Contract: Mechanical/Rotating Equipment Technician – Expats Direct – Hartlepool

Expats Direct

ConocoPhillips is one of the world’s largest independent E&P companies based on production and proved reserves. The company has relentless commitment to safety, a passion for innovation and an ability to adapt to a dynamic marketplace. The ConocoPhillips Norsea Terminal, located in Teesside at the mouth of the River Tees, is a crude oil reception, processing, storage and trans-shipment installation. The terminal also fractionates natural gas liquids into ethane, propane and butane.

The terminals success is built on its high performing workforce and can provide opportunities throughout your career to progress and continually develop. With ongoing production from Ekofisk and Eldfisk, other redeveloped fields and new exploration projects in the works, the future looks bright as we prepare for a lifetime to .

The Job Opportunity
The Norsea Terminal is recruiting for a Mechanical/Rotating Equipment Technician (contract position) – Start Date: ASAP
The position will be a contract role working for NES Fircroft.

Reporting to the Rotating Equipment Supervisor, the candidate will e responsible for installing, maintaining and repairing rotating mechanical equipment/components/machines and other mechanical elements to achieve optimum efficiency and availability.

Main Duties and Responsibilities of the Role

Project Document Control:

  • To interpret job requirements from preventative maintenance instruction, specifications and / or other documentation
  • Install rotating mechanical equipment in accordance with established standards, limits, fits, tolerances, procedures and guidelines
  • To maintain and repair rotating mechanical equipment with established standards, limits, fits, tolerances, with established PM routines, procedures and guidelines.
  • Support the ISSOW process and adopt the role of Permit Acceptor as appropriate
  • Provide feedback on all maintenance tasks to allow collation of asset history
  • Diagnose physical cause of rotating equipment breakdown/failure and propose/complete repairs to the site standards and engage technical resources qas needed to support operations
  • Generate SAP Materials Requisition for work orders and projects
  • Create SAP notifications for defects
  • Assist in reviews and development of relevant procedures, PM routines and risk assessments
  • Respond to any out of hours call out
  • Assist the planning department in the planning of PM01 and PM02 jobs as directed by the supervisor, as part of fallback work
  • Prepare jobs for execution in support of the schedule under direction, as part of fallback work including but not limited to checking scaffold, withdrawing spares, preparing tools etc
  • Undertake and record After Action Reviews to improve job planning and execution
  • Competency Requirements;

  • Relevant approved apprenticeship/NVQ level 3 or equivalent – Essential
  • Minimum City & Guilds / ONC certificate in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent – Essential
  • Strong knowledge of rotating and reciprocating equipment (turbines/pumps/compressors) – Essential
  • Extensive experience in a maintenance role within the oil and gas industry – Desirable
  • Hold a Full UK driving licence and to drive company vehicles where appropriate – Essential
  • Ability to use Microsoft packages and SAP – Essential
  • Appropriate Physical and Mental Capability to undertake the role (Work at Height, Work in Confined Spaces, Ability to wear Breathing Apparatus) – Essential
  • We invite you to apply and take the next step in your career.

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