Mechanical Technician



Petrofac is looking to recruit a Mechanical Technician to join our Petrofac Facilities Management Limited on a permanent basis based in FPF1 Aberdeen, UK. 

What we do

Petrofac is a respected international service provider to the energy industry, with a diverse client portfolio including many of the world’s energy companies.
We design, build, manage and maintain infrastructure for the energy industries. Our comprehensive and tailored service offering covers each stage of the project life cycle and a variety of commercial models, giving our clients the flexibility they need.


Diversity & Inclusion

We recruit, reward, and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability. Petrofac is striving to develop a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can contribute. Applications are also welcomed from candidates who want to discuss flexible working or job-sharing requests. 

Main purpose of the role:

Implementing planned and corrective maintenance on all mechanical/production equipment offshore, in a safe and competent manner, to safeguard the availability and operating condition so that production targets can be achieved.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Ensure essential mechanical equipment is maintained for maximum availability.
  • Interpret condition monitoring surveys and operating parameters of equipment identify early performance deterioration and take the necessary action to prevent plant shutdown.
  • Diagnose and rectify faults to enhance maximum availability.
  • Collect data and information required for condition monitoring and preventative maintenance.
  • Carry out planned maintenance program on a wide range of equipment with emphasis on compressor, generators, diesel engines & pumps.
  • Install and commission new equipment as directed.
  • Accurately input information into the Maintenance Management System.
  • Maintain comprehensive record and logs.
  • Assist other trades and disciplines as required within the limits and capabilities and experience.
  • Maintain fire-fighting and mechanical safety equipment in accordance with statutory regulations.
  • Work carried out, follows statutory and company procedures.
  • Operated as a member of the Emergency/Fire-fighting Team. 
  • Ensure all work permits are in place before commencing work, and are cleared on completion before reinstatement.

Skills & Experience:


  • To be familiar with and have an understanding of the Company Health, Safety and Environmental Policies.
  • Ability to deploy engineering & operational standards / procedures that meet both regulatory and safety standards.
  • Ability to identify, investigate, audit and control technical change (within limit of discipline knowledge)
  • Ability to undertake work to meet acceptance criteria with respect to safety, technical integrity, cost and schedule 
  • Clear, fluent and expressive use of verbal and written language to convey information and ideas.
  • Requirement to raise any non conformance to supervisor in timely fashion.
  • Awareness of project / planning engineers activities.
  • Input into project /asset plans as required.
  • Awareness of completing all works within budget and schedule.
  • Ability to provide guidance and motivation to co-workers

Closing Date: 15th August 2022

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