Mechanical Technician 

Location: Aberdeen 

Bilfinger UK is a leading engineering and maintenance provider, supporting customers across the chemical & petrochemical, nuclear, oil & gas, pharmaceuticals & biopharma, power & energy, utilities, renewables and food & beverage markets. We enhance the efficiency of assets, ensuring a high level of availability and reducing maintenance costs.

We have extensive experience in offshore and onshore facilities; specialising in asset management services throughout all life cycle phases from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, operations, maintenance, and decommissioning.

This commitment is delivered by an experienced and highly competent workforce of over 4,500 employees operating from 14 offices in strategic industrial hubs, upholding the highest standards of safety, compliance and quality.


We are currently recruiting for Mechanical Technicians 


As a competent Mechanical Technician, your activities will include the following:

  • Participate as part of an integrated maintenance team, responsible to execute planned, corrective, fault finding and repair activities on a range of offshore plant, equipment and associated systems in a safe, timely and quality manner to maximise plant & equipment availability, maintain asset integrity, and achieve business objectives
  • Read and interpret complex installation P&ID’s, PFD’s and OEM manuals as part of routine maintenance and fault finding
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to Health, Safety and the Environment of the installation personnel and surrounding environment
  • Have the required competencies to assemble, install, carry out preventative maintenance, test, repair, diagnose faults and remove and replace, and dissemble rotating, static mechanical equipment and associated system components.
  • Understand the relevant legislative, regulatory requirements or procedures and safe working practices, including their responsibilities with regards to reporting lines and procedures.
  • Provide technical support to other disciplines, eg Electrical, Instruments, Engineering as required
  • Raise quality permit requests within Permit To Work system within installation time constraints for effective scheduling
  • Apply approved isolations to process plant and record on isolation registers within approved competency level for isolations
  • Properly document and accurately report all maintenance, repairs, overhauls, adjustments and inspections carried out in Maximo history report
  • Understand the preparation and reinstatement requirements in respect of the work area, materials and equipment, and the possible consequences of incorrect actions in these areas.
  • Be able to read and interpret relevant engineering drawings, related specifications, quality standards and equipment manuals, and to follow work instructions and relevant plans and schedules.
  • Understand which tools and equipment to use, and when, and will follow relevant training, methods and techniques and quality control and safety procedures for their use.
  • Understand their responsibilities for ensuring the care and security of tools and equipment used.
  • Train and mentor apprentices/trainees
  • Perform nominated task and role within installation station bill in assigned Emergency Response Team position


Experience & Qualifications


  • Offshore experience
  • Rotating Equipment; Compressors, Turbines, Fans, Pumps, etc
  • Reciprocating Equipment; Diesel Engines,
  • Static Equipment; Heat Exchangers, Valves, etc
  • Mandatory Offshore Certification (BOSIET, MIST, Medical, etc)
  • Formal Trade Qualification (Mechanical Technician)
  • Min ONC/HNC
  • TMJI10
  • Emergency Response Training
  • Permit to Work User/Performing Authority
  • Maximo User


If you wish to speak to a member of the recruitment team, please contact 01224 246246.


Mechanical | Bilfinger UK Limited | Permanent | Blue-collar workers (Hourly) | Professional | Operations  

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