenance
* MJI10 Training, must be current i.e. within previous 12 months or current TMJI10


* Assembling/tightening bolted flange connections
* Flange make up assessment
* Pressure hydrotesting certificate
* Use of abrasive wheels certificate
* TMJI10&11 (to be completed as post mobilisation training on a 3 yearly refresher)


* 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 WorleyParsons 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 WorleyParsons 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 equipment.
* Ability to carry out work-site inspections.
* Able to read, interpret and mark up mechanical technical schematic drawings to as built status.