Mechanical/Rotating Equipment Technician – NES Fircroft – Hartlepool

NES Fircroft

Job Description

NES Fircroft are currently working on behalf of ConocoPhillips to recruit
a Mechanical/Rotating Equipment Technician on a PAYE Contract basis at Seal Sands.

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 2050.

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. Forward your CV to

Closing Date: Monday 14th November 2022

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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