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Date Added: Thu 21/04/2022

Mechanical Support Engineer

Wareham, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Our client, a leading independent Oil & Gas operator, based in Wytch Farm, Wareham, Dorset, is currently seeking a Mechanical Support Engineer to join their team, on a full time, permanent basis.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to be an integral part of a multi-skilled team working at our Wytch Farm Oil Field near Corfe Castle, Wareham, Dorset.

This position has responsibility for providing day to day mechanical engineering support to the asset which will incorporate managing all aspects of the mechanical technician team in delivering a safe and efficient maintenance service to the operation. You will also be required to provide input to the long-term strategy for mechanical infrastructure of the asset.

This position operates on a Monday to Friday basis and will be based in the office.

Key responsibilities include:

* Work with the technician team to plan and safely deliver the asset work schedule

* Liaise with technicians, contractors and others to ensure efficient execution of maintenance and minor modification work

* Co-ordinate the engineering review and approval of plant modifications

* Plan and deliver minor mechanical projects / minor modification work as required

* Analyse plant breakdowns and implement actions for improved performance; specify

modifications to plant equipment and systems.

* Manage the effectiveness of equipment maintenance strategies.

* Review and optimise inventory requirements for mechanical equipment. Manage noninventory procurement requirements including specification of equipment.

* Support the training and development of technicians.

Key Requirements:

Skills & Competencies:

* Broad experience with mechanical equipment in a hazardous process industry including

* Rotating Equipment (including pumps, compressors, engines, gearboxes) and their associated sealing and lube oil systems

* Hydraulic and Pneumatic systems.

* Piping systems, including PSVs, valves, filters and associated equipment

* Pressure systems, including vessels, exchangers and associated equipment

* Proficient in the application of the principles of risk assessment and process safety


* High standards of workmanship, attention to detail and concern for accuracy.

* Proven team-working and influencing skills.


* Technical competence within a mechanical engineering discipline, recognised apprenticeship, or equivalent technical qualification (HND preferred)

* Ten years relevant experience, at least five years within a petrochemical environment

For further details, please forward a copy of your CV today!!

Todd Hayes Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. Due to the large number of applications we receive I'm afraid we are unable to respond to everyone individually however your details will remain on file should another suitable opportunity become available moving forward.

If we can take your application further, we will of course be in touch.

Todd Hayes is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Todd Hayes Ltd
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