Mechanical/Hydraulic Technician (Fixed Term 12 months)


Date Posted: Mar 27 2015
Duration: Until Filled
Location:Blackburn, Aberdeenshire, UK


Job Description

Forum Subsea Technologies requires Mechanical/Hydraulic Technicians to provide support to the workshop team.  This position is based in Blackburn, Aberdeenshire.  Please note these positions are on a fixed term for 12 months.

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Manufacture, assemble, test and service workshop manufactured mechanical and hydraulic equipment including but not limited to thrusters, hydraulic power units, valve packs, pan & tilt units, actuators and mechanical sub-assemblies and third party supplied equipment.
  • Compliance to company workmanship and quality standards.
  • Compliance to company health and safety standards.
  • Manufacture and maintain test jigs.
  • Technical knowledge of company products.
  • Occasional site visits as required for installation, integration and test of equipment.
  • Assist the service department when required.
  • Assist the engineering department with project and design work as required.
  • Repair in-house failures and work in progress failures.
  • Implement, follow and improve the company quality system.
  • Pressure testing both on-site and externally as required.
  • Required to work extra hours to meet deadlines when necessary.

Accountabilities: (Deliverables)

  • Assist with all aspects of the manufacturing process.
  • Suppliers for goods and services.

Required Qualifications & Skills:

  • HNC in Mechanical Engineering (or equivalent) is desirable.
  • Previous experience working as a Mechanical/Hydraulic Technician is essential.
  • Previous experience in electrical writing and electronic sub-systems is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Team player.
  • Customer focus.
  • Strong problem solving ability.
  • Meticulous in detail.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Understanding of deadline achievements.

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