Mechanical Fitter – Lead Hand


Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s leading energy companies.


We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for our clients. We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.


The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs.

This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.  


We support flexible working requests and have adopted a hybrid approach for most of our office-based roles. We ask employees to be present in the office at least three days per week.


Are you ready to bring the right energy to Petrofac and help us deliver a better future for everyone?





  • To carry out the duties of Mechanical Fitter as required within Mechanical Fitter Job Description.
  • Coordinate with Workshop Supervision on Fitting departmental job priorities and allocate applicable personnel.
  • Coordinate with Workshop Supervision and Materials Logistics Controller with regards the expediting of outsourced Torque & Coating processes.
  • Coordinate with Workshop Supervision & Quality Department with regards maintenance and calibration of Pressure Test & Torque Equipment.
  • Coordinate with Workshop Supervision & Quality Department with regards Fitting Qualification & Training requirements.
  • Coordinate with Workshop Supervision & Quality Department with regards work standards and notifying the above of non-conforming products.
  • Control of Fitting Consumables ensuring Testing Consumables and ancillary equipment are available to allow for continuous production output.
  • Understanding of in-house Quality Procedures & Forms relevant to the Fitting department.
  • Participate & Lead in the company’s Quality, Health & Safety and Environmental policies.
  • Participate & Lead in company Lean Management and 5S principles supporting Workshop Supervision & Management to achieve safe, quality, productive department.
  • Facilitate TBT & CI gatherings to improve individual and departmental performance.
  • Ability to follow instructions and cooperate and communicate to fitting department accordingly.
  • Capable of working to personnel & departmental deadlines.
  • Care of departmental tools, machinery, and associated fitting equipment c/w regular maintenance of Pressure Test equipment.
  • Perform all duties required within job role safely adhering to Company Safe System of Work (SSoW).



  • Time served apprenticeship preferred but not essential.
  • Experience of Company, API & Customer Assembly / Test Procedures.
  • Oil & Gas industry experience.
  • Understanding of in-house procedures relevant to the role.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Capable of working on own initiative and leading a team.
  • Methodical in their approach to assigned work is essential.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and work to deadlines.
  • Ability to understand Assembly & Test drawings & requirements.
  • Ability to lead a small team of Mechanical Fitters.

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